Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners Named One of Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces for 6th Consecutive Year

Tampa, FL (April 10, 2017) – Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the U.S., has been named a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace 2017, for the sixth consecutive year.

WorkplaceDynamics surveyed 175 organizations that agreed to participate in the survey process. Those surveyed firms employ 89,324 people in the Tampa area. Of those employees who received questionnaires, 37,058 responded, either on paper or online. This year, 100 Tampa-area employers scored high enough to earn Top Workplaces honors.

“We are thrilled to be named a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace for the sixth year in a row,” says Laura Sherman, BKS Founding Partner. “We are proud to have a culture that stands out among our industry peers, and are thankful for a team that pushes us to continually evolve.  We’re better together.”

The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection.

 “The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits.” says Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the feeling that everyone is in it together. Claffey adds, “Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top Workplace.”

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About Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners

Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) is an award-winning independent insurance brokerage firm providing private risk management, commercial risk management, employee benefits, and Vitality™ programs to clients wherever life takes them throughout the U.S. and internationally. BKS-Partners has been named a Best High-Net-Worth Insurance Brokerage Firm in 2015 and 2016 by Private Asset Management Magazine. One of the largest privately held firms in Florida, BKS-Partners takes a holistic and boutique approach to insurance architecture and risk management. The firm builds personalized client relationships and utilizes a proprietary process called RiskMapping™ to examine client lifestyles, passions, professions and business ventures. This innovative approach generates a 360° view of each client’s unique risk profile. BKS Holistic Protection™ is then custom designed, which provides integrated coverage for all areas of a client’s life. Headquartered in Tampa, with seven offices located throughout the state of Florida, BKS-Partners is driven to make a difference in the community, rewarding colleagues’ community involvement and supporting more than 40 charitable organizations.

For more information, please visit www.bks-partners.com.

About Workplace Dynamics, LLC

Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.

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