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Seattle Business Honors 100 Best Companies to Work For – 2013

SEATTLE (June 21, 2013) – Seattle Business magazine honored its 100 Best Companies to Work For at an awards dinner June 20, 2013, at the Westin Seattle. The winners, hailing from 18 cities across the state of Washington, were chosen based on extensive surveys sent to nearly 10,000 employees. The top winners in each category were selected from among the top scorers by a panel of expert judges.

In the large companies category, the winners were Slalom Consulting of Seattle (first), Baker Boyer Bank of Walla Walla (second) and Synapse Product Development of Seattle (third). In the midsize companies category, the winners were Torklift International of Sumner (first), MicroGREEN Polymers of Arlington (second) and Moz of Seattle (third). In the small companies category, the winners were Atlas Coffee Importers of Seattle (first), Artitudes Design of Issaquah (second) and Addioz Corporation of Bellevue (third). In the category of companies with headquarters outside Washington, the winners were DoubleDown Interactive of Seattle and Walsh Construction of Seattle (tied for first), and Cutler Investment Group of Seattle and Edward Jones of Seattle (tied for second). In the nonprofit category, the winners were Career Path Services of Spokane (first place, large nonprofits) and the Washington Technology Industry Association of Seattle (first place, small nonprofits).

KIRO/7 news anchor Steve Raible hosted the night’s awards presentation before a crowd of more than 850 attendees from across the state and introduced the national champion University of Washington varsity eight rowing team and Coach Michael Callahan as a shining example of “an organization pulling together in the same direction.”

Michael Romoser, associate publisher of Seattle Business magazine, said, “This was the largest attendance in the history of Best Companies to Work For. It reflects the continuing popularity of the program and a sincere appreciation of companies that are committed to outstanding communication and collaboration.”

Awards were presented to the top companies by representatives from the event’s sponsors, Gallagher Benefit Services, Comcast Business and HomeStreet Bank.

For a complete list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For 2013, visit

ABOUT SEATTLE BUSINESS: Seattle Business is a monthly magazine that is read by more than 100,000 business executives across the state. Annual events tied to its editorial coverage include Executive Excellence Awards, Leaders in Health Care, Washington Manufacturing Awards, 100 Best Companies to Work For, Green Washington Awards and Family Business Awards. Seattle Business is owned by Minneapolis-based Tiger Oak Publications, which also publishes Seattle magazine, Seattle Bride magazine and more than 20 other leading regional magazines. Visit Seattle Business online at

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