CHICAGO – April 26, 2023 – AHEAD, a leading national provider of cloud, data and digital engineering solutions, announced today that it has earned 2023 Top Workplaces Culture Excellence recognition for Leadership, Innovation, Compensation & Benefits, Work-Life Flexibility and Purpose & Values. Issued by Energage, the research company with more than 16 years of experience surveying over 27 million employees at 70,000 organizations, Top Workplaces awards are based solely on employee feedback.  

Top Workplaces awards are based on a research-backed, 24-item employee engagement survey. Top Workplaces Culture Excellence awards celebrate organizations that excel in specific areas of workplace culture. 

AHEAD has received the following Culture Excellence awards, in addition to the national Top Workplaces award announced earlier in 2023. 



The Top Workplaces for Leadership award celebrates organizational leaders who inspire confidence in employees and the company’s direction. They listen to what matters most to employees and use that insight in decision-making. 


The Top Workplaces for Innovation award recognizes organizations that have created a culture where new ideas are encouraged, which helps employees to reach their full potential and benefits performance. 

Compensation & Benefits 

The Top Workplaces for Compensation & Benefits award celebrates organizations that provide packages employees believe are fair for the work being done and compared to others in the industry.   

Work-Life Flexibility 

The Top Workplaces for Work-Life Flexibility award recognizes organizations that have built a culture that enables employees to meet the demands of their personal lives while maintaining high performance. 

Purpose & Values 

The Top Workplaces for Purpose & Values award celebrates organizations that have successfully communicated the company mission and integrated those aspirations into the culture.   

“At AHEAD, we have built an environment that nurtures growth, talent, and client-focused results,” said Kristin Supancich, AHEAD chief people officer. “Receiving five Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Awards that are based on direct feedback from employees is a testament to the fortitude of our culture.” 

“Top Workplaces is a beacon of light for organizations as well as a sign of resiliency and impressive performance,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “When you give your employees a voice, you come together to navigate challenges and shape your path forward. Top Workplaces draw on real-time insights into what works best for their organization, so they can make informed decisions that have a positive impact on their people and their business.”  


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