AccuZIP Staff First in Nation to Achieve MailPro Certifications

ATASCADERO, CA, May 31, 2016 ( - On May 18, 2016, Idealliance announced that they were introducing a Mail Professional Training Program (MailPro™), to the industry. The first joint collaboration between Epicomm and Idealliance, the professional training certification program is designed to equip those involved in the extended printing and mailing supply chain with the building blocks to prepare and process mail through the U.S. Postal Service network.

"Today, AccuZIP, Inc. is proud to announce that four of their employees have already achieved MailPro Fundamentals certification," said Kristen McKiernan, President of AccuZIP, Inc. "It is our great honor to recognize Mathew Little (Customer Care Specialist), Donna Tackett (Customer Care Specialist), Dave Belmonte (Network Administrator & Senior Product Specialist) and Marty Haywood (Customer Care Specialist) for their efforts on gaining this certification just days after the program was opened to the industry. In fact, Mathew Little is the very first person in the nation to have gained this certification which is quite an honor. These employees exemplify AccuZIP’s commitment to education and outstanding support of our technologies. It is our belief that this distinguished certification will result in even stronger performance in their roles as support specialists for our end customer partners."

The MailPro Fundamentals certification program is comprised of 13 lessons and is self-paced. It is available 24/7 to all registered students and is delivered on-line through as a series interactive video tutorials, study questions, and certification exams. The videos are narrated by expert instructors giving students access to industry leaders with more than 400 years of combined mailing industry experience.

AccuZIP, Inc. also announced today that Mat Little just gained the MailPro Advanced certification as well. This second certification, consists of an additional 9 lessons and is delivered to the student in the same way as the fundamentals courses (on-line). In total, the two programs include over 11 hours of content for the students to review and be tested on.

When asked what these certifications means to him, Mathew stated, “It is an honor to work for an employer who supports my desire to learn and grow professionally. AccuZIP supported my certification efforts by paying for me to enroll and I wanted to make them proud. I never guessed I would be the first to be certified in each of these programs but that is what AccuZIP is all about! We excel at what we do and bring the best information we can to the workplace to benefit our customer partners to make their experience with us nothing short of outstanding.”

AccuZIP President Kristen McKiernan added, “AccuZIP is so proud of the efforts of these four employees. It makes us proud that they took the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge and skills through this program. We have made this available to all of our employees and look forward to each of them gaining certification in both courses by later this year. Their response to this program has been outstanding and their dedicated efforts to gain certification makes AccuZIP stronger as an organization, as a resource for our customer partners and as an industry leader. Mat, Donna, Dave and Marty should be very proud of their accomplishments in gaining these certifications.”

AccuZIP, Inc., a national software company based in Atascadero, CA. Now into our third decade, AccuZIP provides feature-rich solutions to manage Contact Data Quality, Address Hygiene, USPS Postal Presorting and Compliance, Mail Tracking and Reporting and much more! Our solutions, weather used as standalone solutions or integrated into strategic industry partner platforms provide functionality to many industry verticals to streamline, standardize, automate and simplify processes associated with data entry, data management and multi-channel communications.

Idealliance (International Digital Enterprise Alliance) is a not-for-profit membership organization that has been a leader in information technology and publishing since 1966. Idealliance advances core technology to develop standards and best practices to enhance efficiency and speed information across the end-to-end digital media supply chain – creation, production, management, and delivery of knowledge-based multimedia content – digitally and in print. Idealliance members represent a unique convergence of the leading brand owners, agencies, publishers, printers, materials suppliers and solution providers. Idealliance provides a user-driven, cross-industry, and open environment in which its members can strategize, innovate, standardize, and implement solutions to real business challenges in graphic communications. Idealliance is headquartered at 1600 Duke Street, Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22314. For more information, visit or call (703) 837-1070.