Honored for Excellence in “Employee Ownership” Communications

Honored for Excellence in “Employee Ownership” Communications

May 18, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) – Carl Warren & Company, a national Third Party Administrator, has been selected by the ESOP Association as the winner of the 2016 Intranet – 250 or Fewer Employees Annual Award for Communications Excellence (AACE).  The AACE Awards are sponsored each year by the Association to recognize the outstanding communications and educational programs of its members.  The awards are presented each May at the Association’s Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. to companies that have excelled in communicating the ESOP and its meaning to the company’s employees.

Carl Warren has been the winner of several ESOP and AACE awards in past, and is a company known for its customized service and expertise in the claims handling industry. Carl Warren was selected as the winner of the 2016 Intranet – 250 or Fewer Employees AACE Award as a result of the effectiveness of their intranet as both a resource and communication tool for their employee-owners.

We are excited to be recognized as an AACE recipient by the National ESOP Committee.  Carl Warren continues to promote true employee-ownership and this award acknowledges our efforts and our culture.  We respect and appreciate all the great ESOP companies and we are honored to be part of that successful community

Mark Bernstein, Chief Claims Officer of Carl Warren

AACE Award winners are selected by a panel of five judges made up of both management and non-management employee owners, each of whom has demonstrated active experience and interest in the field of ESOPs and employee ownership communications.  Awards are based on: overall quality and quantity of employee owner education, contributions of employee owners, integration of the ESOP into company culture, frequency of ownership communications, involvement and/or response of employee owners, encouragement of ownership attitudes, clear explanations, creative ideas, graphic design, and technical quality.

About The ESOP Association

The ESOP Association is the national trade association for companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and the leading voice in America for employee ownership.  The core belief of the ESOP Association is that employee ownership will improve American competitiveness, increase productivity through greater employee participation, and strengthen our free enterprise economy.  More information: www.esopassociation.org.

About Carl Warren

Carl Warren is an employee-owned Third Party Administrator with 25+ locations and 250 employees across the nation.  They specialize in liability, workers’ compensation, and property claims management and subrogation services for private corporations, public entities, insurance companies and captives nationwide. More information: www.carlwarren.com.


Stephanie Mercado
Payroll/Benefits Manager and ESOP Committee Chairperson
Tel: (714) 572-5226