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Spok to Add 60 Employees in Minnesota to Support Accelerated Solution Development

SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2017-- Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and the leader in healthcare communications and collaboration, today announced the company's expansion of its Minneapolis/St. Paul presence by approximately 45 percent, with the addition of more than 60 employees over the next two years, the majority of which will be added in 2017. As part of Spok's ongoing capital allocation strategy, which includes making key strategic investments in its product solutions and infrastructure, the company is increasing its world-class team to enhance Spok Care Connect®, a unique healthcare communications platform that is transforming how hospitals coordinate care.

"We are pleased to announce these planned additions to our already strong team of professionals," said Vincent D. Kelly, chief executive officer. "In 2017, Spok is committed to the necessary investments supporting our strategy to deliver the best-in-class unified critical communications platform, Spok Care Connect."

Making a difference in the lives of patients and healthcare professionals, the newly hired associates will be based in Spok's Eden Prairie, Minn. location. There, they will join the company's collaborative teams that work with industry-leading technology to create innovative product solutions. Healthcare organizations around the world rely on Spok to improve clinical communications by delivering information to care teams when and where it matters most to improve patient outcomes. Spok® solutions help hospitals evolve their communications strategy and technology from disparate systems to a single communications platform, which supports clinical workflows and allows for the seamless flow of data among departments.

With increased demand for its range of solutions, Spok is accelerating work on Spok Care Connect. “We are excited to be building an even larger world-class development team as we continue to deliver the most effective solutions to our customers,” said Kyle Gunderson, vice president of product development at Spok.

“In line with our mission to attract and retain the best talent, this initiative will provide opportunities for people with a diversity of skills and backgrounds,” said Bonnie Culp, executive vice president of human resources. “We are an innovative company, and we believe our employees are our most valuable resource. We offer a flexible and collaborative work environment that promotes a customer focus for success across the organization.”

Spok’s expedited application process can be accessed at

About Spok

Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Va., is proud to be the global leader in critical communications for healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries. We deliver smart, reliable solutions to help protect the health, well-being, and safety of people around the globe. Our customers send over 100 million messages each month through their Spok® solutions, and they rely on Spok for workflow improvement, secure texting, paging services, contact center optimization, and public safety response. When communications matter, Spok delivers. Visit us at or find us on Twitter @Spoktweets.

Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc. Spok Care Connect is a trademark of Spok, Inc.

Source: Spok, Inc.

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