2019 Best Workplaces Spotlight

Best Workplaces
  • Presented by Willow Valley

Willow Valley Associates has grown from its inception in 1966 as a small family-owned motel into a hospitality, commercial, and residential real estate company. Five branded hotels, shopping and medical centers, office and residential buildings, and retail and restaurant space comprise their portfolio today.

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  • Presented by Bank of Bird-In-Hand

Bank of Bird-in-Hand has achieved a great deal since its 2013 charter. As the first start up bank in the country since 2010 and the first in PA in over eleven years, it has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies regionally for three years running. In both 2018 and 2019 depositaccounts.com ranked Bank of Bird-in-in the Top 200 Healthiest Banks, one of only four in PA.

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  • Presented by Friendship Community

Friendship Community is an organization like no other.

Nothing they do is about limitations or can’t or restrictions. It’s about impacting the world by cultivating capabilities in adults nineteen and older who have intellectual disabilities.

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  • Presented by Paul B Zimmerman

Paul B. Zimmerman opened his small equipment repair shop in 1947. As business expanded into manufacturing, he began buying parts in bulk to serve the needs of local farmers. In time these buys transformed into a hardware store.

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  • Presented by Makes Scents

Makes Scents wasn’t originally meant to be a company. Soap making started as a creative release and distraction from personal losses and heartache for Heather Kreider and her husband, Nathan. From kitchen to small studio to their current 3,500 foot warehouse, one product followed another and unexpectedly grew into a business.

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  • Presented by Amish Farm and House

As a tourist attraction since 1955 the Amish Farm and House focuses on delivering a positive experience for guests and excellent customer service. Creating that same atmosphere in their own work environment is important to Mark Andrews, general manager, and contributed to the company’s first place award in LNP’s inaugural Best Workplaces in Lancaster County survey in the Fun & Learning category.

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  • Presented by Argires Marotti Neurosurgical Associates of Lancaster

The top goal of Argires Marotti Neurosurgical Associates of Lancaster is to restore quality of life to patients whose daily lives have been impacted by chronic pain or brain and spinal cord disorders. Their clinical practice focuses on neurosurgery and neurology with a concentration in spinal surgery.