Barb Dyson of Vertex Inc. Named 2016 Executive Management Award Winner

Philadelphia SmartCEO recognizes Dyson as one of Philadelphia’s top 40 executives

BERWYN, Pa.--()--Vertex Inc., the leading provider of corporate tax solutions, announced today that SmartCEO magazine has named Barb Dyson, Vertex Vice President of Human Resources, a 2016 Executive Management Award winner. Dyson is one of 40 top executives in Philadelphia to be recognized in SmartCEO’s 2016 Executive Management Awards program.

“Barb’s leadership, enthusiasm and dedication are vital parts of our continued success and we join SmartCEO in recognizing her accomplishments as a champion for human capital as a strategic advantage.”

SmartCEO’s Executive Management Awards program recognizes C-suite executives including CFOs, CIOs and CTOs for their creative management, vision, leadership philosophy, innovative strategy and undeniable work ethic. These executives are individuals who uphold the highest ethics, lead collaboratively and creatively, and enhance and support their organization's mission.

“All of us at Vertex extend our congratulations to Barb for this much deserved recognition," said Jeff Westphal, CEO of Vertex. “Barb’s leadership, enthusiasm and dedication are vital parts of our continued success and we join SmartCEO in recognizing her accomplishments as a champion for human capital as a strategic advantage.”

Dyson has achieved Senior Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resources Mid-Market Council sponsored by the Conference Board. She is also a member of the Talent Pipeline Steering Committee through the Main Line Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Delaware County Regional Board for Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region.

"SmartCEO designed the Executive Management Awards specifically to acknowledge senior leaders and honor their accomplishments. The 2016 Executive Management Award winners are not only leading their companies and co-workers to achieve great things, they are also making huge contributions to their communities," said Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO Events.

Dyson will be recognized with the rest of this year’s Executive Management Award winners in the March/April issue of SmartCEO magazine and was celebrated last evening at an awards ceremony.

About SmartCEO

SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas.

About Vertex

Founded in 1978, Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of corporate tax software and services for companies from small to medium-sized businesses to global multinationals.

Vertex solutions enable companies to realize the full strategic potential of the corporate tax function. The company offers products and services that allow businesses to automate, integrate, streamline or even outsource their corporate tax processes. Vertex provides solutions in every major line of tax including income, sales and consumer use, value added and payroll. It also offers tailored solutions for specific industries including retail, communications, hospitality and leasing. Vertex Managed Services allows companies to outsource sales and use tax returns and exemption certificate management.

Known for its innovative culture, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 850 professionals across the globe, at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London), Brazil (São Paulo), Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix, San Francisco, Sarasota and Seattle. For more information about Vertex, visit


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