THE 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR 2013

 
 

SMALL FIRMS (fewer than 30 employees)

1. Atlas Coffee Importers, Seattle, Importer and warehouser of high-quality green coffee

2. Artitudes Design, Issaquah, Graphic design firm specializing in executive presentations, branding, marketing and 14 motion design.

3. Addioz Corporation, Bellevue, Technical recruitment firm specializing in executive search and corporate training

4. Provisional Recruiting & Staffing, Spokane, Recruitment firm specializing in accounting/finance, legal, medical, administrative and technical staffing

5. Merlino Bauer Media, Seattle, Marketing firm

6. Sales Talent, Mercer Island, National sales talent recruiter

7. SwitchPoint LLC, Seattle, Management consultancy specializing in health care and nonprofits

8. SpaceCurve, Seattle, Developer of a big data platform that delivers real-time intelligence

9. Milepost Consulting, Seattle, Management consultancy specializing in green issues and sustainability

10. ClassifiedAds.com, Bellevue, Free classified advertising website

11. SOS Employment Group, Seattle, Employment recruiter specializing in temporary, temporary-to-full-time and contract positions  

12. Tactical Marketing Concepts, Federal Way, Sales and marketing firm

13. Centri Technology, Seattle, Creator of wireless service technologies

14. Goldberg Jones, Seattle, Law firm

15. ZUM Communications, Seattle, Public relations/marketing communications firm

16. AES Logistics, Burien, International freight forwarder

17. Attunix Corporation, Bellevue, Software consulting firm

18. Engineered Compost Systems, Seattle, Engineering/manufacturing firm providing design, technology and technical support to the composting industry

19. EveryMove, Seattle, Program allowing users to convert healthful activities into rewards from their health plans and employers

20. BuzzBee Company, Seattle, Technology marketing firm

21. PeopleFirm LLC, Seattle, Management consultancy

22. Chermak Construction, Seattle, Construction company

23. Intersource LLC, Sammamish, Technology consultancy

24. Image Source, Kirkland, Designer and maker of promotional merchandise and apparel

25. Thinkspace, Redmond, Provider of office space and business services to startups and small firms

26. Fierce Inc., Seattle, Leadership development and training firm specializing in improved workplace communication

27. BioLife Solutions, Bothell, Manufacturer and marketer of proprietary biopreservation media for cells, tissues and organs

28. Symform, Seattle, Provider of cloud storage services

29. AAOA Healthcare, Kirkland, Provider of benefit programs to professional membership organizations and associations

 

MIDSIZE FIRMS (31 to 100 employees)

1. Torklift International, Sumner, Manufacturer of towing and recreational vehicle accessories

2. MicroGREEN Polymers, Arlington, Manufacturer of plastic food and beverage packaging

3. Moz, Seattle, Provider of software for search engine optimization and marketing analytics

4. 206inc, Seattle, Consumer engagement agency

5. Limeade, Bellevue, Creator of rewards systems for corporate wellness and benefits programs

6. Arryve, Bellevue, Management consultancy

7. WhitePages Inc., Seattle, Provider of contact information for people and businesses

8. ExtraHop Networks, Seattle, Producer and seller of enterprise network appliances

9. Substantial, Seattle, Digital product studio

10. Avvo, Seattle, Directory of lawyers featuring consumer reviews and Q&A forums

11. Genelex, Seattle, DNA testing and analysis laboratory

12. Wexley School for Girls, Seattle, Advertising/branding agency

13. Tecplot, Bellevue, Creator of visualization software for enginers and scientists to analyze and communicate results

14. Zumobi, Seattle, Mobile media company providing integrated advertising on smartphones and connected devices

15. The Unity Group, Bellingham, Insurance and employee benefits consultancy

16. Stratos Product Development, Seattle, Product development, design and strategy consultancy

17. Brightlight Consulting, Redmond, Business intelligence and data warehousing consultancy

18. Noetix, Redmond, Business intelligence software firm focused on simplifying access to data

19. Chef’n, Seattle, Creator and seller of innovative kitchen utensils and products

20. MCM, Seattle, Benefits consulting and insurance brokerage firm

21. Inrix, Kirkland, Provider of traffic information, directions and driver services

22. Wood Harbinger, Bellevue, Consultancy providing mechanical, electrical and industrial systems engineering services

23. Bader Martin, Seattle, CPA and advisory firm serving affluent families, closely held businesses and nonprofits

24. Idea Entity Corporation, Bellevue, Consultancy offering software development, new product research, cyber security and other services

