FONA Named Best & Brightest Mid-Sized Company to Work For in the Nation

November 8, 2012


Nov. 8, 2012 


After being named one of Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources (and earning the Elite Award for Employee Achievement and Recognition), FONA International advanced to the national level of the Best & Brightest competition and brought home the top national award for mid-sized businesses, which recognized the organization’s extraordinary commitment to employees through the highest quality human resources initiatives.


“We are committed to delivering the very best to our employees and are thrilled and honored by this award,” says Human Resources Director Tonya Hubbartt. “We take great pride in the amazing culture and environment we have created here at FONA and work hard to continue to improve and meet the diverse needs of our employees.”


The three national winners (small, medium and large businesses) were selected based on their high scores in all examined categories (as assessed by an independent research firm): Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance.


ABOUT FONA INTERNATIONAL, INC. Founded in 1987, FONA International creates and manufactures flavors for many of the largest food, beverage, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical companies in the world from its state-of-the-art, 33-acre campus in Geneva, IL. FONA International has established a reputation as the forward-thinking, independent solution provider in the very competitive flavor industry.


ABOUT NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS RESOURCES (NABR) Based in Warren, Mich., NABR is a business organization of small to medium-sized businesses, representing more than 20,000 members who employ over 200,0000 persons nationally. Member businesses receive numerous benefits including free legal and financial consultations; discounted technology, automotive and office products; employee training and recruitment assistance; and competitive insurance rates.