Winners of ABJ's Healthiest Employers Announced for 2014

This morning was a great time to take a stroll around the lake with Austin’s most fitness-minded employers. It was great to meet and mingle with companies, and what better way to do that than move and talk. The walk was lead by founder and co-owner of Heat Bootcamp Cody Butler; one of the highlights was having Olympian and U.S. silver medalist Leo Manzano, fresh off a new meet and stadium record in the 800m at last night’s Texas Relays, run by with training buddies.

After the walk, Austin Business Journal (ABJ) publisher Heather Ladage greeted the assembly and introduced dignitaries and sponsors, and Matt Curtis of Homeaway gave an inspiring (and funny) welcome. Awards were presented by Brock Purslow of Humana and

ABJ has three categories for businesses, based on size: small (2-99 employees), medium (100-499), and large (more than 500). Ten businesses were selected in the two smaller categories, while 20 businesses rounded out the large company list. There were two ties in the large company list--a very rare occurance, as points were awarded out to eight decimal places! Here's a ranked listing, by category.

Congratulations to the 2014 Healthiest Employers in Austin!


Austin's Healthiest Employers (small company)

10. Charfen Institute

9. Charity Dynamics

8. AW Media

7. Five Stone Tax Advisors

6. Spanning Cloud Apps

5. Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP

4. Concept Services

3. Bench Tree Group LLC

2. Central Health

1. St. David’s Foundation

Joy Legan and the rest of the St. David's Foundation crew were pleased to have moved from last year's position on the list to capture the top spot.

Austin's Healthiest Employers (medium-sized company)

10. CSID   

9. Sense Corp

8. OpenSymmetry

7. Build A Sign

6. Independent Bank

5. Padgett, Stratemann, & Co., L.L.P.


3. Keller Williams Realty International

2. CP&Y

1. Hill & Wilkinson

Attendees from Hill & Wilkinson (general contractors) accepted the award for the Central Texas office.

Austin's Healthiest Employers (large company)

20. Ryan LLC


18. Samsung Austin Semiconductor

17.  Higginbotham

16. Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.

14. Tokyo Electron U.S. Holdings, Inc. *

14. Broadway Bank *

13. Kiewit Building Group

12. Texas Mutual Insurance Company

11. Assurant Field Asset Services

10. Capital Metro

9. Hewlett-Packard

8. State Farm Insurance Companies

7. Frost Insurance

5. UnitedHealthcare *

5. Aon Hewitt *

4. H.C. Beck, Ltd.

3. Life Technologies

2. City of Austin

1. Seton Family of Hospitals

* denotes ties

Runner Mary Faria (center, in blue) accepted the award on behalf of the all-volunteer team at Seton.

Austin Fit Magazine articles regarding some of these fit business and their employees can be found here:

Capital Metro:


St. Davids:

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