Madison, Wis. – Mar. 30, 2021 – Singlewire Software has been named the 2021 Top Workplace in Madison by the Wisconsin State Journal. Singlewire was recognized in the mid-size company category, and Paul Shain, President and CEO of Singlewire, was recognized as the top leader of a mid-size company. Winners were selected based on feedback from employees that focused on areas such as pay, confidence in company leadership, work-life balance, and company values.
“Whether it’s the products we develop or the company culture we foster, Singlewire Software has always been focused on making people’s well-being our top priority,” said Paul Shain, President and CEO of Singlewire Software. “This achievement is a testament to the outstanding team we have cultivated and the hard work they put in every day to make Singlewire a great place to work.”
This is the third year the Wisconsin State Journal has partnered with Energage, a Pennsylvania-based employee engagement and workplace improvement research firm to determine the Madison area’s top workplaces. More than 16,000 employees were surveyed at 72 participating companies for this year’s program.
“The challenges this year were enormous, but the results show Madison-area businesses responded with creativity, compassion and innovations—and their employees showed remarkable strength and grit through it all,” said Chris White, Wisconsin State Journal publisher.
Shain has led the strategic direction of Singlewire Software since its founding in 2009. Under his direction, the Singlewire team has grown from a handful of people to over 100 employees. Shain is a seasoned technology industry executive who previously was Senior Vice President and Executive Committee Member at CDW, a leading provider of technology products and services for business, government, and education.
Prior to CDW, Shain was CEO of Madison-based Berbee Information Networks Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDW Corporation, acquired by CDW in October 2006. Paul began his career in the Investment business, serving as Managing Director and Director of Research for Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc., a regional investment banking firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis. Paul’s focus at Baird was the Information Technology Services space.
Shain graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a bachelor’s degree and MBA in finance. Paul holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and has served on executive partner councils for both IBM Corporation and Cisco Systems. In addition, Paul currently serves on the board of directors for Fiduciary Management Inc., American Family Insurance Company, and the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association.
This is the fourth time Singlewire Software has been recognized for its work culture, receiving local recognition from Madison Magazine in 2018 and 2019, and national recognition from Inc. Magazine in 2019. For more information about becoming part of the Singlewire Software team, visit www.singlewire.com/careers.