Portland Business Journal's 2016 Healthiest Employers in Oregon
AKT was named as one of Portland Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers of Oregon, where companies were honored for their “wellness-driven” businesses. The Healthiest Employers program is designed to reward companies who demonstrate commitment to health and wellness. This is the fifth consecutive year AKT has received the recognition as one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers.
“We are pleased to be recognized as one of the Healthiest Employers in Oregon. We take a holistic approach to developing wellness programs and want our people to have the ability to live and work with wellness as a goal” said Melissa Berndt, AKT General Counsel and Director of Human Resources.
AKT offers a variety of wellness programs throughout the year for its employees as well as biometric screening and wellness coaches. The firm’s aim is to provide the tools and incentives to help its people stay happy, healthy and invested in the company’s culture, vision and commitment to health. AKT is currently running an Olympics-inspired wellness program where employees are given different challenges every week that correspond to an Olympic sport. Around the office, the firm also provides healthy lunch and snack options and organizes employee team sports.
AKT CPAs, Advisors and Consultants is ranked in the Top 100 Accounting Firms nationally, providing tax, accounting, and advisory and consulting services to businesses and individuals. We also work closely with business owners and individuals to manage their financial, wealth and tax planning strategies. The AKT Family of Companies is recognized as one of the Top 10 Best of the Best Accounting Firms by Inside Public Accounting, Best Places to Work, Healthiest Employer and CNBC’s Top 100 Wealth Management Firms nationally. Serving clients throughout the west from locations in Oregon, California and Alaska, AKT has industry expertise working with construction, manufacturing, healthcare, nonprofit, telecommunications, food processing, agribusiness, a variety of privately held companies and individuals. Affiliates include AKT LLP, CPAs and Business Consultants, AKT Wealth Advisors LP, AKT Benefit Advisors LP, and AKT Retirement Plan Services LP.