ENNIS — TeleTech Holding Inc. and Ennis Mayor Russell Thomas held aN Ennis Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting Tuesday morning to celebrate TeleTech bringing 400 new jobs to Ennis.

“TeleTech has been a great boon for Ennis, bringing in 400 jobs and up to 750 (in the future),” Thomas said. “TeleTech has a great outlook and have been great corporate citizens for Ennis.”

TeleTech Executive Director Dion Raymond said that some of their clients had no idea where Ennis was, but when they arrived, were welcomed by the city with warm smiles.

“We have received Ennis’ full support and we in turn have supplied the community with new jobs,” Raymond said.

He also talked about TeleTech as a company and its approach in creating a small business atmosphere.

“TeleTech is a rather large company with 44,000 employees across 56-60 operations worldwide. We are not a small company, but we like to have that tight-knit feel of a small company which really makes all the difference,” he said.

President of the Ennis Chamber of Commerce Jeanette Patak and Chamber Ambassador Chairman Allen Morris officially welcomed TeleTech to the chamber and Ennis community by presenting Raymond with a wooden, engraved member plaque.

Immediately following the ribbon cutting, TeleTech held a job fair at fill about 40 remaining positions.

TeleTech Talent Acquisition Manager Tamika Daniels said now that the facility has reached 400 employees, new hires will slow down, but TeleTech has the capacity to launch another hiring campaign and add another 400 positions in the future.

“We have about 400 employees now and can hold up to 750-800 at this facility,” Daniels said. “We’re almost done with hiring and will slow down in October or November when we reach our peak.”

She said TeleTech’s Ennis location is in a prime spot for hiring throughout Ellis County from Waxahachie, Ennis and Corsicana, with plenty of qualified applicants within its 30-mile radius.

The Ennis facility has a major Medicare component in which employees serve corporate and business clients by assisting with enrollment, coverage and limitations with special licensed agents that market this service to businesses.

About TeleTech

Celebrating its 30th year in business, TeleTech and its subsidiaries have helped the world’s most successful companies design, enable, manage, and grow customer value through the delivery of superior customer experiences across the customer lifecycle.

As the go-to partner for the Global 1000, the TeleTech group of companies delivers technology-enabled solutions that maximize revenue, transform customer experiences, and optimize business processes.

From strategic consulting to operational execution, its more than 39,000 employees drive success for clients in the communications and media, financial services, government, healthcare, technology, transportation, and retail industries.

Through the TeleTech Community Foundation, the company leverages its innovative leadership to ensure that students in underserved communities around the globe have access to the tools and support needed to maximize their educational outcomes. For additional information, visit www.teletech.com.

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