LJB Named One of Dayton’s Healthiest Employers for 2019

For the third time, the Dayton Business Journal has named LJB Inc. one of its Healthiest Employers.

The award comes after a thorough assessment of LJB’s wellness program, including its program components, engagement strategies, strategic plan, and leadership commitment.

At the Healthiest Employers awards ceremony on Sept. 5, emcee Julia Palazzo lauded LJB’s robust wellness program. She said, “A significant percent of the staff participates in the wellness initiatives, including lunch-and-learn programs, reimbursement for exercise-related expenses, and contests, such as its ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ challenge and ‘Let’s Just Walk’ program.”

LJB human resource manager, Laurie Iulg, accepted the award. “I have been thrilled with how engaged our staff has been with our well-being initiatives,” she says. “The participation—and camaraderie that has come with it—enhances our culture, as well as the health of our staff.”

LJB CEO Rod Sommer agrees, adding, “As a firm, we have a singular focus on improving quality of life—and that mission includes our staff. Our wellness program is one of the primary ways we work to support the whole person, and our team is better for it.”

For more on the award and LJB’s approach to wellness, read our blog post “LJB’s Approach to Wellness is Winning Awards.”