Hallmark IT wins Stevie® Award in 9th Annual American Business Awards℠
06.21.2011. Hallmark Services Corporation IT Department won a Stevie Award for “Information Technology Department of the Year” in The 2011 American Business Awards last night. The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network. Read the article in it's entirety on the "Awards and Accomplishments" Page.
Hallmark Recognized by CIO Magazine as one of the CIO 100 Award Honorees
06.01.2011. IDG's CIO magazine today announces Hallmark Services Corporation as a recipient of the 2011 CIO 100. The 24th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT)."This year's CIO 100 awards draws well-deserved attention to companies that are not only innovating with IT but creating genuine business value as well," said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & Events. "These winning companies and their IT organizations are an inspiration to businesses everywhere."Upon receiving the award, Neal Kaderabek, Hallmark Services CIO states: “The CIO 100 award is an acknowledgement of the incredible success and strides we've had at Hallmark relative to technology, maturity, and capability in just a mere two years - 2009 & 2010. This recent recognition further supports our mantra: "Success breeds success." At Hallmark, our employees have continuously exhibited creativity, innovation and, at times, superhuman-like effort to meet many of our goals. Accomplishing our seemingly unattainable goals has created a culture of self-belief; a culture that prides itself on meeting every challenge as an opportunity. Hence, there is no doubt that this success will truly bring further success.” The 2011 CIO 100 awards will be presented at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado on August 14-16 at the conclusion of the sixteenth annual CIO 100 Symposium® and Awards Ceremony. Read the article in it's entirety on the "Awards and Accomplishments" Page.
2010 Most Effective IT Team Award
02.15.2011. The Award Selection Committee and the AITP Chicago Chapter Board of Directors selected the IT Leadership Team at Hallmark Services Corporation as the AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award recipient for medium-size organizations. This is the first time a company has been awarded twice. The team was recognized and receive plaques at the Awards Luncheon at The Metropolitan Club on February 14, 2011 at the Willis Tower.
Employees Honored for Service
11.20.2010. Approximately 110 employees attended Hallmark’s Annual Service Award held on Thursday, November 18, at Maggiano’s Restaurant. Employees with 5, 10, and 15 years of service were honorees at the event.
Members Retrieve Policies On-Line
10.30.2010. In order to remain competitive in the individual health insurance business it essential to reduce the time necessary to distribute information to potential consumers. In addition, it is now an expectation that these potential consumers are provided the ability to retrieve information electronically. By granting this capability, Hallmark not only reduces the overall cost of policy kits, but they also speed up the applicant to member process.
Rebuilding Together Aurora
04.30.2010. Hallmark is committed to making a difference in the community. HSC prides itself with reaching out to community groups in and around the Naperville area. Over 50 Hallmark employees and their families joined forces on Rebuilding Together Aurora (RTA) Day in a unique one-day “blitz” event to repair and paint the home of a disadvantaged family. Hallmark has been a proud sponsor of RTA for 4 years.
2009 Most Effective IT Team Award
02.13.2010. The Award Selection Committee and the AITP Chicago Chapter Board of Directors selected the IT Leadership Team at Hallmark Services Corporation as the AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award recipient for medium-size organizations. The team was recognized and receive plaques at the Awards Luncheon at The Metropolitan Club on February 8, 2010 at the Willis Tower.
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