When you spot a CEO sporting a tangerine suit and a blue mohawk, you know you're not at a typical awards event.
There was no shortage of crazy get-ups and crowd-pleasing antics at theBusiness Courier's Best Places to Work Awards at Xavier University's Cintas Center on Thursday. This annual "pep rally" offers the Tri-State's best employers a chance to strut their stuff and show why their workforce is so engaged.
This year's awards included 62 finalists in five size categories. You can find the full list here. The finalists were ranked by employee-satisfaction scores. The highest scores determined the winners in each size category among first-time participants, veteran participants and past winners.
The 14 winners were:
10 to 24 employees
First-time participant: Stett Transportation
Veteran participant: RiskSource Clark-Theders
Past winner: US Logistics LLC
25 to 49 employees
First-time participant: MadTree Brewing Co.
Veteran participant: ODW Logistics
Past winner: Bridge Logistics
50 to 99 employees
First-time participant: ImproveIt! Home Remoding
Veteran participant: Kaleidoscope
Past winner: ProLink Staffing
100 to 249 employees
First-time participant: Hixson Architecture, Engineering and Interiors
Veteran participant: Edward Jones
Past winner: Horan
250 or more employees
Veteran participant: VRI
Past winner: Total Quality Logistics
Think your company deserves to be on the list of Best Places to Work? Contact Lisa Muhlenkamp at firstname.lastname@example.org for details on how to get involved in next year's awards.
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