Atlanta, GA, September 10, 2018 (Newswire) – Florence, a fast-growing Atlanta based company building software that advances clinical research, has been named one of the top 100 Best Places to Work in 2018 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Florence was named the #11 best place to work in the small business category.
“This honor is a testament to our team,” said Florence CEO Ryan Jones. “Over the last two years our team has exploded in size, however, we’ve still been able to maintain a strong culture that enables us to deliver innovative solutions that accelerate life-saving medical research.”
Florence’s culture is highlighted by a strong passion for the industry the software serves and its dedication to employee growth. “What is unique about our team is the common goal of advancing medical cures,” says Florence COO Angela Gill Nelms. “We all understand the work we are doing, and the products we are building, make a real impact on improving the speed new medical developments make to patients. We don’t stop at advancing medical cures but also place a strong focus on advancing employees’ career potential ensuring we take care of internal and external customers.”
This common passion is extenuated by a strong workplace environment. “Our company values are not simply a framed plaque hanging on the wall,” says Director of Marketing Blake Adams. “When we say we value being bold, we mean it. No one is afraid to challenge the status quo or senior leadership. This value helps us live out our mission of speaking up and prioritizing output. I’m amazed at how fast we get stuff done at Florence.”
Another key value of Florence, Work Hard. Play Hard. is highlighted by employee benefits. Employees are offered equity in the company, a range of benefits, unlimited PTO, a flexible work environment, and “First Fridays”. “First Fridays are an incredible way for us to bond as a team”, says Director of Software Kevin Carlson. “We’ve built houses with Habitat for Humanity, hosted charity poker nights, rented boats on the lake, and participated in other activities around Atlanta.” Florence, hosted in ATDC, is known as the “Company that Gives” leading the way for charitable giving. Florence is also in the middle of construction on their new office space in the Bank of America Plaza.
The Best Places to Work survey is conducted and published annually by the Atlanta Business Chronicle to recognize companies focused on creating a positive, effective work environment for their employees. Atlanta’s 2018 Best Places to Work recipients were honored at an awards ceremony held at Flourish Atlanta on September 6.
Florence advances clinical trials with through software for managing document and data flow between research sites and sponsors. Florence eBinders is trusted by 3,000+ research teams for eRegulatory/eSource management, and Florence eHub is revolutionizing site-sponsor connectivity in a shared workspace for startup, monitoring, and quality control.