FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 7, 2021
Traci Logan-Demus, SHRM-CP
Chief Human Resources Officer
Community-Minded Enterprises Named One of the “Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest” for the 4th Year in a Row
Spokane, Wash. — Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) is thrilled to share the news that it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest. The Best Places to Work Inland Northwest list is created by the Journal of Business and Best Companies Group.
“The past year and a half have been challenging,” said Lee Williams, CEO of Community-Minded Enterprises, “and through it all we’ve remained true to our mission, supporting the community and our staff. To be recognized and under those circumstances is certainly something to celebrate.”
Community-Minded Enterprises strives to be an innovative organization, recently adopting a 32-hour workweek, to better support its employees. This new flexibility allows staff to maintain a better balance between their personal and professional lives and enables them to feel more refreshed and engaged when they are working.
In January CME moved to a PTO system to give staff more options when taking time off. In addition, most employees have the option of working remotely, working on site, or a combination of both.
About the Award: To determine the Best Places to Work Inland Northwest list, companies from across the region participated in a two-part survey process. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics.
The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data, and determined the final rankings.
Community-Minded Enterprises and the other list-making companies were honored at a virtual awards ceremony on October 6. The rankings will be published in the October 7 issue of the Journal of Business.
Our Mission: Community-Minded Enterprises transforms communities in Washington State while advancing diversity and inclusion of marginalized populations so that all people have an opportunity for equitable health, education, and safety.
Community-Minded Enterprises is a 501c3 nonprofit with four offices in Spokane and one in Pasco and a staff of 71. It was formed as a grassroots organization in the early 1990s and incorporated in 1997.