People win awards, not companies. The award for Best Place to Work highlights the people who have made MainSpring a leader in the industry. Their commitment to innovation and dedication to seeing a mission through resonates with the Frederick community. We’re very honored.”
— Ray Steen, Chief Strategy Officer, MainSpring, 2017 Award Winner

2018 Frederick County Best Places to Work Winners

Frederick County businesses were recognized at the Annual Best Places to Work awards program at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center in Frederick on July 26, 2018. 

Five companies received awards in the primary award categories:

  • Small Employer Category (1-10 employees) - ECI (Expert Consultants Inc)

  • Small to Medium Employer Category (11-30 employees) - Immersion Active

  • Medium to Large Medium Employer Category (31 -50 employees) - A2LA

  • Large Employer Category (51-200 employees) - FoodPRO

  • Major Employer Category (201+ employees) - Legal & General America

Scoring categories included work-life balance, median salary, turnover rate, benefits, diversity, and professional growth.  

Also recognized in 2018 for showing that  'Family Matters' included: Blue Pillar, BMC, Grifols BioMat USA - Frederick, Linganore Wine Cellars, and Orases. To watch their stories, scroll below.

I am proud AOPA has been recognized for the way we engage our members, the community and our employees. The award for Best Place to Work reflects the dedication of the entire AOPA team to create a great work environment
— Mark Baker, President & CEO, AOPA and 2017 Major Category Winner

2019 Sponsors

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Imquest Biosciences

Past Winners

2017 Winners
Small - Thurmont Child Care
Small - Medium - ImQuest BioSciences
Medium - Large - MainSpring
Large - Dynport Vaccine
Major - Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA)

2016 Winners 2015 Winners
Small - Mosaic Power Small - Antietam Technologies
Medium - Tie - CAS Engineering & iHire Medium - ASI Assurance
Large - Frederick County Bank Large - Nymeo Federal Credit Union
Major - Plamondon Companies Major - AstraZeneca

2014 Winners 2013 Winners
Small - Swift Systems Small - Dr. Harvey Levy & Associates
Medium - Orases Medium - En-Net Services
Large - BNBI Large - Clinical RM
Major - Tie - Experient & Fort Detrick Major - Canam Steel

2012 Winners 2011 Winners
Small Category - Law Offices of Scott Alan Morrison Small Category - Empiristat
Medium Category - ImQuest BioSciences Medium Category - Default Resource
Large Category - Country Meadows Large Category - Dynport Vaccine
Major Category - Morgan Keller Construction Major Category - Hood College

Past video highlights

2018 Family Matters

2016 Work Happy, Work Healthy

2017  Giving Back awards

2015 Unsung Heroes in the Workplace