Hayes Software Systems Named One of Austin’s Best Places to Work by Austin Business Journal

Leader in asset management and inventory control for K-12 school districts earns #19 spot in the 2021 honors 

AUSTIN, TX — July 23, 2021 — Hayes Software Systems, a leader in asset management, inventory control and help desk management SaaS solutions for K-12 school districts, has been named one of Austin’s 2021 Best Places to Work by the Austin Business Journal. Hayes ranked 19th overall and placed in the top three SaaS companies within their size category.  

“It’s an amazing honor to be chosen as one of Austin’s Best Places to Work, and we are in such great company. The Austin business community has grown exponentially so it is truly incredible to be recognized in this way.” said Matt Winebright, CEO of Hayes Software Systems. “The achievement belongs to the amazing Hayes team. Regardless of where in the country they live, their dedication to finding balance between building a successful business as well as a great culture and work environment is what makes Hayes a special place to work. I couldn’t be prouder to be a part of what’s been happening here.”     

The Austin Business Journal’s Best Places to Work honors are determined by rankings across several categories: Communications & Resources, Individual Needs, Manager Effectiveness, Personal Engagement, Team Dynamics and Trust in Leadership. 71 honorees, across multiple size categories,were chosen from thousands of Austin-area companies.  

“Building healthy culture takes effort from everyone in the organization. I’ve never been a part of something where there is so much commitment to each other.” said Anna Gibbs, COO of Hayes Software Systems. “This team shows true grit in such admirable ways.”  

Hayes Software Systems was acquired by Frontline Education in June 2021. The acquisition offers additional resources and opportunities for growth to the Hayes team and their clients while focusing on bringing together the best elements that already exist within each organization.  

“Congratulations to the Hayes team on this well-deserved recognition, said Mark Gruzin, CEO of Frontline Education. “Hayes has built a strong culture with talented and committed team members and we are thrilled to have them as part of the Frontline family.”  


About Hayes Software:
Hayes Software Systems is a privately held company in Austin, Texas, that has been supporting K-12 education for 30 years by managing assets for their entire lifecycle and providing peace of mind and confidence in inventory data. Hayes has helped over 10,000 schools, including 35 of the country’s top 100 districts, positively impacting over seven million students with their asset management, inventory control and integrated help desk solutions. Hayes Software Systems joined the Frontline Education family through acquisition in June 2021.     

About Frontline Education:
Frontline Education is a leading provider of school administration software, connecting solutions for student and special programs, business operations and human capital management with powerful data and analytics to empower educators. Frontline partners with school systems to deliver tools, data and insights that support greater efficiency and productivity, enabling school leaders to spend more time and resources executing strategies that drive educator effectiveness, student success and district excellence. 

Frontline’s broad portfolio includes solutions for proactive recruiting and hiring, absence and time management, professional growth, student information systems, special education, special programs, Medicaid reimbursement, school health management, payroll, benefits and financial management. Over 9,500 school districts representing millions of educators, administrators and support personnel have partnered with Frontline Education in their efforts to develop the next generation of learners. 

Frontline Education’s corporate headquarters is located in Malvern, PA, with Location Hubs (physical offices) in Roseville, CA, Naperville, IL and Austin, TX. In addition to Frontline’s Location Hubs, Collaboration Hubs – flexible locations in areas where Frontline has a concentration of team members, have been established across the country and Remote Location Hubs – designed to drive remote employee engagement through intentional and common use of tools and processes, have been established as part of a company-wide effort to reimagine the work environment. 

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