Schaumburg, Ill., (Nov. 8, 2017) – Assurance – a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage – has been named number one for the seventh consecutive year in Business Insurance magazine’s annual Best Places to Work in Insurance list. The last five years the company has been honored in the medium-sized category (250-999 employees). The award commends employers for creating an outstanding workplace culture.

Assurance is a firm believer that happy employees equal happy clients. This is demonstrated through their employee benefits and perks. Business Insurance specifically noted Assurance’s internal wellness program named Eye of the Tiger. Assurance continually uses its Eye of the Tiger program to test strategies, ideas and vendors in order to better help clients establish and customize their own culture-based wellness program. Below is a snapshot of wellness perks available to Assurance rock stars:

  • Assurance Olympics
  • Annual ‘We Can Be Heroes’ 5K
  • Fresh fruit delivered throughout the week
  • Access to financial, wellness and nutrition consultants
  • On-site flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Incentive-based online program to track physical activity and preventative care

“Being named to Business Insurance’s list of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2017 demonstrates that Assurance has built a culture where employees are supported and engaged, which benefits their customers and financial performance,” says Business Insurance Publisher Peter Oxner.

Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual feature presented by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free, two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction.

The ranking and profiles of the winning companies were published in Business Insurance magazine and online at BusinessInsurance.com

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 www.assuranceagency.com.

About Business Insurance
Business Insurance is the authoritative news and information source for executives concerned about risk and the impact on their business. With information for risk managers, benefits managers, insurers, brokers and other providers of insurance products and services, Business Insurance delivers in-depth analysis on new and emerging risks, case studies of successful programs, market intelligence on trends, and guidance on how to capitalize on opportunities and overcome challenges.

About Best Companies Group
Best Companies Group works with partners to establish “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, state-wide and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment using employer questionnaires and employee satisfaction surveys, Best Companies Group identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.