Frederick County Best Places to Work Campaign selected Legal & General America as the major employer winner for 2018. This award recognizes the county's most innovative, creative and forward-thinking employers. Scoring categories included work-life balance, median salary, turnover rate, benefits, diversity, and professional growth. Winners of this coveted title provide outstanding benefits and programs for their employees.
At the award ceremony on July 26, Jacquline Morales, COO, accepted the award on behalf of Legal & General. She said, “We are thrilled to receive this distinction as one of Frederick County's Best Places to Work. Legal & General America is proud to be part of the vibrant community in Frederick. Caring for our employees and ensuring a healthy work-life balance is really part of who we are as a business. It is certainly an honor to receive this award!”
Barbara Esau, VP Human Resources, said, “With generous health benefits, leave, wellness programs and volunteer programs to serve the community, we are committed to helping our employees, families and our local communities. We are honored to be recognized in our own community. This award reflects the dedication of our entire company to create a positive work environment.”
Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner said, “Great employers add to the high quality of life we enjoy in Frederick County. I congratulate and celebrate great places to work that treat employees like family, offer creative amenities, and exemplify team spirit. These businesses help make Frederick County the best place to live, work, and raise a family!”
The Best Places to Work campaign is a county-wide program to increase quality of life opportunities for Frederick County employees. The awards program is a partnership between Frederick County Workforce Services, City of Frederick Department of Economic Development, Frederick County Office of Economic Development, and the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce.