Ragan hosts the 2022 Platinum HR Awards in Chicago: list of winners

Winners were celebrated at a special awards luncheon in Chicago on August 17.

Ragan is honored to announce the winners of our 2022 Platinum HR Awards

The 2022 Platinum HR Awards highlighted an impressive group of finalists who represent the people, programs and products that are dedicated to driving HR success for their organizations, employee and clients. These efforts were instrumental in retaining, attracting, informing and supporting employees.

Ragan Communications hosted an awards luncheon on August 17 during Ragan’s Workplace Wellness Conference at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, where attendees were excited to recognize other leaders in the wellness space and celebrate together again.

“Employee wellness is one of the most important areas of any organization, but is easier said than done,” says Diane Schwartz, CEO of Ragan Communications. “The honorees in the Platinum HR Awards are walking the talk by making wellness a priority for their organizations.”

Ragan’s Workplace Wellness congratulates this stellar group of wellness winners and advocates.


2022 Platinum HR Awards winners




DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)


Blackstone: DEI and Recruitment

Honorable Mentions:

AnMed Health: AnMed Health DEI EffortsCadmus: Dawn-Marie Gray

Frontline Education: Frontline Diversity: Equity: Inclusion & Belonging

PGIM: Inspiring Authenticity and Allyship at PGIM and Beyond

Union Pacific: We Are One

Wheelhouse Group: Diversity Recruiting Initiative


Digital Culture


Carrier Corporation: Carrier Digital Transformation

Honorable Mentions:

Amgen Digital: Technology and Innovation: DTI New Hire OnboardingCrain Communications: Crain Communication’s Digital Transformation

The Lifetime Value Company: LTV HR Team


Employee Communications


Tyson Foods with Ketchum: Beating COVID-19: #TysonTogether

Honorable Mentions:

Crain Communications: Increasing internal engagement in a hybrid work environment

First Person Advisors (a subsidiary of NFP): EdChoice Employee Communications Strategy by First Person Advisors Team

Jerónimo Martins: Inclusive Employer CampaignUniversity of Miami: HR Insights

WELL Health, Inc.: Marissa Morrison


Learning & Development


HSBC HDPI: Project Future Fit

Honorable Mentions:

Caliber Corporate Advisers: Caliber Corporate Advisers

Frontline Education: Frontline Organizational Development and Leadership TrainingPanda Restaurant Group: University of Panda Online




Baystate Health: Bring it Baystate! Employee Referral Campaign

Honorable Mentions:

Blackstone: DEI and Recruitment

Canidae Pet Food: Doing Good in Brownwood: Doing Good for You

Chesapeake Regional Healthcare: HR Own It Recruiting Campaign

MyPath: 2021 Recruitment

UMass Memorial Health: Calling all Caregivers

Valencia Hotel Group: Our People


Rewards & Benefits


SevenRooms: SevenRooms Talent Campaign

Honorable Mentions:

EvolveMKD: Benefit Enhancement

Frontline Education: Rewards & BenefitsThe Lifetime Value Company: LTV HR Team


Talent Retention


Bospar: Bospar: uncompromisingly dedicated to Employee Empathy

Honorable Mention:

SWCA Environmental Consultants: SWCA Career Landscape




PeopleAdmin: PeopleAdmin’s Applicant Tracking System

Honorable Mentions:

Equifax Workforce Solutions: Talent Report™ Education

PeopleAdmin: HigherEd Platform: Employee RecordsSparrow: employee care management solution




Proofpoint: Proofpoint Global Wellbeing Program

Honorable Mentions:

Frontline Education: Wellness & Well-being StrategyTaskUs: Wellness & Resiliency Department


People & Teams




Jordana Coppola: OTJ Architects

Honorable Mentions:

Linda Davis: JPA Health

McGroarty & Co Consulting


Future Leaders (Age 40 or under)


Marissa Morrison: WELL Health, Inc.

Honorable Mention:

Julie Jean-Louis: Wheelhouse Group


Team of the Year



Honorable Mentions:


RH Strategic Talent Development Team


The Leaders


Sharyl Givens: Proofpoint

Honorable Mention:

Bospar: Leaders Stand Up for Employees

Congrats to all the winners for 2022!

For more information on our winners, check out their profiles here.


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