TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alpha-Omega Title Insurance ranked among the top 10 companies in the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2014 Best Places to Work. The only title insurance agency of 60 finalists, it placed ninth out of hundreds of applicants from businesses of all sizes.
“The award helps us honor local companies and recognize the good in the workplace,” said Pam Huff, director of news operations for the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
Its Best Places to Work in Tampa Bay is based on an online survey taken by the employees of each company that measures employee engagement, loyalty and retention. The survey examined 10 key engagement categories, including feeling valued, team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, and manager effectiveness along with compensation and benefits. Only employees with no corporate ownership participate in the survey and determine the scores.
“We’re honored to be recognized,” said Gibbs Wilson, CEO of Alpha-Omega Title. “Employees say our culture is like a large family. We support each other professionally and personally and bring that mindset to helping our customers achieve their goals.”
The corporate culture fosters employee retention; some title professionals have been with Alpha-Omega Title for more than 20 years, one for 27 years. Profit sharing, “Team Spirit” initiatives, and corporate support of charities important to employees all contribute to morale. Its “Going the Extra Mile” program encourages employees to nominate coworkers for recognition, promoting teamwork while acknowledging individual contributions to the company’s success.
About Alpha-Omega Title
Representing some of the largest, most financially sound title insurance underwriters in the country, Alpha-Omega Title has closed and insured billions of dollars in real estate transactions during the past three decades. Services include residential and commercial title searches and closings, mortgage refinance closings, and short sale transactions. Additionally Alpha-Omega Title serves builders, handling title services on land acquisition, construction and bridge loans and placing on-site personnel in builders’ sales centers to handle closing questions and open escrow on new sales. Founded by Gibbs Wilson in 1983, Alpha-Omega Title Insurance Company is the oldest of the large, independent title agencies in Tampa. The firm has three locations in South Tampa, North Tampa and Brandon, Fla. and can be reached via www.alpha-omegatitle.com or by calling 813-963-3009.