Automated Business Designs Honored with Stevie® Award in 2017 American Business Awards

Staffing Software Provider Receives Bronze Level Award for Company of the Year in Computer Software.

Automated Business Designs, Inc. (ABD), developer of Ultra-Staff staffing software, was named the winner of a Bronze Level Stevie® Award for Company of the Year in Computer Software during the 15th annual American Business Awards. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. An award ceremony is scheduled for June 20, 2017 in New York, NY, and Amanda Wokurka, Marketing Coordinator, will be accepting the award on behalf of ABD.

The application for the Company of the Year category required extensive detailing of ABD’s chief achievements from the last calendar year. With a focus on Overall Innovation, highlighted accomplishments included integrations with Asurint® for background screening and a 2-way integration with IBM® Kenexa Prove It for candidate assessments. Other achievements include integrations for artificial intelligence, WOTC (Work Opportunity Tax Credit), and many significant enhancements to ABD’s flagship product, Ultra-Staff staffing software. Also within the last year, ABD held its semi-annual Client Meeting, and received recognition as an innovative, highly successful influence within the staffing and recruiting industry.

Terri Roeslmeier, CEO of Automated Business Designs, had this to say: “We are honored to be recognized by the American Business Awards for Company of the Year in Computer Software as a small business. We have an outstanding team at ABD that is not afraid to reach for the stars. As a result, we collaborate and achieve some of the most amazing innovations in software.”

“Working at Automated Business Designs has been a blessing,” said employee Amanda Wokurka. “I have learned so much about what good leadership and a strong company looks like, and I couldn’t be more thankful for the career opportunities I have gained since becoming a team member. This company is extremely deserving of the Company of the Year honor.”

More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie® Awards.

Of the judges’ comments, many stood out:

“Amazing story of successful business innovation and leadership. Excellent work!”

“Practical problem solving and innovative solutions. Well done!”

“Amazing culture, company, and execution of business communication.”

The Company of the Year award is the second company culture based award for Automated Business Designs in the last year. In May 2016 and 2017, Automated Business Designs was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

To learn more about Automated Business Designs and Ultra-Staff staffing software, visit Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie® winners are available at

About Automated Business Designs
Automated Business Designs, Inc. has been in business for over 30 years, producing the staffing and recruiting software solution Ultra-Staff made specifically with staffing companies in mind. ABD offers a customizable staffing experience that benefits both clients and candidates through an integrated front office, back office, web suite, and mobile applications. With unique perspectives, in-depth staffing knowledge, active membership in the American Staffing Association (ASA), National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS), Minnesota Recruiting & Staffing Association (MNRSA) and board member status in the Illinois Search and Staffing Association (ISSA), ABD delivers hiring results from beginning to end.