Awards & Recognition of 2023

Throughout this past year, Impact's excellence as a leading service partner and outstanding employer has been recognized with numerous prestigious awards.


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Jan 11, 2024

2023 was a tremendous year here at Impact. We were recognized for our continual commitment to providing outstanding service, solidifying our reputation as an industry-leading partner.  

Just as importantly, 2023 was full of awards that confirmed our role as a great employer, noting the company’s exceptional professional development and training, charitable efforts, and emphasis on diversity. We were recognized as one of the best places to work in a number of cities across the United States.

Explore the awards we’ve earned over the past year:

  1. Recognition as an industry-leading partner
  2. Recognition as a great employer 

Recognition As an Industry-Leading Partner

Impact has earned recognition as a prominent industry partner, reflecting its excellence in the technology sector. Consistent high-performance standards reveal our ongoing commitment to exceptional technical expertise and customer satisfaction in the technology sector.

Check out the awards that highlight our standing as a top-tier industry partner:

CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 (Elite 150)

CRN® named us to its Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category for 2023, up thirty spots in the 2023 ranking compared to the previous year.

CRN’s annual MSP 500 list identifies the industry-leading service providers in North America. The companies on this list are driving a new wave of growth and innovation for the channel through forward-thinking approaches to providing managed services, helping end users increase efficiency, and simplifying IT solutions while maximizing their return on investment. 

TechPoint Mira Award Nominee: Service Partner of the Year

We were selected as a nominee in the Service Partner of the Year category for the 24th annual Mira Awards program. The Mira Awards—presented by TechPoint, the industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s technology sector—are the state’s largest, best-known, and most prestigious technology awards. 

DocuWare Diamond Club Member

We achieved the status of Diamond Club Member with DocuWare for the 16th time, making Impact the longest continual member. Of more than 200 partners in North, South, and Central America, only 16 have been awarded the Diamond Club Membership this year. 

ENX Magazine Difference Maker

Patrick Layton, vice president of managed IT services and partner, has been selected as a 2023 Difference Maker by Affinity Business Communications, publisher of ENX Magazine and ENX The Week in Imaging. A profile on Layton and 59 other honorees are included in the May issue of ENX Magazine

The Difference Maker recognition program, now in its ninth year, provides the opportunity to salute the men and women of the office technology dealership and imaging industry for their efforts in helping to deliver on the values and ideals of their companies. 

ENX Magazine Elite Dealers List

We have been selected as one of the Elite Dealers of 2023 by ENX Magazine. The award recognizes 118 dealer honorees, naming virtually all of the major dealerships across the country.  

“We believe this list is indicative of the strength and vibrancy of the dealer channel,” said Susan Neimes, publisher and managing editor of ENX Magazine and ENX The Week in Imaging. ENX Magazine notes that the success of the distinguished dealers is due to their continued efforts to advance product diversification strategies to supplement revenues. 

Ricoh Circle of Excellence Certification

We earned the Ricoh Circle of Excellence certification for 2023, the 11th consecutive year we have achieved this award.

The Ricoh Circle of Excellence is awarded to the top dealers in the United States. It has stringent assessment criteria, including technical expertise and quality of service, model certification, efficiency, response time success rates, overall customer satisfaction, process improvement initiatives, and utilization of Ricoh support services. 

Chicago/Midwest Emmy Nominee

Members of our video production team—Cecilia Skurski, Director of Media Production; Julian Nisenboim, Video Editor; and Shawn Spear, Lead Animator—were nominated for an Emmy® award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Chicago/Midwest chapter.  

The nomination was in the category of Outstanding Achievement for Commercial—Single Spot or Campaign for our Happy Holidays from DOT Security video. 

Recognition As a Great Employer

Impact has gained notable recognition as an outstanding employer, showcasing its dedication to creating a positive and fulfilling work environment.  

Across various locations, employees have commended our commitment to providing top-notch training, fostering an innovative and collaborative atmosphere, and offering competitive compensation and benefits. These acknowledgments reflect our ongoing efforts to prioritize employee well-being, internal career development, and overall workplace satisfaction.

Explore the accolades that showcase our commitment to being an exceptional employer:

Southeast Wisconsin Top Workplaces Award

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel names us a winner of the Southeast Wisconsin Top Workplaces 2023 award. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC.

“Earning a Top Workplaces award is a badge of honor for companies, especially because it comes authentically from their employees,” said Eric Rubino, Energage’s CEO. “That’s something to be proud of. In today’s market, leaders must ensure they’re allowing employees to have a voice and be heard. That’s paramount. Top Workplaces do this, and it pays dividends.” 

Reppy Award

We have received a 2023 RepVue Reppy Award for being a Top Rated Professional Development Company as rated by sales professionals. This is the second consecutive year we have received this award.

The RepVue Reppy awards, given out biannually to sales organizations that are top performers in key categories, seek to create a community where companies can showcase their strengths and improvements for the benefit of job seekers. Companies that are ranked in the top 20 for one of the categories or top 5 in a metro area are eligible to receive Reppy awards. 

Chicago Top Workplaces

The Chicago Tribune distinguishes us as one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces of 2023. The Chicago Top Workplaces of 2023 is comprised of 197 of the best companies and organizations to work for in Chicago, determined by data from six surrounding counties.  

We have been recognized for our continued dedication to the happiness of our employees through top-notch training by the Impact Leadership Institute, programs for giving back, great compensation and benefits, opportunities for internal career development and advancement, and encouraging an entrepreneurial, innovative, collaborative environment. 

Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago

We were recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in Chicago. This esteemed award spotlights our unwavering commitment to fostering an exceptional workplace environment.

Each year, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For award acknowledges organizations that excel in human resources practices and nurture a positive workplace culture. Our dedication to employee well-being, career growth opportunities, and collaborative culture set it apart in this highly competitive category. 

One of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

We were selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles in 2023 by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Impact earned its award in the category of The Best Large Companies to Work For in Los Angeles, noting companies with 250 or more US employees that rank highly on subjects like leadership, communications, corporate culture, and more. 

One of the Best Places to Work in Houston

The Houston Business Journal has selected us as one of the companies to receive the Best Places to Work in Houston award in 2023. We were one of 100 company finalists to win the award.

Companies were evaluated on areas like goals and leadership, advancement opportunity and skill development, communication and support, recognition and compensation, embracing innovation and ideas, and tolerance and flexibility.  

Looking Into the Future

As we look to the future, these awards serve as both validation and inspiration. Our ongoing commitment to excellence in service, dedication to our employees' growth and satisfaction, and positive workplace culture position us for continued success in the ever-evolving landscape of our industry. And we're thrilled to be acknowledged as both an industry leader and a great employer.  

If you're eager to work with or join an award-winning organization, feel free to connect with us or explore our current job opportunities today. 




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