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Best Places to Work in the Valley 2004

Employees at These Companies are Happy!


This is the second year that companies in the greater Phoenix area have competed for the recognition of one of the Best Places to Work in the Valley.

The list of Best Places to Work in the Valley is based solely on the employee's survey results. To make the list, a company had to achieve a score of 80 percent or greater favorable response based on Quantum’s ranking formula. This year 69 companies were recognized by being included in the Best Places to Work in the Valley list. According to The Gredler Group, "all of these companies were recognized for creating an enjoyable corporate culture and work environment that fosters personal and professional growth for its employees." Here are the top ten companies in each category:

Large Companies - over 250 employees
1 - American Valet Co.
2 - M & I Bank - Arizona
3 - Westcor
4 - Fennemore Craig
5 - St Joseph's Hospital
6 - Quarles & Brady, LLP
7 - Kitchell
8 - Edward Jones
9 - Point Hilton Resorts
10 - Troon Golf

Medium Companies - between 100-250 employees
1 - The Ritz-Carlton
2 - Arizona Spine & Joint Hospital
3 - Sleep America
4 - Shea Homes
5 - Wyndham Buttes Resort
6 - Gallaher & Kennedy
7 - CB Richard Ellis
8 - Sundt Construction
9 - Cold Stone Creamery
10 - The Art Institute of Phoenix

Small Companies - 25-99 employees
1 - R&R Partners
2 - Jobing.com
3 - Aerotek
4 - State Mortgage
5 - LifeWise Health Plan of AZ
6 - Loreto Bay Co.
7 - D.L. Withers Construction
8 - Lovitt & Touche, Inc.
9 - Ensynch Inc.
10 - Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau

To see the other companies that were recognized, visit the Best Places to Work in the Valley online. You can even see some job opportunities there!

The Best Places to Work in the Valley program is organized jointly by the founding partners, The Gredler Group and The Phoenix Business Journal, with assistance from I-ology, and Quantum Market Research.

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