Succeeds Prize to Award $100,000 to Colorado Educators

Accruit is proud to help underwrite The Succeeds Prize, which tonight will recognize and reward educators doing extraordinary work across Colorado with more than $100,000 in cash prizes. The Succeeds Prize is a partnership between Colorado Succeeds and 9NEWS/KUSA. and tonight's inaugural event will be co-hosted by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Lt. Governor Donna Lynne. Accruit CEO Brent Abrahm is co-chair of the Colorado Succeeds Board of Directors

Accruit COO Finalist for Outstanding Women in Business Award

Accruit's Chief Operating Officer, Karen Kemerling, is one of three finalists for Denver Business Journal's 2015 Outstanding Women in Business award in the Banking, Finance and Accounting category.

Each year, the Denver Business Journal recognizes Denver's most influential women with awards in the categories of Architecture, Engineering and Construction; Banking, Finance and Accounting; Communications, Media and Public Relations; Education, Government and Nonprofits; Health Care; Large Business Owner; Law; Mile High Leaders; Real Estate; Small Business Owner; Technology and Telecommunications; Lifetime Achievement and the newly added Energy Industry.

The other finalists in the Banking, Finance and Accounting category are Kathryn Albright of U.S. Bank and Barbara Brohl of the Colorado Department of Revenue. View a slideshow of the 2015 finalists in all categories and join the Outstanding Women in Business Awards Luncheon on Thursday, August 20, 2015.

Accruit CEO Raises Funds for Education Charity in 2-Day Cycling Tour

Accruit CEO Brent Abrahm has completed the 2014 Preferred Gran Fondo. The 2-day event is a cycling tour of Illinois, Indiana and Michigan to raise money for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). This year's event raised over $20,000, which directly supports NFTE participants in Chicago-area schools.

Accruit CEO Brent Abrahm Featured in Denver Business Journal

Accruit CEO Brent Abrahm is one of Denver's People on the Move, according to the Denver Business Journal. A recent article highlights Abrahm's appointment to the Board of Directors for Colorado Succeeds, a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to improving the state's education system for workforce development and economic growth.

"It is critical that students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed in today's rapidly changing marketplace. As Accruit continues to grow, we understand how imperative it is that Colorado’s graduating students are workforce-ready and can compete on an international level”, said Abrahm, when asked about why he accepted an appointment to the board of directors of Colorado Succeeds.

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