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March 5, 2018 — Best Places to Work in CT

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www.HartfordBusiness.com • March 5, 2018 • Hartford Business Journal 27 www.HartfordBusiness.com • March 5, 2018 • Hartford Business Journal 27 BEST PLACES TO WORK IN CONNECTICUT Small/Medium Cos. The Lockwood Group T he Lockwood Group communi- cates clinical and therapeutic advances, with highly special- ized knowledge in biologics, devices and diagnostics, to a variety of medi- cal experts, healthcare practitioners and decision-makers. Employee Bonuses: All employees are eligible for 2 percent commis- sion for any new business they bring in. Employee Recognition: The Lockwood RISE Award allows employees to nominate an indi- vidual or a team and the recipients are recognized with a bonus. Fun & Relax- ation: Company events include Halloween costume party, Easter egg hunt and happy hours. Community Service: Lockwood was a sponsor and had four cities with walk- ers as well as a dozen virtual partici- pants for the Down Syndrome Diagno- sis Network walk. Communication: Testing Slack as a communication tool. Training: Has a formal career ladder developed for employees and provides training for managers and employees several times a year. Motorlease Corp. M otorlease provides out- sourced fleet management and leasing services to small and mid-sized fleets. Employee Bonuses: Select employees have bonus programs based on sign- ing new accounts, renewing existing accounts, department performance or corporate profitability. Employee Recognition: Employee Appreciation Day is held annually with raffle prizes, mas- sage, entertainers and food sched- uled throughout the day. Employee anniversaries are also recognized at holiday parties with awards for years of service. Fun & Relax- ation: Employee anniversaries are recognized at monthly compa- ny meetings and at holiday parties with awards for years of service. Offers off-site outings like employee happy hour and bowling at Crystal Bees in Southington. Community Service: Motorlease was one of the top fundraising teams for Farmington Valley Relay for Life in 2015, 2016 and 2017 and 75 percent of employees walked during the event in 2015 and 2016. Going Green: Standard procedure is to offer clients options for vehicles that will lower their carbon footprint each year. Healthy Living: Offers fully paid medical insurance premiums. Simpson Healthcare Executives S impson Healthcare Executives is a global scientific communi- cations agency that provides scientific communication services to commercial and medical-affairs clients. Employee Bonuses: Employees are eligible for a $2,000 bonus for the successful hire of a new employee. Employee Benefits: Allows casual work attire and the ability to work remotely two days a week. Fun & Relaxation: Hosts celebra- tions to recognize birthdays, an- niversaries, promotions and client successes. These include food trucks, a catered meal (breakfast/lunch), and occasional happy hour. Healthy Living: Offers standing treadmill desks for employees as well as a meditation room. Community Service: Simp- son adopts a local family at Thanksgiving and provides all of the groceries needed to cook a Thanksgiving meal. They also provide that family with a $500 gift card to the local grocery store. Fiduciary Investment Advisors F iduciary Investment Advisors provides customized invest- ment consulting services to as- sist clients in achieving their invest- ment objectives. Employee Bonuses: Employees are presented with a restaurant gift card and applause in recognition of every work anniversary. Whenever a new account is an- nounced, there's free lunch for the entire office. Fun & Re- laxation: From Memorial Day through Labor Day, employees rotate half-day Fridays. The company has group activities such as football and golf pools and lotto tickets. Training: Covers the cost of indus- trial credentials including CFA, CFP and CAIA. Healthy Living: Has a local health club corporate membership for em- ployees to go to the gym. Community Service: Works closely with Hartford Youth Scholars to offer internships and permanent employ- ment to high-achieving students from various cultural backgrounds. Headquarters: Windsor Industry: Financial Services Website: www.fiallc.com Twitter: @FiduciaryTrail Top Executive: Mark Wetzel, President Headquarters: Farmington Industry: Fleet managment Website: www.motorlease.com Twitter: @motorleasecorp Top Executive: Elisabeth Kandrysawtz, CEO Headquarters: Old Lyme Industry: Advertising/Public Relations/Marketing Website: www.simpsonhealthcare.com Twitter: @SimpsonHC Top Executive: Kelly Simpson- Angelini, CEO/Owner Headquarters: Stamford Industry: Advertising/Public Relations/Marketing Website: www.thelockwoodgrp.com Top Executive: Matthew Schecter, President and CEO RANKED 12 TH RANKED 14 TH RANKED 13 TH RANKED 15 TH

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