Forbes says Serco a #1 best employer in U.S. Lawton, OK Cheers!

LAWTON, Okla. — Forbes announced its list of “America’s Best Employers for 2015” and Serco was rated as the top business services employer and one of the top 40 overall best employers. Serco was ranked No. 39 of 500 companies that made the list.

Serco is a provider of business and professional services primarily to the U.S. government. Kudos spread all the way to the Lawton Fort Sill region, where almost 1,000 Serco employees provide registration and support to multiple federal health care insurance programs and other government support contracts.

“One of the largest employers in Southwest Oklahoma, Serco provides millions of dollars in payroll every year,” said Barry Albrecht CEO of the Lawton Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation. “Serco encourages community spirit, involving employees in local charities and fundraisers. They are clearly making a difference here!”

Serco received the inaugural Economic Development Appreciation Award from the Lawton-Fort Sill EDC for its dedication to supporting jobs and economic growth in the area.

At the award presentation, Carlo Uchello, Serco’s Vice President for Federal Civilian Services said, “This community was selected for a variety of reasons, including the high-caliber employee base. Our aim is to make a positive difference in people’s lives and our employees in Lawton help us to deliver on this important goal.”

Headquartered in Virginia, Serco has approximately 10,000 employees and annual revenue of $1.2 billion.

Source: Serco press release

Source: Lawton Fort Sill EDC press release

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Delores Jackson

Delores Jackson was Director of Corporate Learning for Oklahoma City Community College for eight years, consulting with business leaders to determine the training and develop needs of their employees, designing the programs, and managing a staff of professional trainers. ...