TA Named a Top Place to Work in Ohio

And The Hershey Company earns 2023 Great Place to Work Certification.

July 07, 2023

For the second year in a row, cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer awarded TravelCenters of America a Top Workplaces 2023.

Based on a third-party survey completed by employees, the Top Workplaces honors 214 companies for their dedication to employee satisfaction. Energage, a trusted employee engagement technology partner, provides the survey and measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization including alignment, execution and connection.

Companies across the region were invited to have their employees take the survey. Any organization could participate, provided it had at least 35 employees in the region. Employers could be public, private, nonprofit or governmental. There is no cost to enter the Top Workplaces program.

“Receiving this recognition for a second year in a row is incredibly exciting and speaks volumes to the culture that we have created together,” said CEO Jon Pertchik. “It is humbling to know this recognition is due to our team members’ feedback and we will continue working hard to ensure everyone feels valued, appreciated and fulfilled at TA.”

Hershey’s has been certified by Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. The certification is determined by current employees.

"Our recognition again by Great Place to Work showcases our commitment to providing our employees a fulfilling experience focused on wellbeing, growth and career advancement," said Michele Buck, Chief Executive Officer of The Hershey Company. "We believe that an equitable workplace and culture fosters innovation, collaboration and growth–critical drivers which propel us forward on our journey to become a Leading Snacking Powerhouse."