KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Feb. 14, 2020) – The Kansas City Business Journal and Healthiest Employers LLC named Burns & McDonnell the No. 1 Healthiest Employer in the 5,000+ Employees category. This is the third consecutive year the engineering, construction and architecture firm has been recognized among the Healthiest Employers in Kansas City.
“Health and wellness are important to me both personally and as a leader of our 100% employee-owned firm,” says Ray Kowalik, CEO and chairman of Burns & McDonnell. “Our goal is to provide the resources and amenities our employee-owners need to lead healthy lives. While we’re incredibly proud to be recognized, we don’t have a robust wellness program to win awards, we invest in wellness so our employee-owners can live a healthy life for their families, friends, the community and our customers.”
To determine the winners, Healthiest Employers LLC measures a company's wellness programming and benefits using the Springbuk analytics platform. The assessment scored organizations on the wellness program's culture and leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analysis. Burns & McDonnell was selected for the wide range of tools, resources, amenities and educational opportunities it provides, supporting employee-owners mental, emotional, financial and physical health.
Throughout the past five years, Burns & McDonnell has been recognized as a Healthiest Employer by nine publications across the U.S. The firm is also ranked among the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune and as a best place to work by more than 30 additional publications and organizations.
About Burns & McDonnell
Founded by two entrepreneurs in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies made up of more than 7,600 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and innovators with offices across the country and throughout the world. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2019 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.