Top Workplaces Event Recognizes 67 SC CompaniesApr 28, 2022 05:03PM ● By David Dykes
By Donna Isbell Walker
Sixty-seven companies were recognized as South Carolina’s Top Workplaces in a ceremony at Mount Pleasant's Cooper River Room on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.
Top Workplaces awards were presented in partnership with Energage, an employee survey company based in Philadelphia, and Integrated Media Publishing, which publishes Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine.
The winning companies were divided into three groups by number of employees. The No. 1 company in the Large Companies division, which encompasses businesses with 300 or more employees, was Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner REALTORS.
The top Midsize Company, which includes businesses with 150 to 299 employees, was Pinnacle Financial Partners, and the No. 1 Small Company, which encompasses businesses with 149 or fewer employees, was Creative Builders Inc.
The employee surveys were conducted between October 2021 and February 2022. More than 2,470 organizations were invited to participate. Companies with at least 35 employees in South Carolina were eligible.
Surveys were sent to 16,439 employees, and 9,605 responded, Energage said.
2022 special awards also were given.
Leadership recipients included Evans Whitaker, Anderson University (large company); William Cantey, Cantey Foundation Specialists (midsize company); and Melvin Wells, Sunny Days Entertainment (small company).
Special awards also were given for managers, direction, new ideas, values, meaningfulness, doers, clued-in senior management, communication, appreciation, work/life flexibility, benefits, and training.