Every year The Edge Business Journal announces their Edge of Excellence Awards. The awards recognize numerous different organizations and residents in the Corridor. In November, 2007 The Edge announced the area’s best places to work and places with the best business growth.
So if you’re new to the area, or just looking to change scenery, these would be great businesses to check out!
Winners for 2007 include:
Business Growth – 2007
TMone — Headquartered in Iowa City, TMone is a leading front office Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firm specializing in customer relationship management (CRM) and database management.
RuffaloCODY — RuffaloCODY is a leader in providing software, consulting, fundraising, enrollment management and other innovative solutions for nonprofit organizations. RuffaloCODY has location across the country.
Past winners: Marketing and Communications Strategies and Bankers Trust.
Best Place to Work – 2007
Geonetric – Geonetric works with hospitals and health systems to develop and implement innovative Web strategies to engage their online customers and is located in Cedar Rapids.
GreatAmerica Leasing – GreatAmerica is a national lessor dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, and dealers be more successful and keep their customers. GreatAmerica is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with offices in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, and Illinois.
Past winners: Clifton Gunderson, Kirkwood Community College, Genecor International and GE Commercial Financial.
Community Service – 2007
Farmers State Bank – A local bank with the mission of helping customers achieve their financial goals by connecting them with the right financial solutions. They have six locations in Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha and Alburnett.
Past Winners: Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, University Hospitals, Iowa State Bank & Trust, and Rockwell Collins.
On the The Edge’s Web site they have a list of videos of the winners. The videos take a bit to load but they are worth it to see a first-hand glimpse into the companies and learn what makes them unique.
If you work at one of the winning companies, and even if you work somewhere else, tell us what you think makes your place of work special. We are lucky to have so many great companies to work for in the Corridor!
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