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. Watch their stories 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

2018 Sponsors

Thank you to the businesses and organizations that make the Best Places to Work Awards possible.

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CAS Engineering *  Dynport Vaccine LLC - AGDIT CompanY

Imquest Biosciences *  PLAMONDON COMPANIES


Past Winners

2015 Winner Antietam Technologies 

2015 Winner AstraZeneca

2015 Unsung Heroes in the Workplace

2015 Winner - Nymeo

2017  Giving Back awards