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Richmond Times-Dispatch profiles UNOS as a Top Workplace; cites benefits as a strength

Workplace Dynamics LLC, a workplace surveying and consulting firm, cited UNOS for a special award in its Top Workplaces in the Richmond area for its benefits package. UNOS is ranked as a Top 10 Workplace for medium-sized companies in the May 8, 2015, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.


“The excellent staff we have at UNOS are highly motivated by our life-saving mission and strong corporate values,” said Brian Shepard, UNOS’ Chief Executive Officer. “But we are also grateful for the public recognition of our benefits, which help us attract and retain talented people.” Learn more about life at UNOS >

UNOS, a private, non-profit organization, unites and supports the organ donation and transplantation community nationwide through organ placement, research, technology, policy development and education. UNOS serves as the nation’s Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) under federal contract. As the OPTN, it matches lifesaving organs with people awaiting transplants nationwide. Also, it manages the national database of medical information about transplant candidates, recipients and donors.

UNOS has been headquartered in the Richmond area since its founding in 1984. Its 330 employees work in two office buildings within the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park. UNOS is also home to the National Donor Memorial, which honors the life-giving impact of organ and tissue donation.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch partnered with Workplace Dynamics LLC, a workplace surveying and consulting firm, to identify top workplaces in the region based on a survey of the employees of each organization. This is the second consecutive year that UNOS has been named a Top Workplace.

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