Beacon Named one of Nashville’s Best Places to Work


April 3, 2019 11:16AM

In March, the Beacon Center of Tennessee was named one of Nashville’s Best Places to Work by the Nashville Business Journal (NBJ). According to the NBJ, “The employee survey measures 10 key engagement categories, including team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders and manager effectiveness.”

Over the past six years, the team has nearly tripled in size. Within the last three years, Beacon launched a highly-successful litigation center and 501(c)(4) organization Beacon Impact, which has seen outstanding legislative outcomes during its short lifespan. Beacon produced an award-winning documentary on corporate welfare, was named a finalist for the Atlas Templeton Freedom Award, and won a State Policy Network award for Best Issue Campaign.

Beyond Beacon’s accomplishments, its culture is what makes the employees excited to come to work each day. The Beacon office is located in the heart of downtown Nashville, and its leadership team is diligent about scheduling frequent team bonding events, from staff lunches to happy hours after work. Beacon Executive Vice President Stephanie Whitt said it all when she posted on social media: “I can say we work hard and have a lot of fun Beacon Center of Tennessee. It is absolutely a great place to work.”

The Beacon team is led by Justin Owen who, upon receiving this award, posted on Twitter: “It’s a tremendous honor for [Beacon] to be recognized as one of Nashville’s Best Places to Work by [NBJ]! There’s not a better team than ours, and I’m proud to stand side by side with each of them every day fighting for Tennesseans.”