Our way of celebrating successful business clients who make a difference in their communities

Established in 2018, the Community Heroes program honors Insperity® clients who serve as both business and philanthropic heroes within their respective communities. These companies and nonprofits enrich the places where their own employees work, live and play – reflecting Insperity’s own corporate mission to help businesses succeed so communities prosper.

Vericool® helps the community and the planet

At a glance

Organization: Vericool

Location: San Francisco, CA

Year founded: 2015

Year presented: 2019

Size: 3 - 30 employees

Field: Manufacturing

The story

Darrell Jobe has had more than a few large ambitions in his life: to turn things around after dropping out of school and becoming a teenage gang member; to break a pattern of juvenile detention and spending time in jail; and to build a company that gives a hand-up to other ex-cons, while saving the environment at the same time.

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CocoKids™ champions children and families

At a glance

Organization: CocoKids

Location: San Francisco, CA

Year founded: 1976

Year presented: 2019

Size: 50 - 149 employees

Field: Human services

The story

CocoKids™ of Contra Costa County in California exists to improve the lives of children and families. Its work supports the vision for children to be nurtured, healthy and better able to achieve their full potential.

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Childkind gives families the support they need

At a glance

Organization: Childkind

Location: GA, Atlanta

Year founded: 1988

Year presented: 2019

Size: 3 - 30 employees

Field: Human services

The story

Life can be tough. But kids dealing with complex childhood medical issues experience a life tougher than most of us can imagine.

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Safe Systems® supports financial institutions with tech

At a glance

Organization: Safe Systems

Location: GA, Atlanta

Year founded: 1993

Year presented: 2019

Size: 50 - 149 employees

Field: Technology

The story

When Safe Systems® chairman and CEO Danny Johnston founded his company in 1993, he did so to help banks and credit unions significantly decrease IT costs, increase performance and improve their compliance posture.

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Inspiring business, community leadership

For the Community Heroes initiative, Insperity employees nominate worthy companies and organizations internally, based upon our working knowledge of what makes businesses both succeed and enrich communities. In other words, our Community Heroes recipients are true, exemplary models of both business and philanthropic success.

For-profit criteria:

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial excellence is demonstrated through passion, willingness to learn, openness to possibilities, risk-taking and the ability to get things done

Innovation

We highlight creative, out-of-the-box thinkers who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty by making useful products or addressing community issues. These action-oriented problem solvers embrace change.

Job creation

A successful business supports its community through job creation and growth, contributing to a thriving economy.

Community creation

Insperity employees make all nominations for the Community Heroes program, based upon our deep knowledge of what makes businesses successful and communities prosperous.

Nonprofit criteria:

Innovation

Stellar nonprofit clients address the challenges of our day head on, seeking to solve problems and build community through grassroots programs and initiatives.

Collaboration

In partnering with other nonprofits, businesses and agencies to work toward common goals, these organizations build fruitful, long-term relationships while making a difference daily in the communities they serve.

Missional impact

By working with defined goals, measurable objectives when implementing programs and services, these organizations produce clear results.


What previous recipients are saying

The people who truly deserve this are our employees. They’re my heroes. The fact that Insperity is honoring them . . . is extremely important to everyone. Darrell Jobe –Founder and CEO, Vericool®San Francisco, CA

At Insperity, we are committed to business success and community prosperity.

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