Builders Mutual Selected as Healthiest Employer
Raleigh, N.C. – Builders Mutual Insurance Company was recently honored as one of the Triangle Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers for 2018. These awards recognize the “best of the best” companies and nonprofits that are committed to creating a healthy workplace. The 25 companies selected were honored on October 25 at The Rickhouse in Durham, NC.
Builders Mutual began its wellness initiative in 2005. Since then, Builders Mutual in Balance (BMiB) has grown to provide employees a variety of fitness and wellbeing activities to suit their interests and needs. Current offerings include an on-site gym and annual wellness reimbursement incentive, reduced fees for weight loss programs, financial wellness classes, yoga and boot camp fitness classes, annual health fair and other committee-led activities during the year. Builders Mutual also offers annual on-site biometric screenings, health assessments, and personal health coaching.
“For us, being a healthy employer means helping employees balance work, nutrition, exercise and emotional health,” states Michele Hemric, AVP of human resources and organizational development. “Our programs focus on creating awareness so that each individual can take action to increase their own wellbeing. We enjoy supporting their goals along the way.”
We are extremely proud of our success and even more proud of being recognized for building a solid wellness program. Builders Mutual continues to work towards helping our employees make their wellbeing a top priority.
Headquartered in North Carolina, Builders Mutual is one of the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast’s leading writers of commercial insurance for the construction industry. Since its inception, Builders Mutual has broadened its territory beyond North Carolina to include the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The company provides coverage to more than 22,000 policyholders through more than 5,000 sales agents and employs more than 300 staff at its Raleigh headquarters.