Sterling Global Operations named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for 2015
Forbes has recognized 100 percent employee-owned Sterling Global Operations (SGO), as one of America's best employers.
SGO, which has its headquarters in Lenoir City, TN, is a stability operations company that numbers among its services munitions response; logistics; communications; life support services; risk management; and security for governmental and private customers worldwide.
SGO was ranked No. 343 overall on the Forbes list and No. 8 in the "Business Services and Supplies" industry category. This is the company's first time on the Forbes list.
Employee ownership is a major factor in the company's performance, said Matt Kaye, SGO chief executive officer.
"Employee ownership brings a greater sense of purpose and commitment to our employees," said Matt Kaye, SGO chief executive officer. "We work hard as a team to meet our customer's mission objectives, enabling our public and private clients to accomplish their goals in challenging and often dangerous places around the world."
Over 20,000 employees at companies with at least 2,500 employees were surveyed for the America's Best Employers List. The survey was conducted using technologies and sampling methodologies to achieve an understanding of consumer opinions and behavior.