SOURCE: FirstBest Systems, Inc.

FirstBest Systems, Inc.

June 22, 2009 09:00 ET

FirstBest Systems Named Among Best Places to Work 2009 by Boston Business Journal

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) - FirstBest® Systems, Inc., developer of advanced Underwriting Management Systems™ (UMS) that enable property and casualty insurance carriers to profit from better underwriting, today announced that it has been named a Best Place to Work by the Boston Business Journal. FirstBest was included among the top 20 small companies and top 60 overall best places to work, achieving the accolade amid nearly 400 nominations from Massachusetts-based organizations.

"FirstBest has worked hard to find and recruit the best talent in the Boston area for all disciplines. Our growing team comprises respected software entrepreneurs and business professionals who are motivated to be with a company that is smart, collaborative, creative, and nimble," said FirstBest CEO and founder, John Belizaire. "FirstBest delivers a powerful solution that addresses a real pain point. Our employees are excited to be helping to automate the insurance industry with Web 2.0 technology that not only makes people's jobs much easier, but presents a great market opportunity. In April 2009, we secured a Series B round of venture capital funding, further validating market enthusiasm for the company and our underwriting management system."

FirstBest Systems offers employees a compelling compensation and benefits package, including competitive salaries, stock options, employee referral incentives, medical/dental insurance, and project excellence/timeliness incentives. The company also offers telecommuting, flexible schedules, Thursday lunches, and many team-building opportunities.

The Boston Business Journal honored the top 60 companies at the Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work 2009 awards breakfast held on June 11, 2009 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. The organizations in large, medium and small-company categories were revealed in order, based on employee responses to an extensive survey. FirstBest Systems ranked 12th on the Best Places to Work 2009 Small Companies list.

About FirstBest

FirstBest® Systems, Inc. delivers advanced Underwriting Management Systems™ (UMS) that enable insurance companies to write more business and write better business. The FirstBest UMS™ combines a next-generation underwriting workstation with a rich agent portal for commercial lines carriers. Insurers can achieve greater speed and business agility, provide real-time collaboration to make it easy for agents to do business with them, promote enhanced underwriting discipline and best practices, scale their book of business profitably, and empower underwriters and agents with greater visibility into the business. FirstBest Agent is now offered as a stand-alone solution and provides carriers with all agency-facing capabilities to enable a faster path to market-driven ROI, while enabling ease of doing business with agents.

For more information, visit or call 1.888.863.6095.

FirstBest is a registered trademark of FirstBest Systems, Inc. UMS and Underwriting Management System are trademarks of FirstBest Systems, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Press contact:
    Meira Primes
    VP, Marketing
    FirstBest Systems, Inc.
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