CompoSecure Recognized for Its Local Impact and Social Good in New Jersey

The company received awards by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) and Roots & Wings

SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CompoSecure, a pioneer and global leader in the design and manufacturing of premium financial cards, recently received awards from two organizations for its contributions to the local community.

Roots & Wings, which empowers young adults who age out of New Jersey’s foster care system with the vital services and support systems necessary to achieve self-sufficiency, honored CompoSecure with the 2019 Irene DeGrandpre Award for its seven years of involvement with the organization. The award was presented at the 20th Anniversary Roots & Wings Rise and Fly Gala. CompoSecure CEO Jon Wilk accepted the award on behalf of the company.

“Though CompoSecure’s business reach is international, we remain deeply connected to the local community,” said Wilk. “We believe it is critical that we nurture this relationship by lending our employees’ time as well as financial support to help the organizations making an impact here in New Jersey.”

CompoSecure was also honored with a Community Service Award at New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA)’s 2019 Awards for Excellence Reception on October 29. The award recognized the various ways CompoSecure and its employees gave back to the community by conducting food drives, volunteering at fundraising events, donating resources and equipment, and participating in mentoring programs. CompoSecure Executive Chairman and Co-Founder Michele Logan accepted the award on behalf of the company.

“Business leaders play a critical role in giving back,” said Logan. “Big or small, a business is part of the community it serves. The success of a business and its community are intertwined, and only together, can long-term growth be sustained.”

About CompoSecure

Founded in 2000, CompoSecure is a pioneer and global leader in the design and manufacturing of premium financial cards. The company focuses on serving the affluent customers of credit card issuers worldwide using proprietary production methods that meet the highest standards of quality and security. The company offers clients secure, innovative and durable proprietary products that implement leading-edge engineering capabilities and technology in both the public and private sector. The mission is to increase clients’ brand equity in the marketplace by offering card products that differentiate the brands they represent, thus elevating the traditional card transaction process to a special cardholder experience. For more information, please visit

About Roots & Wings

Founded in 1999 by Irene DeGrandpre, Roots & Wings began as a community-based volunteer operation. Intending to provide an intensive, life-changing program focusing on the empowerment of education and the development of critically necessary life skills, R&W volunteers established a residential program to support these young people as they transition from foster care to independence. Through housing (RISE) and case management (FLY), it provides the safety net protecting its clients and greatly reducing their risk of lifetime poverty and hardship. Clients leave R&W having broken the cycle of poverty, abuse and despair that research shows often continues generation after generation absent intensive outside intervention. See more information here:

About New Jersey Business & Industry Association

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association provides information, services and advocacy to its member companies to build a more prosperous New Jersey. It is the nation’s largest statewide employer association and its members employ more than one million people. NJBIA is widely regarded as the most credible and effective advocate for business in the Garden State. The staff of government affairs experts testify frequently before the Legislature and state agencies to protect the interests of its members. In addition to powerful advocacy, it provides member companies with practical information and a number of money-saving benefits to help make the Garden State’s businesses prosperous. More information can be found at


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