Stellar Named 2018 Platinum-Level Healthiest Company by First Coast Worksite Wellness Council
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 4, 2018) – Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, was named a 2018 Healthiest Company by the First Coast Worksite Wellness Council (FCWWC).
The firm received a platinum-level award, which recognizes companies that “have best in class wellness programs and have truly created a culture of health and well-being throughout their organization.” Platinum award winners have full leadership support and invest in necessary resources to strategically design, implement and measure programs that show demonstrated improvement in the health and well-being of their employees.
“We’re proud to be recognized with this award for a second-straight year ,” said Mike Santarone, President and Chief Operating Officer at Stellar. “A healthy work-life balance is central to our company culture. That’s why we offer employees gym membership subsidies, host company-wide walking challenges, and sponsor a points-based wellness program where our employees can earn rewards simply for being healthy.”
The FCWWC is an initiative of Healthy Jacksonville 2020. The mission of the Council is to improve the health of the First Coast community by sharing resources and providing guidance through our member businesses.
The FCWWC was established in 2008 as a community work group led by a partnership between the Florida Department of Health in Duval County and the City of Jacksonville Mayor's Council on Fitness and Wellbeing. The group was charged with impacting community health through the business community and creating a platform for local organizations to be recognized for excellence in workplace wellness.
Stellar is a fully integrated design, engineering, construction and mechanical services firm that provides the industry’s most comprehensive range of self-performed services, including planning, design, preconstruction, construction, refrigeration, mechanical and utility, building envelope, and total operations and maintenance services. More than 750 Stellar employees worldwide create award-winning food processing plants, refrigerated warehouses, distribution centers, commercial buildings and military facilities.In addition to its Jacksonville, Florida, headquarters, Stellar operates nearly 50 support locations and offices throughout the United States, China and in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The company also serves Central and South America, Europe and India. For more information, visit www.stellar.net.