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SurePayroll, Inc.

January 23, 2014 15:57 ET

SurePayroll® Is 2014 Finalist in Internationally Recognized Sales & Customer Service Awards

Online Payroll Leader Named Finalist in 6 Categories for Stevie® Awards

GLENVIEW, IL--(Marketwired - January 23, 2014) - SurePayroll Inc., a leader in providing easy online payroll to small business nationwide was named a finalist today in six categories in the internationally recognized eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in each of the six program categories.

The awards are presented by the Stevie Awards, which organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows including the prestigious International Business Awards.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word "crowned," the final results will be announced during a banquet on Friday, February 21 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Finalists from the U.S.A. and several other nations are expected to attend. 

More than 1,500 entries from organizations of all sizes in virtually every industry were submitted to this year's competition. Finalists were determined by an average score of 129 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges.

SurePayroll was named a finalist in every category entered by the company this year, and will be a winner at some level in the following categories:

  • Finalist - Customer Contact Center of the Year (Under 100 seats)
  • Finalist - Jamal Ayyad, Customer Service Manager of the Year
  • Finalist - National Telesales Team of the Year
  • Finalist - Sales Training or Coaching
  • Finalist - Roger Zhang, Sales Representative of the Year
  • Finalist - Jason Copeland, National Sales Executive of the Year

"We are truly honored to be recognized. Our sales and customer service teams provide critical payroll and tax pay and file services to small businesses nationwide. They go through extensive payroll training and are committed to service and support that goes above and beyond the call. Because they allow small business owners to focus on their business, the team's efforts each day impact hundreds of thousands of employers, employees, and by extension our very economy," said SurePayroll President and CEO Michael Alter. 

"In a record-breaking year for nominations, the judges saw extraordinary quality in the achievements portrayed in these Finalist nominations," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "The final judges should enjoy reading and evaluating such a treasure trove of excellent work."

More than 100 members of seven specialized judging committees will determine the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place January 27 - February 5. 

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A sixth program, the German Stevie Awards, will debut later this year. 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

About SurePayroll

SurePayroll is the trusted provider of easy online payroll services to small businesses nationwide. Whether a business has 1, 10, or 100 employees, SurePayroll delivers peace of mind by combining innovative, industry-leading technology and personalized support from an award-winning, U.S.-based customer care team. SurePayroll also provides private-label and co-branded services for accountants and banking partners as well as offering efficient online solutions for managing 401(k) plans, health insurance, workers' compensation, employee screening and more. SurePayroll is a wholly owned subsidiary of Paychex. For more information, please visit Follow us on Twitter - Circle us on Google - Connect with us on LinkedIn - Like us on Facebook.

About Paychex

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) is a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services, including direct deposit, check signing, and Readychex®. Human resource services include 401(k) plan recordkeeping, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, time and attendance solutions, and other administrative services for business. A variety of business insurance products, including group health and workers' compensation, are made available through Paychex Insurance Agency, Inc. Paychex was founded in 1971. With headquarters in Rochester, New York, the company has more than 100 offices serving approximately 570,000 payroll clients as of May 31, 2013. For more information about Paychex and our products, visit

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