Burly Joe Sayers – Personality profile

(At our annual meeting every year, we take headshots for our website. We also give everyone the option to show off their personalities, and sometimes, we get them to write a story about their idea’s)

Burly Joe came from humble beginnings. His father, a peanut farmer in rural Georgia, would send him into town every Tuesday on the back of a melon truck for supplies and to sell cajun boiled peanuts outside ole McSchuster’s drug emporium. Well, one Tuesday he came back to the farm and his dad was getting arrested. Some snowflake from the city choked on a peanut that came from his farm and he was suing him for not having a choking hazard on the peanut. Burly Joe never did see his father again and all he left him was an axe and a case of Busch beer.






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Apex Process Consultants Receives 2017 Best of Southfield Award

Press Release


Apex Process Consultants Receives 2017 Best of Southfield Award

Southfield Award Program Honors the Achievement

SOUTHFIELD June 1, 2017 — Apex Process Consultants has been selected for the 2017 Best of Southfield Award in the Consultants category by the Southfield Award Program.

Each year, the Southfield Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Southfield area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2017 Southfield Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Southfield Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Southfield Award Program

The Southfield Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Southfield area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Southfield Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Southfield Award Program

Southfield Award Program


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Apex named one of Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America

Today Inc. released their annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
And guess who was on that list?!
That’s right! We are!
I know what you are thinking, “Man, they are only 4 lines into this blog post and they’ve already used their allotted exclamation points for a whole year!”
And, you’re right! But we’re just so excited. Apex has spent the past 7 years working hard, building a strong team and powerful toolkits. We’re super proud of this achievement.
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Reflecting on the past – looking towards the future

It is almost my 1 year anniversary with Apex, and it has been one of the best, most interesting years of my life. As we gear up for our annual kickoff meeting I have to think a lot about what has happened while I’ve been here and what’s is coming up in our future. Also, Apex just celebrated it’s 5th anniversary (Happy Birthday to us!).  The week or two before the Christmas party was filled with stories of Christmas parties past. Stories of Apex startup which started with weekly meetings at a brewery not to far from our current office. Everyone was so excited about how far we had come in such a short time.

And having only been there for a year, I can attest to how much we’ve moved forward. At first I took time to figure out what Apex was doing, coming into a new company with a marketing and social media background, learning what and how BPM was used was a bit challenging. I tried to learn something new every day. To not be overwhelmed, but to fully comprehend. And for a while, I thought I was doing a good job, until one day I realized that I had been with Apex for 6 months and I was still learning what we were doing.

It’s not that I’m a slow learner. It’s that we do something new every day, every week, every month. We’re constantly growing our products and services. Every day I’m trying to catch up, I’m falling behind on learning what we’re currently making. So I’ve stopped looking into Apex’s past and started to just look at the future, to delve into everything we’re currently working on. To fully wrap my brain around what’s going on.

I’m excited for our kickoff meeting next week. I’m excited to see what our partners and employee’s have to say. And can I mention that I’ve created some killer team building exercises?!

Get ready for some great video’s about our 1.5 features, we’ve been working on them in between projects and they are just about ready to launch.

Looking forward to sharing the New Year with you. We have a bunch of really amazing stuff planned!

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Apex – around North America

Every week we have teams working with clients all around North America. Last week we had people in Canada, the US and Mexico. This week we’re not in Mexico, but we have started a few new projects around the country. Check out the map below and see where our consultants are working this week –



See what our consultants see –

[image title=”Apex – Southfield, MI” alt=”Apex – Southfield, MI” caption=”Apex – Southfield, MI”][/image]
[image title=”Jim – Toronto” alt=”Jim – Toronto” caption=”Jim – Toronto”][/image]
[image title=”Chenthil – Warren, OH” alt=”Chenthil – Warren, OH” caption=”Chenthil – Warren, OH”][/image]
[image title=”Nick – Tampa, FL” alt=”Nick – Tampa, FL” caption=”Nick – Tampa, FL”][/image]
[image title=”Nick – Tampa, FL” alt=”Nick – Tampa, FL” caption=”Nick – Tampa, FL”][/image]
[image title=”Rama – Tampa, FL” alt=”Rama – Tampa, FL” caption=”Rama – Tampa, FL”][/image]
[image title=”Rama – San Fran, CA” alt=”Rama – San Fran, CA” caption=”Rama – San Fran, CA”][/image]
[image title=”Laura – Indy, IN” alt=”Laura – Indy, IN” caption=”Laura – Indy, IN”][/image]
[image title=”Laura – Indy, IN” alt=”Laura – Indy, IN” caption=”Laura – Indy, IN”][/image]
[image title=”Laura – Indy, IN” alt=”Laura – Indy, IN” caption=”Laura – Indy, IN”][/image]
[image title=”Laura – Indy, IN” alt=”Laura – Indy, IN” caption=”Laura – Indy, IN”][/image]
[image title=”Jim – Working from an airplane in Detroit” alt=”Jim – Working from an airplane in Detroit” caption=”Jim – Working from an airplane in Detroit”][/image]
[image title=”Sashi – Anchorage, AK” alt=”Sashi – Anchorage, AK” caption=”Sashi – Anchorage, AK”][/image]
[image title=”Rajesh – Washington D.C.” alt=”Rajesh – Washington D.C.” caption=”Rajesh – Washington D.C.”][/image]
[image title=”Atlanta Branch” alt=”Atlanta Branch” caption=”Atlanta Branch”][/image]


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Chris Turner joins Apex

Apex is pleased to announce that Chris Tuner has joined the Apex team.  Chris has over 26 years of professional experience.  He comes from an Open Source Content Management industry leader.  As Lead Technical Account Manager, he was responsible for helping fortune 500 clients design their high volume, high availability architectures for smooth operations.  His clients represented a broad range of industries including entertainment, health care, publishing, retail sales, and hospitality.  Prior to this, he was with one of the largest internet and television news and entertainment services in the world.  As e-commerce and member services operation lead, he was responsible for dozens of high volume websites.  With experience ranging from operating nuclear submarines in the Navy to business intelligence, Agile development, performance tuning and troubleshooting in the information technology sector, Chris is ready to tackle any challenge.

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