Celergo Founder Honored at Upwardly Global 2014 Passport to Possibilities Awards & Gala

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Michele Honomichl to receive Outstanding Leadership Award

Celergo, a leading international payroll services management company announced today that Michele Honomichl, Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, will be honored at Upwardly Global (UpGlo) 2014 Passport to Possibilities Awards & Gala at Galleria Marchetti, September 18th, in Chicago. Honomichl will receive the Upwardly Global Award for Outstanding Leadership for her work and the work of Celergo worldwide, in facilitating workforce integration of global professionals.

Upwardly Global (http://www.upwardlyglobal.org/) helps highly educated but underemployed new Americans rebuild their lives and careers in the United States, simultaneously filling critical talent needs in finance, engineering, IT, healthcare, and beyond. In addition, their programs engage the employees of Fortune 500 companies as mentors and volunteers through formal employer partnerships, building the cross-cultural awareness and skills of our workforce, and engendering a sense of pride in corporate investments that reflect the value of immigrant integration.

Since 2012, the Celergo/Upwardly Global Partnership has delivered exceptional value both to Celergo and to the highly educated but under-employed immigrants served through Upwardly Global’s program. “We look for candidates who are multilingual, college-educated, proficient with numbers, with some customer service experience and, of course, a strong passion for international business. Our requirements are hard to find, and when we find them, it really becomes a competitive advantage for us. I’m proud to say that Celergo has hired five UpGlo job seekers into key positions,” states Honomichl.

The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, CNN, CBS, BBC, and NPR have all credited Upwardly Global as a high impact social enterprise. The organization is the recipient of the distinguished E Pluribus Unum Prize for exceptional initiatives, promoting immigrant integration and was a featured participant at the Clinton Global Initiative Meeting on the US Economic Recovery.

About Celergo
Celergo is an international payroll management company, providing global payroll solutions through exceptional service supported by workflow driven technology. Celergo has built core expertise in managing some of the many complex payrolls, in the most complicated business environments around the world. Celergo manages local, offshore, and expatriate payrolls in over 140 countries for clients in the Financial Services, Business Services, Technology, and Oil & Gas industries. As the single point of contact for all global payroll needs, Celergo manages changes, calculations, compliance, funding and reporting through standardized global payroll processes that ensure visibility and compliance. Our experienced, multi-lingual staff are dedicated to delivering high quality service from our global offices in Chicago, Budapest and Singapore. Celergo is compliant with Safe Harbor, OFAC, FCPA, BCP, Data Privacy, and SSAE16 policies and practices. To learn more about Celergo, visit http://www.celergo.com.

About Upwardly Global
Upwardly Global, founded in 2000, is a national, award winning nonprofit organization with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and Chicago. Upwardly Global helps work - authorized, skilled immigrants rebuild their professional careers in the U.S. by providing professional job - search training and access to employers with global talent needs. To date, the organization has coached more than 5,000 skilled immigrants and has assisted over more than 2,000 professionals back into their career field. For more information about the organization, please visit http://www.upwardlyglobal.org.

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Cathy Lininger
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