August 7, 2017

Qualfon, a mission-driven business process outsourcing (BPO) company and global provider of contact center services, earned a new client in the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry. In February, Qualfon’s contact center in San Antonio, Texas launched an inbound sales program designed to increase auto and homeowner policy revenue for its new regional insurance client. With sales performance more than six times higher than the goal, the Qualfon team quickly exceeded client expectations and is now poised for partnership growth.

“This client had never outsourced before and was seeking a partner with deep industry experience who could accelerate qualified sales lead optimization. Qualfon demonstrated P&C sales expertise, introducing a team of licensed professionals who knew how to identify areas of opportunity, cross-sell a book of business, and turn sales leads into new policyholders,” explained Bryan McCann, V.P. of Client Relations, Qualfon.

Qualfon leveraged more than 20 years of insurance industry expertise to design and launch the program in just two weeks. The proof-of-concept program quickly grew into a successful team managing more and more sales leads as well as expanding from auto policy sales into cross-selling homeowner policies.

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February 13, 2017

Qualfon Summit 2017 Haven for Hope Check PresentationQualfon, a mission-driven business process outsourcing (BPO) company and global provider of contact center services, donated 50 blessing bags and presented a large monetary donation to Haven for Hope, a 22-acre campus that helps people in San Antonio, Texas address the root cause of homelessness. The support effort was part of Qualfon’s annual Leadership Summit, which brought together more than 140 employees just a few miles away from the campus of hope and new beginnings.

Photo at Right: Roberto Sanchez Mejorada and Dolores Torres present a donation check to Haven for Hope representatives

“With Qualfon’s mission to be the best BPO and make people’s lives better, our company aims to make a positive impact on people wherever we go,” explained Tracy Flanigan, Senior Project Manager, Qualfon. “In addition to the contributions from our leadership team, many of our employees from across the USA made personal donations that significantly increased our monetary gift and the number of blessing bags we donated.”

Blessing Bags

Blessing bags are gallon-size sacks stuffed with toiletries, snacks, and basic essentials for everyday comfort. As part of the Leadership Summit, employees were invited to assemble all the collected items into bags for distribution.

“Blessing bags seem like a simple gift, but they really serve as a channel to reach those in need. Even our San Antonio host hotel, the Sheraton Gunter, donated soaps and lotions to help out! It truly was a community effort,” said Flanigan.

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January 30, 2017

Qualfon_Group_Photo_Summit_2017Qualfon, a mission-driven business process outsourcing (BPO) company and global provider of contact center services, held its annual leadership summit last week in San Antonio, Texas, during which executives and leaders gathered from across the globe to recognize recent achievements and chart a course toward the company mission: “Be the best BPO. Make people’s lives better.”

During the event, CEO Mike Marrow recognized employee efforts that were instrumental in advancing the company in 2016. The third annual CEO Shining Star Awards were presented to seven leaders whose personal contributions stood out among the rest. The winners are:

Abril Aramburu, Human Development Manager, Mexico City, Mexico: For her passion and unwavering dedication to serve the needs of others, adding value to both operational efficiency and effectivenessQualfon Summit 2017 - 208 - Shining Star Award Winners

Jewel Bowers, Operations Director, San Antonio, Texas: For her persistence in the pursuit of excellence, driving a culture of continuous improvement and momentum toward results that exceed all expectations

Kristie Chappell, Accounting Service, West Chester, Pennsylvania: For her ability to successfully tackle the toughest challenges, handle conflict with patience and grace, and incite passion and inspiration into those around her

Kamaria Crawford, Senior Operations Manager, Georgetown, Guyana: For her creative and mindful leadership that drives customer care results while also encouraging employees to find a healthy work-life balance

Chad Jumalon, IT Corporate Director, Cebu, Philippines: For his responsiveness, personal reliability, and steadfast work ethic that empower the company to move fast and attain operational excellence

Jeremy Lunnen, Leadership Development Programs Manager, Liberty Lake, Washington: For his vibrant leadership and dynamic teaching skills that create a heightened sense of community and inspire others to learn and grow

Renea Malara, Benefits Manager, Fort Collins, Colorado: For her tireless contributions, management skills, and service-focused strategies that keep the employees informed, the department on track, and the company in compliance

“You are an inspiration to the executive team and to your colleagues and peers,” said Mr. Marrow, as he addressed the Shining Stars from the podium. “Thank you for your service and dedication to Qualfon. It is your management skills, your mentoring techniques, and your ability to be effective messengers that allow us to achieve our mission.”

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November 21, 2016

haven-for-hope-and-qualfon-birthday-party-for-resident-childrenQualfon, a mission-driven business process outsourcing (BPO) company and global provider of contact center services, announced today that its partnership with Haven for Hope is expanding with multiple employee volunteerism programs that provide fun activities for Haven for Hope residents and members in San Antonio, Texas. Qualfon’s employee-run fun clubs are spearheading the efforts, coordinating birthday parties for children and offering crafty entertainment for both adults and children. Haven for Hope is a 22-acre campus of hope and new beginnings providing transformational services to help people address the root cause of homelessness.

Photo at Right: Qualfon employee volunteers wear colorful t-shirts as they host a birthday party for resident children at Haven for Hope

“Our partnership with Haven for Hope continues to blossom,” said Steve Tatarian, V.P. of Operations at Qualfon San Antonio. “Qualfon’s fun clubs are a great complement to Haven’s programs, and our employees are eager to put their skills and talents to work for the hundreds of people that Haven for Hope serves every day.”

In August, the Qualfon E.C.H.O. (Everyone Can Help Others) fun club assisted Haven in hosting a birthday party for resident children. The party is now a monthly tradition and ongoing program. With the helping hands of 25 Qualfon volunteers, E.C.H.O. provides party planners, pizza, cake, gifts, and games for a gaggle of youngsters ages 1 to 16.

Other employees and fun clubs quickly followed suit. The Art Club and book club (called a Novel Idea) started experimenting with art activities and reading groups for both children and adults at the campus. Those activities were well received, and starting in January 2017, the Puzzle Club, Sport Club, and Music Club will join their efforts, adding a larger variety of entertainment through Courtyard Gathering events.

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September 26, 2016

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Qualfon, a mission-driven business process outsourcing (BPO) company and global provider of contact center services, has launched 22 fun clubs at its contact centers in San Antonio, Texas, giving employees reason to get in the game, hone crafting skills, share common interests, and give back to the community.

“We now have 22 fun clubs and we have launched them all in just a matter of months,” explained Freda Sullivan, Mission Office Site Coordinator for Qualfon San Antonio.

Photo at Right: Qualfon San Antonio Basketball Fun Club

When Qualfon acquired the business of Culture.Service.Growth earlier this year, they discovered a culture rich in team work and a giving spirit. It didn’t take long then, for the Mission Office to roll out employee perks to the new San Antonio sites. As a part of the Mission Office Fun@Work initiative, employee-run fun clubs are the norm at Qualfon, and employees in San Antonio quickly embraced this mission program.

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