2022 Recognized Businesses

We are pleased to announce our recognized businesses for 2022. Forty-seven businesses received recognition this year and represent businesses of all sizes from all over Maryland. Businesses were eligible for three levels of recognition: Exemplar (the highest level), Pacesetter, and Standout.​​

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Exemplar businesses have well-established workplace wellness practices promoting a culture of health across the organization. Exemplar businesses address wellness through all four strategies: policy, programming, benefits, and environmental support. Exemplar businesses thoroughly evaluate their workplace wellness initiatives and use evaluation results to inform future planning and implementation. 


AstraZeneca- Gaithersburg

Atlantic General Hospital

Battelle National Biodefense Institute

Carroll County Health Department

Choptank Electric Cooperative

City of College Park

Easton Utilities

Frederick County Public Schools

Frederick Health

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Spa Resort and Marina

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.


MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

Montgomery County Public Schools


The Arc of Washington County

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Wicomico Public Schools

​​WSSC Water


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Pacesetter businesses have established worksite wellness practices. Pacesetter businesses address wellness using at least three strategies (policy, programming, benefits, and/or environmental support). Pacesetter businesses evaluate some workplace wellness initiatives and use evaluation results to inform future planning​ and implementation.



Anne Arundel County Government

Charles County Government

Choptank Transport

Educators Benefit Services

Garrett College

Garrett County Public Schools

Hub Labels, Inc.

Legal and General America

Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.

Maryland Public Television

MedStar Ambulatory Services

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

MedStar Health Research Institute

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital


Queen Anne’s County

The Emmes Company, LLC

Venable, LLP​


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Standout businesses have emerging worksite wellness practices. Standout businesses address workplace wellness using at least two strategies (policy, programming, benefits and environmental support). Standout businesses collect some data to inform future planning and implementation.


Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

Hood College

MedStar Health Home Care

Nymeo Federal Credit Union

St. Mary’s County Health Department

University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc.​

Congratulations to all of our 2022 Recognized Businesses! 

​For more information on how to join Healthiest Maryland Businesses or for information on the recognition process, please contact the HMB coordinator at: mdh.hmb@maryland.gov.​ ​