January 16. 2014 10:00AM - Last modified: January 16. 2014 10:48AM

Wisconsin employers among Healthiest Workplaces in America

Eight Wisconsin employers were named to the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America.

The Wisconsin companies on the list are: The Starr Group, Greenfield, tied for 12th; Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, 18th; Mercy Health, Janesville, tied for 22nd; PyraMax Bank, Greenfield, tied for 22nd; Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, 52nd; Ministry Health Care, Milwaukee, tied for 53rd; ESI, Brookfield; and Power Test Inc., Sussex, 74th.

Healthiest Employers, a leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data, compiled the list. Each of the 100 employers has achieved sustainable success through a broad range of corporate wellness programs and employee wellness initiatives.

The Starr Group attained the recognition as the culmination of a year-long, highly selective two-stage assessment process spanning the United States to include companies of all sizes from all regions and industries.

"The Starr Group is both honored and humbled to be the recipient of this award. We consider wellness to be a very important business strategy for the overall success of our agency. It is because of a very involved and supportive group of employees who embrace our wellness initiatives that made this achievement possible," said Mary Starr, executive vice-president.

Rod Reasen II, president of Healthiest Employers, said, "This highly selective award recognizes employers who demonstrate exceptional leadership in using wellness as a strategy to drive workplace productivity, employee health, and community wellbeing. As these employers demonstrate, every organization has a path to the Healthiest 100, regardless of size, industry or geography."

To view the entire list, visit http://healthiest100.com/h100-full-list.