SOURCE: JK Group

JK Group

October 21, 2013 07:15 ET

JK Group Welcomes Colin Day to Board of Directors

iCIMS Founder and CEO Brings Extensive Experience in Rapid Growth Businesses to Leader in Corporate Philanthropy Solutions

PLAINSBORO, NJ--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2013) - JK Group, the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy and social responsibility, today announced that accomplished business leader Colin Day, founder and CEO of iCIMS, the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition software solutions for growing businesses, has joined the company's Board of Directors. As a member of the board, Day will contribute to the guidance of JK Group's innovation and strategic growth as the company continues to lead the industry in helping organizations develop their corporate philanthropic programs and spur employee engagement.

Day leverages an extensive career in business development and SaaS technology that has helped iCIMS become the leading provider of SaaS talent acquisition software solutions and one of the fastest growing companies in North America. In addition to leading operations at iCIMS, he works to raise SaaS industry awareness and educate HR professionals on how to evaluate recruiting technology. Day has also shown a commitment to corporate philanthropy, having implemented a corporate matching policy for employee donations to renewable energy research facilities and by working with the Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees campaign to plant 25 trees for each new hire. Moreover, Day launched iGIVE Back, a program that empowers iCIMS employees to help the environment through volunteer and donor initiatives.

"JK Group has led the way in developing innovative corporate philanthropic software and service solutions that make it easier for organizations to create effective giving and volunteering programs that help the larger community and sustain employee participation," said Day. "I look forward to serving on JK Group's Board of Directors to help guide the company's vision as it continues to disrupt the corporate philanthropy space with innovative new solutions."

"Colin is a highly accomplished business leader and a staunch supporter of corporate philanthropy and employee giving campaigns," said Robert E. Farina, CEO of JK Group. "We are pleased to welcome him to JK Group's Board of Directors and look forward to leveraging his experience in guiding iCIMS to its market leading position."

In addition to a shared commitment to advancing organizations' corporate responsibility and philanthropic efforts, both iCIMS and JK Group are backed by Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC.

About iCIMS, Inc.:
iCIMS, a leading provider of innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition solutions, is an Inc. 500 and Software Satisfaction honoree focused on solving corporate business issues through the implementation of easy-to-use, scalable solutions that are backed by award-winning customer service. iCIMS' Talent Platform, the industry's premier candidate management solution, enables organizations to manage their entire talent acquisition lifecycle from sourcing, to recruiting, to onboarding all within a single web-based application. With more than 1,700 clients worldwide, iCIMS is one of the largest and fastest-growing talent acquisition system providers with offices in North America, UK, and China. To learn more about how iCIMS can help your organization, visit http://www.icims.com or view a free online demo of the iCIMS Talent Platform.

About JK Group, Inc.
For over 20 years, JK Group has been the innovator in corporate philanthropic and social responsibility programs. Hundreds of leading global corporations rely on JK's technology and services to support both domestic and international giving programs, facilitating over $1 billion in contributions each year. The company is a leader in providing solutions for matching gifts, volunteer and event management, employee giving campaigns, grants administration, PAC programs and disaster relief. For more information, please visit www.JK-Group.com.