Dallas’ best, brightest companies recognized

The Best and Brightest Companies to work for honored 64 firms at its Jan. 27 ceremony in Dallas.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For has closed yet another program, honoring the best and Brightest in Dallas for 2019.

Best and Brightest honored 64 winning companies before a crowd of nearly 200 attendees Jan. 27 at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, a first-time venue organizers called “a beautiful venue for us.” The event also welcomed two community partners – RISE Adaptive Sports and Genesis Women’s Shelter.

Among the honorees were a pair of new Elite-level winners: Evantage (Small Business Best of the Best) and Stryker (Large Business Best of the Best).

Keri Jolly, chief human resources officer for Hanger Inc., moderated a discussion featuring speakers Will Hayes, vice president for IDR, and Amy Meyer, chief people officer for AppFolio, Inc. Keynote speaker Adrianne Court, the chief HR officer for Alkami Technology, talked about “Conscious Culture: Inspiring Uncommon Success.”

Guest speaker Amy Meyer, chief people officer for AppFolio, Inc., took part in panel discussions at the Jan. 27 event.

The “Wake Up With the Stars” theme welcomed attendees with mimosas and candy, a DJ and red carpet interviews and photographs. The event was sponsored by BASIC, Baudville,

Corp! Magazine, NOW Health Group, uMap, Comerica, Clark Hill, Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., and Nova Landscape Group, Inc.

Join us in offering congratulations to the 2019 winners:

Elite winners
Evantage Inc., Small Overall Elite Winner

Stryker, Large Overall Elite Winner


Accountable Healthcare Staffing

Advancial Federal Credit Union


Alkami Technology Inc.

American Specialty Health


AMN Healthcare

Anistar Technologies

AppFolio, Inc.

ARCO/Murray National Construction Company




Camden Kelly Corporation

Comfort Experts/Hobson Air Conditioning


Daugherty Business Solutions

Edwards & Associates

Epitec, Inc.

Express Employment Professionals

Faulkner Design Group

Frank Recruitment Group

Freedom Truck Finance, LLC

Group & Pension Administrators, Inc.


Hallmark Financial Services Inc.


HVJ Associates®

IDR, Inc.

Infinity Consulting Solutions

Jabian Consulting

KJD Business Development

Medix Staffing Solutions

MGA Pediatric Homecare


Nova Landscape Group, Inc.

OpenRoad Lending

Pegasus Technology Solutions

Phaidon International

Professional Alternatives



Proven Recruiting

Resolution Media

Service Express


Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Strive Consulting

Sun Coast Resources, Inc.

Systemware Inc.

The Intersect Group

The Trade Group


Total Quality Logistics

Trintech, Inc.

Trust Group

Venturity Financial Partners

Whitebox Real Estate

Wingstop Restaurants, Inc.

Worth Ross Management Co., AAMC

WRH Realty