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Three Years in a Row: SimVentions Named to ‘Best Places to Work in Virginia’ List

Fredericksburg, VA., 01-13-2015: SimVentions, Inc. was recently named as one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2015 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;
  • Be a publicly or privately held business;
  • Have a facility in the state of Virginia;
  • Have at least 15 employees working in the state of Virginia; and
  • Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.
“SimVentions is excited to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for the third year in a row! We believe it is our servant-leadership style alongside our commitment to our core values of Customer Satisfaction, Employee Development, Technical Excellence, Integrity and Teamwork, Enthusiasm and Effort, Innovation, and Business Growth and Profitability that provides us ‘the heartbeat of success’ as we seek to serve God and Country! Our servant-leadership style and core values keeps our corporate culture and work environment something that everyone loves to be a part of!” Larry Root, CEO, SimVentions. “We operate off of a foundation that believes that where your treasure is there your heart will be also…and our treasure is in: the God we serve; the customers we support; the work we do; the warfighters we touch; our employees and their families; and our community.”

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Virginia and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final ranking.

SimVentions corporate headquarters is located just outside of Fredericksburg, Va. in Spotsylvania County, with a second office located in King George, VA. Since 2000, they have been delivering engineering (to include systems engineering, software engineering, cyber/security engineering, and modeling & simulation), program & acquisition management, and training solutions to our armed services. Their passion is for ensuring their employees’ gifts and talents are put to use in delivering meaningful capability to our nation’s research and development labs and our military’s men and women on the front lines. For additional information please visit www.simventions.com and/or contact the SimVentions business development department at 540.372.7727.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Virginia program, visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVA.com.