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Toward Maximum Independence Awarded Top Workplaces USA: What Sets Us Apart?

Updated: Apr 10

Toward Maximum Independence Top Work Places 2024

Toward Maximum Independence (TMI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has a reason to celebrate! We've been named a 2024 Top Workplaces USA award winner by Energage. This recognition highlights TMI's dedication to fostering a thriving work environment, all while making a significant impact in the lives of those we serve.

"We are thrilled to announce the publication of the Top Workplaces USA award winners in collaboration with USA TODAY," said Energage CEO Eric Rubino. "This award showcases the nation's outstanding organizations and underscores the importance of prioritizing the employee experience in today's workplace landscape. We congratulate all the winners on this remarkable achievement."

With more than 400 employees, TMI understands the importance of a strong internal community. We offer excellent benefits including medical, vision, and dental insurance, generous 401(k) employer match, accrued sick and vacation hours, years of service pay and paid holidays, a supportive work environment, an opportunity for advancement, and much more!

TMI HR Generalist Samantha Rotondo visited the Top Workplaces event on TMI's behalf
TMI HR Generalist Samantha Rotondo visited the Top Workplaces event on TMI's behalf

TMI's approach focuses on creating an environment that:

  • Empowers and Values Employees: TMI trusts our staff to make decisions, take ownership of their duties, and see the real-world impact of their work. This creates a sense of accomplishment and purpose.

  • Prioritizes Growth and Development: TMI invests in their employees' futures by offering opportunities for professional development. This allows staff to continuously build their skillsets and advance their careers.

  • Celebrates Collaboration and Support: TMI recognizes that success comes through teamwork. We cultivate a collaborative environment where employees support one another and celebrate each other's achievements.

"Winning this award based solely on employee feedback is a testament to TMI's commitment to building a truly exceptional workplace," said TMI CEO Dr. Rachel Harris. "This recognition signifies that TMI is creating a space where employees feel valued, empowered, and inspired to contribute their best selves. A happy and engaged workforce directly translates to a higher quality of service for the children and adults with disabilities who we serve."

Thank you to our outstanding employees who took the time to provide their valuable feedback in order for us to receive this award. The best is yet to come!

Are you passionate about making a difference and seeking a workplace that values your contributions? Toward Maximum Independence might be the perfect fit for you. Explore our career opportunities and see if there's a role where you can use your talents to empower others and build a rewarding career. We look forward to hearing from you!


Founded in 1981, Toward Maximum Independence (TMI) is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and veterans with disabilities. TMI strives to help our clients to realize their hopes and dreams by providing Employment Solutions, Community Living Services and Family Support Services. To stay connected with us, follow us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), LinkedIn, and Instagram. Together we can share acceptance and awareness, ultimately contributing to further inclusion.


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