The Coolest Places to Work identifies and honors local companies that have created the most engaging and rewarding work environments in the Corridor. Self-nominated companies in Kirkwood’s seven-county region were selected based on a Worker Satisfaction Survey.

This year 24 companies were recognized at an awards breakfast on June 17. Companies were divided into three categories based on the number of employees.

Help us congratulate the 2014 Coolest Places to Work in the Corridor:

Small-sized Companies (25 or fewer employees):

No. 1 Small Company: Hawkins Wealth Management

No. 2 Small Company: Corridor Chiropractic of IA PLC

No. 3 Small Company: American Heart Association

No. 4 Small Company: EarthView Environmental, Inc.

No. 5 Small Company: de Novo Alternative Marketing

No. 6 Small Company: Rausch Productions, Inc.

No. 7 Small Company: Cedar Rapids Kernels

No. 8 Small Company: Brucemore, Inc.

 

Medium-sized Companies (Between 26-99 employees):

No. 1 Medium Company: Big Brothers Big Sisters of CR

No. 2 Medium Company: Prairiewoods Spirituality Center

No. 3 Medium Company: ESCO Group

No. 4 Medium Company: DiffStrat Companies, Inc.

No. 5 Medium Company: Bankers Trust

No. 6  Medium Company: Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust

No. 7 Medium Company: Millhiser Smith Agency

No. 8 Medium Company: AW Welt Ambrisco Insurance, Inc.

 

Large-sized Companies (100 or more employees):

No. 1 Overall, No. 1 Large Company: Clickstop Inc.

No. 2 Large Company: Van Meter Inc.

No. 3 Large Company: MediRevv Inc.

No. 4 Large Company: Oaknoll Retirement Residence

No. 5 Large Company: University of Iowa Community Credit Union

No. 6 Large Company: MidWestOne Bank

No. 7 Large Company: Crystal Group Inc.

No. 8 Large Company: TrueNorth Companies