Most Admired Companies 2010

When:
September 1, 2010
Time:
5:00 pm
Past Event

Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ are honored to unveil the winners of our inaugural Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards.

With 43 winners, we think you’ll agree the awards selection committee has done an outstanding job in determining some of the most admired companies in our state.  Our primary goal in developing this program was to find those organizations that excel in four key areas: workplace cultureleadership excellencesocial responsibility and customer opinion.  This list features the most prestigious companies in our state, providing us the opportunity to learn from the best.

Winners

Adolfson & Peterson Construction
Headquarters: Minneapolis
Year Est.: 1991
No. of Employees in AZ: 69
Recent Award: AIA Kemper Goodwin Award – 2009
WEB: www.a-p.com

AlliedBarton Security Services
Headquarters: Conshohocken, Penn.
Year Est.: 1957
No. of Employees in AZ: 1,047
Recent Award: Brandon Hall Research Award for Best Integration of Learning and Talent Management – 2009
WEB: www.alliedbarton.com
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American Express
Headquarters: New York
Year Est.: 1850
No. of Employees in AZ: 7,219
Recent Award: Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies – 2010
WEB: www.americanexpress.com
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Arizona Charter Academy
Headquarters: Surprise
Year Est.: 2001
No. of Employees in AZ: 61
Recent Award: Elks Lodge Community Partner of the Year – 2010
WEB: www.azcharteracademy.com
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Banner Health
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1999
No. of Employees in AZ: 27,528
Recent Award: Gallup Great Workplace Award – 2009
WEB: www.bannerhealth.com
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BeachFleischman PC
Headquarters: Tucson
Year Est.: 1991
No. of Employees in AZ: 104
Recent Award: Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For – 2009
WEB: www.beachfleischman.com

CB Richard Ellis
Headquarters: Los Angeles
Year Est.: 1952 (in AZ)
No. of Employees in AZ: 430
Recent Award: Companies That Care Honor Roll – 2010
WEB: www.cbre.com
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Camden Property Trust
Headquarters: Houston
Year Est.: 1982
No. of Employees in AZ: 50
Recent Award: Ranked on Fortune 500’s 100 Best Places to Work – 2010
WEB: www.camdenliving.com
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Chandler Regional Medical Center – CHW
Headquarters: San Francisco
Year Est.: 1961
No. of Employees in AZ: 1,753
Recent Award: Ranked in Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work in the Nation – 2009
WEB: www.chandlerregional.org

Clifton Gunderson
Headquarters: Milwaukee
Year Est.: 1960
No. of Employees in AZ: 127
Recent Award: Alfred P. Sloan Work Place Excellence – 2010
WEB: www.cliftoncpa.com
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DPR Construction
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1990
No. of Employees in AZ: 140
Recent Award: Ranked on Fortune 100’s Best Companies to Work For – 2010
WEB: www.dpr.com
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FedEx Customer Information Services
Headquarters: Memphis
Year Est.: 1971
No. of Employees in AZ: 1,200
Recent Award: Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies – 2010
WEB: www.fedex.com
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Fennemore Craig P.C.
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1885
No. of Employees in AZ: 414
Recent Award: Named Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel Magazine – 2010
WEB: www.fclaw.com
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FireSky Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel
Headquarters: San Francisco
Year Est.: 1981
No. of Employees in AZ: 207
Recent Award: Ranked on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work For – 2008
WEB: www.fireskyresort.com
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Goodwill of Central Arizona
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1947
No. of Employees in AZ: 1,319
Recent Award: The Arc of Arizona’s Employer of the Year Award
WEB: www.goodwillaz.org
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Grand Canyon University
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1949
No. of Employees in AZ: 2,358
Recent Award: Arizona Republic’s Top 100 Companies – 2010
WEB: www.gcu.edu
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Grant Thornton
Headquarters: Chicago
Year Est.: 2004 (in AZ)
No. of Employees in AZ: 73
Recent Award: Arizona Woman’s Top 25 Workplaces for Women – 2009
WEB: www.grantthornton.com
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Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort
Headquarters: Las Vegas
Year Est.: 1994
No. of Employees in AZ: 678
Recent Award: American Heart Association’s Start! Fit Friendly Award – 2009
WEB: www.harrahs.com
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Homeowners Financial Group USA
Headquarters: Scottsdale
Year Est.: 2004
No. of Employees in AZ: 75
Recent Award: Ranked in Ranking Arizona’s Best Mortgage Bankers – 2010
WEB: www.homeownersfg.com

Infusionsoft
Headquarters: Gilbert
Year Est.: 2001
No. of Employees in AZ: 130
Recent Award: Ranked on Inc.’s 500/5000 list – 2009
WEB: www.infusionsoft.com
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LifeLock
Headquarters: Tempe
Year Est.: 2005
No. of Employees in AZ: 479
Recent Award: Arizona Business Leadership Association’s ABL Leadership Award – 2009
WEB: www.lifelock.com
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M&I Bank
Headquarters: Milwaukee
Year Est.: 1847
No. of Employees in AZ: 625
Recent Award: Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility – 2009
WEB: www.micorp.com

