Rachel DeGrand October 18, 2018 4 min read

Hausmann-Johnson Insurance Named a 2018 Best Small Workplace by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored Hausmann-Johnson Insurance as one of the 2018 Best Small & Medium Workplaces! 

The ranking considered more than 112,000 employee surveys from small and medium-sized companies. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization.

Hausmann-Johnson Insurance took the #43 spot on the list.

Great Place to Work 2018 - Small Businesses

“Hausmann-Johnson Insurance is proud to be recognized for being among the 2018 Best Small Workplaces," says Barry Richter, President. "Being a Great Place to Work speaks to our WHY: To support and care for those we serve so they can reach their highest potential. Our associates are our greatest asset, and when they feel valued, so do our clients and communities."

The Best Small & Medium Workplaces stand out for excelling in the industry’s rapidly-changing marketplace.  “When it comes to revenue growth and innovation, the 2018 Best Small & Medium Workplaces continue to outperform their peers making these companies more competitive and helping them secure their position in the marketplace,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “What these companies do differently than their peers is that they offer a great workplace for all employees, regardless of role or personal traits”.

The Best Small & Medium Workplaces list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Hausmann-Johnson Insurance also was ranked as a Best Small Workplace in 2017, a Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance in 2016, and a Best Workplace for Giving Back in 2016 by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


Rachel DeGrand

Rachel joined Hausmann Group in 2015 and became Manager of Marketing Operations in 2018. In her role, she develops and implements marketing and advertising campaigns, oversees strategic events, and supports business development. She also organized the formation of the Community Impact Team at HG, which focuses on company-wide volunteering and community giving. Rachel has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Grand Valley State University. She enjoys running year-round and participating in road races. She’s a member of the Business Volunteer Network and regularly volunteers for organizations such as United Way, Alzheimer’s Association, and the Ironman Foundation. Her favorite volunteer work is helping organize the annual fundraiser hosted by HG – Melody’s Hope for Children Tailgate.