Borislow Insurance Honored for Excellence in Workplace Wellness: BI Healthy Advantage Program Wins 3 Major Awards in 2013

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) - Borislow Insurance (BI), a leading provider of benefits solutions, advisory services and corporate wellness services, announced today that the company has received 3 major awards honoring the excellence of their BI Healthy Advantage wellness program. Honors include the Boston Business Journal (BBJ) 2013 Healthiest Employers Award, the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) "Well Workplace" award, and a platinum level honor from America's leading cardiac health organization (see a release under separate cover here).

"The entire Borislow team is honored to be recognized for excellence in workplace wellness," says Jennifer A. Borislow, CLU, President of BI. "Making wellness a cornerstone of our culture has proven that a focus on employee health is very rewarding on both the personal and professional levels."

This is the third consecutive year that Borislow has received the BBJ Healthiest employer award. "A healthy workforce is obviously a sign of a healthy company. They go hand in hand," said BBJ Publisher Chris McIntosh. "Our awards and event spotlight what area companies are doing to help their employees thrive on the job, and in turn boost morale and productivity."

Borislow has also won the WELCOA "Well Workplace" Award for the second time and is the only small business to receive that honor in 2013. WELCOA states that by successfully integrating seven benchmarks of results-oriented programs, Well Workplace Award winners have demonstrated that their programs are not only comprehensive, but effective. Mark S. Gaunya, GBA, LIA Principal at BI, observes, "Our workplace wellness program allows Borislow to develop and share best practices with our clients and other companies. We act as advocates for workplace wellness by practicing what we preach and spreading the word through presentations and publications. We also reap the rewards of a healthier and more productive workplace as a result."

Even though the BI Healthy Advantage program is now among the most recognized small business programs of its kind in the nation, Karen Kelly, RN and Director of Health & Wellness at Borislow says the spirit of continuous improvement is key to its ongoing success. "We are always seeking to improve the wellness programs, which feature healthy eating, exercise, health risk assessment and stress management techniques. Listening carefully to employees and responding to their needs is a constant key to success," says Kelly. 

For more information about Borislow, our BI Healthy Advantage Program, or our publications on wellness please call Karen Kelly, Director of Health & Wellness at 978-689-8200 or visit

About Borislow

Borislow Insurance is a leading provider of Business Insurance Brokerage, Management Advisory and Employee Wellness services. Founded in 1982, the company provides a full range of business insurance products and services and adds substantial value with expert insight into key issues such as health care reform, wellness, compliance and consumer driven health improvement. The hallmarks of the company throughout its history have been added value partnership with its clients and a unique passion for service and customer success. Borislow serves a broad range of markets with strong presence in private schools, manufacturing, professional technical and scientific services, non-profit organizations, healthcare and technology.

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