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Monument Listed as a 2017 “Best Place to Work”

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This marks the Fifth Consecutive Year Monument Wealth Management has been Named One of Washington Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work!”

Monument Wealth Management has, for the fifth year in a row, been named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Washington Business Journal.

Nominated businesses meeting criteria for location and company size were assigned a score out of 100 percent and ranked by Quantum Workplace. The 25 top-rated companies in three size categories — small, medium and large—and 10 extra-large companies are honored by the Washington Business Journal as the 2017 “Best Places to Work.”

When asked about how Monument grew to be a “Best Place to Work,” President and Co-Founder Dean J. Catino, CFP®, CPWA®, responds, “Monument began with an outstanding Team — our success is directly linked to a culture of collaboration and accountability that thrives on delivering excellence to our clients.”

Along with Monument’s feature in Washington Business Journal’s 2013 to 2017 “Best Places to Work” rankings, Monument made Entrepreneur’s 2016 Entrepreneur360 list, was featured in Research Magazine’s 2012 article, “A Cool Place to Work: How Advisory Firms Are Attracting, Retaining Top Employees,” and was named a 2013 Washingtonian “Small Gem,” among other awards.

View the full “Best Places to Work” list here!

A Few Reasons Why We Are One of The Best Places to Work

We love our dog mascots!  We often have at least three dogs in the office once or twice a week to keep us company. They even got their own video! Check out “Dear Human” to see all of the puppy eye stares and tail wagging we receive on a weekly basis.

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Washington Business Journal Monument Dog in Office

Financial Planning Intern, Jeffrey Thomas explains, “From an intern’s perspective, I think Monument is the best place to work because of the company’s culture. The office is a very open, collaborative, modern, and innovative. Everyone participates and gives input into what is happening and what is best for our clients. Personally, Monument has ‘invested’ in me in a way that I did not expect. They helped me to further learn and develop within the financial planning industry.”

Monument’s Client Service Associate, Cathleen Phelps, adds that “Monument’s culture is based on integrity, creativity, trust and hard work which means excellent and personal service for our clients and a great deal of job satisfaction for our team. It’s easy to be happy at work when you know you are doing the very best by your clients and when you respect, trust and genuinely like the people you work with!”

See more about why we love working at Monument Wealth Management in this short video: “Best Place to Work” 2017!

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About Washington Business Journal

“The Washington Business Journal is owned and operated by American City Business Journals, the nation’s largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers. American City Business Journals also includes Bizjournals, the new media division, which operates the Web sites for each of the company’s 43 business journal markets. The Washington Business Journal has been Greater Washington’s leading source of business news and information for 30 years, providing over 150,000 business executives with comprehensive news on local people and their companies, as well as industry trends, tips and strategies and award-winning critical analysis. For more information, please visit www.washingtonbusinessjournal.com.”

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*Award Criteria: The company must have a minimum of 10 employees to qualify. Companies will be ranked in small, medium, large and extra large categories. The amount of employees needed to complete the survey goes as following for company size.: Less than 50 employees = 85%, 51-150 = 70%, 151 – 500 = 50%, 501 – 1,000 = 30%, 1,001-3,000 = 15%, 3,001 – 5,000 = 8%, More than 5,000 = 5%.  Employee-based Survey by Quantum Market Research evaluates: Team effectiveness, Retention, Employee alignment with company goals, Trust with co-workers, Individual contribution, Manager effectiveness, Trust in senior leaders, Feeling valued, Work engagement, People practices, Communication and Resources, Individual Needs, Manager Effectiveness, Personal Engagement, Team Dynamics, Trust in Leadership


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