McCarthy Building Companies
Headquarters: St. Louis
Year Est.: 1864
No. of Employees in AZ: 376
Recent Award: Ranking Arizona’s No. 1 General Contractor, 100 Staff or More – 2010
WEB: www.mccarthy.com
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McMurry
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1984
No. of Employees in AZ: 103
Recent Award: Ranked by the Great Place to Work Institute and Society for Human Resource Management as a Best Small Company to Work for in America – 2009
WEB: www.mcmurry.com
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Mayo Clinic
Headquarters: Rochester, Minn.
Year Est.: 1987 (in AZ)
No. of Employees in AZ: 4,128
Recent Award: Ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital list – 2010-2011
WEB: www.mayo.edu
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Mercy Gilbert Medical Center – CHW
Headquarters: San Francisco
Year Est.: 2006
No. of Employees in AZ: 1,068
Recent Award: Ranked in Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work in the Nation – 2009
WEB: www.mercygilbert.org
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National Bank of Arizona
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1984
No. of Employees in AZ: 1,055
Recent Award: U.S. Small Business Administration’s SBA Lender Advocacy Award – 2010
WEB: www.nbarizona.com

PCA SKIN
Headquarters: Scottsdale
Year Est.: 1990
No. of Employees in AZ: 63
Recent Award: Arizona Woman’s Top 25 Workplaces for Women – 2009
WEB: www.pcaskin.com
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Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1980
No. of Employees in AZ: 2,079
Recent Award: Arizona Woman’s Top 25 Workplaces for Women – 2009
WEB: www.phoenixchildrens.com
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SCF Arizona
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1925
No. of Employees in AZ: 531
Recent Award: Equality Arizona’s Corporate Citizen of the Year – 2008
WEB: www.scfaz.com
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SCAN Health Plan Arizona
Headquarters: Long Beach, Calif.
Year Est.: 2006 (in AZ)
No. of Employees in AZ: 144
Recent Award: Plans to participate in Modern Healthcare’s national Best Places to Work competition
WEB: www.scanhealthplan.com
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Scottsdale Insurance Company
Headquarters: Scottsdale
Year Est.: 1982
No. of Employees in AZ: 1,350
Recent Award: American Association of Managing General Agents’ Community Service Award – 2010
WEB: www.scottsdaleins.com

Shutterfly
Headquarters: Redwood City, Calif.
Year Est.: 1999
No. of Employees in AZ: 124
Recent Award: Ranked on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 list – 2008
WEB: www.shutterfly.com
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Silverado Cable Company
Headquarters: Mesa
Year Est.: 1994
No. of Employees in AZ: 73
Recent Award: Comerica Bank’s 50 Companies to Watch in Arizona – 2008
WEB: www.silveradocable.com

Sonora Quest Laboratories
Headquarters: Tempe
Year Est.: 1997
No. of Employees in AZ: 1,750
Recent Award: Arizona Corporate Excellence Award – 2009
WEB: www.bannerhealth.com

St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center – CHW
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1895
No. of Employees in AZ: 5,342
Recent Award: Ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 10 Hospitals in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery – 2010-2011
WEB: www.stjosephs-phx.org
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Sundt Construction
Headquarters: Tempe
Year Est.: 1929 (in AZ)
No. of Employees in AZ: 850
Recent Award: Associated General Contractors of America’s Excellence in Education Award – 2009
WEB: www.sundt.com

The Go Daddy Group
Headquarters: Scottsdale
Year Est.: 1997
No. of Employees in AZ: 2,436
Recent Award: Ranked on Inc.’s 500/5000 list – 2009
WEB: www.godaddy.com
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The Paradies Shops
Headquarters: Atlanta
Year Est.: 1960
No. of Employees in AZ: 146
Recent Award: City of Phoenix Aviation Department’s Champion of Customer Service – 2009
WEB: www.theparadiesshops.com
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The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Headquarters: Scottsdale
Year Est.: 2002
No. of Employees in AZ: 826
Recent Award: Travel & Leisure Magazine’s 500 World’s Best Hotels – 2009
WEB: www.westin.com
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UnitedHealthcare of Arizona
Headquarters: Phoenix
Year Est.: 1974
No. of Employees in AZ: 2,089
Recent Award: The National Business Coalition on Health’s eValue8 Health Plan Innovation Award – 2009
WEB: www.uhc.com

Wist Office Products
Headquarters: Tempe
Year Est.: 1955
No. of Employees in AZ: 60
Recent Award: Ranking Arizona’s Best of the Best Award – 2010
WEB: www.wist.com
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WorldatWork
Headquarters: Scottsdale
Year Est.: 1955
No. of Employees in AZ: 114
Recent Award: Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility – 2009
WEB: www.worldatwork.org
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