Conner Strong & Buckelew Named One of Region’s Healthiest Employers by Philadelphia Business Journal

June 14, 2019

Leading Insurance, Risk Management and Employee Benefits Brokerage and Consulting Firm Is Recognized for a Third Year for its Commitment to the Health of its Employees

CAMDEN, NJ, (June 14, 2019) – Conner Strong & Buckelew, a leading insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm, today announced it has been named one of the region’s healthiest employers in the category of 100 to 499 employees in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s ranking of the 2019 Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia. The firm’s enduring commitment to providing outstanding health and wellness programs to both its clients and employees establishes Conner Strong & Buckelew as a leader in its industry and in the region.

“At Conner Strong & Buckelew, we are benefits people. We realize offering high quality, affordable benefits is a key component to our overall value proposition for our employees and the clients we serve,” said George Norcross, Executive Chairman of Conner Strong & Buckelew. “From our daily wellness tips to our annual health fair, we are committed to fostering a culture that implements, promotes and supports our valued employees and their families so they can live well and stay well.”

Conner Strong & Buckelew’s health and wellness program, which is comprised of more than a dozen annual services and incentives provided at no cost to employees, continues to evolve to meet the needs of employees. This coming January, Conner Strong & Buckelew is making its largest investment in employee health and wellness to date by opening a state-of-the-art onsite health center. The opening of the center comes on the heels of the enhancements the firm made to its programming in 2019, including behavioral health resources via telemedicine to provide employees 24-7 access to psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, counselors and therapists offering support for a wide range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, grief, family difficulties and more. In addition to this new mental health resource, employees can participate in initiatives such as company-wide weight loss and exercise programs, nutritionist visits and financial wellness workshops, among others at no/minimal cost.

“Health and well-being are the heart of our organization. We recognize our employees are our most valuable asset and that a happy, healthy and dedicated workforce is critical to our success,” said Alexis Wolfson, Chief Human Resources Officer of Conner Strong & Buckelew. “We have a 98% completion and participation rate for our annual physical and biometric screenings. One employee received an early cancer diagnoses leading to a prompt treatment and recovery. It’s this type of positive impact that inspires us to grow our health and wellness programs to best support our employees.”

Conner Strong & Buckelew, along with this year’s other distinguished winners, was honored at a special awards event on Thursday, June 13, at the Ballroom at the Ben.

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