Pets Best Insurance Named One of the Best Places to Work in Idaho
Posted on April 23, 2013 under Industry News
Boise-based pet insurance provider boasts high employee satisfaction
Boise, Idaho – Pets Best Insurance, a leading nationwide pet insurance agency based in Boise, Idaho, announced today the company has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Idaho.1
The company is among a select group of Gem State businesses to receive recognition this year from the Best Places to Work in Idaho program, a collaboration between the Idaho Business Review and POPULUS, a well-known Idaho-based research and consulting firm.
The Best Places to Work awards are distributed based on the results of surveys designed to measure various aspects of employee satisfaction. The annual survey rates companies by their performance in a variety of areas, including compensation and benefits, employee growth and development, and work-life balance. Workplace environment and company management are also important factors in the survey.
Dr. Jack Stephens, the veterinarian who founded Pets Best Insurance to promote pet health and reduce the financial burden placed on pet owners, expressed pride in his company’s most recent accomplishment.
“Our employees choose to work for Pets Best because they care about animals,” said Stephens, who serves as the president of Pets Best Insurance. “We value the hard work these dedicated people invest in improving the lives of animals, and we pride ourselves on cultivating a supportive and rewarding environment for our employees.”
Amy Winkler, a veterinary services representative for Pets Best Insurance, said her job provides her with the unique opportunity to work alongside others who share her passion for keeping pets healthy and happy.
“I love working at Pets Best because all of my co-workers, from peers to supervisors, are wonderful to work with,” Winkler said. “We are a company that is truly helping people and their pets, and I believe that’s something to be proud of. On top of all of that, we have some pretty amazing benefits.”
Paul Butcher, president and director of research for POPULUS, said the Best Places to Work in Idaho serves to shine a positive light on worthy businesses.
“By winning this award, Pets Best Insurance has demonstrated a commitment to its employees,” Butcher said. “When a company makes an effort to take care of its employees, it serves to build trust among customers and the community. In general, people care more about organizations that care about people.”
About Pets Best Insurance
Dr. Jack L. Stephens, president of Pets Best Insurance, founded pet insurance in the U.S. in 1981 with a mission to end euthanasia when pet owners couldn’t afford veterinary treatment. Dr. Stephens went on to present the first U.S. pet insurance policy to famous television dog, Lassie. Pets Best Insurance provides coverage for dogs and cats, and is the only veterinarian founded and operated pet insurance company in the United States. Dr. Stephens is always available to answer questions regarding veterinarian medicine, pet health and pet insurance. Visit www.petsbest.com for more information.
Pet insurance plans offered and administered by Pets Best Insurance are underwritten by Independence American Insurance Company, a Delaware Insurance company. Independence American Insurance Company is a member of The IHC Group, an insurance organization composed of Independence Holding Company, a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange, and its operating subsidiaries. The IHC Group has been providing life, health and stop loss insurance solutions for nearly 30 years. For information on The IHC Group, visit: www.ihcgroup.com. In states in which Independence American Insurance Company’s new policy form has not yet received regulatory approval, Aetna Insurance Company of Connecticut will underwrite policies. Each insurer has sole financial responsibility for its own products. To determine the underwriter in your state, please call Pets Best at 1-866-929-3807.