Neptune, N.J., (July 11, 2014) – Marathon Data Systems (www.marathondata.com), which provides a cloud-based business management platform for companies with a mobile workforce, hosted New Jersey Acting Governor Kim Guadagno on July 11 to celebrate the grand opening of its new offices facilitated by a Grow NJ Award of up to $3.2 million including a bonus for relocating to Neptune, N.J.
“We’re honored that Acting Governor Guadagno took the time to help us officially open the doors on a new chapter for Marathon,” said Chris Sullens, President and CEO of Marathon Data Systems. “Our commitment to the communities surrounding the Jersey Shore is just underway, and our new facility ensures we can deliver services and solutions that make a positive impact for our clients’ businesses, while consistently creating skilled job opportunities for talented individuals in our region.”
“Time and time again, Marathon Data Systems has been recognized in New Jersey and nationally for their rapid growth and as one of the best places to work,” said Acting Governor Kim Guadagno. “With this high profile, they could have decided to move elsewhere, so we are extremely proud that a company of this caliber has made the choice to stay and grow their business in New Jersey. We congratulate the leadership and employees of Marathon Data Systems and wish them continued success.”
Marathon Data Systems, included in NJBIZ’s “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” list for the fourth consecutive year in 2014, offers benefits that include daily lunch for all NJ employees, flexible work hours, tuition reimbursement, and a multitude of charitable and health-oriented company events and charitable donation matches. Marathon recently hosted its annual “Marathon Hackathon,” pitting teams of software developers from the tri-state area against each other in a competition to create a fully functional app to help connect volunteers, individuals or organizations to relevant local charity events in New Jersey. Charitable giving and commitment to the community remain core values of Marathon Data Systems.
New Jersey offers a tremendous source of talent. The company’s rapid growth in recent years has been fueled by hires from within the state. In addition, the support of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and the ongoing outreach by the Business Action Center has created a strong foundation for success.
About Marathon Data Systems:
Named one of America’s fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine and one of the best places to work in New Jersey for the last four years (2011 – 2014), Marathon Data Systems’ cloud-based business management platform provides operational intelligence and support to drive efficiency and solve the emerging needs of companies with a mobile workforce. This intuitive, open platform speeds implementation with tailored business processes for verticals within field services and transportation and logistics. Founded in 1984, Marathon is headquartered in Neptune, N.J. For more information, visit www.marathondata.com.
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Media Contact: Michelle Tarantino, Marathon Data Systems, 800-762-0301, MTARANTINO@MARATHONDATA.COM