Vionic Group LLC has been certified as a great workplace by independent analysts at Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Vionic earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys, which resulted in 92 percent of Vionic employees reporting that the San Rafael, CA-based company is a great workplace for reasons including atmosphere, leadership, rewards and a sense of pride.
“We are proud to be awarded as a great place to work,” says Connie Rishwai, president of Vionic. “Our employees are a priority and we’re always striving to give back.”
“We applaud Vionic Group LLC for seeking certification and releasing its employees’ feedback,” states Kim Peters, executive vice president of Great Place to Work’s Certification Program. “These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees’ trust and create a great workplace—critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Vionic Group LLC should take into account as an indicator of high performance.”
A decade following its U.S. launch, Vionic has grown to become a market leader in contemporary footwear. With more than 125 employees worldwide, the company offers a number of programs to support employees both within and outside the workplace. Instilling wellness as a company priority, Vionic covers 100 percent of the cost of each full-time employee’s healthcare premium, sponsors quarterly wellness events, a fitness reimbursement program, and offers fresh organic snacks and juices in the office. Vionic also offers employee perks including free and discounted shoes, company-wide subsidized meals, and monthly first Friday themed parties.
Support is at the heart of the Vionic Group company philosophy, extending beyond the relief provided by its footwear line. The company’s charitable giving arm, Vionic Supports, is a platform for giving back, and supports employees in volunteer efforts including at the Marin Food Bank, Marin 100, Center for Domestic Peace, and yearly Avon 39 walk. Most recently, Vionic launched a scholarship program to support students, and awarded $3,000 each to two recipients in partnership with the Queen Mary Hospital in London.