Sentry again makes Forbes’ ‘best employers’ list

Metro Wire Staff

Sentry Insurance has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers for the third consecutive year.

In collaboration with analytics firm Statista, Forbes selected America’s Best Employers based on an independent survey of a sample of 50,000 people in more than 25 industries who work at companies with at least 1,000 U.S.-based employees. Participants were asked to rate how likely they’d be to recommend their employer to others. They also were asked to recommend companies outside their industry.

Sentry is one of only 500 companies to make the list.

Pete McPartland, Sentry chairman of the board, president, and CEO, said the honor is a “true testament” to Sentry employees and reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to remain a great place to work.

“Generations of highly educated and highly trained people built Sentry into what it is today—a people business,” McPartland said. “One that does right by our customers, each other, and our communities.”

“We are proud of the family-friendly, community-oriented culture that is so deeply rooted in Sentry’s DNA,” added Jayne Petruska, Sentry’s chief human resources officer. “Every day, we look to build on that by investing in our associates in ways that will help them thrive and grow in their careers, while making an impact in the communities we serve throughout the country.”

Sentry is a mutual insurance company founded in 1904 and currently employs about 4,500 people.

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