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Oswald Companies Named to Top Workplaces List For The Seventh Consecutive Year

oswaldcompanies June 29, 2020

CLEVELAND – June 29, 2020 – For the seventh consecutive year, and eighth year overall, Oswald Companies was named to The Plain Dealer Top Workplaces 2020, midsize company list, announced June 28, 2020.

Oswald was featured in two special articles this year, “Top Workplaces 2020 Trends: Working from home” and “How offices are returning to work safely during coronavirus: Top Workplaces 2020.”

Evaluations for the Top Workplaces program are based on results from employee survey questions, which are focused on a variety of organizational health factors. The 2020 honoree list represents Northeast Ohio employers and includes 150 companies in three divisions.

“We extend a special thank you and congratulations to our employee-owners,” said Robert J. Klonk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Oswald Companies. “In times of great change, it is more important than ever to come together to navigate challenges and maintain a connection among employees. It’s our commitment to driving positive change on behalf of the clients and communities we serve.”

What our employee-owners say:

“The company cares about employees and the community and is constantly giving back to others in need.”

“I think that Oswald Companies is always cutting edge. How we connect with our clients and always improving our efforts to create a better client experience.”

“Different points of view are encouraged at Oswald by implementing new ways of learning about each other, such as the REAL Colors training, and consistently spreading the importance of efficiency and diversity.”

“Oswald Companies is always willing to hear our point of view. Us young professionals meet with Bob (CEO) on a quarterly basis and are able to tell him what we are feeling and what changes we want to be made here.”

Survey data is gathered through the Energage, formerly Workplace Dynamics, employee survey.

Learn more about our careers, culture, community, and the benefits of employee ownership at Oswald at

About Oswald Companies:

Founded in 1893, Cleveland-based and employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms. As a proud Partner of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals service and support the needs of our clients worldwide. Learn more at

About Energage:

Energage offers a fully unified SaaS platform, plus support and professional services, to help organizations recruit and retain the right talent. As a B-Corporation founding member, Energage has committed itself to the purpose of making the world a better place to work together. Based on 14 years of culture research, the engine behind 51 Top Workplaces programs across the country, and data gathered from over 20 million employees at 60,000 organizations, Energage has isolated the 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any business, and developed the tools and expertise to help organizations measure, shape and showcase their unique culture to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. For more information, please visit