CHARLOTTE, N.C., Mar. 21, 2012 – Elliott Davis, PLLC, one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in the Southeast, is pleased to announce that it has been named among the Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte by the Charlotte Business Journal.
The second annual awards event honoring the area’s most outstanding health and wellness programs was held today at the Charlotte Convention Center and drew more than 350 people. Elliott Davis was recognized as a finalist for the second consecutive year in the medium-sized company category, ranking eighth for 2012.
With more than 60 employees in Charlotte, the firm offers free annual clinical health assessments, along with free health coaching provided by a Registered Nurse employed by the firm. In addition, Elliott Davis provides various office-based employee programs, such as on-site group fitness, as well as competitions and challenges. Each office is also equipped with blood pressure monitors and Automatic External Defibrillators for general use and safety.
“More than 90% of our people participate in the annual clinical health assessments which has improved the overall health of employees and resulted in very modest increases to our health care budget” said Bob Wilson, chief human resources officer for Elliott Davis
Elliott Davis employees who participate in the annual screenings receive premium discounts on their health insurance.
“We have numerous success stories that have resulted from our wellness initiatives,” said Wilson. “We are excited about the future and improving the health of our employees.”