Direct Alliance Recognized by the 2009 Stevie Awards
TEMPE, AZ, Jan 20, 2009 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- Direct Alliance, a wholly owned subsidiary of TeleTech Holdings,
Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC) and a leading outsourcing provider of inside
sales and marketing solutions, today announced it has been nominated
in four different categories for the third annual Stevie Awards for
sales and customer management.
The third annual international competition will be held on February
9th at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Winners will be announced at that
time. More than 500 entries were submitted for consideration in 27
categories for customer management and 41 categories for sales
professionals. Direct Alliance has been named a finalist in the
following categories: best national vice president salesperson, best
sales department, best computer hardware program, best government
sales team, and best telesales team.
"I am honored to be part of such a talented and dedicated sales
organization," said Judi Hand, president of Direct Alliance. "I
extend my gratitude to the team members and clients who help make
Direct Alliance so successful."
Direct Alliance has more than fifteen years of direct sales and
marketing experience leveraging award-winning sales best practices
that have delivered positive sales results for industry-leading
clients. The organization is well positioned as a recognized leader
in outsourced sales solutions.
"Being named a finalist in the Stevie Awards for sales and customer
management is an important achievement," said Michael Gallagher,
president of the Stevie Awards. "It means that independent business
executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of international
recognition. We congratulate all of the finalists on their
achievement and wish them well in the competition."
About Direct Alliance
Direct Alliance offers sales and marketing outsourcing solutions for
its clients across a variety of industries including servers and
hardware, retail, healthcare, software, electronics, and financial
services. Utilizing state-of-the art technology and best practices,
Direct Alliance provides integrated solutions such as inside sales,
direct marketing and analytics, ecommerce, and order management.
These solutions enable highly recognized brands to extend their
market coverage in small, mid-size, and enterprise segments while
accelerating sales with some of the best
revenue-to-expense ratios in
the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry. Founded in 1993,
Direct Alliance employs more than 900 people in its Tempe, Arizona
headquarters and is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeleTech Holdings,
Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a top 100 global outsourcing provider recognized
by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).
For additional information, visit www.DirectAlliance.com or call
About The Stevie(R) Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business
Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women
in Business, and The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind
them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace
worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at
Sponsors of the third annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer
Service include John Hancock Mutual Funds, Sales Partnerships, and