Edgewater Ranks 16th Among Massachusetts Women-Led Businesses
WAKEFIELD, Mass., Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Edgewater Technology, Inc.
(Nasdaq:EDGW) (Edgewater), a leading consulting firm that brings a blend of
classic and product-based consulting services to its clients, has been
recognized by the Commonwealth Institute and The Boston Globe Magazine as one
of the top women-led businesses in Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe Magazine is partnering with the Commonwealth Institute to
present the Institute's 12th annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses list. The Top
100, which were announced during a breakfast at the Renaissance Boston
Waterfront Hotel on November 1, 2013, will be published in the Globe
Magazine's first-ever Women and Power Issue. Edgewater placed 16th on the
annual ranking, which is based upon total revenue.
"The organic growth we have been experiencing is a testament to the
outstanding work we do for our clients," commented Shirley Singleton,
Edgewater's chairman, president and CEO. "We continue to focus on building
strong client relationships and are pleased that our ongoing growth is
recognized by our peers."
Ms. Singleton co-founded the company in 1992 with her partner, David Clancey.
She began her career as a high school teacher and coach. When she abruptly
lost her job due to budget cuts, Shirley successfully transitioned into a new
career – computer programming. Ten years later, Shirley co-founded Edgewater
Technology. Since its inception, Edgewater has grown from a privately-held,
five-person shop, into a multi-million dollar, publicly traded technology
management consulting firm with employees working across the globe.
During her tenure, Ms. Singleton has been presented with numerous awards and
recognitions, in addition to inclusion on The Commonwealth Institute's list of
top 100 woman-led businesses for twelve consecutive years. She was awarded an
honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Endicott College in Beverly, MA;
serves as a trustee for the North Shore Medical Center, which is part of
Partners Healthcare; and is a member of the Town of Essex Conservation
About The Commonwealth Institute
The Commonwealth Institute is one of the leading women's organizations in
Boston and focuses on supporting the successful CEOs, entrepreneurs, and
corporate executives who significantly impact the greater Boston business
community. For the past 13 years, their mission has been to help these women
leaders build successful businesses and careers, and doing so through their
CEO forums, educational programming and networking opportunities. They are
renowned for dynamic Signature Events with nationally-recognized leaders and
their annual Top 100 Woman-Led Businesses survey, all of which provide
substantial networking and learning to their members and beyond. For more
information, please visit www.commonwealthinstitute.org
Edgewater Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:EDGW) is a strategic consulting firm
delivering a blend of classic and product-based consulting services. Edgewater
addresses the market both vertically by industry and horizontally by product
and technology specialty, providing its client base with a wide range of
business and technology solutions. As one of the largest IT consulting firms
based in New England, the company works with clients to reduce costs, improve
processes and increase revenue through the judicious use of technology.
Edgewater's brand names include Edgewater Consulting, Edgewater Ranzal and
Edgewater Fullscope. To learn more, please visit www.edgewater.com.
CONTACT: Company Contact:
Timothy R. Oakes
Chief Financial Officer
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Cody Slach or Greg Falesnik
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