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Culture Score

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
2.8/5
Acosta's Overall Culture is rated D+

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

CEO Score

Bottom 15%Bottom 15% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Darian Pickett Acosta's CEO
Darian Pickett
59 /100

Acosta Mission, Vision & Values

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Mission Statement

Acosta is the engine that drives greater sales and market share for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers around the world.

Values

  • integrity
  • results
  • trust
  • teamwork
  • innovation
  • balance

Acosta Culture At a Glance

149 employees at Acosta have reviewed Acosta across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was 6 days ago.

Overall, the 149 Acosta employees give their leadership a grade of C-, or Bottom 30% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Acosta are mostly dissatisfied with their total compensation at Acosta, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Acosta are generally satisfied with their team. 149 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a C-. The majority believe the meetings at Acosta are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Acosta believe the environment at Acosta is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Acosta is comfortably fast. About 82% of the employees at Acosta work 8 hours or less, while 8% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Acosta are not very happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Company Information

Address
6600 Corporate Center Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32216
United States of America
Website
acosta.com/
Founded
1927

Company Description

Acosta is a full-service outsourced sales and marketing agency with a focus on consumer packaged goods companies and retailers.

Key Executives

Name & Title
Bio
Darian Pickett  CEO / President
Darian Pickett
CEO / President
Darian Pickett serves as the CEO / President of Acosta.
Chris Baldner  Senior Vice President
Chris Baldner
Senior Vice President
Chris Baldner serves as the Senior Vice President of Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice. Chris started at Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice in June of 2013. Chris currently resides in Greater Atlanta Area.
Jonathan Roberts  Vice President
Jonathan Roberts
Vice President
Jonathan Roberts serves as the Vice President of Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice. Jonathan started at Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice in November of 2012. Jonathan currently resides in Greater Boston Area.
Mark Bock  Vice President/General Manager-Indiana/Kentucky
Mark Bock
Vice President/General Manager-Indiana/Kentucky
Mark Bock serves as the Vice President/General Manager-Indiana/Kentucky of Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice. Mark started at Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice in April of 2018. Mark currently resides in the Indianapolis, Indiana Area.
Casey Boren  Vice President Client Services, West
Casey Boren
Vice President Client Services, West
Casey Boren serves as the Vice President Client Services, West of Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice. Casey started at Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice in September of 2012. Casey currently resides in the Boise, Idaho Area.
Jim Brison  VP Corporate Distribution
Jim Brison
VP Corporate Distribution
Jim Brison serves as the VP Corporate Distribution of Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice. Jim started at Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice in August of 2015. Jim currently resides in the Phoenix, Arizona Area.
Greg Brown  Vice President of Sales
Greg Brown
Vice President of Sales
Greg Brown serves as the Vice President of Sales of .
Matt Campbell  Vice President Market Leader
Matt Campbell
Vice President Market Leader
Matt Campbell serves as the Vice President Market Leader of Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice. Matt started at Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice in November of 2012. Matt currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dave Cochran  VP Sales
Dave Cochran
VP Sales
Dave Cochran serves as the VP Sales of .
Michael Flintom  SVP
Michael Flintom
SVP
Michael Flintom serves as the SVP of Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice. Michael started at Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice in May of 2012. Michael currently resides in the Columbia, South Carolina Area.

HR Leaders

Name & Title
Bio
Michael Cagle  Director, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition
Michael Cagle
Director, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition
Michael Cagle serves as the Director, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition of .
Alexa Gouri  Human Resources Manager
Alexa Gouri
Human Resources Manager
Alexa Gouri serves as the Human Resources Manager of Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice. Alexa started at Acosta Sales & Marketing Foodservice in July of 2016. Alexa currently resides in the Jacksonville, Florida Area.

Acosta Employee Reviews

Positive Reviews
61%
61%
39%
Constructive Feedback
39%

Positive Reviews from Employees

What makes you most happy at work?

My customers I get to interact with

What is most positive about the culture and environment at your company?

The people I work for

What is the best part about your compensation package?

The benefits and. The pay

Constructive Feedback from Employees

Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?

Get paid what I'm worth.

This business is going bankrupt

What needs to change to make the company culture better?

Fire all executive leaders and hire technology leaders to transform the business

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Acosta employees generally work 8.3 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at Acosta report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
77% of Acosta employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
Acosta employees most often take 0-10 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
75% of Acosta employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
A Day in the Life
Acosta employees never get valuable feedback on how to improve at work
Feedback
A Day in the Life
71% of Acosta employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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Bottom
30%

Leadership Score

In the Bottom 30% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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59
out of 100
Executive rating?
59
out of 100
CEO rating?
68
out of 100
Manager rating?
Bottom
10%

Compensation Score

In the Bottom 10% of similar sized companies on Comparably

This category score has been trending down -2% since last month
Paid fairly?
Satisfied with benefits?
Bottom
35%

Team Score

In the Bottom 35% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Coworker interaction?
73
out of 100
Quality of coworkers?
Top
15%

Environment Score

In the Top 15% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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7 or less
39%
8
43%
10
9%
12
1%
More than 12
8%
Work hours per day?
Extremely fast
24%
Comfortably fast
38%
Moderate
28%
A bit slow
4%
Bureaucratic
6%
Pace at work?
Positive
71%
Negative
29%
Positive work environment?
Bottom
25%

Outlook Score

In the Bottom 25% of similar sized companies on Comparably

Trending upThis category score has been trending up 2% since last month
57
out of 100
Future outlook?
Fantastic
21%
Good
28%
Neutral
31%
Bad
13%
Terrible
7%
Customer perception?
Excited going to work?

Acosta H1B Visa

In 2019, Acosta applied for 1 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 100% were approved.

Work Permit Application Outcome

1
Total Applied
  • 100% Granted (1 out of 1)
  • 0% Denied ( out of 1)
  • 0% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection ( out of 1)
  • 0% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer ( out of 1)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at Acosta

Bottom
40%

Acosta currently ranks in the Bottom 40% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at Acosta

Top
50%

Acosta currently ranks in the Top 50% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Bottom 40%Bottom 40% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
-13
eNPS Score
36%Promoters
15%Passives
49%Detractors

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Perks & Benefits

Health & Wellness
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
PTO / Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Financial Benefits
401K / Retirement Plan
Office Perks
Unique Office Space
Work From Home Policy

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