Musical Instrument Museum

Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016

Top Arizona executive: April Salomon, executive director

What it does: MIM showcases a collection of more than 15,000 musical instruments and associated objects. It is the largest museum of its type in the world.

Admirable quality: MIM was planned and constructed using sustainable design practices and landscaping featuring drought- resistant plants that are native to the environment. The building utilizes sustainable design practices including efficient wall systems and windows with a high insulation value, a reflective roof and solar panels, and a low- chemical water treatment system, among other features.

To meet Arizona’s 2016 Most Admired Companies purchase tickets to the MAC Awards here.