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Olmstead Williams Communications closes 2018 with 35 percent growth in revenue.

“Our growth correlates directly to our clients’ success, and we’re proud to play a role in driving clients’ revenue, building their brand and engaging employees,” said Tracy Williams, CEO and founder of Olmstead Williams Communications. “As we look to 2019, we see tremendous opportunities in our key market sectors of technology, healthcare and financial services despite a challenging geopolitical climate.”

Top client highlights include:

  • TaskUs, the world’s leading customer experience and business process outsourcing firm for rapidly growing companies, earned six industry awards for excellence in company culture and employee happiness. Most notable is the company’s debut on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list. The company also attracted a $250 million investment from Blackstone, announced a global expansion into two new countries and the creation of 2,000 new jobs.
  • CrowdOut Capital, a pioneering non-bank private lender for middle market companies, saw dramatic growth in its assets under management (AUM), increasing 8x in 2018 to reach $165 million.
  • CURE Pharmaceutical, an innovative drug delivery and development company, became the first and only pharma drug delivery company to have a DEA license for schedule 1 manufacturing to further the research and development of cannabinoid-based pharma products. The company achieved tremendous revenue growth and is preparing for an IPO in early 2019.
  • Geneva Health Solutions, created better outcomes for patients with implanted cardiac devices by providing doctors with timely and critical information from implant data. The company tripled its client base and workforce and quadrupled the number of devices being monitored through its service and grew its revenue tenfold.
  • Cloudbreak Health, a leader in telemedicine solutions, earned top recognitions including Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2018 E360, Becker’s Top Telehealth Companies to Know, Medical Marketing & Media’s Top 40 Healthcare Transformers of 2018, the 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Award for Best Videoconferencing Solution and one of Insights Success Magazine’s Most Recommended Language Service Providers of 2018.
  • CompoSecure, L.L.C. became the leader in the manufacture and design of bespoke payment cards shipping more than one million of its dual interface premium financial cards for the contactless market.
  • Saban Community Clinic, a federally-qualified health center that supports more than 114,000 visits from low-income and uninsured patients, saw record patient enrollments this year resulting from events including a one-day Back-to-School vaccine clinic where enrollment spiked 40 percent.

January 8th, 2019|Categories: OWC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

TaskUs emerges as clear leader in employee engagement and excellence in company culture

TaskUs, the world’s leading customer experience and business process outsourcing firm for rapidly growing companies, was recently recognized for its exceptional company culture. TaskUs received six industry awards in just the last month.

TaskUs debuted in the top half (#40) of the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the 100 Best Places to Work in 2019. The Employees’ Choice Awards program is based entirely on input from employees who provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and the company. This year, TaskUs had an impressive 4.3 (out of 5) score on the platform and 99 percent voiced their approval of CEO Bryce Maddock.

Read the full announcement: TaskUs Emerges as Clear Leader in Employee Engagement and Excellence in Company Culture (BusinessWire)

December 21st, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , |

TaskUs expands global footprint with 5 new locations

TaskUs, a leader in business process outsourcing, has just announced that it continues to expand its back-office and customer-support outsourcing across the globe, opening five new offices in four markets.

The announcement comes on the heels of a $250 million investment from Blackstone that valued the company at $500 million.

“TaskUs grew more this year than any other in our 10-year history,” said CEO Bryce Maddock in a statement. “Our client base is primarily technology-driven consumer brands, and as they continue to expand their customer base globally, TaskUs is eager to expand into key markets alongside them. We have always emphasized the importance of the employee experience, and we’re excited to bring our world-class culture and top-notch customer service to more locations.”

Read the full article: TaskUs expands global footprint with 5 new locations (L.A. Biz)

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , |

USC Marshall releases “Buying Beauty for the Long Run”

Scientists from USC Marshall conducted a study to see what kind of effect a gadget’s color had on its long-term likability. And the results? In short, don’t be scared; skip the black and silver and go with the hue or shade that really speaks to you.

In their experiment, Eva C. Buechel and Claudia Townsend separated products into two categories: high-arousal devices (like those with intense colors or complex patterns) and low-arousal products designed with less stimulating colors like beige, black, or silver. From there, they performed a series of tests that involved asking participants to evaluate each product on things like predicted likability or irritation, and then again after participants had gotten a chance to actually use each product over varying periods of time.

Read the full article: Stop Waffling and Get That Brightly Colored Gadget—Science Suggests You’ll Like It More (Gizmodo)