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MorganFranklin Consulting Awarded AWE Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval for 7th Consecutive Year

Alliance for Workplace Excellence names MorganFranklin Consulting among 55 winners of 2014 awards recognizing the Washington, D.C., area's best places to work based on exemplary commitment to overall workplace quality.

McLean, Virginia – April 22, 2014
For the seventh consecutive year, MorganFranklin Consulting has been awarded the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE), a nonprofit organization that recognizes employers for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to overall workplace quality through communication, diversity, employee growth, work-life balance, and more. MorganFranklin, an execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor based in McLean, Va., and London, has been a winner of the annual Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval since 2008.

"MorganFranklin Consulting is honored to be selected as an AWE Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval winner for the seventh consecutive year," said Ashley Baquié, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at MorganFranklin. "We are proud to be recognized for the firm's workplace excellence and commitment to creating an exceptional environment for our employees that promotes professional fulfillment and personal wellness."

MorganFranklin is among 55 companies awarded the 2014 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval for demonstrating outstanding commitment to balanced leadership and the overall success of the workforce. The winners underwent a rigorous assessment process that thoroughly evaluated the following areas:

  • Innovative corporate culture and management practices
  • Family- and employee-friendly policies and programs
  • Strong health and wellness initiatives
  • Employee growth and learning opportunities
  • Commitment to corporate, social, and civic responsibility
  • Diversity and inclusion practices
  • Flexible work environment
  • Safety and security

2014 marks the AWE's 15th year recognizing excellence in the workplace through the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, Health & Wellness Seal of Approval, EcoLeadership Award, and Diversity Champion Award. In total, the 66 award-winning companies represent approximately 1 million employees from organizations of all sizes and in all sectors across the United States.

The winners will be honored at the AWE's Annual Awards Luncheon and panel discussion on May 20 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Approximately 400 business executives from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., will be in attendance to learn about signature practices in "Equality and Empowerment in a Diverse Workforce." Maureen Gormley, Chief Operating Officer at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, will deliver the keynote address, and award-winning journalist Leon Harris from ABC7/WJLA-TV will serve as emcee.

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1999 by Montgomery County, Md., and Discovery Communications. Over the past 15 years, AWE has been dedicated to empowering employers to build excellence in the workplace as a means of supporting the quality of life for employees, their families, and the community at large. AWE is dedicated to increasing the number of excellent workplaces within the business community through education and recognition, as a means to enhance the quality of life of its citizens and empower economic growth.

For more information about the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, visit

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About MorganFranklin Consulting

MorganFranklin is a strategy and execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor. The company provides strategic thinking and hands-on support to help public companies, fast-growing private companies, and government clients manage growth and maximize performance. The firm delivers strategy, accounting and transaction services, risk and compliance, and information management and technology solutions. MorganFranklin is headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area and has supported clients in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

MorganFranklin Consulting is the brand name referring to the global organization of MorganFranklin, Inc. and its subsidiary MorganFranklin Consulting, LLC.