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Progressive Grocer Selects Balance Innovations' Barbara Drennan as a Top Woman in Grocery

LENEXA, KS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/14 -- Progressive Grocer has named Barbara Drennan, director of account management, as one of the 2014 Top Women in Grocery.

Each year, Progressive Grocer recognizes the integral role women play across all areas of the dynamic retail food industry. They honor women from both the retailer and supplier communities who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, wielded substantial influence in their companies and in the industry at large, and been deeply involved in their communities.

This year, Drennan is among the women chosen for this prestigious award. She has been in the retail industry for more than 32 years. Her experience in retail operations and auditing made her a natural fit for Balance Innovations when she joined the organization in 2008.

In her role directing dozens of system implementations each year, Drennan does more than simply plan and execute the installation of Balance Innovations solutions at a store. She forms close relationships with each customer and uses the trust she builds with them to better solve their issues and implement recommended best practices. Her expertise in not only training users but also in finding the best way to train them, sets her apart in the retail technology industry.

"We are very proud of Barbara's accomplishment and are thrilled she is being honored with this award," said Steve Rempel, president and CEO of Balance Innovations. "Her expertise is invaluable to us at Balance Innovations, and she is admired and respected by both our team and our customers."

Drennan is a member of the Women's Employment Network, an organization that creates positive change in the lives of women who struggle with social, economic and educational barriers to employment. She is an avid volunteer, giving her time and energy to being a leader in her church and her children's school and sports activities.

About Balance Innovations
Balance Innovations is the leading developer of reconciliation and cash office management solutions for the retail industry. Our solutions integrate seamlessly with existing POS technologies to simplify and improve retailers' cash office management operations. Balance Innovations' premier product, VeriBalance, is an easy-to-use software solution that is helping retailers across the United States and Canada increase profitability and improve operations by reducing labor, bank fees and shrink while standardizing and enforcing best practices and corporate policies. Other products include: vbEPIX™, an electronic check processing solution; vbSecure™, an electronic-safe management product; vbScout™, a self-checkout management tool; and vbInSight™, a corporate reporting product. Customers range from independent grocers to Fortune 50 retailers. For more information, visit

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