City of Wilmington

Wilmington, NC offers visitors and residents a relaxing coastal vibe combined with the hustle and bustle of a historic downtown river district. Its charm, modern facilities, cuisine, arts and culture make Wilmington a popular destination. As an employer for over…

SoCa and kō-än

Sean Degnan is no stranger to activism. While in college studying English and theater, he attended so many protests on campus that he missed classes and wound up on academic probation. While this passion for advocacy may not have been…

Reidsville Chamber of Commerce

Established in 1914 by community business leaders, the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce challenges itself to continue to evolve and provide employees with family-forward benefits, with the understanding that salary alone in a small nonprofit is not enough to retain top…

Wells Insurance

Wells Insurance, a family-owned, fourth-generation insurance agency headquartered in North Carolina, is committed to serving the community and its employees with integrity, compassion, and expertise. Celebrating 100 years of service, Wells Insurance prides itself on being a family-run and privately-owned…

Marbles Kids Museum

In 2007, a new world of discovery opened its doors. Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh is a place and space designed to spark imagination, discovery and learning through play, as well as strengthen families and unite communities. That focus on…

Town of Wake Forest

Nestled on the outskirts of Raleigh, the Town of Wake Forest has an ever-growing population, including the number of workers the town employs. Currently, the Town has 280 full-time and 60 part-time employees. With the increase of employees over the…

Partnership for Children of Johnston County

One of the toughest transitions for many new parents is the time when they have to leave their new baby and resume work after maternity or paternity leave. With this transition comes the time and dedication in finding suitable child…

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool

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Location: Charlotte • Number of Employees: 27 Charlotte Bilingual Preschool does not have a problem retaining staff and teachers, says Executive Director Banu Valladares. That’s because the staff of this five-star licensed preschool—which prepares Spanish-speaking children for success in school…

Raydal Hospitality and Sabor Latin Street Grill

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Location: Charlotte • Number of Employees: 230 Raydal Hospitality LLC, managing company for Sabor Latin Street Grill, is constantly working on innovative ways to support its workforce and the community, says Miriam Espaillat, the company’s director of community engagement. Raydal,…

Person County

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Location: Roxboro • Number of Employees: 400 John Hill’s son Rollins Person County Manager Heidi York believes that when it comes to family-friendly workplaces, government can lead by example—especially in a smaller, tight-knit community. “Government has a role to lead and…

Coastal Credit Union

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Location: Raleigh • Number of Employees: 525 across the state Kee Kee Whitley and family Kee Kee Whitley already had her hands full with three teenage children and a career in financial services when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in…

Katie Button Restaurants

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Location: Asheville • Year Founded: 2008 Liese Freund and family At Katie Button Restaurants, which includes the popular and acclaimed Asheville restaurants Cúrate and Button & Co. Bagels, the journey to family-friendly benefits has been a gradual and intentional process.…

RTI International

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Location: Durham • Number of Employees: Over 5,000 globally For RTI International, being family friendly is part of fulfilling the company’s mission. “Our mission to improve the human condition extends to taking care of our employees,” says Marjorie Williamson, senior…

Aeroflow Healthcare, Inc.

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Location: HQ in Asheville, offices throughout NC • Year Founded: 2000 • Number of Employees: 400 When Aeroflow Healthcare, Inc. announced an expansion of its maternity leave policy in November 2017, it was more than a nice, new perk for…

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

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Location: Taylorsville • Year Founded: 1989 • Number of Employees: Over 900 The Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams corporate headquarters and manufacturing plant in Taylorsville, a rural town in Alexander county just north of Charlotte, may be one of the…

YWCA Lower Cape Fear

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Location: Wilmington • Year Founded: 1914 • Number of Employees: 75 For anyone who thinks having child care at work would be a tempting distraction, Katie Tate, chief program officer for the YWCA Lower Cape Fear, disagrees. “I usually try…

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

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Location: Durham • Year Founded: 1933 • Number of Employees: 4,700 At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, employees don’t have to miss a day of work when their regular child care falls through. Blue Cross NC offers…

N2 Publishing

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Location: Wilmington • Year Founded: 2004 • Number of Employees: 262 When N2 Publishing (N2) began searching for new office space in Wilmington, they took an unusual approach: they first polled their local team members to find out where everyone…

Forrest Firm

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Location: Statewide • Year Founded: 2011 • Number of Employees: 45 When real estate paralegal and mother of two Christina McComas decided to leave the large corporate law firm she had been with for 17 years to join Forrest Firm,…