Rockville, MD, April, 2015—Optimal Networks, Inc. has been selected to receive the Workplace Excellence Award for the eighth year in a row. Only 32 companies in the DC Metro area have achieved this status in the 16 years since The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) was founded. The AWE recognized Optimal as a 2015 exemplary employer for creating an environment in which employees experience professional and personal satisfaction.
Representatives from Optimal Networks will accept this award on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at a special luncheon at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, MD.
Out of hundreds of applicants, only 51 companies will receive the Workplace Excellence Award in 2015.
Optimal was chosen for the award for its innovative corporate culture and inventive 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 team is humbled to be receiving this honor for the eighth year in a row,” said Heinan Landa, CEO and founder of Optimal Networks. “Every day I am in awe of my teammates—at how they balance work and play, prioritize top-tier client service, and constantly innovate so that Optimal can become even better. This award is validation that we are striving to provide an environment that repays—and attracts—the best out there.”
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, compassionate, motivating, and enjoyable culture.
About Optimal Networks
Founded in 1991, Optimal Networks, Inc. provides comprehensive and strategic IT support, management, and consulting services, including full or partial IT management outsourcing, backup and disaster recovery, cloud computing, and business technology consulting services 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 supports their organization’s success. For more, www.optimalnetworks.com, 240-499-7900, or [email protected].
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.