Milwaukee Companies Earn Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Honors for 2022

    MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — The National Association for Business Resources honored Milwaukee’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For during a virtual awards celebration this week.

    Awards went to three “elite” companies – in Small, Medium and Large business categories – along with dozens more winning companies.

    Milwaukee’s elite winners included:

    • Best of the Best Large Business: Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI Inc.
    • Best of the Best Medium Business: Primex Family of Companies
    • Best of the Best Small Business: Quest CE

    These elite Milwaukee area companies demonstrated exceptionally innovative human resource practices and set high standards for all of Milwaukee businesses. The winners are selected based on their overall high scores and are then named an Elite winner in their respective category.

    “These companies have shown fortitude and have inspired others to make critical decisions for the betterment of their teams” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, National Association for Business Resources and the Best and Brightest Programs “They focus on the needs of their employees as a primary objective, and are the leaders of the Milwaukee community.”

    Winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm, which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. The categories applicants were scored on include: Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Creative Wellness and Wellbeing Solutions; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment and Selection; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Work-Life Blend; Community Initiatives and Corporate Responsibility; Leadership Strategy and Company Performance.

    “The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For winners are a powerful community of elite leaders who share ideas and practices, and have proven they are employers of choice,” Kluge said. “Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions in creating a sustainable culture that works, ensuring the wellbeing of their employees come first.”

    The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For program identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee engagement that lead to increased productivity and financial performance.

    Milwaukee’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For is sponsored by Ameresco, AllianceStaff LLC, Baudville Brands, BlackBerry, BASIC, Corp! Magazine, Enterprise Holdings, Lee Hecht Harrison, NOW Health Group, Parasol Alliance, Primex Family of Companies and the Salvation Army Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division.

    Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit to nominate your organization. National Association for Business Resources (866) 321-1822

    Here’s a shout-out to the rest of the 2022 Milwaukee winners:


    AllianceStaff LLC

    Ansay & Associates, LLC

    Best Version Media


    Coakley Brothers & Brothers Interiors


    EmPower HR

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company of Wisconsin, LLC


    Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation

    Fiduciary Real Estate Development


    Groth Law Firm, S.C.

    Guy & O’Neill, Inc

    Hupy and Abraham, S.C.

    Impact Networking


    Little Sprouts Play Café

    MacGregor Partners


    New American Funding

    New Resources Consulting


    Parasol Alliance

    River Run

    Sentinel Technologies, Inc.

    Service Express Inc.

    Spectrum Investment Advisors

    Superior Support Resources, Inc.

    Taureau Group, LLC

    The American Deposit Management Co.

    The Salvation Army Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division

    The Starr Group

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