SEATTLE, September 24, 2008: Dexter + Chaney ( www.dexterchaney.com) has climbed two places in Washington CEO Magazine’s annual “Top 50” ranking of high-technology and bio-technology firms in the state of Washington, based on number of Washington-based employees. The company placed 36th in the 2008 ranking, announced in the magazine’s September issue, with 72 employees working at the company’s Seattle headquarters. Dexter + Chaney, developer of Spectrum(R) Construction Software, was 38th in the 2007 listing.
Washington CEO (circ. 36,000) is a regional business publication written for CEOs, directors, senior executives and others. The “Top 50” designation is the latest in a series of rankings by local and trade publications and organizations that Dexter + Chaney has made for its size or growth rate. The company recently opened a second office building on its 2.3-acre North Seattle campus to accommodate its growth.
“We continually enhance Spectrum with one key purpose in mind: to help our construction-company clients grow their businesses,” said John Chaney, Dexter + Chaney co-founder and president. “When our company is recognized for its growth rate or size, we naturally share the honor with our clients. Our success depends on the ability of our product and people to help our clients be successful.”
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More than 1,000 construction companies throughout the United States use Dexter + Chaney’s Spectrum Construction Software. Spectrum includes 30 integrated modules that handle project management, construction accounting, equipment management, human resources, document imaging, service management, remote connectivity and data sharing tasks. Contractors who use Spectrum report they have improved profitability and have grown their businesses more than 300 percent without adding financial staff.
More than 7,500 total users make use of Spectrum’s Document Imaging software, which addresses a typically painful problem for construction contractors: giving management, office staff and project managers the fast, electronic access they need to important documents like contracts, change orders, time cards, invoices and others.
For more information about Dexter + Chaney or Spectrum, contact Brad Mathews, Vice President of Marketing, Dexter + Chaney, 9700 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115-2347; phone: 800-875-1400 or 206-364-1400; fax: 206-367-9613; e-mail: