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MSB Recognized for the Seventh Year as a Top Workplace of Greater New Orleans

June 22, 2023

Metairie, Louisiana, June 22, 2023 – M S Benbow & Associates (MSB), a leading engineering consultancy in electrical power, instrumentation & control, operational cybersecurity, and connectivity solutions, proudly announces its seventh win as a Top Workplace in Greater New Orleans. The accolade, presented annually by The Times-Picayune and New Orleans Advocate, underscores MSB’s unwavering commitment to fostering an exceptional work environment.

Over the past year, MSB has launched and improved several initiatives to create an exceptional work environment that supports its employees and company objectives.

Notable highlights include:

Empowering Employees through Education & Opportunities

MSB has significantly increased its state certifications to 43, unlocking many new projects and opportunities to collaborate with diverse clients and tackle their challenges.

A staunch advocate of professional development, MSB actively encourages employee engagement and subsidizes training and membership costs for business organizations that promote continuous growth. These opportunities serve as a platform for employees to expand their knowledge base and enhance their communication skills.

A dynamic summer internship program enables ambitious students to gain invaluable hands-on experience in various departments while allowing MSB employees to refine their leadership and management skills.

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Nurturing a Spirited Community

MSB has established an ambassador program that supports new hires and long-standing employees to foster a sense of belonging and camaraderie. These ambassadors act as guides, providing valuable assistance in navigating challenges and maintaining an open line of communication with company leadership.

MSB organizes creative and fun monthly social events to foster cross-disciplinary collaboration and encourage meaningful connections, promoting friendship and fostering synergy among various departments.

Bringing Together People in New Places

In response to its growing Dallas team, MSB recently opened a hybrid Dallas office that provides an agile working environment, allowing employees to thrive individually and collaboratively. The Metairie Office had previously undergone significant enhancements reflecting MSB’s commitment to providing an exceptional workspace for its employees.

Recognizing Exemplary Work

MSB’s commitment to recognizing outstanding performance is exemplified through its monthly Superhero Awards, which celebrate exceptional achievements within the company. This initiative is a testament to MSB’s dedication to fostering a culture of appreciation and inspiration.

“Being recognized as a Greater New Orleans Top Workplace for a seventh year is a tremendous honor for us,” stated MSB’s President and CEO Leo Holzenthal, Jr., P.E. “Supporting our teams’ efforts and our culture is extremely important. We’re proud of how we all work together to find solutions for our clients and build trust inside and outside the company.”

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About M S Benbow & Associates

With professional registrations in over 40 states, M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) has two offices in Louisiana (located in Mandeville and Metairie) and two more in Texas (Houston and Dallas). MSB provides expertise in Electrical Power Systems, Instrumentation & Controls, Telecom & Technology, Operational Cybersecurity, Security & Technology Integration, Drafting & Design, and end-to-end Project Management services. MSB is regarded as one of the top professional engineering firms in the region, serving some of the most notable refineries, airports, convention centers, campuses, and large public venues in the United States.