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San Francisco Business Times Names Accela as One of Top 50 Largest East Bay Tech Employers

Annual award celebrates local job creation and business impact of top tech giants headquartered in the East Bay, California 

San Ramon, Calif. (September 24, 2020) – Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, today announced that it has been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Top 50 Largest East Bay Employers in 2020. The list celebrates the technology companies headquartered in the East Bay, which is defined as Alameda and Contra Costa counties, that have been called the “bread and butter” of the U.S. economy for their job creation and fast-growing revenues. 

“Accela is honored to receive this recognition, which not only reflects our mission to build visionary technology to empower governments across the country, but our commitment to helping our own hometown thrive,” said Aaron Haggarty, Chief Legal Officer at Accela. “We appreciate the strength of the diverse talent pool in the East Bay, which is core to our innovation and growth. We look forward to continuing to attract top local talent to meet governments’ growing need for solutions to adapt to these challenging times, and best serve their communities in the future.” 

Today’s announcement builds on Accela’s momentum as the company continues to drive impact with some of the world’s most forward-thinking governments to benefit 275 million citizens globally. Accela was recently recognized among the world’s fastest-growing SaaS companies by SaaS Mag for the second consecutive year. Accela’s SaaS solutions also received a 2020 Microsoft US (MSUS) Partner Award for helping its customers respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by transitioning critical citizen services online, enabling remote workflows, and maintaining public health and safety. 

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About Accela

Accela provides market-leading cloud solutions that empower the most innovative state and local governments around the world to build thriving communities, grow businesses and protect citizens. More than 275 million citizens globally benefit from Accela’s solutions, which are powered by Microsoft Azure, for permitting, licensing, code enforcement and service request management. Accela’s fast-to-implement Civic Applications, built on its robust and extensible Civic Platform, help agencies address specific needs today, while ensuring they are prepared for any emerging or complex challenges in the future. The company was recently recognized as a 2020 Microsoft US Partner Award winner for its innovative SaaS solutions to help governments respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was named as one of the Largest East Bay Tech Employers by San Francisco Business Times. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, California, with additional offices around the world. For more information, visit

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