2016 Top Places to Work in PR: Cohn & Wolfe

When it comes to female leadership, there are no glass ceilings at Cohn & Wolfe. With more than 30 years of experience in the PR industry, Donna Imperato has served as Cohn & Wolfe’s CEO since 2003.

Donna is also a member of the Women’s Forum of NY and the International Women’s Forum—both of which are invitation-only organizations focused on advancing women’s leadership. She is far from the only woman at the helm of the firm; two thirds of Cohn & Wolfe’s global leadership team are women. Across the U.S. region, Cohn & Wolfe’s gender breakdown is 77 percent female and 23 percent male.

In addition to traditional benefits, such as health, dental and vision insurance and perks like Summer Fridays, Cohn & Wolfe’s benefits program encompasses a number of more unique benefits not as widely available in the industry.

The agency, for example, offers adoption assistance to support employees as they go through the daunting adoption process. When their children start going to school, employees can use the Education Incentive Program, setting aside up to $40,000 to save for education costs, with Cohn & Wolfe matching up to 17 percent of payroll contributions to this program. For employees’ four-legged family members, the company offers pet insurance. Cohn & Wolfe also offers an extensive discounts program, ranging from savings on new computer hardware to discounted tickets to sports and cultural events.

The agency focuses on crafting and maintaining a creative and collaborative environment, inspiring teams to produce their best work—and it pays off. Cohn & Wolfe has earned top marks across all nine of Glassdoor’s employee satisfaction factors, including Culture & Values, Career Opportunities and Approval of the CEO.