Compeat CMO Kristi Turner Named Bronze Winner In 15th Annual Stevie® Awards For Women In Business

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Compeat, the most comprehensive all-in-one integrated restaurant accounting, back office, workforce and intelligence management software, is proud to announce that Chief Marketing Officer, Kristi Turner, was awarded Bronze in the Achievement in Developing and Promoting Women category in the 15th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business among several outstanding finalists in this category:

GOLD STEVE®WINNER:
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated, Tampa, FL USA: SYKES Women in Technology

SILVER STEVIE ®WINNER:
UK Power Reserve, Solihull, United Kingdom Power Up at UK Power Reserve

BRONZE STEVIE® WINNERS:
Compeat, Austin, TX USA: Kristi Turner Is Changing the Bleak Stats of Inclusion and Diversity in Tech
b-fit TurkeyIstanbul, Turkey: b-fit Sport and Life Centers for Women
Clearlink, Salt Lake City, UT USA: Gender Equity and Equality at Clearlink
Inspired Results, Inc..OR USA: Inspired Results: Disrupting The Status Quo
MapR Technologies, San Jose, CA USA: MapR – Diversity at Every Level of Human Engagement
Nam Huong Corp, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Asian Women Empowerment Mission

The award adds further credence to Compeat’s remarkable dedication towards diversity in the workplace with 50% female leadership reporting to the CEO. Compeat believes women should be given equal opportunities to emerge into leadership positions. Not only because of the proven benefits of having a diverse leadership team consisting of both men and women but inclusion and diversity in the workplace can expand market opportunities, improve the bottom line, and build better places to work.

“I am honored to be among the amazing women from all parts of the globe who were recognized by the Stevie Awardsthis year,” said Turner. “Let’s be clear, this is a team award. It took the vision of our CEO, Jeff Stone to want diversity in his leadership team. Then as the first female candidate to join the leadership team, I had to be comfortable being the only female. Most importantly, all three female executives had to be the best candidates for jobs which only takes a tremendous amount of hard work and sacrifices. It is never one person that makes diversity happen.”

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run– worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 200 business professionals around the world, working on six juries.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.

About Compeat

Compeat offers the most comprehensive and innovative all-in-one restaurant management software available for the restaurant industry.  With over 34 years of industry experience, Compeat is the largest provider of integrated accounting, back office, workforce and business intelligences solutions designed to improve profitability of restaurant operators nationwide. Our product portfolio includes Hire, Labor Management and Compliance, Schedule, Payroll, Accounting, Inventory, Recipes, Prep and Ordering, Logbook, Event Management, Intelligence, Manager and Employee Mobile Apps and third-party integrations including over 70 Point of Sale partners. For more information, visit www.compeat.com.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.