NVFS Honors 25 Outstanding Companies As Great Places to Work Through 25th Annual CARE Awards

Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) celebrates 25 years of the Companies As Responsive Employers (CARE) Awards with 25 winners and a special panel of industry leaders to inspire future business and workplace evolution.

(Oakton, Va. – Sept. 22, 2017)  For 25 years, the Companies As Responsive Employers (CARE) Awards, presented by Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS), have provided insight into employees and programs, offered a forum for innovative thinking and driven strategic changes in the workplace.

This year, NVFS will honor 25 outstanding companies as a responsive employers for their outstanding employee engagement and culture, progressive family-friendly policies and deep community impact. These companies give back (92 percent have a workplace giving program), promote continued learning (98 percent provide tuition reimbursement), and offer flexible work schedules (82 percent offer partial year or irregular schedules), among many other great benefits, to help ensure the well-being of their employees, and attract and retain top talent.

2017 CARE Award Winners

Business Benefits Group
Consumer Technology Association
Dimension Data
Evans Incorporated
FlexProfessionals, LLC
FMP Consulting
Helios HR
Knight Point Systems, LLC
MBL Technologies, Inc.
Merritt Group
Monument Wealth Management
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation
NetImpact Strategies, Inc.
PRS, Inc.
Toffler Associates, Inc.
Towne Park, LLC
Transurban Group
USTA Mid-Atlantic Section
Ventera Corp.

CARE Award winners are selected based on their performance in the categories of flexible work arrangements, dependent care, work/family stress management, and benefits and community involvement.

“Workplace flexibility, employee well-being and community stewardship are great ways for Northern Virginia companies to demonstrate commitment to strong families and a strong community,” shares Stephanie Berkowitz, president and CEO at NVFS. “Such values not only attract exceptional talent, they provide an opportunity for companies to make an impact on the community around them.”

Awards will be presented at the 25th Annual CARE Awards Breakfast, held Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. To commemorate this banner anniversary year, NVFS is a special panel of industry leaders to inspire business and workplace evolution in the years ahead.

2017 Moderator:
Douglas Fruehling, Editor-in-Chief of Washington Business Journal

2017 Panelists:
Robert Acosta, CEO of Ventera Corp.
Jennifer Aument, Group General Manager North America of Transurban

Information on attending or sponsoring is available at nvfs.org/careawards.