TORONTO – June 26, 2019 – KEV Group (“KEV”, “the company”), the maker of the School Cash Suite of products and the leading provider of cash accounting management and online payments software for K-12 public schools, is pleased to announce that Chairman & CEO Bram Belzberg has been named a Recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® for 2019.
“On behalf of everyone at KEV Group, I would like to congratulate Bram on this great achievement,” said Kevin Frick, Co-founder and Partner at Serent Capital and member of KEV’s Board of Directors. “Bram’s strong leadership and clear vision have helped build KEV into the industry leader in cash accounting management and online payments software for K-12 public schools. It has been inspiring to see Bram and his team develop innovative solutions and best-in-class customer service for teachers, administrators, students and parents.”
“It’s an incredible honour to be named a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40®,” said Bram Belzberg, Chairman & CEO of KEV Group. “It’s a testament to the talent and hard work of the team at KEV and the amazing school boards that we partner with. The company’s success is a product of our passion and dedication to improving outcomes for K-12 schools and ensuring teachers can spend more time teaching.”
Bram joined KEV in 2009, leading the development of the company’s online payments platform. He oversaw the growth of the company to more than 16,500 schools across Canada and the U.S., earning KEV a place on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500. In 2018, he led a private equity investment from San Francisco-based Serent Capital and the acquisition of KEV’s largest U.S. competitor, TRA Software.
KEV’s School Cash Suite is a cloud-based platform designed to meet the unique financial needs of K-12 public schools and eliminate the challenges of dealing with cash in schools. KEV is the largest provider of cash accounting management and online payment software to public schools in North America.
Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® is an annual recognition of the exceptional achievements of 40 outstanding Canadians under the age of 40. The 2019 Top 40 Recipients were announced today on BNN Bloomberg and in the National Post.
Bram and his peers were selected from over 850 nominees by an independent Advisory Board, comprising 25 business leaders from across Canada. Honourees were chosen on four key criteria: Vision & Innovation; Leadership; Impact & Influence; and, Social Responsibility.
ABOUT KEV GROUP
KEV Group provides industry-leading online payment, accounting and activity tracking solutions to more than 16,500 schools across North America. For more than 30 years, KEV Group’s School Cash Suite and SchoolFunds Online products have helped schools and school boards ensure the security and transparency of student activity funds. KEV Group has been recognized by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 as one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies. Visit us at kevgroup.com and schoolcashonline.com.
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