MorganFranklin Consulting Wins 2016 AWE Workplace Excellence and Health & Wellness Seals of Approval
2016 marks MorganFranklin's ninth consecutive appearance on Alliance for Workplace Excellence list and second consecutive win for employee health and wellness award in annual program celebrating workplace excellence and employee engagement.
McLean, Virginia – April 28, 2016
For the ninth consecutive year, MorganFranklin Consulting has been awarded the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE), and the firm has also been named a winner of the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval for the second year in a row. AWE is a nonprofit organization 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. MorganFranklin, a leading business consulting and technology solutions company based in McLean, Va., has been a winner of the annual Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval since 2008.
"MorganFranklin Consulting is honored to be named an AWE Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval winner for the ninth year in a row, and we are proud to be recognized for a second year for our commitment to employee health and wellness," said Ashley Baquié, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at MorganFranklin. "Our firm has continued to make significant investments in our workplace and our people, including moving to a new state-of-the-art and sustainable headquarters with an on-site 24-hour fitness center, expanding our locations nationwide, and becoming 100% employee owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). MorganFranklin is committed to continually investing in our most valuable resource—our people—and these awards reflect our pledge to build an exceptional workplace that provides fulfilling work while promoting personal health and wellness."
All award recipients undergo a rigorous assessment process led by an independent review panel of business professional and master's and Ph.D. level students in the fields of business, industrial and organizational psychology, human resources, environmental science, public health, and diversity and inclusion.
MorganFranklin is among 53 companies awarded the 2016 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval for demonstrating outstanding commitment to balanced leadership and the overall success of the workforce. The winners underwent a comprehensive evaluation process that assessed 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
MorganFranklin was also among 37 companies awarded the 2016 Health & Wellness Seal of Approval for developing innovative programs for employee health and wellness, including health risk assessments, employee health fairs, support for physical activity and programs for healthy eating, on-site fitness facilities, healthy options at food facilities, educational sessions on healthy lifestyles, incentives for wellness program participation, and employee access to nurses, coaches, and other professionals.
2016 marks the AWE's 17th year recognizing excellence in the workplace through the Workplace Excellence, Health & Wellness, EcoLeadership, and Diversity & Inclusion Awards. In total, the 62 award-winning companies represent employees from organizations of all sizes and in all industries across the United States. To view a full list of the 2016 AWE award winners, click here.
The winners will be honored at the AWE's Annual Awards Luncheon and panel discussion on Friday, June 10, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at the Bethesda Marriott. More than 250 business executives from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., will be in attendance to learn about signature practices in "Workplace Excellence and Employee Engagement." Dr. Linda Henman, author and President of Henman Performance Group, will deliver the keynote address, and award-winning journalist Doreen Gentzler from NBC4 will serve as emcee.
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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.