Awards and Recognition

alligatortek has been honored with a number of awards recognizing our successful client work and company culture.
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2016 Chicago Innovation Awards Winner

alligatortek's Menu Profit Builder has been chosen out of 643 nominations as a Chicago Innovation Awards Winner. The application reduced customer attrition from 26% to 13% for its client, a wholesale food distributor. Menu Profit Builder allows restaurant managers to control and predict food costs by allowing them to estimate recipe and menu item costs.

Click here to read the Press Release.

2015 Microsoft Partner of the Year – Innovative Technology for Good Citizenship

Each year, Microsoft recognizes their top partners worldwide at their annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). Microsoft WPC aims to nurture connections within the Microsoft sphere, inspire attendees through insightful keynote events, and educate partners through Microsoft hosted sessions. We are humbled to be one of 43 Partners of the Year out of 2,300 submissions in 108 countries. Our Produce Donor Portal - a project in conjunction with Feeding America - has been recognized as Innovative Technology for Good Citizenship.

Click here to read the Press Release.

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2014 Chicago Innovation Award – People’s Choice

2014 Chicago Innovation Award – People’s Choice

With a core value of Innovation and a monthly meeting dedicated towards “brainstorming”, we are so excited to have been recognized for our efforts as the 2014 People’s Choice Award Winner of the Chicago Innovation Awards! This year-long series of events is designed to inspire innovation, educate people and organizations about the principles of innovation, and foster relationships that strengthen companies, grow the economy, and create jobs. We are proud to take part in the initiative to cultivate innovation and economic growth in the Chicago area. For more information on this program, visit:

Click here to view the video on our winning project.

101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for – Best of the Best Small Businesses 2014, 2015, 2016

alligatortek is thrilled to be among the prestigious list of firms named by the National Association for Business Resources as one of The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation. This is the second consecutive year we have been honored with this recognition. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors companies that deliver exceptional human resource practices and an impressive commitment to their employees. With a company culture centered upon family and fostering a work-life balance, we are humbled to have received such high reviews from our current employees. For more information, visit

Read our press release announcing this recognition.

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2013 Brill Street’s Top 50 Gen Y Employers

2013 Brill Street’s Top 50 Gen Y Employers

We constantly strive to find the brightest talent to join our A-Team, and are thrilled that Brill Street + Company has named us as one of the Top 50 Gen Y Employers in Chicago! Since 2009, this staffing company has identified and ranked top employers in Chicago for Gen Y emerging talent. Companies are evaluated on areas that are important to Gen Y - professional development opportunities, benefits, environment, company reputation and culture, perks offered and the corporate enthusiasm. The full list of 2013 winners is available in the official press release.

CBS Local provides visitors with 24/7 access to the latest updates in Local News, Sports, Traffic, Weather, and the Best Of Chicago! We are thrilled that our President & CEO, Sid Bala, was featured by this publication to discuss technology in the workplace.

To read the interview, visit CBS Chicago.

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Tastytrade is an online financial network that evaluates the financial markets live every day online from 7AM CST to 3PM CST. At alligatortek, we seek to always provide a solution that makes sense to our clients – accelerates corporate growth or generates an even greater return on the investment. We are excited to be featured on this network as an outlet for exponential growth.

Click here to watch the interview.

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  • A Non-Profit Domestic Hunger Relief Organization

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  • Chicago Community Trust

    Your team has been great in understanding our business needs. You continually translate these needs into successful projects on budget with a smile.
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  • Large Manufacturing Plant

    We have happily been working with alligatortek since 2007 and are very satisfied. Every major project has been implemented by the desi...
  • Chicago Botanic Garden

    alligatortek architected, upgraded and executed the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Plant Records database and Plant Production database. The...
  • Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company

    I want to thank you for your help…This [system] works fabulously.
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  • A Zoological Garden

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  • Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company

    It has been a pleasure working with you and [your team]. Thanks for your help.
  • HandsOnSite

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  • Large Manufacturing Plant

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    [You] have been able to [develop] a reasonably complex web site and have it professionally maintained with issues being handled quickly.
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    Great people to work with.
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    They get things done on time and are very easy to work with.
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    Epitomizes the philosophy of people helping people.