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Inspirus Bolsters Executive Team with Respected Industry Leaders

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

October 10, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Fort Worth, Texas—(October 10, 2019) Inspirus, a Sodexo Group company and leader in elevating employee experiences and optimizing organizational culture through people-focused solutions, is pleased to announce it has added three senior members to its executive team—Therese Harkins, Kathi Feczko and Gene Park. “Theresa, Kathi and Gene are exceptional leaders who make a genuine difference for our clients,” said Inspirus Chief Executive Officer Tatiana Frierson. “Collectively, they deliver real value to our customers by improving the employee experience and providing actionable insights into the future of our industry. By doing so, they are leaving a strong imprint on the success of Inspirus and the companies we serve. Without question, they have played a significant role in helping Inspirus achieve the number two spot in two categories on the 2019 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings in Recognition list—overall excellence and quality of service.”

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Topics: leadership, women in leadership, sales leadership

Inspirus Ranked #2 Overall in the Baker's Dozen Client Satisfaction Ratings

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

August 16, 2019 at 6:00 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas – (August 16, 2019) Inspirus, a Sodexo Group company and leader in elevating employee experiences and optimizing organizational culture through people-focused solutions, has been recognized once again on the HRO Today Baker’s Dozen list.

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Topics: Recognition, award, HRO Today

Inspirus Names Former Dell Executive Tatiana Frierson New Chief Executive Officer

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

July 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM

TatianaFrierson_Headshot_webFort Worth, Texas—(July 23, 2019) Inspirus, a Sodexo Group company and leader in elevating employee experiences and optimizing organizational culture through people-focused solutions, is pleased to announce that new Chief Executive Officer Tatiana Frierson will take the helm of Inspirus and Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, USA, beginning July 23, 2019.

With more than 25 years of leadership in the business technology sector, Frierson has successfully implemented business strategies designed to drive robust market growth across many industries, including financial services, oil and gas, travel, transportation, and manufacturing. She spent 24 years at Dell (formerly Perot Systems Corporation) in senior leadership positions—including tenure as one of the division’s HR business partners and as client executive. Most recently, she was the account general manager of the oil and gas division at DXC Technology.

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Inspirus Offers the Industry's First Comprehensive Diversity and Inclusion Solution

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

September 11, 2018 at 6:00 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas – (September 11, 2018)  Inspirus, a Sodexo Group company and leader in elevating employee experiences and optimizing organizational culture through people-focused solutions, expands its offering by delivering Sodexo’s expertise in the area of diversity and inclusion within its current platform.  

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Topics: Employee Engagement, employee experience, diversity and inclusion, engagement technology

Sodexo Ventures Invests in LifeDojo to Bolster Innovation and Capabilities within Health & Well-being

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

February 7, 2017 at 6:00 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas — (February 7, 2017) Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, announced today that its strategic venture capital fund Sodexo Ventures has closed an investment in LifeDojo Inc., a leader in person-centered corporate behavior change. The investment gives Sodexo Ventures a minority stake in the company as well as the ability to provide digital-centric innovative services to clients as part of its comprehensive Quality of Life mission.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Health, Health and well-being, quality of life

Inspirus CEO to Receive Women on the Move Award

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

November 3, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Mia_Mends_July_2015-3.jpgFORT WORTH, Texas — (November 3, 2016) Mia Mends, CEO of Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, USA and Inspirus, has been named to the Class of 2016 for the Texas Executive Women (TEW) Women on the Move award. Mends is among only 10 who will receive the award, which recognizes exceptional Houston women who exemplify the core values of TEW through their professional and civic achievements. 

The recipients will be honored on November 15 at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston during a luncheon, which serves as the primary source of funding for TEW’s scholarship fund and mentoring programs.

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Topics: Rewards and Recognition, Employee Engagement, Inspirus Leadership, Women on the Move, Texas Executive Women

Inspirus Named One of the Best Medium Workplaces in the Country by Great Place to Work and Fortune

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

October 13, 2016 at 2:15 PM

GPTW_Employee_Event.pngFORT WORTH, Texas – (October 13, 2016) We are proud to announce that Inspirus has recently been named one of the Best Medium Workplaces in The United States by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based on employee survey feedback. The list is based on employees’ anonymous responses to a survey about their levels of trust, pride and camaraderie at work, and out of the top 100 organizations, Inspirus placed 68th.

Published together with Fortune, the Best Small & Medium Workplaces rankings are based upon feedback from more than 52,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified companies. Employees completed the anonymous Trust Index© survey, answering questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace, including, for example, their assessment of the honesty and quality of communication by managers, degree of support for employees' personal and professional lives and the authenticity of relationships with colleagues.

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Topics: work-life-integration, Community, motivating employees, Well-being, Rewards and Recognition

Sodexo Acquires Inspirus LLC

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

September 7, 2016 at 6:30 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas — (Sept. 7, 2016) — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, announced today it has acquired Inspirus, a 120-people strong engagement services company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. The acquisition allows Sodexo to offer a comprehensive employee engagement proposition through state-of-the-art technology to companies of all sizes — in the U.S. and globally — delivering greater value and a stronger strategic partnership with Sodexo’s current and future customers.

“Our mission at Inspirus is to bring joy to work,” said Pete Chambers, chairman and CEO of Inspirus. “Sodexo’s acquisition of Inspirus allows the company to accelerate that mission through the immediate expansion of our global reach and capabilities, and the addition of key solutions and innovations spearheaded by Sodexo. This is an industry-changing acquisition. We are incredibly excited about the future and are honored to become part of the Sodexo family.”

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Topics: Well-being, Rewards and Recognition, Learning, Employee Engagement, Safety, Global, Incentives, Acquisition, Service Anniversaries, Analytics

IDG’s Computerworld Names Inspirus to 2016 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

June 20, 2016 at 9:56 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas – (June 20, 2016) For the third time in as many months, Fort Worth-based Inspirus has been named to a “2016 Best Workplaces” list. First came the Best Companies to Work for in Texas, followed by the nation’s 50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back. Today, IDG’s Computerworld announces Inspirus as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in IT, ranking it No. 25 among organizations with fewer than 1,000 employees.

This year marks Inspirus’ debut on this annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals. The recognized organizations, which challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation, will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 23rd annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.

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Inspirus Named One of Best Workplaces for Giving Back

Posted by Charlla Feller-Davis

May 5, 2016 at 5:50 PM

FORT WORTH, Texas – (May 5, 2016) The results are in, and Inspirus has been named one of the nation’s 50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back, a new ranking by Great Place to Work® and media partner Fortune.

 Inspirus ranked 34th on the list, which recognizes companies that give their employees the chance to make a positive impact both on and off the job.

 Some 240,000 employee assessment surveys were analyzed from nearly 600 companies in a diverse range of industries. Employees rated their sense that they make a difference in their jobs, the meaningfulness of their work and the impact they feel their organizations make in the community. The list also took into account the generosity of the companies’ community-oriented programs relative to their size and revenue.

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