RiverWild Selected as a Best Place to Work

RiverWild Selected as a Best Place to Work

Raleigh, NC, July 14, 2021 – RiverWild was announced as one of the Triangle Business Journal’s 2021 Best Places to Work.

You could almost feel a tangible sense of pride and overwhelming joy in our offices the morning of the announcement. The kitchen was bursting with smiles and chatter as Founder and CEO, Reid Smith, congratulated our team on being men and women worth recognizing. It was a moment of triumphant celebration recognizing not only the award, but just how far our family of brands has come.

“Seven years ago when Jaclyn and I started the company, we did it with a heart of wanting to do it differently. Not really knowing where that would take us or lead us, but just wanting to do it differently for the people we love and the people we work with. Our mission to impact and develop people has been there from day one and is something we’ve been passionate about the whole time.”

This award recognizes companies that received high marks in areas such as team effectiveness, trust with co-workers, manager effectiveness and work engagements. The winners were chosen based on an employee-survey process conducted by Quantum Workplace. Once nominated, a company had to meet a threshold in employee participation – a percentage that varies based upon the size of the company – to be eligible to be honored.  Companies receive this award because their organization

“This is an award for you guys” said Reid at a company celebration. “Y’all are the best part about this place and the best parts of what we get to do every day. I’m proud of our team and want to congratulate you for creating a culture worth recognizing”

Adam Sale: January 2021 Wild Factor Award Winner

Adam Sale: January 2021 Wild Factor Award Winner

To have Intentional Adaptability means consciously embracing change, through mutual flexibility, strategic innovation, and purpose-driven versatility to advance our people, products and services.
 
Adam Sale, One 27 Homes Service Builder, won our January 2021 Wild Factor award for having Intentional Adaptability. He embraces change and flexibility everyday out in the field to help embrace and advance the people and products of the River Wild company. 
 
Whether it is traveling 2 hours for work or a special project, Adam makes himself available, embracing flexibility in the workplace. Along with being available, he does not hesitate to help others in a moment’s notice.  
 
He is a wonderful co-worker that is dedicated to his craft. Congratulations to Adam Sale, our January 2021 Wild Factor award recipient! 

Reid and Jaclyn Smith Featured in TBJ Executive Voice

Reid and Jaclyn Smith Featured in TBJ Executive Voice

The Triangle Business Journal featured Reid and Jaclyn Smith in the October 2020 edition of Executive Voice: The couple behind Johnston County’s explosive home growth

“It’s been a whirlwind,” Reid Smith said. “We’ve definitely not been able to do this without a lot of great people. We’ve learned a lot with them. Clearly the population has changed, but the cultures and the values and the people are still the same – and we fight hard to keep that culture alive and that small-town feel,” he said. “Even though it’s a little more populated, it’s still the same county I grew up in.”

Read the full article here: Executive Voice: The couple behind Johnston County’s explosive home growth