Outside Magazine Names Peaksware, LLC As One Of America’s Best Places To Work In 2010

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The company that produces TrainingPeaks.com online training and nutrition software and WKO+ desktop analysis software, Peaksware, is honored to be recognized by Outside Magazine as an exceptional company that promotes a healthy, active lifestyle to both employees and customers.

Peaksware, LLC today was named to Outside magazine’s (http://www.outsideonline.com) third annual “Best Places to Work” list. Peaksware was ranked No. 38 out of 50 selected companies. The full list and related story will be published in the May issue of Outside magazine, available on newsstands April 13, 2010.

Outside’s “Best Places to Work” list was compiled with the help of the Outdoor Industry Association (outdoorindustry.org) and Best Companies Group (bestcompaniesgroup.com). The year-long selection process began with an outreach effort that identified a wide range of non-profit and for-profit organizations with at least 15 employees working in the United States. Participating companies were then sent confidential employee-satisfaction surveys and employer-questionnaires to collect information about benefits, compensation, policies, job satisfaction, environmental initiatives, and community outreach programs. All of the results were analyzed by Best Companies Group experts, who selected the 50 companies that strive to enhance their employees’ enjoyment of active endeavors, and environmental and social involvement.

"We are honored to be included in Outside Magazine's prestigious list of excellent work environments," said Donavon Guyot, Peaksware's CEO. "We built Peaksware to be a place where we could naturally combine our professional pursuits with our personal passion for a healthy lifestyle. As we have grown, it only seemed natural to extend this opportunity to our entire staff and this award is validation of the fact that we seem to be on the right path."

"These 50 companies come from a vast array of industries but they're all following the same enlightened path," said Michael Roberts, Executive Editor of Outside. "They're successful businesses in a challenging economy precisely because they support a proper work-life balance. They know that benefits like on-site gyms and fitness classes, reimbursements for ski passes and sports racing fees, and support for community service efforts during work hours make their employees happier and thus more productive."

About Peaksware:
Peaksware, LLC, founded in 1999, develops software systems to help motivated individuals and professionals achieve health, fitness and peak performance. In addition to the world’s leading online training and nutrition log, TrainingPeaks.com, Peaksware also produces the desktop products Device Agent and WKO+. Each of these products is sold both direct to consumers and can also be customized in a white label format for enterprise customers. For more information or to discuss business development opportunities contact info_at_peaksware.com

Contacts:
Jeremy Duerksen
Director of Marketing
Peaksware, LLC
2770 Dagny Way, Suite 212,
Lafayette, CO 80026
jduerksen_at_peaksware.com
303-437-9652

Jada Williams
Outside Magazine Publicity
Giant Noise
646.649.4933

About Outside Magazine

Outside is America’s number-one active-lifestyle magazine, with more than two million readers a month. For 30 years, we’ve been dedicated to covering travel, sports, adventure, health and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world Outside. Along with many other accolades, Outside is the only magazine ever to receive three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence. Please visit us at http://www.outsideonline.com.

About the Best Companies Group

Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.

About the Outdoor Industry Association

Founded in 1989, Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the premier trade association for companies in the active outdoor recreation business. OIA provides trade services for over 4000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers in the outdoor industry. Outdoor Industry Association seeks to ensure a healthy and diverse specialty retail and supply chain based on quality, innovation and service. To this end, OIA works diligently to raise the standards of the industry; increase participation in outdoor recreation to strengthen business markets; provide support services to improve member profitability; represent member interests in the legislative/regulatory process; promote professional training and education; support innovation; and offer cost-saving member benefits. Search for outdoor-industry jobs is at OIA’s career center: http://www.outdoorindustry.org.

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