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December 17, 2015 15:00 ET

Retrofit Named to National List of Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Award Recognizes Retrofit for Innovations in Culture and Workforce Engagement

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management solutions, today announced it was named to the list of Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the nation. Retrofit is among 101 companies that were selected for this honor by the National Association for Business Resources.

"We are honored to be recognized as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For, because this award encapsulates what we have strived to achieve at Retrofit," said Mary Pigatti, Retrofit CEO. "Our number one priority is employee happiness, because if employees are happy and living a life they love, they will be healthy and more productive. This will ensure we delight our clients, customers and investors."

The 2015 winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm, which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. They include compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; strategic company performance and the best of the best small business.

With more than 20 years of experience conducting Best and Brightest Company competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has identified numerous best human resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

"Nationally recognized award recipients keep innovative human resource initiatives at the forefront of their company culture and make it a priority to consider their workforce as an essential aspect in their company success. Our Association is proud to recognize and honor these winning companies for this impressive achievement," said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president.

The companies that have been selected to be recognized nationally as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® will be featured in the January 14th online edition of Corp! Magazine. The winning companies also will receive recognition as a national winner at a Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® awards symposium and gala at a location of their choosing in several U.S. cities.

Earlier this year, Retrofit was named one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care by Great Place to Work® and Fortune and one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in Chicago. The organization also was named an Owler Hot in 2015 awardee, recognizing Retrofit as a trending company in its region. 

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About Retrofit
Retrofit offers weight management solutions that help employers tackle obesity and deliver proven outcomes and lasting results. Ninety percent of participants lose weight and 68 percent keep it off 18 months later. Retrofit clients also are two times more satisfied than those on other weight-loss programs, according to a recent client satisfaction survey. Retrofit attributes its success to five key factors: 1) a scientifically based program design; 2) highly credentialed experts who drive a personalized experience and true engagement; 3) a multi-disciplinary, high-tech/high-touch approach; 4) the adaptability of the program to integrate or run discreetly within organizations' broader wellness ecosystems, and 5) "happiness delivered" with proven outcomes that transform lives and workplaces. For more information, visit Also follow the company on Facebook and Twitter at @retrofitme.

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