Ranking Arizona: Top 10 best places to work for 2020

Ranking Arizona | 21 Apr |

Here are the Top 10 best places to work in business services (staff of 180 or more), based on public voting for the 2020 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business? To make your vote count in the 2021 edition of Ranking Arizona, click here to vote.

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Here are the Top 10 best places to work (staff of 180 or more) in Arizona, as featured in the 2020 edition of Ranking Arizona:

1. WaFd Bank

Background: WaFd Bank president Brent Beardall has a quote he uses to help people understand who WaFd Bank is:  “Love What you Do. Make a Difference.” WaFd Bank does. And WaFd Bank does. If there was a hashtag for @WaFdBank, it would be #BankWithaHeart. WaFd Bank is big enough to matter, yet small enough to care. WaFd Bank is nimble. WaFd Bank is strong. WaFd Bank is poised for growth. From checking, savings and retirement accounts to home loan and corporate real estate financing, WaFd Bank is ready to help bring clarity to banking. WaFd Bank is 31 branches strong in Arizona and just getting started.

Company strengths: “If you have an idea, no matter your title, we can get you an audience with our local president. Every voice counts locally and nationally. The voices in our community also matter. Case in point: we helped provide millions in interest-free loans to those displaced by the 2019 government shutdown.”

2. National Bank of Arizona

3. Empire Southwest

4. Sunstate Equipment Co.

5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

6. The CORE Institute

7. American Express

8. Arizona Diamondbacks

9. Dignity Health in Arizona

10. Quarles & Brady

Staff of 179 or fewer

Here are the Top 10 best places to work in business services (staff of 179 or fewer), based on public voting for the 2020 edition of Ranking Arizona.

1. Canyon State Electric

Background: Canyon State Electric is a family-owned business that has served Arizona and the Southwest Region as the premier electrical contractor since 1978. Founded by Steven Maderazzo and now alongside Christopher Maderazzo and Stephanie Maderazzo-Hughes, Canyon State Electric continues to use its expertise in the design and installation of electrical systems for commercial and industrial facilities to lead its team of nearly 200 employees. Canyon State Electric is proud to be an experienced partner that is dedicated to building relationships through quality, efficiency, and trust.

Company strengths: “While there are many strengths that can be attributed to the success of our company, it is safe to say that our culture is the number one reason we earned this ranking.  At CSE our goal is to provide the highest levels of quality service in a proactive manner. By doing this we are able to reduce stress not only for our team members but our clients and vendors as well, which allows for a better work environment.  We value flexible, innovative, solution-oriented, diverse-thinking people and we hire with those qualities in mind. Our team truly cares about one another. We all take responsibility for both ourselves and our work family.  Simply put its health, happiness, innovation, and productivity that drive our company.”

2. MSA Engineering Consultants

3. Ace Building Maintenance

4. Lovitt & Touché, A Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company

5. Sims Business Systems

6. FM Solutions

7. Jani-King – Commercial Cleaning

8. CORE Construction

9. Cresa

10. LAVIDGE

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