Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Elite Winners Announced During Virtual Awards Program

The National Association for Business Resources honored Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For during a virtual awards celebration Wednesday.

Not only were the winning companies recognized, but fourteen Elite winners representing fourteen different award categories were also honored (find a list of the winners here).

“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 Metropolitan Detroit community.”

Metro Detroit’s elite winners included:

The Best of the Best Small Business


The Best of the Best Medium Business

Coretek Services

The Best of the Best Large Business

Barton Malow

Communication and Shared Vision


Community Initiatives and Corporate Responsibility

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions

Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company

Creative, Wellness and Wellbeing Solutions

Honigman LLP

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Employee Achievement and Recognition

Lake Michigan Credit Union

Employee Education and Development

United Wholesale Mortgage

Employee Enrichment, Engagement & Retention

Towne Mortgage

Leadership, Strategy, and Company Performance

OneDigital Health & Benefits

Recruitment and Selection

Total Quality Logistics

Work-Life Blend

Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC

These Elite winning companies demonstrate exceptional innovative human resource and employee engagement practices; and set high standards for all Metropolitan Detroit businesses. The winners were selected based on their overall high scores in each category and their respective category. (See list of winners following.)

The Best and Brightest is a powerful community of the nation’s elite leaders who share ideas, practices, and have proven they are employers of choice. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community. It is presented in several markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Milwaukee, Nashville, New York, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and nationally.

Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by Baudville Brands, BlackBerry, NOW Health Group, BASIC, Corp! Magazine, Blue Cross Blue Shield, M. C. FONA, WDIV Channel 4 News, WJR 760 AM, Davenport University, DTE Energy, Detroit Athletic Club, Frankenmuth Insurance, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Enterprise Holdings), and uMap.

Nominations are now being accepted. Visit for more information.