Tysons-Based Transportation Consulting Firm Debuts at 31 on Prestigious List
(Tysons, VA – February 5, 2019) – Wells + Associates (W+A), a Tysons-based national transportation and engineering consulting firm, has been chosen as one of Virginia’s Best Places to Work by Virginia Business, a publication dedicated to covering economic activity in the state. W+A debuted on the list at 31 in the small employer’s category. W+A representatives received the award at a special awards luncheon on Friday, February 1, 2019.
W+A is an engineering consulting firm that employs more than 50 professionals in four offices in Virginia, Maryland, and Colorado. The company designs sustainable, cost-effective transportation plans for commercial, residential, governmental, and institutional developments across the United States and recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.
“I’m thrilled that our firm was chosen as one of the Best Places to Work”, said Michael J. Workosky, W+A President. “We work hard to maintain a culture that promotes collaboration and a sense of ownership in the company. We value the contributions made from a diversity of employees and strive to give them a voice in meeting company and professional goals.”
Wells + Associates is an employee-owned company. Employees are eligible to participate in the firm’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), in which they are incentivized to improve the company’s performance and stimulate future growth. The ESOP creates a strong company culture amongst employee owners and encourages everyone to do what’s best for the company.
According to Virginia Business, nearly 200 companies vied to be named to the list that is administered in collaboration with Best Companies Group. One hundred companies were picked in three categories: small (15-99 employees), midsize (100-249), and large (250 or more).
About Wells + Associates
Wells + Associates helps meet the needs of a mobile society by assisting developers, businesses, and property owners in formulating transportation engineering and planning solutions and is a leading practitioner of transportation demand management strategies and implementation. W+A launched BreakShuttle in 2017, a service that provides direct and reliable transportation to college campuses for students during academic breaks.