13 Apr Lambert, Edwards & Associates Honored as 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®
Grand Rapids, Mich. – April 13, 2016 – Having distinguished itself as an innovative, team-oriented and collaborative approach to business, Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A), one of Michigan’s top-ranked public relations agencies and the state’s largest investor relations and public affairs firm, today announced it has been named one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.” LE&A will be among 100 other companies honored by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids.
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.
“Winning this award sets LE&A apart as a ‘workplace of choice’ and demonstrates our drive to put our people first,” said Jeff Lambert, president and managing partner of LE&A. “This award is notable because it’s based on anonymous employee feedback and we value equally the compliments and constructive criticism to constantly improve. We’re thrilled to be included on a list with some of Michigan’s most successful companies.”
An independent research firm evaluated LE&A and other West Michigan companies based on key measures in various categories. They include compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; strategic company performance and the best of the best small, medium and large business.
“Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2016 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of MBPA. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”
About Lambert, Edwards & Associates
LE&A (www.lambert-edwards.com) is a top-10 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-15 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan’s largest PR firm – with offices in Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit – LE&A serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries and is the state’s largest bipartisan public affairs firm. LE&A has posted 17 years of growth, been named PR Week and PRNews Small Firm of the Year, honored as an Edward Lowe “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” and earned Crain’s “Michigan’s Healthiest Employers” and “Coolest Places to Work” awards. LE&A is also a global partner in PROI Worldwide, the largest partnership of independent PR firms in the world spanning 120 cities on five continents. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter @LambertEdwards.