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U.S. Corporate Headquarters: Tulsa
Year Founded: 1935
Chairman: Jack Allen
Full-Time Employees in State: 79
Part-Time Employees in State: 4
This regional risk management and insurance firm likes to think of itself as an extension of its client’s business, employing a variety of solutions for each customer’s unique needs, and insurance is just one aspect of it.
Internally, however, employees enjoy several perks, making a Best Place to Work in Oklahoma.
For example, during the summer, employees receive a half-day off every other Friday, and monthly cash bonuses are doled out if the firm meets or exceeds its goal from the year prior.
Chair massages are provided, monthly staff lunches and departmental lunches are enjoyed, and in addition to employees receiving flowers on their birthday, they also receive a gift certificate and card from the CEO on their company anniversary each year.
Employees of the month, who are nominated by fellow employees, are announced at the monthly “Fandancer” meeting, with winners receiving his or her own parking space, a $50 gas card, and either $50 or a half-day off.
Decisions, decisions … Management also provides for a “Zapp,” which is where an employee can let a member of the management team know about a fellow staffer who has gone above and beyond, to be rewarded with $50 cash.
Part of the culture is working as a team and well with others. Fresh ideas and diverse opinions are encouraged within the organization. Employees are given room to try new ideas, and the workday is self-paced, rather than micromanaged.