25. Aronson Security Group, Seattle, Provider of integrated security solutions

26. Piraeus Consulting, Seattle, IT services form focusing on business intelligence, custom development and managed consulting

27. Brighton Jones, Seattle, Wealth management advisory firm

28. Wetpaint, Seattle, Entertainment website offering audience analytics

29. Bridge Partners, Seattle, Consultancy specializing in business transformation, technology, marketing and sales strategy

30. Mactus Group, Redmond, Provider of marketing, program management and business intelligence for technology firms

31. HPG, Seattle, Parent company of firms that connect people and professionals around health care experiences

32. Paladino and Company, Seattle, Green building and sustainability consulting firm

33. Winshuttle, Bothell, Producer of software to help SAP users interface with other programs

 

LARGE FIRMS (More than 100 employees)

1. Slalom Consulting, Seattle, Management consultancy offering business technology services

2. Baker Boyer Bank, Walla Walla, Banking and financial services company

3. Synapse Product Development, Seattle, Provider of engineering solutions to consumer electronics and life sciences companies

4. Society Consulting, Bellevue, Technology consultancy focusing on product development and business intelligence

5. Kidder Mathews, Seattle, Commercial real estate firm

6. Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company, Enumclaw, Property and casualty insurer

7. Pinnacle Capital, Kirkland, Mortgage company

8. Varolii Corporation, Seattle, Designer of cloud-based customer interaction software systems

9. Eagle View Technologies, Bothell, Provider of measurements from aerial imagery

10. Allyis, Kirkland, IT consultancy specializing in managed services and staffing solutions

11. DocuSign, Seattle, Provider of secure electronic signature services

12. GGLO, Seattle, Integrated design firm offering architecture, interior design, landscape and urban design services

13. 110 Consulting, Bellevue, Business and technology consultancy

14. Blucora, Bellevue, Provider of metasearch and private-label internet search services and online search and monetization solutions

15. Dade Moeller, Richland, Consultancy offering services for assessing and controlling exposure to radiation and hazardous agents

16. DataSphere Technologies, Bellevue, Provider of turnkey technology, content and sales solutions for media companies

17. The Everett Clinic, Everett, Provider of health care at nine locations in Snohomish County

18. Seed IP Law Group, Seattle, Law firm specializing in intellectual property

19. Columbia Bank, Tacoma, Banking and financial services company

20. Columbia Hospitality, Seattle, Hotel management and conference center operator

 

NONPROFIT FIRMS

1. Washington Technology Industry Association, Seattle, Trade organization promoting Washington technology companies

1. Career Path Services, Spokane, Provider of information making job searches and employee recruiting easier

3. Verity Credit Union, Seattle, Banking and financial services company

4. Workforce Development Council Snohomish County, Everett, Agency focusing on aiding competitiveness and boosting employment

5. Bellwether Housing, Seattle, Provider of affordable housing or low-wage working people and low-income seniors

 

FIRMS HEADQUARTERED OUTSIDE WASHINGTON

1. DoubleDown Interactive, Seattle, Home office (International Game Technology): Reno, NV. Online social gaming company

1. Walsh Construction, Seattle, Home office: Portland, OR. Construction company

3. Cutler Investment Group, Seattle, Home office: Jacksonville, OR. Independent investment adviser

3. Edward Jones, Seattle, Home office: St. Louis, MO. Financial services firm

5. West Monroe Partners, Seattle, Home office: Chicago, IL. Consulting and professional services firm

6. Buckland & Taylor Ltd., Seattle, Home office: North Vancouver, BC. Bridge engineering firm

7. Pariveda Solutions, Bellevue, Home office: Dallas, TX. Technology consultancy

8. TCS & Starquest Expeditions, Seattle, Home office (TUI Travel): Crawley, UK. Provider of high-end travel to exotic locations via private jet.

9. Weber Shandwick, Seattle, Home office: New York, NY. Global public relations and crisis management firm

10. Sogeti USA, Bellevue, Home office: Dayton, OH. Provider of IT consulting services

11. Cook Security Group, Seattle, Home office: Milwaukie, OR. Provider of alarm, security and ATM services to the banking industry

12. Pacific Continental Bank, Seattle, Home office: Eugene, OR. Banking and financial services company.

13. Astronics AES, Kirkland, Home office (Astronics Corp.): East Aurora, NY. Designer of electrical power systems for aircraft and missiles.

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