50 companies have risen from the constantly evolving and ever-challenging business environment to earn the right to call themselves Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2023, including Terracon Consultants.
“Most Admired Companies is the most comprehensive and prestigious annual corporate awards program in Arizona,” says Amy Lindsey, publisher of AZ Big Media, which publishes Az Business magazine and co-founded the Most Admired Companies program with the team from BestCompaniesAZ. “To be called a Most Admired Company, a business must demonstrate excellence in its leadership; corporate culture; innovation; customer relations; community engagement; and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and programs.”
Arizona’s Most Admired Companies will be recognized at a celebration dinner on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix. For sponsorship information, email Amy.Lindsey@azbigmedia.com. For information about the event honoring Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, email Lynette.Carrington@azbigmedia.com or click here. To buy tickets, click here.
Top Arizona executive: M. Gayle Packer, president and CEO
What it does: Consulting engineering firm
Community impact: In December 2021, Terracon became the first commercial customer to contribute $10,000 to the Salt Project’s(SRP) Healthy Forest Initiative to help with reducing wildfire risk and restoring the forested watersheds that provide water to about half of the Valley. The company’s Tempe office also partnered with the Salvation Army to collect cases of 16.9-ounce water bottles to support the Extreme Heat Emergency Plan, collecting 416 cases of water to support their initiative.
Workplace culture: Terracon was a finalist for Healthiest Employer of 2022 and was also named a finalist in 2023. The finalists are scored on a wellness program’s culture and leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analysis.
Most Admired Companies of 2023
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Canyon State Electric
Circle the City
Colliers in Arizona
Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold
JE Dunn Construction
Lovitt & Touché, A Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company
Salt River Project
The James Agency
U-Haul International, Inc.
WillScot Mobile Mini