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Empyrean Named to the Inc. 5000 List for the Sixth Year in a Row

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Empyrean has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America for the sixth consecutive year. (more…)

Empyrean Ranks on the HBJ Fast 100 List and is Named an Enterprise Champion Finalist

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

2018 marks Empyrean’s third consecutive year on the Houston Business Journal’s list of the 100 fastest growing private businesses in the Greater Houston area. Empyrean has also been honored as an Enterprise Champion finalist.


Rich Wolfe Wins the Houston Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Award

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Rich Wolfe has been selected as one of the leading CEOs in Houston by the Houston Business Journal. (more…)

Empyrean CEO Rich Wolfe Named a 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

The 2018 award marks the fourth year in a row that Empyrean’s CEO and Co-Founder has been the recipient of EY’s prestigious honor. (more…)

Empyrean Wins Three Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Empyrean won awards in three categories of the 12th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. This is the company’s first year participating in the competition, which drew over 2,500 nominations from businesses and industries around the world. (more…)

Empyrean Named a Stevie Awards Finalist

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Empyrean is proud to be recognized as a finalist in three categories of the 2018 Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service.

Houston Business Journal Highlights Empyrean’s New Houston Office

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

The Houston Business Journal has spotlighted Empyrean’s new headquarters in a recent article. (more…)

Empyrean Ranked as a Top Houston-Area Software Developer for the Second Year in a Row

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

The Houston Business Journal has named Empyrean as one of Houston’s largest business-to-business software developers for the second year in a row. (more…)

Empyrean Named to the Inc. 5000 List for the 5th Year in a Row

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Empyrean was named to the Inc. 5000 list for the fifth year in a row. Fewer than a tenth of Inc. 5000 honorees achieve five years on the list – We’re proud of our growth over the course of our ten year history.

To make the list, companies must meet certain revenue requirements and be independent, privately held, for-profit, and U.S. based.

We are thrilled to be on the list again, and happy to be in good company with 184 other Houston-based companies. Houston Business Journal provided a nice synopsis of the Houston-area and Texas-based accomplishments of the Inc. 5000 list.

For more information, visit Inc. 5000 at

Empyrean Ranked as One of Houston’s Fastest Growing Companies for the Second Year in a Row

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

The Houston Business Journal has honored Empyrean as one of Houston’s fastest growing companies for the second year in a row. (more…)

Empyrean’s Rich Wolfe Wins an Owler 2017 Top Rated CEO Award

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Empyrean CEO and Co-Founder Rich Wolfe has been named one of the year’s top rated CEOs by

Empyrean Benefit Solutions Celebrates Strong Growth to Kick Off 2017

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Today Empyrean announced a record start in 2017 revenue, continuing the company’s strong progress from the end of 2016. Record new client additions, high customer retention, and the successful entry into the small/mid-size business (SMB) market confirm the benefits administration technology and services firm is meeting and exceeding employers’ increasingly complex demands for smarter, more innovative solutions. (more…)

Empyrean CEO and Co-Founder Rich Wolfe Named a 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

For the third year in a row, Rich Wolfe has received this prestigious recognition for his vision and determination in leading Empyrean to year-over-year success. (more…)

Empyrean CEO Rich Wolfe Wins EBN’s Technology Innovator Award

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Employee Benefit News has named Empyrean CEO and Co-Founder Rich Wolfe one of the top 21 innovators shaping the benefits technology landscape today. (more…)

Empyrean Receives Owler’s Hot in Houston 2016 Award

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 has named Empyrean one of Houston’s hottest companies, based on the service’s 2016 data. (more…)

Empyrean Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies and the 4th Largest Software Developer in the Houston Area

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Our consistent and rapid growth has again been recognized by the Houston Business Journal. Empyrean has earned a place on the publication’s recent Fast Tech 25 list, and ranked 4th on its list of Largest B2B Software & App Developers. (more…)

Empyrean Recognized for Strong Year-Over-Year Company Growth by HBJ’s Fast 100 List

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Empyrean has been named as the one of the fastest-growing private companies in the greater Houston metropolitan area by the Houston Business Journal! (more…)

Empyrean Founders Named in EBA’s List of “10 Benefit IT Power Players”

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Congratulations to Empyrean Co-founder and CEO Rich Wolfe, and Co-founder and Chairman Dave Carlson – both named in Employee Benefit Adviser’s latest list of the top technology executives to watch! (more…)

ACA Compliance: Key Takeaways from the 2015 Tax Year Experience to Prep You for 2016

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

While the first Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting year is behind us, compliance challenges continue. Now employers face massive potential penalties with less margin for error, and still must wait for IRS final guidance and instructions for the second year of reporting. Stay proactive and prepped with these takeaways from the 2015 ACA experience. (more…)

Empyrean and Bloom Health: Leading the Evolution of Benefits Technology

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Rich Wolfe, CEO Empyrean Benefit Solutions

Today we’re announcing big news: Bloom Health has officially joined the Empyrean family. Together, we’re moving towards a unified one-platform approach to bring the best benefits technology and services to employers and their employees. (more…)