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JECHO KENSINGTON GLASS ARTS, INC. LABORATORIES, INC. 5719 Industry Lane | Frederick | www.kensingtonglass.com

Kensington Glass Arts, Inc. is the leading fabricator and installer of high-end interior architectural glass in the BaltimoreWashington region, with the best lead times in the business. Fully 70 percent of what

7320 Executive Way | Frederick www.jecholabs.com

The business, just five years old, shares a clear vision with employees to engage them in its objectives and is working on a stock option that may be offered to staff. They have a quarterly CEO award program to honor employees and supervisors have a budget to make an award within their groups.

we install, we produce ourselves. With over 70,000 square feet between our three facilities and more than 185 employees, either we’ll have what it takes to conquer the challenge, or we’ll figure it out. What initiatives do you have to attract and keep top talent? We perform an Annual Employee Satisfaction Survey and offer an employee assistance program, seasonal social events including an end of the year party with employee gifts, the annual KGa BBQ Battle where small groups of employees compete for prizes, quarterly All Hands Meetings, Continuous Improvement Teams, tuition reimbursement, Women In Construction (WIC) events for employees and participation in company sponsored charity events.

160 EMPLOYEES What initiatives do you offer to keep employees happy? The company provides free lunch every Friday and holiday and birthday celebrations are held. We have a little gym, with a shower, and a quiet nursing room for employees to use. Standing desks are available, as well as other ergonomically designed furniture. We offer financial support for further education and give young scientists opportunities to lead projects.

20 EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED 2014

ESTABLISHED 1976

LEGAL & GENERAL AMERICA 3275 Bennett Creek Ave. | Frederick | www.lgamerica.com

LGA cares about the community where we do business. We sponsor a charity campaign each fall that provides employees with the opportunity to have fun and give back to a charity of their choice. In 2018, LGA raised over $950,000 during its campaign. Employees raised the first $477,000 through in-house fundraising, and LGA matched the amount spreading the funds across hundreds of employee-selected charities. What initiatives do you offer to keep employees happy? We strive to provide employees with various options for savings and financial well-being. Eligible employees can save for retirement with a 401K plan, the company matching employee contributions dollar for dollar up to 6 percent. Participants are immediately vested. LGA also provides a separate pension plan for eligible employees.

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