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O+E Named To 'Great Employers To Work For In Indiana' Best Companies Group

Onyx+East today announced it has been named to the Great Employers to Work for in Indiana 2022 list by Best Companies Group, a BridgeTower Media Company. Onyx+East ranked fifth in the Medium Company category. Onyx+East was selected based on a detailed, anonymous survey of its employees, as well as analysis of company’s workplace policies, practices and demographics.

Best Companies Group’s annual award program identifies and honors the best places of employment in Indiana. The ranking is based on employee responses about corporate culture, training and development, salary and benefits and overall employee satisfaction. Indiana companies that meet certain criteria are highlighted as Great Employers to Work for in Indiana.

“I am very proud of the fact that as Onyx+East has had significant growth over the past year while maintaining one of our biggest assets—our company culture,” said Kelli Lawrence, CEO of Onyx+East. “We’re proud to be recognized for fostering a work environment and culture that is inclusive, healthy, and provides opportunities for learning and career growth. Not only is this a collaborative place to work, but our success is rooted in the belief and embodiment of our core TIE-IT values of Together, Integrity, Execution, Innovation and Transformation.”  

Since January 2021, the number of employees has more than doubled, from 33 to 66. In this timeframe, eight employees have been promoted into leadership positions. As the company continues to grow, it’s also expanding its footprint by opening offices in Tampa, Fla., Columbus, Ohio, and Cincinnati, Ohio and expanding into the build-for-rent sector.

Below is a sampling of the anonymous reviews collected by the Great Employers to Work for Indiana administered employee survey:

“Values everyone’s unique skills and abilities and encourages them to use those to its fullest. Very flexible in terms of schedule and work style. Strong sense of collaboration and teamwork.”

“The organization understands that that people and culture are the most important drivers of success.  All employees are valued for who they are and the work they do, both by the company and fellow employees. The culture that comes as a result is the most genuine that, I have experienced. The organization is ambitious and achievement- oriented while also being relaxed and laid back.  The organization is team oriented and collaborative while also ensuring each employee has independence in their own role. The organization has built a unique and talented team of high-character individuals that are dedicated to the people we work with and the work we do.”

“One of my favorite parts about this company is the freedom and trust given to employees. You don’t feel micromanaged and under constant surveillance but are instead are treated like an adult and trusted as long as you are getting your work done. There is a lot of flexibility, like unlimited PTO and the ability to work remotely if needed, that makes working so much easier and conducive to a healthier work-life balance. I also love the fun environment in the office. Our company events, cookouts, office parties, First Fridays, competitions, and relaxed atmosphere are all contributing factors that make this a really fun place to work. Our ability to work hard and play hard is something I really value.”

“Leaders act with staunch conviction to do things differently in this industry by focusing on the customer and maintaining a consistent desirable brand. They are not swayed by the winds of industry norms. People are valued highly, and work-life balance is not only supported but demonstrated by leadership.”

“The data is clear: these companies are treating people with respect and care, and in return their people are giving their best at work,” said Jaime Raul Zepeda, Executive Vice President of Best Companies Group. “Best Companies Group is proud to recognize all companies on our 2022 Great Employers to Work For in Indiana list.”