Workiva Wins Gold Stevie Award for Employer of the Year

Company Wins in Large Software Company Category for Second Time

AMES, Iowa – September 24, 2018 – Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, won a Gold Stevie® Award for Employer of the Year in the large software company category at the third annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers ceremony on September 21.

“We are honored to be recognized for the second year in a row as Employer of the Year by the American Business Awards,” said Marty Vanderploeg, CEO of Workiva. “Our offices and work hours are designed to encourage collaboration, which is the backbone of our culture. We also give our employees the flexibility to achieve a genuine work-life balance.” The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize the world’s best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create and drive great places to work.

More than 50 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners among the more than 550 nominations from organizations in 21 nations.

“The judges were very impressed with the quality of entries we received in the third annual Stevie Award for Great Employers. The dedication these Stevie-winning organizations have to providing great workplaces for employees was evident in each nomination,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Workiva was also recognized by the American Business Awards earlier this year with a Gold Stevie for Most Innovative Company of the Year, a Silver Stevie for Software Company of the Year, and a Silver Stevie for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the list of 2018 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/HR.



About Workiva

Workiva delivers Wdesk, a leading enterprise cloud platform for data collaboration, reporting and compliance that is used by thousands of organizations worldwide, including over 75 percent of the Fortune 500®. Companies of all sizes, state and local governments and educational institutions use Wdesk to help mitigate risk, improve productivity and gain confidence in their data-driven decisions.

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    About the Stevie Awards

    Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

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