Embrace Wins NorthCoast 99 Award

September 2010 - Beachwood, Ohio - Embrace Pet Insurance is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio's best places to work. This year's NorthCoast 99 winners will be honored at a recognition dinner September 14th at LaCentre Conference and Banquet Facility in Westlake. This is the first time Embrace has received the award.

"We're delighted to win a NorthCoast 99 Award!" said Laura Bennett, CEO and Co-Founder of Embrace. "The pet insurance business is all about trust and transparency and being there at claim time when your policyholders need you most. It's hard to imagine being successful in the long-term without the people and company culture to back that promise up. At Embrace, we live and breathe our core values of openness and honesty, personal responsibility, customer fixation, innovation, concern for our community and environment, and passion, all of which are reflected in our workplace. We bring our pets to work and wear our slippers in the office. We listen to, and learn from each other, and we grow together as a family. The Embrace culture benefits our customers and our investors every day."

"Congratulations to all of this year's winners for leading by example," said ERC President, Pat Perry. "NorthCoast 99 organizations have re-defined the Northeast Ohio workplace in good and tough times. They have crafted a strategy and put initiatives in place designed to compete locally, nationally and globally through top performer attraction and retention. This strategy is smart and in the long run will pay incredible dividends."

Since 1999, hundreds of organizations have been nominated and applied for the NorthCoast 99 award, and the program has recognized nearly 400 organizations for their ability to maintain great workplaces that support the attraction, retention, and motivation of Top Performers. The program was developed and is presented by ERC. ERC is one of Ohio's leading organization's dedicated to HR, workplace programs and practices, training, health insurance and consulting


About Embrace Pet Insurance

Embrace Pet Insurance Agency LLC is a specialist insurance agency headquartered in Beachwood, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. Embrace was founded by Laura Bennett and Alex Krooglik, pet parents who also happen to be insurance experts, and offers self-serve, customizable pet health insurance for dogs, cats and goldfish. The Embrace culture is based on the core values of innovation and not taking oneself too seriously. On the web at Embrace Pet Insurance.

About the North American Pet Health Insurance Association

Embrace is a member of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA). Founded in 2007, the North American Pet Health Insurance Association is committed to educating and promoting the values and benefits of quality pet health insurance to North American pet owners, the general public, and the veterinary community. As an association, it is committed to high standards and transparency in all of our actions and products. To learn more, visit www.naphia.org.