SOURCE: KELL Partners

KELL Partners

November 13, 2012 09:00 ET

KELL Partners' Sandra Jensen Picks Up Honors in 2012 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Founder of Austin, Texas-Based Cloud Technology Consulting Firm for Nonprofits Wins Silver StevieĀ® Award in "Female Entrepreneur of the Year" Category

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Nov 13, 2012) - KELL Partners, recognized throughout the nonprofit sector as the go-to partner for cloud technology consulting and implementation solutions, today announced that the company's founder and president, Sandra Jensen, has been selected as a winner in the 2012 Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Jensen won a Silver Stevie in the "Female Entrepreneur of the Year - Business Services" category for mid-sized companies with 11-2,500 employees.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are recognized among the world's top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives and the organizations they run. More than 1,200 nominations representing organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for the 2012 awards, which were presented November 9 in New York City.

Since founding KELL Partners in 2009, Jensen has grown the company into a leading consulting firm for nonprofits that provides the technology guidance and implementation services organizations need to operate more efficiently, become better fundraisers and more effectively fulfill their missions. The company has a rapidly growing customer base and now serves more than 600 nonprofits of varying sizes and missions.

Achievements in the past year for Jensen and the KELL Partners team include:

  • Attaining a 4.9 out of 5 star rating on the Salesforce.com AppExchange, as well as an overall 9.3 out of 10 customer satisfaction rating, based on reviews from organizations that KELL Partners has worked with. (KELL is a Salesforce.com Registered Consulting Partner.)
  • Completing the best quarter in the history of the company during Q2 2012, growing year-over-year revenue by more than 130%.
  • Selected to join the Salesforce.com Foundation's new Alliance Partner Program as a Tier 1 partner, the highest partner distinction given to consulting organizations that work with the Foundation.
  • Launching the company's popular Kickstart quick-deployment program for nonprofit organizations using a variety of applications on the Salesforce.com platform.

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 200 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

"It's an honor to be recognized by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and it's an accomplishment that would not be possible without the overall experience, talent and passion of the entire KELL Partners team," said Jensen. "We understand that our company succeeds only when our clients succeed in fulfilling their missions, which is what drives us to continue delivering first-rate services and solutions that enable nonprofit organizations to get the most out of their technology investments, improve their operations and, ultimately, do more good in the world."

About KELL Partners
KELL Partners specializes in consulting services focused on cloud-based technology solutions for nonprofits and higher education institutions. With services designed for organizations of all sizes, the company leverages its extensive technology expertise and deep experience serving the nonprofit and higher education sectors to ensure organizations receive maximum value from their technology investments. For more information, please visit www.kellpartners.com.

About the Stevie Awards
 
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

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