Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness® Announced

Sept. 6, 2018 – Warren, MI — Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness winners have just been announced.  The Best and Brightest in Wellness awards program is the premier program honoring organizations that are making their workplaces, their employees and the community a healthier place to live and work.

“Health and wellness programs are at the forefront of every business looking to retain a healthy workforce. This year’s winning companies represent high standards and an exceptional commitment to their employees’ wellbeing”, said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of the Best and Brightest Programs.

The winning companies will be honored at a prestigious symposium and awards gala on October 5, 2018 at The Henry Autograph Collection Hotel in Dearborn. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. with registration, and an exhibit gallery with vendors to help wellness winners on their wellness journey. The program also includes an Interactive Morning Wake-up self-defense class and meditation. The educational sessions will include a panel on Mental Health in the Workplace, Rapid Fire Best Practice Wellness in the Workplace Case Studies, keynote address by Dan Miller, internationally renowned nutrition and fitness expert. There will also be a community project benefitting Ascension St. John Hospital Cancer Center’s food pantry and a special appearance by the Best and Brightest Service Dog, Spike!

Sponsors for the event include Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Corp! Magazine, WWJ NewsRadio 950, SynBella, Ascension St. John Hospital, Fitness Things, Ulliance, Quicken Loans, National Diagnostic Services, Michigan Wellness Council, Schupan and Sons, Inc, Consumers Credit Union and Dan Miller.

Admission for the awards celebration and symposium is $145 for individuals. Tables for 10 are also available for $1350If you are interested in attending, sponsoring, advertising or exhibiting at the conference contact the Best and Brightest programs at 866-321-1822 or visit www.thebestandbrightest.com.

The Best and Brightest program provides yearlong education, benchmarking, assessment tools and interaction amongst the best employers throughout Michigan.


Wellness Employers

  • Air Lift Company
  • Ally Financial
  • Applied Imaging
  • Argent Group
  • Baudville Brands
  • Bell’s Brewery
  • BizStream
  • Broder & Sachse Enterprise of Companies
  • Brooks Kushman P.C.
  • Carhartt Inc.
  • Cascade Engineering
  • Center for Financial Planning
  • Comfort Research
  • Consumers Credit Union
  • Crum & Forster
  • Custom Profile
  • Diplomat
  • DTE Energy
  • Easterseals Michigan
  • ELGA Credit Union
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Farbman Group
  • General Dynamics Land Systems
  • Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
  • Great Expressions Dental Centers
  • Greenleaf Trust
  • Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Herman Miller
  • Humanetics Innovative Solutions
  • Inteva Products
  • Lacks Enterprises Inc.
  • Lake Michigan Credit Union
  • Lake Trust Credit Union
  • MarshBerry
  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
  • McKinley
  • MidMichigan Health
  • MMI Engineerred Solutions
  • MSU Federal Credit Union
  • Oakland County
  • OHM Advisors
  • Orlans
  • Peckham Inc.
  • Perrigo Company
  • Progressive AE
  • Quicken Loans
  • Ramco
  • RedViking
  • Rehmann
  • Schupan & Sons, Inc.
  • Secure-24, LLC
  • Service Express
  • Southwest Michigan First
  • SpartanNash
  • Studio C - Celebration Cinema
  • Terryberry
  • The Taubman Company
  • The Wiser Financial Group
  • United Shore
  • University of Michigan
  • Walbridge
  • Worksighted
  • Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultant

Wellness Providers to Corporations

  • 44 North
  • Advantage Benefit Group
  • Austin Benefits Group
  • Cambridge Consulting Group
  • Edify North
  • Gallagher
  • Hylant
  • Kapnick Insurance Group
  • Marsh & McLennan Agency, Michigan
  • Michigan Planners

Wellness Providers to Individuals

  • Wellness Providers to Individuals
  • Awaken Yoga Studio
  • Elite Body Training Studio
  • Foodstand
  • Goldfish Swim School Franchising
  • Olive Seed
  • The Tough Gym

Non Profit

  • Community Network Services
  • Development Centers
  • Kalamazoo Regional Educational
  • Service Agency
  • Metro Detroit CLUW
  • MIU Men’s Health Foundation
  • Operation Fit - Bronson Battle Creek
  • Redirecting Youth to Strive for Excellence
  • (R.Y.S.E.)
  • Rhonda Walker Foundation
  • The Color of Autism Foundation

Schools and School Districts

  • Bennett Elementary - Detroit
  • Public Schools
  • Cornerstone Health + Technology
  • High School
  • Dearborn Public Schools
  • East Middle School
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Keith Elementary School
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School
  • New Haven Community School District
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • St. Charles Borromeo
  • Y Detroit Innovation Academy

Faith Based Organizations

  • Abundant Life Tabernacle
  • Aijalon Baptist Church
  • Chapel Hill Ministry
  • Christian Tabernacle Church


  • Family Victory Fellowship Church
  • Fellowship Chapel
  • Flowery Mount Baptist
  • Historic Little Rock Baptist Church


  • Historic Motor City Baptist Church
  • Holy Cross Missionary Baptist Church
  • Kadesh Missionary


  • Smith Chapel AME
  • Third New Hope Baptist Church
  • True Rock Church