The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS) Named One of Utah’s Best Places to Work, Wins Coveted Award for Workplace Excellence

MGIS is honored as one of “Utah’s Best Places to Work” while celebrating its 40th anniversary

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, May 10, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — MGIS is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as one of the winning companies for the prestigious Utah Work/Life Award, therefore being named as one of “Utah’s Best Places to Work”. Presented by Utah’s Department of Workforce services, the Utah Work/Life Award recognizes and honors companies that create an exceptional workplace by effectively addressing employee work/life needs and striving to create and maintain a culture of equity and opportunity. “Utah is known for being a great place to work, and we are delighted to be recognized for such a coveted award alongside some of the finest and most esteemed companies within the state of Utah,” says Glenna Lasater, Assistant Vice President Human Resources at MGIS. “We are pleased that our vision and workplace practices are aligned with Utah’s progressive efforts to promote a culture of Work-Life harmony for all who live and work here.” In addition to this award, MGIS is commemorating its 40th year in business. “As we celebrate our accomplishments and longevity, we feel especially honored to continue to serve the brokers, customers, and business partners who have been so loyal over the years,” notes Jeff Brunken, President and Managing Partner. “It is a fitting tribute to MGIS that we should receive this honor during the celebration of our 40th anniversary. Without our dedicated employees, 40 years of serving physicians – and workplace excellence – would not be possible.” MGIS credits its continued success to Dale Brunken, company founder, and his lasting influence. Thanks to Dale’s leadership and employee-first management style, MGIS has stood by its commitment to remain an employee-friendly company. Even with steady growth and many challenges, MGIS has maintained a supportive and small-company environment. Although Dale passed away several years ago, his sons, Jeffrey and Daniel, continue to build the MGIS legacy. About MGIS For 40 years, MGIS has marketed and administered a variety of products and services specially suited to meet the needs of physicians and their staff. Working hand in hand with local brokers and benefit advisers, MGIS employs a dedicated staff of service professionals to help manage the entire benefits lifecycle. The MGIS Group LTD, Life, and STD policies are backed by Sun Life Financial, one of the largest and highest-rated insurance companies in North America. Current product offerings include specialized group life and disability products, medical malpractice, and consumer-directed healthcare solutions. Source: The MGIS Companies, Inc. Website: — Press release service and press release distribution provided by