Vitality Named as one of Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago


CHICAGO – September 18, 2023 – Vitality Group, a global health and wellness company committed to making people healthier, was recognized as one of Chicago’s 100 Best Places to Work of 2023 by Crain’s Chicago Business. Crain’s, in partnership with Best Companies Group, surveyed employers and employees across Chicago to learn about organizational policies and employees’ workplace experience and culture.

“Our team is delighted to have received this recognition, and it is particularly meaningful as it’s based on our employees’ responses about their experience working at Vitality,” said Maia Surmava, Chief Executive Officer for Vitality U.S. “We consistently work to seek feedback from our people to understand and support their changing needs both personally and professionally. We take a similar approach to get feedback from clients and members to create an inclusive culture of health fundamental to achieving healthy behavior change both within and outside our organization.”

Best Places to Work in Chicago is a research-driven program from Best Companies Group examining a company’s practices, programs and benefits, and it surveys employees for their perspective and honest feedback after employers complete an in-depth questionnaire. Best Companies Group then analyzes and categorizes the results according to eight core focus areas: Leadership and Planning; Corporate Culture and Communications; Role Satisfaction; Work Environment; Relationship with Supervisor; Training, Development and Resources; Pay and Benefits, and Overall Engagement.

Vitality employees who responded to the survey noted the organization’s desirable benefits and policies, such as the ability to work a flexible hybrid schedule, unlimited paid time off, and a revamped parental leave policy. They also noted an open-minded and welcoming community that supports diversity, equity and inclusion, an inspiring mission to enhance and protect people’s lives, and a positive workplace culture that fosters a sense of camaraderie and fun.

About Vitality

Guided by a core purpose of making people healthier, Vitality is the leader in improving health to unlock outcomes that matter. By blending industry-leading smart tech, data, incentives, and behavioral science, we inspire healthy changes in individuals and organizations. As one of the largest health and wellbeing companies in the world, Vitality brings a dynamic and diverse perspective through successful partnerships with the most forward-thinking insurers and employers. More than 30 million people in 40 markets globally engage in the Vitality program. For more information, visit and follow us on X (formerly Twitter) and LinkedIn.

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