100 Best Arizona Companies Winners List

Celebrating 15 years of recognizing Arizona’s Best Companies

They’re the ones you read about because of all the good they accomplish. The innovations. The community service. The fun activities. They are major, established multinational brands – and they are also tech upstarts, disrupting the California stereotype by locating in the Silicon Desert. They are diverse in many ways, but they all have made the commitment to be outstanding.

Throughout 2017 we’ll be sharing their stories – how they have built their companies around a sense of purpose, how they hire, how they lead, how they delight their customers, how they create their employer brands, and how they partner with their communities.

In order to highlight the outstanding characteristics of the 100 Best, we’ve divided them into six initial categories. We then are featuring various “best practice” lists to further showcase what makes these companies the Best of the Best! See who is on the 100 Best List below. And then get to know them through the Company Spotlights section.

Trailblazer

Companies that have pioneered and sustained their exceptional performance by all metrics over fifteen years, representing the best of the best. Read more.

American Express
Charles Schwab
Cox Communications
Deloitte
Dignity Health
Discover Financial Services
Edward Jones
GoDaddy
Goodmans Interior Structures
Homeowners Financial Group
Mayo Clinic
Medtronic
Quarles & Brady, LLP
USAA
Vanguard

Wings

Innovation, empowerment, freedom, creativity (and maybe disruption) shine at the forefront of these companies. Read more.

Axosoft
FlexPrint
Henry & Horne LLP
Infusionsoft
Kimpton Hotels
Laser Spine Institute
MassMutual Arizona
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Ryan
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
UnitedHealthcare
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.
Verizon Wireless
Yodle
Zocdoc

Cool

Top organizations with strong, unique workplace cultures, where they know how fun can help create the best work ever. Read more.

Carvana
DriveTime Automotive Group
GPS Insight
Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort
International Cruise & Excursions
meltmedia
Nextiva
Quicken Loans
Shutterfly
Sitelock
StormWind Studios
The Lavidge Company
WebPT
Workiva
Yelp

Heart

Through building relationships with employees, customers, and in the community, these companies show how much they care. Read more.

Aetna
Arizona Charter Academy
Arizona Diamondbacks
Blood Systems
CBRE
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Grand Canyon University
Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
Intuit
JP Morgan Chase
Lovitt & Touché
Make-A-Wish Arizona
National Bank of Arizona
Orchard Medical Consulting
PayPal
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Progrexion
St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance
Y Scouts

Star

At the height of their powerful success, these companies are masters of their fields, inspiring confidence in customers and employees alike. Read more.

Better Business Bureau serving Greater Arizona
Camden Property Trust
CopperPoint Insurance Companies
Cresa
Fennemore Craig
GEICO
General Motors Company
GM Financial
Kitchell
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Paychex
PING, Inc.
The Plaza Companies
Pollack Investments
Protiviti
Sonora Quest Laboratories
Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions
Sundt Construction
Synchrony Financial
TASER | Axon

Future

With great potential for growth and representing a new era of business in Arizona, these are the organizations we want to watch for the future. Read more.

Direct Energy
DoubleDutch
Endurance International Group
Galvanize
GlobalTranz
Longboard Asset Management
Markitors
NextNet Partners
Pinnacle Transplant Technologies
QuickSpark Financial
Remarkable Health
Revature
SenesTech
Spear Education
Tuft & Needle

The Best Companies For . . . . Lists

Get to know the 100 Best Arizona Companies for the unique features, culture and benefits they offer through the variety of “Best of” Lists below.

Millennials

While everyone wants to work in a great company, millennials have their own take on the concept. The following 100 Best Arizona Companies that have a proven track record of special millennial appeal… read more.

Camden Property Trust
Direct Energy
GoDaddy
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
Infusionsoft

Progrexion
Quicken Loans
Ryan
USAA
Workiva

Women in Finance

The best companies for women in finance recognize that female employees provide the perspectives that will help their companies better serve their diverse clients, so they’re eager to recruit top quality women candidates. Read more.

