Senn Dunn Insurance Recipient of Workplace Award

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Senn Dunn Insurance is pleased to announce that they are the recipient of the 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in the Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility in North Carolina as awarded by the When Work Works national partners, Families and Work Institute (FWI) and The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). As a recipient of this prestigious award, Senn Dunn has distinguished itself as a leading employer of choice by successfully using flexibility as part of an effective workplace strategy to achieve business goals and benefit employees by helping them meet their responsibilities on and off the job.

The two-step selection process is rigorous, involving an evaluation of employers’ programs and practices, and a confidential employee survey. As a recipient of the 2012 Sloan Award, Senn Dunn ranks in the top 20% of employers nationally in terms of its programs, policies and culture for creating an effective and flexible workplace. In addition, what makes this honor so special is that Senn Dunn employees have affirmed the flexible workplace by their participation in the evaluation criterion for this award.

“We are honored to receive this award and be recognized for our commitment to our employees to help them achieve a good work-life balance. Our culture encourages all of our associates to achieve this balance between their personal life and their professional obligations,” says T. Gray McCaskill, CEO of Senn Dunn Insurance.

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Senn Dunn Insurance is the largest privately owned independent insurance agency in the Carolinas, providing insurance and professional risk management advice to clients since 1927. With offices in Greensboro, High Point, Raleigh and Wilmington, Senn Dunn represents numerous trusted insurance carriers and offers a full range of business, personal and employee benefit services. As the only Assurex Global partner in the Carolinas, Senn Dunn is one of 117 prestigious world-wide agencies capable of offering coverage on six continents. Call us at 1.800.598.7161 or visit for more information.

When Work Works is a national initiative, led by the partnership of Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), to help organizations of all sizes and types become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and flexible workplaces. When Work Works is one of the foremost providers of resources, rigorous research and best practices on workplace effectiveness and flexibility in the nation. The initiative administers the prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility annually, which recognize exemplary employers for using flexibility as an effective workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. Visit for more information.

Families and Work Institute (FWI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that studies the changing workforce, family and community. As a preeminent think tank, FWI is known for being ahead of the curve, identifying emerging issues, and then conducting rigorous research that often challenges common wisdom and provides insight and knowledge. As an action tank, FWI conducts numerous studies that put its research into action and then evaluates the results. Its purpose is to create research to live by. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @FWINews.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing about 260,000 members in more than 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.

Senn Dunn Insurance
Heather Dutch, 800-598-7161 or 336-346-1385

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