December 2, 2019 Ripple Effect




We’ve had quite the year at Ripple Effect, filled with many successes both for our clients and for our company. Throughout this final month of 2019 and in the holiday spirit, we’ll be celebrating Ripple Effect’s 12 best and brightest moments from the past calendar year, and looking forward to all the exciting things to come in 2020. Welcome to the 12 Days Of Ripple! To kick things off, let’s celebrate our refreshed brand, which we launched in January. From our logo to tagline to new mission and vision, here’s what changed with Ripple Effect in 2019.


Make sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and keep your eye out for the #12DaysofRipple hashtag.



New Digital Campaigns


On the second day of the 12 Days Of Ripple, let’s look back at all the new digital campaigns our Corporate Communications team debuted this year! From feature stories to Ripple Pets, our social media channels and blog have been filled with content that showcases our wonderful people and their career journeys. Check out our favorites:



New Executive Leadership and Strategic Growth Division


On the third day of the 12 Days Of Ripple, we highlight this year’s new additions to our executive leadership and our newly-launched Strategic Growth division! Congrats to our Chief Financial Officer Bambo Bamgbose, Director of Communications & Outreach Timothy La Rose, Human Resources Manager Tierra Terrell-Johnson, and Director of Strategic Growth Patrick McCarthy for their new roles this year, and kudos to all of you for helping to take our company to the next level. Click here to learn more about our leadership:



Prioritizing Ripple Effect Culture and Events


On the fourth day of the 12 Days Of Ripple, let’s celebrate all the fun and exciting events we enjoy with our work family! From trivia nights to in-office national day festivities, our Human Resources team makes sure our company stays connected, our people have fun, and that culture remains a top priority. Check out our favorite events from the year:



2019 Awards and Recognitions


This year, we’ve been honored to earn many recognitions, nominations, and award wins for the outstanding work our people do. On this fifth day of the 12 Days Of Ripple, let’s take a look at the accolades we’ve earned from Inc. Magazine, Washington Business Journal, the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum, American Express, and more. Learn more about these distinctions here:



Getting Involved in Our Community


As you may have seen during August’s Community Month, Ripple Effect values actively giving back and helping build up the community around us. On the sixth day of the 12 Days Of Ripple, take a look at how we’ve gotten involved the past year, from Ripplers speaking at conferences and job fairs to the Making Strides in Central Maryland Breast Cancer Walk to sponsoring the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health Opioid Hackathon, and so much more. Check out some of our favorite events from the year:



New Government Organizations We’re Supporting


In 2019, Ripple Effect was proud to start supporting many new government organizations, spanning different industries, capabilities, and missions. To celebrate the seventh day of the 12 Days of Ripple, familiarize yourself with our new clients listed below. Also, stay tuned for more information about the events we’ve helped plan and the projects we’re producing in the upcoming year!



2019 Recruiting Accomplishments


On Monday, we shared a list of all the wonderful new clients we began supporting in 2019. With all this new work, Ripple Effect had a lot of desks to fill! On the eighth day of the 12 Days of Ripple, we give a shout out to our hardworking Recruiting team that spends countless hours making sure we hire the right person for every one of our open positions. Take a look at this summary of what our team accomplished this year, including the addition of 99 new Ripplers!


Our Recruiting and HR teams also came together this year to better personalize Ripple’s benefits for our employees:



For a full look, visit our Benefits at a Glance page, and be sure to check out our Careers page and current job openings to join us in the upcoming year!



Our University Partners


Yesterday, we focused on the great job that our Recruiting team did in 2019. But we wouldn’t have been able to reach as many prospective Ripplers this year without support from our college and university partners. On this ninth day of the 12 Days Of Ripple, we thank schools like James Madison University, Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, Frostburg State UniversityUniversity of Maryland, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, University of Rochester, and more for allowing us to showcase our company to undergraduate and graduate students. Click below to learn about some of our 2019 speaking engagements and university initiatives:



Hiring Our Heroes Spotlight


This year, we’ve had the privilege of partnering with Hiring Our Heroes and the Military Spouse Professional Network to aid veterans and military spouses, like Junior Communications Specialist and Graphic Designer Natalie Mazur, in transitioning to meaningful employment opportunities. Let’s spend the tenth day of the 12 Days Of Ripple looking forward to extending this partnership, and hopefully adding a new group of Ripplers to our team in 2020! If you haven’t already, make sure to read our feature on Natalie to learn about her journey through the HOH program:



Thanks to our 2019 Clients and Partners


We accomplished lot in 2019, from taking on nine new clients to hiring 99 new Ripplers. On the 11th day of the 12 Days of Ripple, we look back at the clients we’ve helped make successful, and thank those clients and partners who trusted us to go the extra mile and deliver excellent work. Thank you to the:



Monthly Content Themes


For the very last of the 12 Days Of Ripple, we take a look back at our monthly themes—the content we published in 2019 to support our company culture and philosophy. From lifelong learning to leadership, we were thrilled to share stories about our people and perspectives on how we can all work smarter and perform better. We can’t wait to share more in 2020! Click here to learn more:



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