Reading the Paper

An IPA Monthly Newsletter

October | 2020

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Congratulations

YOU'RE A WINNER!

THIS MONTH

1

3

TOTAL NOMINATIONS

YEAR TO DATE

1

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KENNY EGEDE

Project Manager

Thank you Kenny Egede for exhibiting our core values: Integrity, Customer Centricity, Unity, Winning Spirit and Safety! You will win one extra vacation day as well as a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Sugar Beach in St. Lucia February 7th – 11th! Keep up the great work!

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Kenny has gone above and beyond exceeding Sodexo's and H&H's expectations!

Kenny always does the right thing when it comes to implementation and installation! 

Kenny has worked with sales, operations, ELT, manufacturing and shipping to ensure Sodexo has a great customer experience.

bob

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bob salmons

Veteran salesman, Robert "​Bob" Salmons, began selling scrubAvail (now scrubEx) in 1998 as one of roughly 5 total sales representatives of the newly incorporated, IPA. As one of IPA's most senior sales executives, Bob has sold nearly $50 million over the course of his IPA career and has 14 Council of Excellence wins as well as other awards including:

  • scrubEx & coverCare Salesperson of the Year

  • scrubEx Home Run Leader

  • Quota Club

  • Partnership Award

News Nuggets

App

Stay connected on the go! Look for the icons in the app store!

Blue Cross Blue Shield

My Health Toolkit App

With the Blue Cross Blue Shield My Health Toolkit mobile app, your benefits are with you wherever you go! With the mobile app, you can: 

  • View your digital ID card

  • Check claim status

  • View your coverage

  • Find a local provider

  • And more! 

 

If you already use the My Health Toolkit website, your username and password is the same for the mobile app. New users can register through the app.
 

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UltiPro

Go Mobile with UltiPro

Ultimate Software's UltiPro mobile app delivers instant and secure access to relevant employee information and tools. Managers can make informed decisions and take immediate action with real-time data synchronization. Employees can quickly access:

  • HR and pay information

  • Request time off

  • And more!

Download the app now and stay connected at work, in the field, and on the go!

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Certify

Expenses made easy!

Certify Mobile is the perfect companion for business travel. Use Certify Mobile on the go to capture expenses and photos of receipts as you make purchases and create your expense report later.

 

Capture receipts on the plane in offline mode and synchronize when you land. Photograph a stack of receipts when you sit down to compile your expense report. Certify Mobile works the way you work!

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Employee Spotlights

Congratulations Steve Blomberg!

Director of Product Development, Steve Blomberg tied the knot in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains at Yonah Mountain Vineyards on September 5th, 2020. Family and friends joined together to witness and celebrate the union of Steve and Rachel Blomberg! 

Congratulations!

Liz Wercinski Joins the Council of Excellence

Congratulations to first time Council Winner, Liz Werecinski. Liz joined IPA in May of 2018 as a Sales Executive covering South GA and North FL. Since joining IPA, Liz has been nominated for the 2019 Hustle Award and received the 2018 Fast Start Award. 

She recently closed a half a million dollar deal at Tampa General Hospital propelling her into the 2020 Council of Excellence where she will be joined by 9 others at the prestigious Sugar Beach in St. Lucia!

Barb Otto Retires from IPA

After 10 years as IPA's most successful Canadian distributor, Barb Otto, owner and President of HTI, has decided to retire. Barb has sold roughly $15M of the IPA product to healthcare facilities across eastern Canada and has been awarded the Council of Excellence award 6 times including this years 2020 induction. 

From all of us at IPA, thank you for your hard work and contributions to our success. Best wishes on your retirement! 

Jenn Gunter is Promoted to VP of Service

Jenn began her career at IPA in 2015.  During her time here, she has established a new operating model for Implementation Services by instituting consistent, scalable project management methodologies resulting in improved quality of delivery.  Jenn has demonstrated a mindset of collaboration across Sales, Engineering, Product Development and Manufacturing to improve IPA’s product line and customer experience. BIG Congratulations to Jenn! 

Brandon Reeves Steps into IPA Leadership

Brandon will join the services leadership team as he leads the Project Management Team (Marcus Craft, Kenny Egede and Janet Wareham) as well as Lisa Parker and report directly to Jenn Gunter.

 

Brandon joined IPA in October 2019 as a Senior Project Manager. He has spent the past year learning the ropes and has done an excellent job integrating with the team and successfully managing projects. BIG congratulations to Brandon!

HAPPY

WORKIVERSARY

Deon Smith

8 yrs

Kenny Egede

7 yrs

Amanda Dunavant

7 yrs

Janet Wareham

4 yrs

Teng Xiong

2 yrs

Julie Smith 

2 yrs

Brandon Reeves

1 yr

You make the workplace FUN! 

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TOP DEALS

Susan Roche

$1.3M

Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital

Liz Wercinski

$527,971

Tampa General Hospital

Chad Hersey

$492,601

Madigan Army Medical Center

From your friends at IPA, we would all just like to say

Happy Birthday!

Dang Khang

(10/4)

Mo Xiong

(10/4)

Dana Lampi

(10/8)

Bridgette McNeal 

(10/9)

Ken Thao

(10/9)

Pom Nak

(10/10)

Joel Masis 

(10/12)

Patrick Rankin

(10/13)

Jonothan Wheeless

(10/15)

Andy Wrenn 

(10/15)

Carla Burnett

(10/21)

Dana Battles

(10/23)

Have a wonderful Happy Birthday

and many more to come!

AT IPA, OUR SUCCESS IS DIRECTLY ATTRIBUTED TO OUR EMPLOYEES.

IPA WELCOMES...

Nick Shishkov

Director of Commercial Development
Reporting to: Kevin Janflone