Great Lakes Orthodontics, Tonawanda, NY, was recently selected by The Buffalo News as one of the 2014 Top 40 Workplaces in Western New York. Almost 8,000 employees from 61 companies were surveyed by WorkplaceDynamics LLP, a research firm specializing on organizational health and employee engagement.

Great Lakes was named the #4 midsize company in Western New York.  The survey also announced 13 Special Awards, recognizing Great Lakes in the Best Communication category.

James R. Kunkemoeller, president of Great Lakes Orthodontics, stated, “I am thrilled for all of our employee owners who made this Top Workplaces designation possible. It is a testament to the commitment and dedication from every employee to ensure that Great Lakes is always a terrific place to work. The respect we have for each other, and all our valued customers worldwide is integral to our success.”

WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. The Top 40 Workplace companies were designated by the number of employees into three categories: large (500+), midsize (100 to 499), and small (99 or less).