We're delighted to be recognized in this way
Shelton, CT (PRWEB) April 30, 2009
LifeCare®, Inc., a leading provider of health and productivity solutions for employers nationwide, today announced that it has been named to the list of Top 100 Privately-Held Businesses in Connecticut for 2008 by DiversityBusiness.com, one of the nation's leading business-to-business internet sites. The companies making the list are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with small businesses.
In a letter congratulating LifeCare, Connecticut Governor, M. Jodi Rell, wrote: "This designation is a testament to your exceptional service and your dedication to Connecticut's economic success in the future. Your contributions are a major asset to Connecticut's business community and a great benefit to all of the citizens of our State."
"We're delighted to be recognized in this way," said LifeCare CEO, Peter G. Burki. "Connecticut is a wonderful place to live and do business. We knew that 25 years ago when we launched LifeCare, and we believe it even more strongly today."
"Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with," said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. "This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth. These are the new leaders in American business."
This is DiversityBusiness.com's ninth annual listing of Connecticut's top privately held businesses. The winning companies are being honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com's 9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference, April 29 through May 1 in Orlando, Florida. For a complete list of winning companies, visit http://www.diversitybusiness.com.
The Top 100 List
This Top 100 Privately-Held Businesses in Connecticut list is a classification that represents the state's top small businesses in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses use the list. The list is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural B2B Internet portal that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.
About LifeCare®, Inc.
LifeCare offers cost-saving benefits that help clients reduce their most pervasive absenteeism and productivity drains, including child and elder care, caregiving support, health and wellness issues, and more. For more than two decades, LifeCare has led the work/life industry in the creation of high-quality, results-oriented programs designed to improve our clients' bottom line. LifeCare serves 1,500 client companies with 4.5 million individuals within corporations, health plans, government agencies and unions. For more information, visit http://www.lifecare.com.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, is the largest organization of diversity owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities," "Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America," and others. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed diversity magazine in the United States. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT.
Notes to Editors
Peter G. Burki is available for interview.
Media contact: Michael Civiello; 203-556-8827
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