March 5, 2020

Branded Group CEO Receives 2020 Great Place to Work For All Award

Michael Kurland Recognized for Leadership and Company Culture

Orange, Calif. (March 5, 2020) – Branded Group Founder and CEO Michael Kurland was recently honored with the Great Place to Work® For All Leadership Award for his efforts to transform his company’s culture and cultivate a workplace where his employees can thrive. Kurland is one of 60 leaders recognized by Great Place to Work for their contributions to their company’s business helping it fully live its values in service to customers, employees, and stakeholders.

“It is an honor to be chosen for this award, which highlights the need for and benefits of transformational leadership,” Kurland said. “I share this accolade with the entire Branded Group team and our valued clients and partners, who have helped me to realize my vision to build a conscious business that inspires future humanitarian leaders.”

Great Place to Work announced its 3rd annual Great Place to Work® For All™ Leadership Awards at a gala dinner at the Four Seasons San Francisco.  Kurland was recognized as a top For All Leader among companies on Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women, the 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and the 150 Best Small and Medium Companies to Work For.

The Great Place to Work For All Leadership Award is presented to company leaders from the Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, 100 Best Workplaces for Women, 150 Best Small and Medium Businesses, 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and the 25 World’s Best Workplaces Lists. Nominated by someone in their organization, the award seeks to acknowledge leaders who are creating programs and workplaces that deliver a significant impact to their business and the community.

Branded Group was launched in 2014 because of Kurland’s sincere desire to “Be Better” for his team, his customers, and his community. He wanted to create a work environment that promotes and supports personal and professional development. Branded Group has experienced exponential year-over-year growth and Michael attributes the company’s success to his loyal team and valued customers.

“When I started Branded Group, I wanted to do more than simply turn a profit,” Kurland said. “I wanted to build a company that would make a difference in people’s lives and create a legacy for my team, our customers, and our community.”

For more information about Branded Group, contact Michael Kurland at

About Branded Group

Branded Group is an award-winning facility maintenance and construction management company servicing multi-site commercial properties. Through its “Be Better” experience, Branded Group provides clients with peace of mind and preserves their brand standards. Services include on-demand facility maintenance, construction management, and special project implementation for retail locations, restaurants, healthcare facilities, and educational institutions, among other industry verticals. With its One-for-One Program, each completed service call is transformed into volunteer time with local non-profit organizations. The company has been twice certified as a Great Place to Work® and ranked twice on the Inc. 5000.


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