American Express
Charles Schwab
Edward Jones
Homeowners Financial Group
Longboard Asset Management
JP Morgan Chase
National Bank of Arizona
PayPal
USAA
Vanguard

Healthcare

Since healthcare is such a growing field, ample opportunities exist for medical, technical and administrative professionals. A few of the 100 Best Arizona Companies are going the extra mile to be the best places to work in healthcare… read more.

Dignity Health in Arizona
Laser Spine Institute
Mayo Clinic
Orchard Medical Consulting
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Pinnacle Transplant Technologies
Sonora Quest Laboratories
Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions
TGen
Ventana Medical Systems

Work-Life Balance

Between implementing health and wellness initiatives and building fun cultures that promote flexibility, several stellar organizations among the 100 Best Arizona Companies work extra hard to keep their people happy. Read more.

American Express
Henry+Horne
Longboard Asset Management
meltmedia
Remarkable Health
Ryan
Shutterfly
USAA
Vanguard
Workiva

LGBT

Inclusivity is paramount in workplaces these days. And some companies place it as a priority when it comes to making their team members feel comfortable to be themselves. (Enter, the best companies for LGBT inclusion.) Read more.

Aetna
Charles Schwab
CBRE
GoDaddy
Hyatt
JPMorgan Chase
PayPal
Synchrony Financial
Vanguard
Yelp

Diversity & Inclusion

Workplaces are increasingly implementing ways to embrace the diversity of their employees. From winning national awards for their inclusion of women and minorities to providing tailored resource groups… read more.

American Express
Camden Property Trust
Cox Communications
Deloitte
General Motors
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
Medtronic
Quicken Loans
Synchrony Financial
USAA

Veterans

In looking at the 100 Best Arizona Companies, many of them are great places for veterans to build a thriving second career. These employers demonstrate a commitment to hiring veterans and many have received recognition for it! Read more.

Aetna
CBRE
Charles Schwab
GoDaddy
Intuit
JPMorgan Chase
Quicken Loans
PayPal
Sundt
USAA

 

Perks

It’s no wonder 57 percent of job seekers consider a company’s perks and benefits to be among their primary considerations before accepting a job offer. Many of the 100 Best Arizona Companies have unique, helpful and fun perks they provide employees. Read more.

Charles Schwab
Direct Energy
GoDaddy
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
Infusionsoft
Longboard Asset Management
meltmedia
Progrexion
Protiviti
Quarles & Brady
Ryan
Spear Education
USAA
Vanguard
Zocdoc

 

 

 

Learn More About These 100 Best Companies

Charles Schwab

Financial Services | Phoenix | 3,400+ Employees

Dignity Health

Healthcare | Phoenix | 9,000+ Employees

USAA

military employers
Financial Services | Phoenix | 3,790 Employees

Progrexion

Service/Solutions | Phoenix | 390 Employees

GoDaddy

Technology | Scottsdale | 3,400 Employees

Vanguard

Financial Services | Scottsdale | 2,330 Employees

Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency Phoenix
Service/Solutions | Phoenix | 320 Employees

Direct Energy

Technology | Tempe | 300 Employees
Technology | Tempe | 300 Employees

Habitat For Humanity

Non-Profit | Peoria | 80 Employees

Make-A-Wish Arizona

Non-Profit | Scottsdale | 28 employees

Spear Education

Scottsdale | 150-200 Employees

Zocdoc

Technology | Scottsdale | 500 employees

Quarles & Brady

Service/Solutions | Phoenix

Goodmans Interior Structures

Service/Solutions | Phoenix | 155 Employees

Endurance International Group

Service / Solutions | Tempe | Employees: 3800+ worldwide

Y Scouts

Service/Solutions | Scottsdale | 10 Employees

Markitors

Technology | Scottsdale | 6 employees

TGen

Non-Profit | Phoenix | 250 Employees

Remarkable Health

Technology | Chandler | 50 Employees

Homeowners Financial Group

Financial Services | Scottsdale | 362 Employees

GlobalTranz

Technology | Scottsdale| 400 Employees
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