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Lutheran Senior Services Earns “World’s Best Culture” Certification

Lutheran Senior Services Earns “World’s Best Culture” Certification

ST. LOUIS – Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) is honored to announce it has achieved the prestigious World’s Best Culture Certification from Drive, a leader in culture assessment and leadership development. This certification empowers organizations to benchmark themselves among the absolute best cultures worldwide, transcending the boundaries of senior living. The World’s Best Culture Certification, displays a commitment to world-class excellence that fuels purpose-filled, rewarding work experiences for team members.

“Thank you to the extraordinary team members of LSS who live out our organizational values daily.  Your dedication is the reason LSS has earned the World’s Best Culture Certification,” said Adam Marles, President and CEO of LSS.  “The whole LSS team—in all roles and all service lines—truly cares about both those we serve and each other, and this recognition is the result of their remarkable work.”

The journey to attaining this certification includes meeting key benchmarks using the globally acclaimed Barrett Values Centre’s Culture Values Assessment. This esteemed certification spans across all industries and is bolstered by Barrett’s vast 25-year database and four million culture assessments, which includes such companies as Mastercard, Coca-Cola, Wegmans, Prudential, and Volvo. Drive is the leading user of the tool in aging services.

“We will use this recognition as inspiration to continue to enhance our workplace culture, work to refine practices to provide a culture where all employees can thrive, and ensure that we consistently live up to the standards of excellence we have set,” added Marles. “We are thrilled to be recognized among the world’s best.”

About Drive
Drive is a leading provider of innovative solutions designed to enhance the culture of aging service organizations. With a deep understanding of the field’s unique challenges and opportunities, Drive helps achieve outcomes through culture, so employees, residents, and organizations thrive. Drive offers a comprehensive suite of services, including a culture assessment, focus groups, leadership development programs and coaching.
About Lutheran Senior Services
LSS is a mission-driven, nonprofit network that specializes in housing, care, and supportive services for older adults. With 18 locations in Missouri and Illinois, LSS serves more than 13,000 seniors a year through options that include Senior Living Communities offering all levels of living, Affordable Housing for those with limited incomes, and Home & Community Based Services. LSS builds upon more than 160 years of excellence in living out its Christian mission of Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest.
For more information
Contact Maryanne Wallace, LSS Executive Director of Marketing and Communications (314.373.4069 or


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