Working in a Great Environment: How to Engage and Retain Your Most Valuable Asset

Learn how ACUITY went from having a 27.1% voluntary turnover rate in 1997 to 1.03% as of July 31, 2014 and being named the Best Mid Size Employer by Great Place to Work ® in 2013, for the fourth consecutive year, and named one of the Ten Great Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated! in 2014.

Joan Ravanelli Miller, ACUITY Joan Ravanelli Miller, J.D., Ph.D. is the General Counsel and Vice President of Human Resources at ACUITY, A Mutual Insurance Company in Sheboygan, WI.  Joan served as House Counsel at ACUITY from 1989 to 1994 when she was promoted to General Counsel/Governmental Affairs.  She served in that capacity until 1995 when she left to pursue her master’s degree and Ph.D.  She has spent the past eight years as a psychologist and Training Coordinator at the Marquette University Counseling Center.  Prior to her initial tenure at ACUITY, she was a partner in the law firm of Nash, Spindler, Dean & Grimstad in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.  Joan has a BA, J.D., M.S., and Ph.D. from Marquette University and is a graduate of Lincoln High School in Manitowoc.