Rockville, MD —

Optimal Networks, Inc. has been selected to receive the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) Award for the eleventh year in a row. Only a few companies have achieved this status in the 19 years since the AWE was founded.
Optimal Networks is being recognized for their dedication to building an outstanding place to work at the Annual Awards Celebration on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center. The company 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, workplace benefits and rewards, family-friendly policies, strong employee health and wellness initiatives, and comprehensive growth and learning opportunities.
Out of hundreds of applicants, only 41 companies will receive the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval
“The Optimal team works every day—through their actions and interactions—to make this company a place where the best want to be,” said Heinan Landa, CEO and Founder of Optimal Networks. “We are humbled and honored to receive an award which represents over a decade of dedication to creating an environment in which employees thrive and to which clients are attracted.”
All award recipients undergo a rigorous assessment process led by an independent review panel of business professional and master’s and Ph.D. level students in the fields of business, industrial and organizational psychology, human resources, environmental science, public health, diversity, and inclusion. This comprehensive analysis revealed Optimal Networks’ ongoing commitment to an innovative, compassionate, motivating, and enjoyable culture.
This year’s awards celebration will focus on “Witty, Gritty, and Wise: The Power of Cultivating Leaders at Every Level.” Veronica Johnson, veteran Meteorologist at WJLA-TV/ABC7, will emcee the awards luncheon and Robin Koval, CEO & President of Truth Initiative and co-author of Grit to Great, will be the keynote speaker.

About Optimal Networks, Inc.

Optimal Networks, Inc., is a Rockville, MD-based IT company that helps law firms, associations, and SMBs achieve measurable business results by way of thoughtful technology guidance and white-glove support. For nearly 3 decades, clients have turned to Optimal when they are spending too much time overseeing their IT team, are worried about the security of their data, or are concerned their technology isn’t providing the mobility or flexibility that their employees and customers expect. For more:

About The Alliance for Workplace Excellence

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1999 by Montgomery County, MD and Discovery Communications. Over the past 19 years, AWE has been dedicated to empowering employers to build excellence in the workplace as a means of supporting the quality of life for employees, their families, and the community at-large. AWE is dedicated to increasing the number of excellent workplaces within the business community through education and recognition, as a means to enhance the quality of life of its citizens and empower economic growth. For more information:

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