Pillar Technology Selected Business of the Year by the Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce

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Cited for outstanding achievements in the community and commitment to its continued improvement

Since coming to the region, Pillar has worked hard to stimulate economic growth and create higher-paying jobs, and has made a strong commitment to our future success. For these reasons, we are pleased to recognize the company as our 2018 Business of the Year.

Pillar Technology, a part of Accenture Industry X.O (NYSE: ACN) and an IT consulting firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is pleased to announce that it has been named the 2018 Business of the Year by the Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce. The awards, given annually, recognize businesses and individuals who have done outstanding work in the Des Moines community, and continue to work toward future advancements. Winners were recognized at the Annual Celebration of the Downtown Chamber on February 28 at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel.

“In our award selections, we are looking for businesses and individuals who are acting as catalysts, who have made remarkable achievements, and who are clearly committed to contributing toward the betterment of our community,” said Jennifer Chittenden, Executive Director of the Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce. “Since coming to the region, Pillar has worked hard to stimulate economic growth and create higher-paying jobs, and has made a strong commitment to our future success. For these reasons, we are pleased to recognize the company as our 2018 Business of the Year.”

Awards are given in five categories that include Business, Citizen, Non-Profit, Ambassador of the Year, and the Legacy Award. The Chamber membership nominates the businesses and individuals, with dozens of nominations made each year. The final winners are selected by various Chamber committees and staff, and past award winners.

“We are so honored and gratified to be recognized by the Downtown Chamber as Business of the Year and remain committed to doing all we can to contribute to the region’s continued growth and economic prosperity,” said Linc Kroeger, National Lead of Pillar’s rural revitalization initiative.

“Pillar is known for uncovering and executing industry-disrupting opportunities, and we are proud to bring those ambitions to Iowa,” said Matt Holub, Pillar’s newly named Market Curator in Iowa. Holub is responsible for ensuring that the projects the organization embraces positively impact the company’s people and the region itself.

“We pledge to continue our efforts to keep IT talent here by concentrating on good, quality education that leads to lucrative and satisfying careers. We will continue to work with leaders in the community to ensure that the area continues to grow and improve,” Holub said.

“Working together, we can truly have an impact on and demonstrate to the positive benefits of life in rural America, “ Kroeger added.

Tweet This: @PillarTech named Des Moines @DowntownChamber of Commerce 2018 Business of the Year. Proud of the work we are doing in Iowa and the positive impact it is having.

About Pillar Technology
Pillar Technology, a part of Accenture Industry XO (NYSE: ACN), is an innovative technology consulting firm known for rapidly solving complicated problems through exceptional digital solutions. With more than 20 years of experience uncovering and executing industry-disrupting opportunities, the talented and diverse team of professionals turn ideas into reality at lightning speed. Pillar’s four collaborative work environments include Columbus, Detroit and Des Moines. For more information, go to .https://pillartechnology.com/

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