Software as a service-based benefits technology provider Businessolver recently gleaned Tier 3 Leadership Level honors at the annual Governor’s Celebration of Performance Excellence sponsored by Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence (IRPE).
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad presented the award to Businessolver’s Chief Strategy Officer Rae Shanahan at the event in Altoona, Iowa. The company is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.
Each year, IRPE acknowledges Iowa-based businesses adhering to the standards established by the Baldrige Excellence Framework, according to a press release. This performance improvement system has been used nationwide by professional organizations since 1988 to improve their competitiveness and to optimize outcomes.
“This honor truly reflects a companywide achievement,” Shanahan said according to the release. “I appreciate our company leadership, who believe wholeheartedly in making performance excellence a cornerstone of our business. And I’m grateful to all Businessolver employees, who make quality and process improvement a priority each day at work.”
Scott Burgmeyer, Businessolver’s senior vice president of quality and improvement who also serves as a Baldrige official, emceed the ceremony, expressing pride in the occasion.
“It was my … privilege to host Gov. Branstad and all of the incredible organizations honored at this year’s Celebration of Performance Excellence,” Burgmeyer said according to the release. “I know first-hand the commitment, passion, and rigor it takes to pursue and meet the Baldrige criteria, so I was proud to have a role in acknowledging those efforts for companies across Iowa."