Willis-Knighton Recognized as One of America’s Best-in-State Employers by Forbes Magazine

Sep 01, 2021

Willis-Knighton Health System has again been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-in-State Employers 2021.  Willis-Knighton was ranked No. 12 among Louisiana employers, the only Northwest Louisiana health system in the top 10.

The prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The complete list can be viewed by state on the Forbes' website https://www.forbes.com

“We are honored to receive this recognition by Forbes based on employee feedback in being one of the best-in-state employers,” says Brian Crawford, senior executive vice president and chief admininstrative officer.  “Willis-Knighton Health System prides itself in being employee/family oriented in providing our members a high-quality, inclusive, and empowering work environment. Receiving this award demonstrates and reaffirms the value placed on employee satisfaction being an integral part of our culture and the reason we continue to grow as one of Louisiana’s largest healthcare providers.”  

Approximately 80,000 workers at U.S. companies with more than 500 employees were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Employees also evaluated other employers in their respective industries and identified factors that stood out either positively or negatively.  The survey assessed each company according to working conditions, salary, potential for growth, and diversity.