Contact: Leslie Helm
Editor, Seattle Business magazine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEATTLE BUSINESS HONORS 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR 2014
SEATTLE (June 18, 2014) – Seattle Business magazine honored its 100 Best Companies to Work For at an awards dinner on June 17, 2014, at The Westin Seattle. The winners, hailing from 18 cities across the state of Washington, were chosen based on extensive surveys completed by nearly 10,000 employees.
Seattle Business hosted more than 930 attendees from across the state at the gala. King County Executive Dow Constantine made a guest appearance to congratulate the honorees. Guests were also treated to a private performance by Seattle band Pickwick.
Each of the 100 Best Companies to Work For was recognized at the event and awards were presented to 14 finalists in five categories. The program received generous support of sponsors AAOA Healthcare/ UnitedHealthcare, Wave Business Solutions and Bellevue College.
Michael Romoser, associate publisher of Seattle Business magazine, said, “This was the largest attendance in the history of Best Companies to Work For. It reflects the continuing popularity of the program and the commitment of our finest companies to creating great workplaces.”
Local family owned beauty college Evergreen Beauty College was honored as the only beauty school company to be listed in the top 100 companies ranked #16.
Top Award Winners
1st Place: Redfin, Seattle
2nd Place: Zillow, Seattle
3rd Place: Evergreen Home Loans, Bellevue
1st Place: Smartsheet.com, Bellevue
2nd Place: Prime 8 Consulting, Kirkland
3rd Place: Level 11, Seattle
1st Place (tie): Artitudes Design, Issaquah
1st Place (tie): Milepost Consulting, Seattle
2nd Place: Provisional Recruiting & Staffing, Spokane
Companies Headquartered Outside Washington State
1st Place (tie): West Monroe Partners, Seattle (home office: Chicago)
1st Place (tie): ACME Business Consulting, Seattle (home office: Portland)
2nd Place: Walsh Construction Co., Seattle (home office: Portland)
1st Place: Verity Credit Union, Seattle
2nd Place: Bellwether Housing, Seattle
100 Best Companies to Work For: The Complete List (available at seattlebusinessmag.com)
ACME Business Consulting
Baker Boyer Bank
Beacon Development Group
Blueprint Consulting Services
Bridge Partners Consulting
Buckland & Taylor Ltd.
Burkhart Dental Supply
Career Path Services
Cook Security Group
Dry Soda Co.
Emerald City Engineers
Evergreen Beauty College
Evergreen Home Loans
Family Home Care
Highland Private Wealth Management
James Alan Salon and Spa
The Mosaic Company
Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company
Olympia Federal Savings
Pacific Capital Resource Group
Pacific Continental Bank
Prime 8 Consulting
Provisional Recruiting & Staffing
Schlemlein Goetz Fick & Scruggs
Sleep Country USA
The Spur Group
Stratos Product Development
Vera Whole Health
Verity Credit Union
Walsh Construction Co.
West Monroe Partners
Wexley School for Girls
ABOUT SEATTLE BUSINESS: Seattle Business is a monthly magazine that is read by more than 100,000 business executives across the state. Annual events tied to its editorial coverage include Executive Excellence, Leaders in Health Care, Washington Manufacturing Awards, 100 Best Companies to Work For, Community Impact Awards, Tech Impact Awards and Family Business Awards. Seattle Business is owned by Minneapolis-based Tiger Oak Publications, which also publishes Seattle magazine, Seattle Bride magazine as well as more than 20 other leading regional magazines. Visit Seattle Business online at seattlebusinessmag.com.