FMPA Honored for Employee Wellness Program

Award recognizes local organizations creating healthy workplaces

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 28, 2013 – Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) was honored for its employee wellness program at a ceremony last Friday.

The Agency was a finalist in the Central Florida’s Healthiest Employers awards program for the small business (two to 99 employees) category. The Healthiest Employer program recognizes organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace. The award utilizes an online assessment tool and measures wellness programming in six key categories: 1) culture and leadership commitment, 2) foundational components, 3) strategic planning, 4) communication and marketing, 5) programming and interventions, and 6) reporting and analysis. Finalists were profiled in a special edition of the Orlando Business Journal last Friday.

“When employees feel their best, they’re able to do their best work for the communities we serve,” said FMPA General Manager and CEO Nicholas P. Guarriello. “Being a company of choice for employees is part of our Board of Director’s vision, and our wellness program is an essential part of that.”



FMPA General Manager and CEO Nicholas Guarriello visits FMPA’s on-site fitness center to celebrate the Agency’s selection as a finalist in the Central Florida’s Healthiest Employers awards program. Pictured left to right, Denise Fuentes, David Schumann, Guarriello, Amy Deese and Mark Larson are among the nearly 85% of employees who participate in FMPA’s wellness initiatives.

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Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power company owned by 31 municipal electric utilities. FMPA provides economies of scale in power generation and related services to support community-owned electric utilities. The members of FMPA serve approximately two million Floridians.

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