April 22, 2013 // Franchising.com // Medi-Weightloss™ is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 37 major publishing partners and recognizes a list of 150 National Top Workplaces. Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees.
Founder and CEO Edward Kaloust leads Medi-Weightloss™ with long-term strategic growth in mind. New programs and products are continually researched and evaluated. Since its inception in 2006 with one location, Medi-Weightloss™ has grown to have 84 locations in 22 states with an International area development agreement signed for expansion to Dubai. Medi-Weightloss™ offers the nation’s most comprehensive medical weight loss program with a specific Wellness program designed to promote weight maintenance. The corporate team has launched brand extensions including the Adolescent program featuring PowerPlay™ supplements, Acute DM for diabetics, and InterActive Exercise, a portable fitness system.
The corporate values include excellence, innovation, respect, trust open communication, safety, and effectiveness. Brett Stewart, Director of Franchise Support has been employed for 3 years, “We always feel included in the overall goals of the company. Our CEO hosts company luncheons often and shares his visions. Executive leadership has an open door policy.” Stewart continues, “With 84 locations to support and constant development of new programs and ideas, we are never bored. Each day presents new challenges and I am confident we, as a team, can overcome anything with our passion and abilities.”
“We are honored and excited to be recognized as one of Tampa’s best Workplaces,” says Edward Kaloust, Founder and CEO of Medi-Weightloss™, “We live by something I call ‘people like us’. We strive to hire and do business with people who have aligned beliefs and goals. Respect, integrity, and teamwork are widespread in our everyday corporate culture. We are committed to fighting the battle against obesity and hope that the sustained growth and success of our company will allow us to continue in those efforts.”
The Tampa Bay Times published the complete list of Top Workplaces on April 21st. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.
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