Best Places to Work winners announcedPublished 4:02pm Wednesday, May 15, 2013
By Aldo Amato
HUNTSVILLE — Twelve companies and individual winners were honored on May 15 at the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Best Places to Work at the North Hall of the Von Braun Civic Center.
The event was presented by First Commercial Bank and co-hosted by the North Alabama Society for Human Resource Management (NASHRM).
“Despite facing numerous challenges locally while dealing with a still-recovering economy, our business community still continued to be recognized as one of the nation’s leading places to launch, sustain and grow a business,” Kim Lewis, the Chamber’s vice chair of Small Business and Events said.
The information and votes were gathered by Quantum Workplace measured and selected companies based on the following criteria: Team effectiveness, retention probability, alignment with goals, trust with co-workers, manager effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued and work engagement.
Company winners include, Five Stones Research Corporation, TriVector Services, Inc., Adams Homes, Nesin Therapy Services, QTEC, Inc., Troy 7, Inc., Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa, PeopleTec, Inc., Willbrook Solutions, Inc. and Modern Technology Solutions, Inc., Intuitive Research Technology Corporation and URS.
The Chamber also presented the Most Valuable Employee award to a number of employees across Madison County. Winners include the following: Jo Ann Eddy Davis, Strategic Innovations, Eliza Kitchens, ADS Security, Chasitie White, LEAN Frog Business Solutions, Mike Arthur, Iron Mountain Solutions, Serena Forbes, Trideum Corporation, Terrie Pung, GATR Technologies, Jennifer Broom, QuantiTech, Susie Vaughn, PeopleTec, Mark Pepper, Canvas, Kathy Cagle, Modern Technology Solutions, Sandra Manning, ERC and Jennifer Veal, Intuitive Research.
Winners of the competition were based exclusively on the outcome of the employee surveys. The Chamber plans on holding the event again next year.