Mobile, Alabama (August 6, 2012) - White-Spunner Construction, Inc. was recently named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Alabama 2012. This third annual program was created by Business Alabama publication and Best Companies Group. Business Alabama and partner Best Companies Group announced the 2012 winners at an award event on Augsut 1 at the Birmingham Museum of Art. At the event, White-Spunner Construction was ranked 4th among the winners in the medium-size company category. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Alabama, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 18 companies split into three categories: 6 small-sized companies (15-49 U.S. employees), 6 medium-sized companies (50-249 U.S. Employees) and 6 large-sized companies (250 and more U.S. Employees). From those employee-survey responses, 18 companies were recognized for providing exceptional working environments in the state. White-Spunner Construction has been named one of this year's Best Companies to work for in Alabama in the medium category. “We are honored to be recognized as a top employer in Alabama. Our employees are the lifeline of this company, and their commitment to excellence is visible at all levels. So, creating a positive work environment and giving them the support they need is a pleasure,” says John White-Spunner, CEO. To be considered for participation, companies have to fulfill the following eligibility requirements: - Be for profit, not-for-profit business or government entity; - Be a publicly or privately held business; - Have a facility in Alabama; - Have at least 15 employees in Alabama; - Be in business a minimum of 1 year Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to work for in Alabama. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Alabama, analyzed the data and determined the final rankings.