News & Awards
News & Awards
Vi® Ranked #1 Private Organization for Employee Learning by Elearning! Magazine


CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 12, 2018 – Luxury retirement community owner and operator, Vi®, has once again been recognized by Elearning! Magazine as a top national organization for outstanding corporate education programs. For 2018, Vi took the number one spot among the 100 participating private organizations.  Vi accepted the award and was honored at the Learning! 100 Awards Ceremony in Arlington, Virginia on August 27.

The esteemed Learning! 100 Awards recognize organizations that go above and beyond to ensure that all employees, regardless of level, have ample opportunities to learn and grow professionally. Organizations are evaluated on three key criteria: Darden School’s Learning Culture Index, Collaborative Strategies’ Innovation & Collaboration Ratings, and overarching performance as an organization. Once submissions are received by Elearning! Magazine, each is evaluated against these criteria, and the scores are tallied to reveal the annual rankings. 

“Since our first community opened its doors in 1987, Vi has been deliberate in our employee-development efforts,” said Judy Whitcomb, Vi’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Learning, and Organizational Development. “Our focus on employee growth sets us apart. We want a career with Vi to be one of meaning—where our people can work with our accomplished residents, and also learn, grow, and expand their professional skills. By investing in and celebrating our employees, we ensure that our communities are great places to both work and live.”

Vi’s best-in-class training and development resources include tuition reimbursement, a 24-hour online university, and Rosetta Stone language training. These programs are a key component of Vi’s robust employee benefits program. 

Across the country, 3,000 dedicated Vi employees provide best-in-class service to residents and enjoy the many benefits offered by the company Vi is committed to ensuring that every one of these employees has a rewarding and meaningful career experience. To learn more about career opportunities at Vi, please visit

About Vi:
Vi operates 10 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) across the United States. We have more than 30 years of experience as the owner/operator of residential communities for older adults, and have continued to work toward providing quality environments, services and programs to enrich the lives of those we serve. Our corporate office, located in downtown Chicago, Illinois, supports Vi's 10 communities.