Celergo employees were in attendance at this year’s Upwardly Global Passport to Possibilities Award & Gala

Chicago, IL (October 5, 2015) – Celergo, a leading international payroll services management company announced today they were a sponsor at the 2015 Passport to Possibilities Awards & Gala at Galleria Marchetti, September 17, 2015, in Chicago.

Upwardly Global helps highly educated but underemployed new Americans rebuild their lives and careers in the United States, simultaneously filling critical talent needs in finance, engineering, IT, healthcare, and beyond. In addition, their programs engage the employees of Fortune 500 companies as mentors and volunteers through formal employer partnerships, building the cross-cultural awareness and skills of our workforce, and engendering a sense of pride in corporate investments that reflect the value of immigrant integration.

Since 2012, the Celergo/Upwardly Global Partnership has delivered exceptional value both to Celergo and to the highly educated but under-employed immigrants served through Upwardly Global’s program. “Our requirements are hard to find, and when we find them, it really becomes a competitive advantage for us. I’m proud to say that Celergo has hired seven UpGlo job seekers into key positions,” states Honomichl.

“Celergo is proud to partner and support the Upwardly Global organization. The Gala each year is a celebration of the partnership between employers working with UpGlo to ensure that immigrants who come to this country have an opportunity to live out their dreams and reach their ultimate potential. What a wonderful event this year to see such a representation of so many countries and cultures coming together for a valued purpose and it was so aligned with this year’s theme of Passport to Opportunity. The entertainment was amazing and the band was a cross-cultural experience for all who attended. I was proud to represent Celergo and I look forward to Upwardly Global’s future success!” Terry Adams, Director of Human Resources and Compliance for Celergo.

About Celergo
Celergo is an international payroll management company, providing global payroll solutions through exceptional service supported by workflow driven technology. Celergo has built core expertise in managing some of the many complex payrolls, in the most complicated business environments around the world. Celergo manages local, offshore, and expatriate payrolls in over 140 countries for clients in the Financial Services, Business Services, Technology, and Oil & Gas industries. As the single point of contact for all global payroll needs, Celergo manages changes, calculations, compliance, funding and reporting through standardized global payroll processes that ensure visibility and compliance. Our experienced, multi-lingual staff are dedicated to delivering high quality service from our Service Centers of Excellence in Chicago, Budapest and Singapore. Celergo is compliant with Safe Harbor, OFAC, FCPA, BCP, Data Privacy and SSAE16 policies and practices. To learn more about Celergo, visit our website.

About Upwardly Global
Upwardly Global, founded in 2000, is a national, award winning nonprofit organization with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and Chicago. Upwardly Global helps work – authorized, skilled immigrants rebuild their professional careers in the U.S. by providing professional job – search training and access to employers with global talent needs. To date, the organization has coached more than 5,000 skilled immigrants and has assisted over more than 2,000 professionals back into their career field.
For more information about the organization, please visit their website

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