Virsys12 Named 2013 NEXT Awards Finalist

NASHVILLE, TN –Virsys12, a Nashville-based technology consultancy specializing in Salesforce and focused on healthcare, has been named a finalist for the NEXT Awards. The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) will jointly present these awards to recognize the accomplishments of companies and individual entrepreneurs in five areas of business especially important to the Nashville economy: health care; technology; digital media and entertainment; social enterprise; and products and services. Individual awards for Youth Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurial Partner and Entrepreneur of the Year will also be presented.

“Our region’s creative class and thriving entrepreneurial community has contributed significantly to the economic prosperity of Middle Tennessee,” said Chamber President & CEO Ralph Schulz. “We are proud to be able to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of these businesses and individuals.”

According to Michael Burcham, CEO of the EC, “The NEXT Awards represent the one constant in our economy; change.  With this ceremony we honor the innovation and progress of our new and growing businesses.  Our city’s success depends on the success of these companies, and this year’s list of honorees proves we are in good hands.”

“Our experience-driven, lean approach to customized Salesforce design and integration has been a constant driver of our success in healthcare and other industry verticals,” comments Founder and CEO Tammy Hawes. “The Virsys12 team is extremely honored to be recognized by Nashville’s entrepreneurial community for our successful launch in 2012 as a Salesforce Silver Cloud Alliance Partner. We feel confident our clients’ successes are the reason we maintain a 10 out of 10 customer satisfaction rating and have experienced triple digit revenue growth.”

On behalf of Virsys12, Tammy Hawes will receive recognition as a NEXT Awards finalist at an awards dinner held Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Music City Center.

Virsys12 is a Nashville-based technology consultancy specializing in Salesforce products and focused on healthcare. Founder and CEO Tammy Hawes along with her partner, Valerie Landkammer, bring over 30 years of executive success achieved across a wide variety of large, small, public and private enterprises. In addition to their Salesforce Silver Cloud Alliance certification, Virsys12’s rapidly growing individually certified team maintains top customer satisfaction ratings and excels in lean business processes and creative solutions. Virsys12 is the choice for any business using cloud data to improve quality, speed, security and accountability in their operations. For more information visit

The 2013 NEXT Awards are hosted by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Nashville Entrepreneur Center, and presented by Bank of America. Additional sponsors include Friends of the Chamber, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP and MissionPoint Health Partners; associate sponsors Lipscomb University Center for Entrepreneurship, Kraft CPAs, Bandit Lites, Snapshot Interactive and Atiba; supporting sponsor for the NEXT Awards is the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and media partner is TN Media. For more information,

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