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McGladrey Named to 2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies List

Working Mother Inaugurates October 15 as National Flex Day to “celebrate and embrace” workplace flexibility



CHICAGO – (September 17, 2013)Working Mother magazine today named McGladrey LLP, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, as one of the 2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its commitment to progressive workplace programs, including flexibility, advancement and paid family leave. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com. Also this year, in honor of the 100 Best Companies, Working Mother has declared October 15 as the first annual National Flex Day to encourage support for workplace flexibility.

"At McGladrey, we understand the needs of both our clients and our employees," said Richard Caturano, McGladrey's national leader of culture, diversity and inclusion. "Our goal is to provide employees with the flexibility they need to provide the most effective and efficient service possible to our clients, while also meeting their professional and personal needs. Just one example of that is our recent distribution of iPads to all employees – to make working remotely easier than ever before."

"Now in its 28th year, the Working Mother 100 Best Companies are leaders in building initiatives that truly support all employees. They are the vanguard of successful companies, with modern policies for American families," said Carol Evans, president of Working Mother Media. "That's why we are launching National Flex Day on October 15. It's time for employees and their companies to 'step out from the shadows' and embrace workplace flexibility as a core business strategy that will enable them to compete and succeed in an increasingly competitive global economy."

"We have made workplace flexibility our platform to heighten the message that as many as 30 million Americans work from home at least one day a week," said Jennifer Owens, editorial director of Working Mother Media. "Not only do all of Working Mother 100 Best Companies offer flex to their employees, they understand what a positive influence it has had on productivity, morale and motivation."

The complete list of Working Mother's 2013 100 Best Companies can be found on the Working Mother website.

About Working Mother Media
Working Mother Media, a division of Bonnier Corporation (bonnier.com), is the publisher of Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com, and the Working Mother Research Institute. The National Association for Female Executives (nafe.com), Diversity Best Practices (diversitybestpractices.com) are also units within WMM. Working Mother Media's mission is to serve as a champion of culture change.(Working Mother) magazine reache more than 2 million readers and is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers; Workingmother.com gives working mothers @home and @work advice, solutions, and ideas. This year marks the 28th anniversary of the magazine's signature research initiative, Working Mother 100 Best Companies, and the 11th year of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women. Follow us on Facebook or on Twitter.

About McGladrey
McGladrey LLP is the leading U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 6,700 people in 75 cities nationwide. McGladrey is a licensed CPA firm and serves clients around the world through RSM International, a global network of independent assurance, tax and consulting firms. McGladrey uses its deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of clients to help them succeed. For more information join our Facebook fan page at McGladrey News, follow us on Twitter @McGladrey and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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