Call Center CEO Finalist in PA Governor’s Impact Awards

(May 7, 2013) WILLOW GROVE, Pa. – Gary Pudles, CEO and President of AnswerNet, has been named a finalist in the 2013 Governor’s Impact Awards. Presented by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Team Pennsylvania Foundation, Pudles is a candidate for the “Jobs First Award” category. He and AnswerNet were selected due to their efforts in creating jobs and making a difference in the state of Pennsylvania.

Pudles has created a network of over 50 call centers throughout the U.S. and Canada, including three locations in Pennsylvania—a call center in Allentown, Pittston, and the company’s corporate office located in Willow Grove. Pudles credits his senior team for helping him expand the business and creating more job opportunities day after day.

“I am so grateful to have a senior executive team that is as dedicated to AnswerNet as I am. They have helped grow AnswerNet, which has led to more jobs and hiring more employees who make this company what it is,” says Pudles. “Being honored as a nominee for this award really shows how dedicated the entire AnswerNet family is to building AnswerNet into a company that is sustainable, profitable and a great place to work.”

Governor Tom Corbett will recognize AnswerNet and the other finalists, as well as announce the winners of the Governor’s Impact Awards, at a luncheon on Thursday, May 23, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA. For more information about the awards, visit For more information about Gary Pudles or AnswerNet’s award-winning services, visit