|[August 08, 2014]
SCRA Recognized as Best Place to Work By SC Chamber
COLUMBIA, S.C. --(Business Wire)--
SCRA today announced that they have been named a Best Place to Work in
South Carolina. SCRA placed eighth in the Small to Medium sized business
category, which consists of businesses with 15-249 full-time employees.
The Best Places to Work initiative is designed to find and recognize the
state's best employers. The honor was presented at the annual awards
dinner held last night in Columbia, S.C.
SCRA has consecutively been in the top 10 rankings, advancing from 10th
place to 8th place over the past 4 years. Of the 50 companies
recognized at the awards dinner, 13 are affiliated with the SCRA
Technology Ventures' SC Launch Program, are SCRA subcontractors or are
Stage 2 co-investors.
"To be selected as the one of the Best Places to Work in S.C. for the
fourth consecutive year is truly a distinctive honor," said SCRA CEO
Bill Mahoney. "I would like to thankeach SCRA associate for their hard
work and dedication to the company. This outcome is confirmation that we
continue to help build an outstanding technology business ecosystem in
South Carolina. We congratulate our colleagues and partners on winning
this award, and we look forward to many future successes."
The "Best Places to Work in South Carolina" program began in 2006 and
has annually selected awardees in the small to medium business category
and the large business category. This ninth annual program was created by
SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of
Commerce and Best Companies Group.
SCRA is an applied research corporation with over 31 years of experience
delivering technology solutions with high returns on investment to
federal and corporate clients. To fulfill our mission, SCRA has three
sectors: Our Technology Ventures sector has helped over 290 early-stage
enterprises commercialize innovations and create jobs, our Applied R&D
sector manages over 100 national and international programs worth over
$2 billion in contract value, and our R&D Facilities sector builds and
manages research facilities that include wet labs, secure rooms for
sensitive work and advanced, high-tech manufacturing shops. Multiple
economic impact studies show SCRA's cumulative output into South
Carolina's economy to be over $16.6 billion.
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