August 8, 2014Press Release

Michael Best Awarded the Wellness Counsel of America’s Gold Well Workplace Award

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has been awarded the Wellness Counsel of America’s (WELCOA) Gold Well Workplace Award. The award recognizes organizations which develop comprehensive health programs that produce meaningful results.


A “Well Workplace” is an organization that fully embraces its responsibility for maximizing the health and well-being of its employees. The Gold Well Workplace Award was awarded to Michael Best for its development and implementation of a wellness initiative through: capturing CEO support; creating a cohesive wellness team; collecting data to drive heath efforts; crafting an operating plan; choosing appropriate interventions; creating a supportive environment; and consistently evaluating outcomes.


“Not only has Michael Best created a world-class wellness program, but they have also worked to integrate wellness programming into their vision and mission,” commented Dr. David Hunnicutt, President of Wellness Council of America. “Truly, Michael Best is forging new ground in workplace wellness-linking health promotion objectives to business outcomes.”


“Being awarded the Gold Well Workplace Award is an honor,” said Managing Partner, David A. Krutz. “This award is a tribute to all of the firm’s employees who actively participate in the well programs and strive to make Michael Best a great place to work.”

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