2019 NorthCoast 99 Winners

2019 award of excellence winners – company size


FIT Technologies

Small Organization



Mid-Size Organization


The Schroer Group

Large Organization


Flexjet, LLC

Diversity and Inclusion

Jennings Center for Older Adults

Employee Engagement and Development

Alexander Mann Solutions

Employee Well-Being


Organizational Strategy, Policies, and Communication

Cuyahoga Community College

Recruitment, Selection, and Onboarding

Great Lakes Brewing Company

Total Rewards


2019 Award of Excellence Winners – Industry

National Interstate Insurance

Finance and Insurance

Lake Health

Health Care and Social Assistance

Avery Dennison


ThenDesign Architecture (TDA)

Professional, Scientific, and Technical


2019 Platinum Award Winners

(Have won northcoast 99 for 20 years)

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Garland Company, Inc.


2019 Legacy Award Winners

(Have Won NorthCoast 99 for 10 Years)

Mercy Health

Noble-Davis Consulting, Inc.

Park Place Technologies

State Industrial Products


The 2019 NorthCoast 99 Winner Practices Report

ERC is pleased to present our 2019 NorthCoast 99 Winner Practices Report!

This year's research highlights best practices and workplace trends from the NorthCoast 99 winning organizations in the following areas: Organizational Strategy, Policies, and Communication; Recruitment, Selection, and Onboarding; Employee Well-Being; Employee Engagement and Development; and Total Rewards.

Our report also provides a snapshot of the demographic profile of over 10,000 top-performing and newly hired employees located in Northeast Ohio, as well as what drives and engages them to excel within their organizations.

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