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The MCS Agency Chosen as Partner in Paycor HCM's Groundbreaking Empowerment Program

Updated: Aug 26, 2023

CINCINNATI, Aug. 24, 2023 — The MCS Agency, a digital marketing communications

agency serving immigrant businesses and non-profits, proudly announces its selection as a strategic partner in Paycor HCM's groundbreaking Empowerment Program. This significant partnership marks a new chapter in The MCS Agency's journey, aligning its core values with Paycor's commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and innovation within its Marketplace.

Empowering Diversity for Growth

The Paycor Empowerment Program, designed to uplift and support minority-owned businesses, has emerged as a beacon of opportunity for enterprises seeking to grow their footprint in the modern business landscape. The partnership between The MCS Agency and Paycor, facilitated by the Cincinnati Minority Business Accelerator, exemplifies the program's vision of creating equitable pathways for all entrepreneurs.

Selection Based on Excellence and Alignment

The Cincinnati MBA and Paycor teams collaboratively conducted a thorough selection process. The MCS Agency stood out through this meticulous assessment due to its proficiency in integrated marketing solutions and its genuine commitment to the community.

A notable aspect of The MCS Agency is its dedication to supporting immigrant businesses, which often face challenges in accessing capital and communicating effectively. They specialize in offering innovative solutions that address these communication barriers, enabling these businesses to grow and thrive. Given The MCS Agency's alignment with the goals of the Cincinnati MBA and Paycor teams, they were an evident fit for this impactful partnership.

A Cohort of Visionaries

The MCS Agency stands among a select group of enterprises that have demonstrated unparalleled potential for growth, innovation, and positive impact. The distinguished cohort includes businesses specializing in payment solutions, IT services, risk management, staffing, employee engagement technology, and more.

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Clara Matonhodze Strode

Clara Matonhodze, Founder and Consultant of The MCS Agency expressed her enthusiasm for this collaboration: "We are honored and thrilled to be chosen as a key partner in Paycor HCM's Empowerment Program. This collaboration signifies a pivotal moment for The MCS Agency and a resounding affirmation of our mission to bridge communication gaps and empower immigrant businesses and non-profits". "The opportunity to align our values with Paycor's commitment to diversity and innovation is a testament to the impact we've strived to make. We look forward to this partnership's possibilities for us and the communities we serve", Matonhodze concluded.

A Promising Future

This partnership marks an exciting juncture in The MCS Agency's evolution, providing them with opportunities to connect, collaborate, and contribute to a diverse ecosystem of visionary partners. With a steadfast commitment to excellence and a shared belief in the power of innovation, The MCS Agency is poised to make an indelible mark within the Paycor Marketplace and beyond.

For more information about The MCS Agency and its marketing communications solutions, please visit

About The MCS Agency

The MCS Agency is a marketing communications agency specializing in integrated marketing solutions with a focus on immigrant businesses and non-profits. It's services include communications planning, digital marketing, SEO, Website design and development, brand development, strategic communications, event design and management and social media strategy.

About Paycor

Paycor’s human capital management (HCM) platform modernizes every aspect of people management, from recruiting, onboarding, and payroll to career development and retention, but what really sets us apart is our focus on leaders. For more than 30 years, we’ve been listening to and partnering with leaders, so we know what they need; a unified HR platform, easy integration with third party apps, powerful analytics, talent development tools, and configurable technology that supports specific industry needs. That’s why more than 30,000 customers trust Paycor to help them solve problems and achieve their goals. Learn more at

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Clara Matonhodze Strode





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