Healthiest Employers in St. Louis and Illinois
Busey is honored to be recognized among the 2019 Healthiest Employers in St. Louis and in Illinois while achieving Gold Level status in the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index.
“Busey is deeply humbled to be recognized for our commitment to supporting associates to be their healthiest and happiest,” says Kelli Baker, Assistant Vice President – Wellness Director. “Through B Well, Busey’s personalized and comprehensive health and wellness program, we engage associates to make positive lifestyle changes through exciting challenges, engaging initiatives, coaching opportunities and so much more.”
With a 91 percent associate participation rate, Busey’s B Well provides lifesaving screenings, flu shots, a smoking cessation program, annual checkups, stress management and beyond. Associates who participate in B Well not only enhance overall health, but receive wellness related prizes, premium differential and Health Savings Account or cash incentives—paying out nearly $1.9 million since the program’s inception in 2015.
- The St. Louis Healthiest Employers was awarded by the St. Louis Business Journal. Busey was a finalist in the large employer category (500-1,499 employees).
- The Illinois Healthiest Employers was awarded by Crain’s Business Journal. Busey placed third in the large employer category (500-1,499 employees).
- The American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index provides employers with best practices to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of workplace health programs. Busey’s Gold Level status improved on its Silver Level status in 2018.
Through health and wellness, training and development and recognition, Busey is pleased to provide an exceptional experience to our most valuable asset … associates.