Top Ten Heroes of the American Economy

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#8. Talk2Rep: 1,043 jobs created

Tamarac, Fla.
CEO: Jim Ryan

Founded by former AT&T Call Center executives, Talk2Rep provides U.S.-based call center services and consulting for corporations and government entities, including American Express and General Electric. The company’s workforce is made up of employees who work at the company’s call centers as well as a number of agents who work remotely from their homes.