Newcleus GPTW Certification Nation celebration

Newcleus named Great Place to Work® Second Year in a Row

Newcleus named Great Place to Work® Second Year in a Row

“We value innovation, integrity and a culture of giving and we are honored to be Great Place To Work® Certified™,” said Newcleus CEO Dan Barbaree.

Great Place To Work® evaluates workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors that deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation.

Brian McCracken, SVP, Account Executive Director, manages a team of a dozen account executives. As he celebrates 13 years at Newcleus, he describes the organization as dynamic and growing. He attributes much of his success to colleagues who mentor “with a hands-on approach” that helped develop his skills. “Everyone is willing to help each other out.”

“I have felt like I was on an island in past roles. Not so at Newcleus, I feel supported and heard” said Nicole McKay, SVP, Non-Qualified Managing Director with 20-plus years in the retirement and compensation advisory industry. “I am so happy to work at a place where I can say yes. Yes, I can do that for you. Yes, I have a solution for that.”

Tony McCracken, Managing Director, Qualified Plans, was recently named a National Association Plan Advisor “Ace,” honoring him as a top qualified plan advisor under 40. McCracken finds himself “surrounded by industry experts” at Newcleus. “I work directly with clients and I have a team behind me. Collaborating and partnering with my Newcleus colleagues has made a difference with everything from sales to marketing to community engagement.”

With a dedicated and skilled team of professionals like Nicole, Brian and Tony, the sense of teamwork and community spills over into their client relationships. Newcleus is not only a great place to work but it’s also an organization that shares that employee experience, extending personal service and unmatched support to clients.

“At Newcleus, we value our dedicated team of professionals who provide exceptional service to our clients,” Barbaree said. “We invest in our people, a culture of community and innovative technology to generate remarkable returns for our clients.”


Newcleus designs and administers compensation, retirement, benefit, investment and finance strategies for organizations to educate, support and empower their employees with customized services that include access to expert support and secure trusted cutting-edge technology.


Great Place To Work® helps companies around the world survey their employees, benchmark their results, identify gaps and improve their workplace culture. It is the only national recognition program based on a rigorous methodology and validated employee feedback.

Great Place To Work certification earns organizations a spot on the most prestigious Best Workplaces™ lists in the U.S. and more than 60 countries, including the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For.