Receives Recognition for Second Year
CHARLESTON, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SCRA was once again recognized as a winner of the SC Chamber's "Best Places to Work in SC." SCRA received ninth place in the Small to Medium sized business category, which consists of businesses with 15-249 full-time employees. The organization won ninth place in the same category in 2011. The Best Places to Work initiative is designed to find and recognize the state's best employers.
"We are delighted to once again receive this recognition and congratulate the other South Carolina companies for receiving awards as well," said SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney. "It is a priority for SCRA to support our employees, empower them for success and recognize their outstanding achievements. It is through the efforts of our employees that SCRA is reaching new milestones and doing so with a wonderful work environment. We will continue to provide our people with outstanding support and look forward to continually being a best place to work in South Carolina."
The "Best Places to Work in South Carolina" project is a statewide program managed by Best Companies Group. The program began in 2006 and has annually selected awardees in the small to medium business category and the large business category.
SCRA is an applied research corporation with over 29 years of experience delivering technology solutions with high returns on investment to federal and corporate clients. To fulfill our mission, SCRA has three sectors: Our Technology Ventures sector helps early-stage companies to commercialize innovations and create jobs, our Applied R&D sector manages over 100 national and international programs worth over $1.5 billion in contract value and our R&D Facilities sector builds and manages research facilities that include wet labs, secure rooms for sensitive work and advanced high-tech manufacturing shops. Multiple economic output studies show SCRA’s cumulative impact on South Carolina’s economy to be over $14 billion, and that the company has helped create approximately 15,000 technology-related jobs in SC, with wages averaging between $55,000 and $77,000.
Micki Howard, 843-760-3329