Cirrus Group LLC (Daycare Works) Selected As One Of The 2013 Michigan 50 Companies To Watch

Cirrus Group LLC, based in Rochester Hills, Michigan, has been recognized as one of the 2013 "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch," an awards program sponsored by the Edward Lowe Foundation and presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.

Daycare Works will be honored at an awards ceremony during the ninth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event, May 2, 2013 in Lansing, Mich.

Cirrus Group LLC ( is a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of dynamic operational, financial and customer management solutions for childcare facilities, community education centers and school districts. Started in 2002 by co-founders Christine Garrett, Wade Robbins and Michael Garrett, Cirrus Group has provided their Daycare Works solutions, helping clients more efficiently manage their staff and resource scheduling and simplifying government compliancy requirements, including fully integrated and individualized state and local subsidy payments and food care program accounting. Through Daycare Works solutions, these facilities also build better relationships with customers by extending their brand to the web for classroom enrolments, accepting secure online payments and delivering personalized and multi-channel communications.

"We are honored to receive this award and to be selected as one of Michigan 50 Companies to Watch," Says Christine Garrett, CEO of Cirrus Group LLC and Daycare Works. "Our company has always focused on bringing innovative products to our customers and making a difference in the communities we service. Congratulations to the entire team at Cirrus Group for making Daycare Works a highly rated and quickly growing system for educational program management. The recognition is well deserved."

Companies making it to the "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch" list are a remarkable group of second-stage companies. Defined as having 6 to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan's economy. Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like Cirrus Group LLC/Daycare Works are known for their exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creation of innovation or use of innovation in creative ways, and their sustainable competitive advantage.

Winners were selected by Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development, industrial and venture capital communities.

Michigan 50 Companies to Watch is presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.

Founding underwriters are the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, PNC Bank, Michigan Certified Development Corporation, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and Dynamic Edge, Inc.

Contributing Underwriters are DTE Energy Foundation, Comcast Business Class, Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, Rehmann, Varnum Attorneys at Law, Consumers Energy, Comcast Spotlight and AARP.

Michigan Celebrates Small Business was founded by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Small Business Administration, Small Business Association of Michigan, Greater Lansing Business Monthly and Edward Lowe Foundation.

Information about next year's Michigan 50 Companies to Watch program can be found at For information about Michigan Celebrates Small Business, visit

For more information about Cirrus Group LLC and the Daycare Works platform of solutions, please visit or

Media Contact:
Michael Garrett
Cirrus Group LLC
Phone: 248-841-1940


Categories: Education

Tags: afterschool software, child care systems, Childcare Software

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