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Corporate Culture Rocks! Dataprise Named a Top Workplace by the Washington Post

By: Marissa Withers

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If you haven’t already heard, Dataprise was recently named a 2017 ‘Top Workplace’ by The Washington Post! The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee survey, and in order to be named a Top Workplace, your results must outrank other businesses vying for a Top Workplace title. Why is this important to you? As a professional looking to grow you career, you want to work for a company that has created a culture where you can thrive. Take a look at what some of our employees have to say about working at Dataprise:

“I have always felt like a part of the team at Dataprise as well as respected by my peers. They have always given me ability to grow, listened and respected my ideas, and provided me the support I needed to enhance my skill sets and succeed.” – Kristina M., Marketing Specialist

“I love Dataprise because it’s fun.  Every day I face a new challenge that keeps my brain ticking and engaged, and every day I get to work with people that are amazing.” – Fred D., Manager, Cloud Services

Being named a Top Workplace speaks for itself. Our team members are happy and at Dataprise, we have cultivated a collaborative culture through teamwork, mentoring, and a sense of fellowship. Below you will find 5 reasons why Dataprise is a Top Workplace and why you should consider a career at Dataprise the next time you’re in the hunt for an exciting, rewarding career! For more information on our careers, please visit

1. We Have an Unbeatable Benefits Package

The Dataprise benefits package consists of a holistic approach that focuses on employee’s health and wellness, work-life balance, and financial and professional growth. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision packages with telemedicine benefits and income protection insurance and pet insurance. We provide healthy food options at our offices so employees can enjoy complimentary, nutrition-rich meals and snacks. To complement our health focus, we encourage our employees to participate in our onsite fitness classes (including weekly boot camp sessions and yoga), workout challenges, or a subsidized gym membership.

Each year employees can enjoy 3-4 weeks of paid time off and 10 paid holidays. Employees who become new parents are offered paid maternity or paternity leave and take-out meals so that they can focus on their new family addition!

Employees at Dataprise are offered highly competitive salaries plus incentive pay and bonuses and a 401(k) program with company matching. To help employees further their professional skills and/or education, we offer a tuition/training allowance.

2. We Have KILLER Corporate Events

We’re a company that enjoys having fun and we have an incredibly strong ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality! As a Dataprise team member, you can expect several company-sponsored events every year, as well as quarterly team-based outings where you and your team go out and experience adventures together.

Company-wide events include:

  • Winter Gala: a formal event held towards the end of winter where we get dressed up, eat, drink, and dance the night way celebrating the year’s accomplishments.
  • Family Picnic: exactly as it sounds! Dataprise team members gather together with their families and we kick back with great food, games, and music!
  • Holiday Happy Hour: another party! This company-wide event is held around the holiday season. We dress in ‘ugly sweaters’ and sing karaoke together.
  • All-Hands Meeting: in late March, we host our Annual All Hands meeting. This meeting gathers all employees for a day to reflect on the previous year and look forward to how Dataprise will continue winning with IT in the upcoming year. All Hands provides valuable transparency into our organization and is a great way to share the vision and goals for the upcoming year as well as engaging with employees on upcoming initiatives in departments throughout the company.

In addition to our company-sponsored events listed above, we also have a ‘Fun Committee’ which is a committee of Dataprisers who plan events for all of our team members to participate in. These events include fun runs, baseball games, office potlucks, happy hours and much more!

We believe team building and camaraderie amongst teammates builds not only a bond, but a strong level of respect, which will benefit our team members when working together.

3. We Are Focused on Helping YOU Advance Your Career

At Dataprise, we believe in keeping our employees happy by engaging and challenging them every day. A career at Dataprise means having the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. We are very passionate about engaging and arming our employees with the right resources to help advance their careers, while also empowering them to take ownership in helping to shape the future of Dataprise – and technology.

We are very passionate about engaging and arming our employees with the right resources to help advance their careers, while also empowering them to take ownership in helping to shape the future of Dataprise – and technology.

We believe in building our team members into roles that will help them grow their careers. A whopping 70% of our Senior Management Team has been promoted from within and have grown into the role they currently hold today due to years of dedication, hard work, and taking advantage of the resources we offer to help them strengthen their skill sets.

Our company has experienced continued growth and success year after year, and this simply could not be possible without our loyal, passionate, and dedicated staff. We have an energetic group filled with limitless ambition, and we are proud to offer training reimbursements, tuition assistance, and learning opportunities that encourage them to be their best – every single day. This is the Dataprise way.

4. Dataprise Supports the Community

Giving back to the community is a huge focal point at Dataprise. Our community has embraced us and helps us be successful, therefore, giving back and supporting as much as possible is a priority. Dataprise supports the local community through various event sponsorships and donations throughout the year. We annually sponsor BlackRock Center for the Arts Fundraising Gala and this year are sponsoring the 43rd Annual Public Safety Awards for the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. We also host toy, food, and blood drives throughout the year at our corporate headquarters to give back to the community

To encourage community engagement within our employees, Dataprise has a VOLUNTEER ROCKS! Program, which individually recognizes and rewards employees who take the time to volunteer in the community. In 2016, we as a group of 300 employees amassed a total of 5,800 volunteer hours!

5. Our People

The four reasons listed above are just a few of the many reasons why Dataprise is a Top Workplace. However, our recognition as a Top Workplace and our ability to be named a Top Workplace would not even be possible without the dedication and support we receive from our 300+ team members. The bottom line is: we are a Top Workplace because of our people! 

When you join the Dataprise team, you will be surrounded by team members who embrace our core values of Passion, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork (PART) and will take it upon themselves to make you feel right at home as you embark on your new journey as a Dataprise #NewPriser. Whether your have a question about our technology systems and processes, or, if you just want to know the best places to grab lunch or happy hour? There are 300 friendly faces always willing to help! 

If you’re interested in more information on working for Dataprise, we recommend you check out our Why Work for Dataprise video and make sure you visit for the most recent job openings.

Dataprise Fast Facts:

Dataprise was founded by David Eisner in 1995 and the first employee was Scott Gordon. Both have grown Dataprise from the ground up and currently David is our CEO and Scott is our COO and President

  • The average employee tenure is 4 years
  • We have over 1000 active clients with 50,000+ systems under management
  • We have 10 offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, with 30 satellite locations nationwide
  • We’ve ranked as a Top 50 MSP on Penton Technology’s MSPmentor for the past 7 years
  • We are a Microsoft Gold Partner and Dell EMC Platinum Partner
  • We are an 11-time honoree on Inc.5000’s list of fastest-growing private companies in the nation
  • We have a variety of employee recognition programs, such as our company-wide Kudos emails, Opportunities Rocks points for employees who go above and beyond, and yearly company awards

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