Oklahoma business briefs
Heart Association honors Kimray
Kimray, an Oklahoma City-based manufacturer of oil and gas control equipment, was recently recognized as a Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping their employees stay healthy. “Employee wellness and physical health are important priorities at Kimray and we have worked hard to implement programs to encourage healthy habits in the office,” said Michael O'Rourke, Kimray wellness coordinator. The American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Worksite program is designed to encourage positive change in the workplace. In addition, the program recognizes organizations that make employee wellness a priority in hopes to encourage other worksites to participate.
Employer council names director
The Oklahoma City Metropolitan Employer Council recently named Crowe & Dunlevy Director Adam W. Childers to its board of directors. The OKC Metro Employer Council is a cooperative educational effort of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Workforce Oklahoma partners and Oklahoma City-area human resource professionals. Childers is a co-chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group and serves as an administrative law judge at the Oklahoma Department of Labor.
OKC company maintains rating
American Fidelity Assurance Co., an Oklahoma City-based life and health insurance companies, has again earned an A+ (Superior) rating from A.M. Best Co. A.M. Best, considered one of the nation's leading insurance rating services, bases its ratings on an analysis of the financial condition and operating performance of insurance companies. Each year since 1982, American Fidelity has met these standards to receive an A+ rating. American Public Life Insurance Co., an affiliate of the American Fidelity Group, maintained its A- rating.