BIRMINGHAM, AL--(Marketwired - August 24, 2015) - Daxko recently announced an agreement with the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South to transition to a comprehensive portfolio of Daxko software and solutions to serve Memphis, Tennessee and surrounding communities. Leeann Buttram, Vice President of Member Services for the YMCA of Memphis & The Mid-South explains, "We appreciate the history and longevity Daxko has supporting the YMCA movement through technology and we feel that Daxko has taken the time to get to know the Y, our mission and our culture. They speak our language and they know our brand."
Keith Johnson, President/CEO of the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South had this to say about the decision, "An integral part of our strategic plan calls for 'creating and cultivating life-long relationships.' We chose Daxko Engage to equip our staff with tools to effectively accomplish this goal. Engage will allow staff to intentionally create connections and community at the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South while helping our members meet their goals."
Daxko's comprehensive suite of solutions is built to increase member engagement and retention and ultimately increase community impact for the communities served. "Daxko's commitment to member-based nonprofits allows us to focus on the holistic needs of this market," said Dave Gray, Daxko's CEO. "The YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South recognizes that we have a solid track record of excellence serving Ys and we have a progressive vision for the future of our partner organizations."
This summer alone, the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South accompanied over 48,000 members on their health and wellness journey, built confident swimmers through over 2,300 swim lessons, and created life-long memories for more than 1,500 day campers. This fall promises to be just as busy. The Y is looking forward to their annual Corporate Games in September, their 160th celebration in October, and launching Daxko Operations in December.
Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Daxko is a leading provider of mission critical software solutions to member-based nonprofits. Daxko's solutions help customers achieve high levels of operational efficiency, strong fiscal management, and increasingly engage the community to expand their mission. Data show that Daxko's customers grow twice as fast as similar organizations using other solutions. Daxko employs 180 team members across the Southeast. For additional information, please visit daxko.com.
About the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South
This year marks 160 years since the opening of the Memphis YMCA and the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South holds a vital place in the area's rich history. President Howard Taft made a trip through Memphis to dedicate the Fogelman YMCA in 1909 and B.B. King wrote his song "3 O'clock in the Morning" while staying at a Memphis YMCA. The YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South has grown to their current total of 9 facilities and 3 program branches operating in three states, stretching from Oxford, MS north to Millington, TN and operating programs in Marion and West Memphis, Arkansas that serve all ages and segments of the community. For more information, please visit ymcamemphis.org.
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