Schaumburg, Ill. (July 31, 2018) – Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, was named one of ‘Chicago’s 2018 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®’ by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) during its July 27 award ceremony at Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Thirteen Elite winners were then selected based on overall high scores in their highest performing category.

Assurance proudly took home the “Best of the Best” Elite award for large businesses, outranking all the competing companies in every category. Some of the categories evaluated include: communication and shared vision, community initiatives, employee achievement and recognition, work-life balance, compensation, benefits and employee solutions, employee education and development and employee engagement, among others.

With over 20 y ears of experience conducting The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition, the NABR identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories such as: benefits and employee solutions, communication, shared vision and more.

“It’s with the highest regard that these Elite winners were chosen this year. We’re proud to provide an opportunity for Chicago companies to showcase all they offer to their employees,” said Jennifer Kluge, president of National Association for Business Resources. “These select 13 companies acknowledge employees with competitive compensation and benefits; they place emphasis on communication, work-life balance, diversity, community initiatives, as well as other key factors.”

Assurance received the award at the annual luncheon emceed by Judy Hsu, ABC 7 Chicago News and Pat Cassidy, WBBM AM News Radio. Read more about Assurance's company's culture and career opportunities.

About Assurance
Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner, Assurance creates value by minimizing risk and maximizing health for 6,000 businesses and individuals across the country.  Visit Assurance at