Schaumburg, Ill. (April 9, 2019)Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, has been honored as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. Assurance has made the national list for the second consecutive year in this category. 

The ranking considered feedback from more than 726,000 employees working at Great Place to Work certified organizations in the financial services and insurance industries. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 components of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the organization. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization.

“In an industry that’s becoming increasingly reliant on technology to provide new and better services, these top employers demonstrate that they value their people by tapping into their creativity, enabling them to innovate and help the organization thrive,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Assurance stand out from the crowd, intentionally growing their businesses by creating great places to work for all and making employees feel valued and respected for their talents and contributions.” 

The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance stand out for thriving in a competitive marketplace. All 500 of Assurance’s employees are driven by a passion for minimizing risk and maximizing health. That passion is embedded within Assurance’s culture, so employees not only make a difference in the safety, health and well-being of clients’ employees, but also their own. Employees have the opportunity to participate in the company’s Eye of the Tiger Wellness program, personalized fitness and financial health challenges, annual company 5K, CPR/emergency training and Assurance Caring Together charitable initiatives. Assurance employees are also given the tools to propel their careers and industry knowledge through flexible work environments, structured education and development programs as well as ongoing performance feedback. 

“Assurance’s energized and incentivized culture has long been recognized and awarded as fostering a great place to work atmosphere. We believe our culture is essential to producing a highly productive workplace environment where professionals can perform their best and deliver outstanding client results,” said Steven Handmaker chief marketing officer. 

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 the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing more than 726,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.