Accolade Inc Invests $1.42 Million To Expand Its Plymouth Township, Pennsylvania, Operations Center
Area Development Online News Desk (06/26/2013)
Accolade, Inc., a health assistant services company, will invest $1.42 million to expand its operations center in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, with plans to add 200 employees to its workforce of 320. Accolade will undertake its fourth expansion project in four years which will add an additional 30,000 square feet to its existing 90,000 square feet service center in Plymouth Township.
“We are creating an economic climate in Pennsylvania that encourages companies like Accolade to reinvest in growth and create new jobs for our citizens,” Gov. Tom Corbett said. “The company has now grown from 17 employees to its current workforce of 300. This latest expansion will add another 200 new jobs here in Southeast Pennsylvania.”
The company received a funding offer from the Department of Community and Economic Development comprised of a $200,000 Pennsylvania First Program grant.
“We applaud this powerful government partnership which helps support our company growth,” Amy Loftus, Chief Capabilities Officer and CIO of Accolade said.“Thanks to the Pennsylvania First Program grant, we are expanding our unique work space and hiring 200 new, specially trained Accolade Health Assistants to continue providing exceptional customer service and unprecedented levels of healthcare engagement to our customers and their families.”
“This is another great example of a public-private partnership working together to enhance the economic development in our region,” David Niles, President of the Montgomery County Economic Development said. “We are thrilled with Accolade’s continued success and that they have made Plymouth Meeting their home.”