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Greg Gragg Announces Development of Lever1 Management Company KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Jan. 4, 2012) - Blue Chair, LLC and Greg Gragg, CEO, announce the creation of Lever1, a Kansas City based professional employer organization. After being named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year competition in June 2011 for the success of his flagship business, Gragg Advertising, Gragg now makes another company launch announcement, Lever1.

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Lever1 Ranks No. 44 on the 2017 Inc 500 List

 KANSAS CITY MO (May 25, 2017) - Lever1, an accredited leader in human resources, payroll and benefit solutions ranked No. 44 on Inc. magazine’s list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 500. This prestigious list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the dynamic segment of independent small and midsized businesses. [read more]


Gragg Advertising Helps Kansas City Go Red for Heart Health

 KANSAS CITY MO (May 25, 2017) - Gragg Advertising has been tapped by the American Heart Association to help raise awareness and critical funds for the 2017 Go Red For Women campaign. This partnership aims to shift the conversation around heart health to fight heart disease and stroke. [read more]


IntegriShield Awarded Among 2016’s Top Compliance Companies

 KANSAS CITY MO (March 8, 2016) - For the second year in a row, IntegriShield has been named among the LeadsCouncil's top compliance companies in education. This honor recognizes IntegriShield's advanced technology and its ability to simplify workflow, streamline remediation, and track brand recognition across the web [read more]


Truss and Lever1 Team Up in Strategic Partnership

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 8, 2016) — Truss LLC, the area’s second-largest independent insurance brokerage, and Lever1, an accredited leader in human resources, payroll and benefit solutions, today announced a strategic partnership to offer the area’s entrepreneurial marketplace additional collaborative tools and streamlined resources in an effort to help navigate efficient business solutions. [read more]


Gragg Advertising Named Premier Google Partner

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 20, 2016) — Gragg Advertising, a recognized global leader in digital marketing, has been named a Premier Google Partner. This distinction places Gragg among only three Premier agencies in the Kansas City area that specialize in both Search and Mobile Advertising. [read more]



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