Washington Business Journal Award – Healthiest Employer 2013 – Van Metre Hunger Games
For the second year in a row, Van Metre Company is the No. 1 company of healthiest employers with 100 to 499 employees. The Fairfax-based real estate development company has 325 total employees and its approach to wellness “comes from the top down,” says Aaron Volbrecht, general manager.
It was the year of the Van Metre Hunger Games.
Van Metre Cos.’s name for a 90-day online health competition resulted in 62 employees shedding a combined 488 pounds, averaging more than 7 pounds of weight loss per person. For the real estate developer’s own bottom line, it estimates health care savings of about $13,355 from the program… (read more)