(Seattle, WA) June 19, 2018 — The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, will present its Corporate Trailblazer Award to West Monroe Partners on Thursday, June 21st, in Seattle, Washington. The award recognizes businesses that demonstrate leadership, altruism, and innovation in “blazing new trails” to support SCA’s mission of transforming young lives through conservation service.
West Monroe Partners, a national business and technology consultancy, is a long-time SCA partner. Company executives have served on SCA’s board over the past decade, and West Monroe’s professional services have enabled SCA to substantially upgrade its internal systems and strengthen its youth capacity building initiatives. SCA and West Monroe employees regularly volunteer to enhance local parks and communities throughout the U.S., including earlier this month at the University District P-Patch Community Garden. The firm also has provided SCA with generous financial support for many years.
“West Monroe is honored to receive this award from SCA,” says Tom Bolger, West Monroe’s West Coast senior managing director and current SCA board member, in accepting the Trailblazer Award. “Our firm’s mission is to develop the next generation of leaders, and thus we feel strongly aligned with SCA’s work to develop leadership skills through hands-on conversation service. We feel privileged to support the organization so they can serve even more young leaders and protect our precious park lands.”
“With the guidance of West Monroe Partners, SCA implemented new systems and business processes that have made our operations more nimble, efficient, and productive,” states SCA President and CEO Jaime Matyas. “At the board level, Tom’s leadership – and prior to Tom, that of West Monroe Chairman Dean Fischer – has been exemplary throughout, and SCA is tremendously grateful for their continued commitment.”
Presentation of the SCA Corporate Trailblazer Award will take place at a 6:00 p.m. reception hosted by the SCA board of directors at the Hotel Monaco.
About West Monroe Partners
West Monroe is a national business and technology consulting firm that partners with dynamic organizations to reimagine, build, and operate their businesses at peak performance. Our team of more than 950 professionals is comprised of an uncommon blend of business consultants and deep technologists. This unique combination of expertise enables us to design, develop, implement, and run strategic business and technology solutions that yield a dramatic commercial impact on our clients’ profitability and performance. For more information, visit www.wmp.com.
About the Student Conservation Association
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s largest and most effective youth conservation service organization. SCA conserves lands and transforms lives by empowering young people of all backgrounds to plan, act, and lead, while they protect and restore our natural and cultural resources. Founded in 1957, SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders, and 70% of its alumni worldwide are employed or studying in conservation-related fields. For more, visit www.thesca.org.
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