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EBSCO Industries Named Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT

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EBSCO Industries’ Corp IT has been nationally recognized as a 2019 Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG’s Computerworld, ranking number 17among large-sized organizations. Not only is this award significant, but EBSCO Industries was the only company in the state of Alabama to be recognized.

“We’ve created a culture in IT where professional development and trust in our people runs deep. The fact that this team drove a complete IT operating model transformation in less than 18 months while maintaining a positive culture is a remarkable achievement. The credit of this award belongs to the outstanding Managers, Directors and VPs. I am honored to be a part of this organization and work alongside such a dedicated team,” said Ryan Loy, CIO, EBSCO Industries.

Founded in entrepreneurial thinking with a focus on continuous improvement, EBSCO’s established principles provide team members with a start-up feel in a 75-year-old family-owned business. The diversity of EBSCO’s 10+ businesses serves as a microcosm of the market, with the IT team providing support for both small-to-large size businesses across 23 countries. EBSCO offers a unique environment to drive and create value through technology. People are both empowered to make decisions and driven by the freedom to do what is right for the businesses. The IT department strives to help improve processes, products and services.

“The market for IT talent remains very tight, and employers continue to focus on finding and holding on to the best people,” said Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis. “Our 2019 survey shows again that the Best Places to Work in IT are dynamic organizations that provide top pay and a broad array of programs and benefits designed to make them attractive places to work. Many show that they have a commitment to training, to diversity and to improved communication and teamwork.”

About EBSCO Industries

Founded in 1944 by the late Elton B. Stephens, EBSCO Industries, Inc. has evolved into a global company with businesses in a range of industries including Information Services, Outdoor Brands, Real Estate, Manufacturing and Distribution, and Business Services. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., EBSCO operates divisions and subsidiaries in 23 countries and employs over 5,500 people. For more information about EBSCO Industries, please visit