Association of Fundraising Professionals Honors Ultimate Software as Outstanding Large Corporation of the Year
Date: January 3, 2018 2:00 PM EDT
Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) named Ultimate Software as Outstanding Large Corporation of the Year for 2017. Presented at the annual National Philanthropy Day Luncheon, the award honors corporations that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to leadership in philanthropy and volunteerism across Broward County.
“We are humbled and honored to receive this recognition,” said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate. “All of us at Ultimate realize just how fortunate we are, and having the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others is a responsibility that we never take lightly or for granted. We’re extremely grateful for this award, which we share with our people, our philanthropic partners, and all of those dedicated to serving our community.”
Award recipients are nominated by the nonprofit organizations they serve and voted on by AFP Broward’s board of directors. The awards presentation and luncheon took place on November 15, coinciding with National Philanthropy Day, a celebration of giving, volunteering, and charitable engagement that highlights diverse philanthropic accomplishments and honors the individuals and organizations involved in making a difference in our society, throughout our world.
“We were thrilled to nominate Ultimate, and we congratulate the company on earning this well-deserved award,” said Dennis Haas, CEO of Arc Broward, a South Florida-based nonprofit. “The 360-degree relationship we have with Ultimate reaches far beyond philanthropic support. Its employees volunteer across all of our programs, continuously enriching our clients’ lives, and Ultimate’s ongoing support of our mission helps to change the community’s perception of individuals with disabilities. The relationship we’ve built over the years with Ultimate is a model we hope to replicate with all of our corporate partners.”
About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, with more than 35 million people records in the cloud. Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 4,000 professionals. In 2017, Fortune ranked Ultimate #7 on its prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work For list; #1 on its 10 Best Large Workplaces in Technology; and #2 on its 100 Best Workplaces for Women. Also in 2017, Ultimate ranked #7 on Forbes’ 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies and #2 on People’s 50 Companies That Care; the National Customer Service Association named Ultimate the top Service Organization of the Year in the Large-Business category; Gartner positioned Ultimate a “Leader” in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises; and Nucleus Research named Ultimate a “Leader” in its HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has more than 4,000 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Major League Baseball, Red Roof Inn, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate’s products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.
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