ATLANTA—June 5, 2015—Horizon Software (www.horizonsoftware.com), a leader in school nutrition technology and online payments, has been named the 2015 IMPACT Regional Business Award winner for Information Technology by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.
Presented by BB&T and hosted by the Gwinnett Chamber, the IMPACT Regional Business Awards honored and celebrated exemplary organizations from the community at a luncheon ceremony last week at the Gwinnett Center. The Chamber honored more than 100 finalists across ten industry categories from over 500 organization nominations. The awards luncheon celebrated leading organizations in critical industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while also enhancing quality of life.
“We are delighted to have been named the winner in the Information Technology division for the 2015 IMPACT Regional Business Awards. Horizon is proud to be recognized for the innovation and outstanding customer service delivered by our talented employees each and every day,” said Randy Eckels, President of Horizon Software International. “We are honored to have been recognized amongst so many other best-in-class organizations. We have found Gwinnett County to be a wonderful place to develop and grow our technology-based business over the past 23 years.”
“The IMPACT Regional Business Awards celebrate premier organizations that represent the creativity, determination, and engagement of our business community and are examples of the enormous contributions of Gwinnett businesses and their employees,” said Dr. Dan Kaufman, President & C.E.O. of the Gwinnett Chamber.
“These risk-takers and innovators are the ones who create jobs and provide much-needed services for our community, creating a better quality of life for everyone,” said Randy Dellinger, District Manager at Jackson EMC and 2015 Gwinnett Chamber Board Chair. “These are the leaders who are laying the foundation for a bright future of opportunity.”
About Horizon Software
Operating as a unit of Roper Technologies, (ROP: NYSE), Horizon is a Microsoft Gold Independent Software Vendor headquartered in Duluth, GA. Horizon’s software for school nutrition programs and online payments is installed in over 11,000 schools across the United States and more than two million users take advantage of Horizon’s technology. For more information, visit www.horizonsoftware.com or call toll free (800) 741-7100.