Gary Pudles Selected For 2013 ATSI President’s Award

(June 11, 2013) WILLOW GROVE, Pa. – Gary Pudles, President and CEO of AnswerNet, has been awarded the 2013 Association of TeleServices International (ATSI) President’s Award. The award was presented by ATSI President, Maryann Wetmore, during the 2013 ATSI Conference. The President’s Award is reserved for those who have demonstrated continuing exceptional service and support to companies and colleagues in the call center industry.

Pudles has been involved with ATSI since AnswerNet opened its doors in 1998. He is an active member in the organization, having been a presenter at their annual conferences over the years, hosting their annual conference red carpet event and sitting on several committees including the Annual Convention, Government Relations and Learning by Association (LBA) Award Committee. He credits ATSI for helping him grow as a call center leader.

“I am honored to receive this award,” says Pudles. “The ATSI organization has always been a great resource for me and my company. I am inspired by the people and the opportunities it provides for those in the telecommunications industry; I am always happy and grateful to be invited to participate and provide guidance or feedback when asked.”

This was not the only honor AnswerNet received at the 2013 ATSI Conference. AnswerNet’s Phoenix, AZ office won the ATSI Award of Excellence for the 16th consecutive year. The award is given to call centers that consistently provide outstanding service to their clients.

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