Acknowledgment of a job done well

Rho promotes quality in every aspect of our culture and every service we provide. Our clients see it not only in the results we deliver but also in the manner in which we deliver them. Our employees see it in having a workplace where they want to stay and grow because they have the freedom to innovate and excel.

From our inception, we have encouraged a culture where critical and creative thinking establishes a reputation for quality, integrity, and productivity. At Rho, expect a welcoming, award-winning environment that provides industry-defining customer service.


Globee’s 7th Annual American Best in Business Awards

Rho wins Gold Achievement in Fastest Growing Company of the Year in 2022 American Best in Business Awards.

Awarded by Globee®

Rho wins at the 2022 Annual American Business Awards®

Rho has been awarded a Silver Stevie Award in the category “Fastest Growing Company of the Year – Up to 2,500 Employees”.

Awarded by The Steve® Awards

Rho CEO Dr. Laura Helms Reece Wins Gold and Silver Stevie® Awards in 2021 International Business Awards®

Rho CEO Dr. Laura Helms Reece was recently named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Executive of the Year Health Products & Services category and a Silver Stevie® in the Woman of the Year category in the 18th Annual International Business Awards®.

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Awarded by The Steve® Awards

Triangle Business Journal Best Places to Work

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022

The Triangle Business Journal named Rho to its prestigious Best Places to Work in the Triangle list. Winners are selected based on an employee survey process conducted by Quantum Research.

Awarded by Triangle Business Journal

triangle business journal best places to work award

CRO Leadership Awards

2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Each quarter, Nice Insight conducts a survey which asks outsourcing-facing biotech and pharma executives to rank CROs based on more than 20 different performance metrics. Rho has been awarded the CRO Leadership Award for excellence in Expertise, Quality, Regulatory, Productivity, Innovation, Compatibility, and Reliability.

Awarded by Life Sciences Leader

cro leadership award

Best CRO – Life Sciences Award

2015, 2016

The Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) recognized Rho as one of the Best CROs. Part of the TBJ’s annual Life Sciences Awards, the Best CRO award recognizes individuals and organizations breaking ground in the life sciences industry.

Awarded by Triangle Business Journal

IBDO life sciences awards

Corporate Philanthropy Award


The Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) presented Rho with a Corporate Philanthropy Award in the first year of the award’s inception. TBJ’s award winners comprise various nonprofit entities, corporations both large and small, and individuals who have gone above and beyond to make a difference in the local community.

Awarded by Triangle Business Journal

corporate philanthropy

Triangle Business Journal’s Family Business Award


The Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) announced Rho as a recipient of their Family Business award in 2017. Winners were recognized for overall excellence, innovation, ethics, philanthropy and contribution to the strength of the Triangle region.

Awarded by Triangle Business Journal

Family Business

When Work Works

2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018

This award honors employers in the greater Durham area that successfully use workplace flexibility to meet both organizational and employee goals. During the rigorous selection process, applicants were measured against data from a nationally representative sample of employers and had to score in the top 20% for flexible work programs and policies and for the supportiveness of the workplace culture.

Awarded by When Work Works

when work works award

Other Corporate Awards

NC Family-Friendly 40 Companies Award, 2003 – 2010
Awarded by Carolina Parent

Gold Circle of Champions, 2006 – 2012
Awarded by the March of Dimes, Triangle March for Babies

Silver Circle of Champions, 2004, 2005
Awarded by the March of Dimes, Triangle Walk America

Special Participant Award, 2000
Awarded by the March of Dimes, Triangle Walk America

Corporate Member, 2007 – 2012
Awarded by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium, Inc.

Business Champions, 2007, 2008
Awarded by Business Leader Magazine

Certificate of Appreciation, 2005
Awarded by Toys for Tots – United States Marine Corps Reserve

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