Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce have announced the top thirty Best Places to Work in Vermont 2015. The awards program was created in 2006 and is presented in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, Vermont State Council, (SHRM); the Vermont Department of Labor; and the Vermont Department of Economic Development and Best Companies Group.

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses.

2015 Best Places to Work in Vermont winners in alphabetical order are:

Small to Medium Size Companies

AllEarth Renewables Williston
ASIC North, Inc. Williston
Basin Harbor Club Vergennes
Cathedral Square South Burlington
Farm & Wilderness Foundation Plymouth
Fuse, LLC Burlington
Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP South Burlington
Hickok & Boardman Financial Planning and HR Intelligence Burlington
Liquid Measurement Systems, Inc. Georgia
Rhino Foods Burlington
Saslow Lufkin & Buggy, LLP Simsbury
Seventh Generation Burlington
SunCommon Waterbury Center
TPW Bondville
Union Mutual Fire Insurance Company Montpelier
Vermont College of Fine Arts Montpelier
Vermont Economic Development Authority Montpelier
Vermont Public Radio Colchester
Wells River Savings Bank Wells River
Wild Apple Graphics Woodstock

Large Companies

Country Home Products Vergennes, a Dealertrack Technologies Solution Burlington
Edward Jones Long Beach
King Arthur Flour White River Junction
KPMG New York
LORD MicroStrain Williston
Okemo Mountain Resort Ludlow
Southwestern Vermont Health Care Bennington
Stowe Mountain Resort Stowe
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation Burlington

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

– Have at least 15 employees working in Vermont;

– Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;

– Be a publicly or privately held business;

– Have a facility in the state of Vermont; and

– Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Vermont. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, benefitsm practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Vermont and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

Who is number one?

The final rankings for each category will be announced at a special awards presentation on March 26, 2015 at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center from 5 pm thru 7:30 pm.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Vermont program, visit is external) or contact Valerie Garghill at 717-909-1570.



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