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Updated: September 21, 2020

Burns & McDonnell urges staff to take ownership


3rd Place | Category: 5,000-plus Employees

Burns & McDonnell

CT Location: Wallingford

Industry: Construction engineering

Top Executive: CEO Ray Kowalik

Led by CEO Ray Kowalik, Burns & McDonnell is pushing for a complete “ownership culture.”

Inspired by its "100% employee-ownership culture," the construction engineering company, which has a Wallingford office, even branded its "Own Your Health" wellness program to get that message across to employees.

“It’s an invitation to employee-owners to take care of themselves with the same carefulness and discipline they apply to their work,” Kowalik said. “Our goal is to help employees take ownership of their health by developing programs and initiatives that will help them reach their goals and feel great.”

Under the program, Burns & McDonnell offers employees and their spouses an incentive program for regular step and workout challenges, and for those using fitness device integration.

In the last year, the company, in addition to fitness apparel giveaways, also debuted a new “Own Your Health Wellness Speaker Series” focused on delivering healthy living tips to employees. The first speaker in the series was Dr. James O’Keefe, who USA Today named as one of America’s “Most Influential Doctors.”

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September 21, 2020

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