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Workplace Excellence

    The prestigious annual SESHRM Workplace Excellence Award is to acknowledge those companies that have made significant strides in employee practices to establish a highly desirable work environment and to recognize them for their leadership, culture and best practices.

    These companies are family-friendly with a dedicated workforce consistently portraying a strong culture of empowerment and growth. This award is presented every year at the SD Safety and Health Conference in October. Follow the tabs to the left for more information on current and past awards.

    The History of the Workplace Excellence Awards
    *Winners Bolded






    RMS Roller Grinder
    Blend Interactive
    - Sioux Empire Federal Credit Union
    - Earth Blend

    Lloyd Companies
    - Orthopedic Institute
    - Dow Rummel Village

    First Premier / Premier Bankcard
    - Esurance


    Howalt-McDowell Insurance, A Marsh &
    McLennan Agency

    - RMS Roller Grinder
    - Click Rain
    - Urology Specialist Clinic
    - Reliamax
    - Blend Interactive
    - Vast Broadband
    - Midco Connections

    Avera McKennan
    - Esurance
    - First Premier Bank
    - Midcontinent Communications


    Service First Federal Credit Union

    Gage Brothers
     - Central Farmers Cooperative
     - Kreisers, Inc.

    Midcontinent Communications
     - Esurance
     - POET


    Click Rain
     - Missouri River Energy Services

    Wow! Internet, Cable, & Phone
     - DocuTap
     - Dakotacare

    Capital One Financial
     - Avera
     - Esurance


    Interstate Control Systems
     - Buskerud Construction

    Children’s Care Hospital & School
     - CSD
     - Orion Food Systems, LLC

    Sammons Financial Group
     - Capitol One Financial Corp.
     - Esurance
     - Evangelical Good Samaritan Society
     - Graco, Inc.
     - Raven Industries


     - no nominations

     - RAS

    Raven Industries
     - Midland National Life
     - Good Samaritan
     - POET


     - Colorado Tech
     - Hegg Companies

    CNA Surety
     - Sencore

    Avera McKennan
     - Raven Industries
     - LodgeNet
     - Midland National Life


    Globe University
     - Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons

    Wellmark Blue Cross
     - Argus Leader
     - Avera Heart Hospital
     - CNA Surety
     - Holmes Murphy
     - Meta Bank

     - Avera McKennan Hospital
     - Children’s Care Hospital
     - Evangelical Good Sam


    J&L Harley Davidson
     - Interstates Control Systems

    First National Bank
     - Great Western Bank
     - Argus Leader

    Sanford Health
     - Wells Fargo
     - CCC Information


    Howalt McDowell
     - Milo Belle
     - Center for Active Generations

    Avera Heart Hospital
     - Hot Stuff Foods

    Avera McKennan Hospital
     - Sioux Valley Hospital
     - HSBC