The Alliance for Workplace Excellence names Optimal as winner of 2013 Workplace Excellence Award


Rockville, MD, April, 2013—Optimal Networks, Inc. has been selected to receive the Workplace Excellence Award for the sixth year in a row; they are only the second company in their category to have accomplished this since the award’s inception in 1999. The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) recognized Optimal as a 2013 exemplary employer for creating an environment in which employees experience personal and professional fulfillment. Representatives from Optimal Networks will accept this award on May 15, 2013 at a special luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Md.

Out of hundreds of applicants, only 62 companies will receive the Workplace Excellence Award in 2013. Optimal was chosen for the award for its innovative corporate culture and management practices, workforce demographics, employee engagement and retention programs, commitment to corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion programs, workplace benefits and rewards, family-friendly policies, strong employee health and wellness initiatives, and comprehensive growth and learning opportunities.

“The Optimal of today is a testament to the efforts of the people that work here; we are humbled to be receiving this award for the sixth year in a row,” said Heinan Landa, CEO and founder of Optimal Networks. “We strive to make Optimal an organization that people want to work with—and for. This award serves as validation that we are accomplishing the internal goals we have set for our workplace.”

All award applicants undergo a rigorous assessment process led by an independent review panel of professors, Ph.D. professionals, and doctoral candidates in business, industrial and organizational psychology, and human resources. This comprehensive analysis revealed Optimal’s ongoing commitment to an innovative, supportive, stimulating and fun culture.

About Optimal Networks

Founded in 1991, Optimal Networks, Inc. provides IT support services, including strategic technology consulting and cloud solutions, to law firms, associations, and small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). For more than two decades, Optimal has helped approximately 500 clients navigate the ever-increasing changes in technology to make sure their technology is “spotON” and supports their organization’s success. For more,

About The Alliance for Workplace Excellence

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence provides a portfolio of services that allow employers to build excellent places to work.  Recognizing existing Excellent Places to Work, Health & Wellness Trailblazers and EcoLeaders throughout the mid-Atlantic region is one component of the Alliance’s mission. The Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by Montgomery County, Maryland, and Discovery Communications, Inc.

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