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McGladrey Named to 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies List

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CHICAGO,

McGladrey LLP, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, was recently named by Working Mother magazine as one of the publication's 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies.

Working Mother recognized companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and use of family-friendly programs.

"We are honored to receive this recognition for the eighth year," said Richard Caturano, McGladrey's national leader of culture, diversity and inclusion. "At McGladrey, we understand not only our clients' needs, but also the needs of our employees – those who work so hard to help our clients meet and exceed their goals. Work-life balance and employee engagement have always been integral components of McGladrey's commitment to creating an inclusive work environment. In our most recent McGladrey People Survey, we saw a 16-percent increase from the previous year in our employees' satisfaction. These statistics, and recognitions such as this one from Working Mother, recognize the commitment we have to our employees, and the fact that we continuously look for ways to enhance the value of the flexibility and benefits we provide."

"The Working Mother 100 Best Companies are the leaders in the advancement of women by supporting the need to integrate family and work successfully," said Carol Evans, president at Working Mother Media. "We are thrilled to honor the U.S. companies that put words into action and build family-friendly cultures on the foundation of thoughtful policies and effective programs. Women make up 50 percent of our workforce. We need to make sure they have the support to be outstanding moms as well as great employees."

"In its 29th year, the Working Mother 100 Best Companies are a powerful reminder of how great companies can and do create supportive work places for their employees," said Jennifer Owens, editorial director of Working Mother Media. "All employers would do well to follow their lead if they want to attract and retain top talent."

In honor of the 100 Best Companies, Working Mother has declared Tues., Oct. 21 as National Flex Day to increase awareness for the importance of workplace flexibility. All companies are invited to participate by encouraging employees to use flex policies on this day.

The complete list of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here. All 2014 winners will be recognized at the Working Mother 100 Best Companies Gala Dinner on October 15, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis in NYC, as part of the Work Life Congress annual conference.

About Working Mother Media
Working Mother Media, a division of Bonnier Corporation, is the publisher of Working Mother magazine (WMM) and its companion website workingmother.com, and is home to the Working Mother Research Institute. The National Association for Female Executives and Diversity Best Practices are also units within WMM. Working Mother Media's mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

About McGladrey
Effective Oct. 26, 2015, McGladrey will unite with fellow members of our global network under the common brand name RSM. McGladrey LLP is the leading U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with 8,000 professionals and associates in 80 cities nationwide. A licensed CPA firm, McGladrey serves clients around the world through RSM International, a global network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms. For more information, join our Facebook fan page at McGladrey News, follow us on Twitter @McGladrey, and connect with us on LinkedIn, and/or on YouTube.

 

Contact for Media Only:

Terri Andrews
Director, National Public Relations
terri.andrews@rsmus.com

980.233.4710

Dani Hofer
Associate, National Public Relations
dani.hofer@rsmus.com

980.233.4704


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