Region companies place in Best Place to Work list

2013-05-03T10:30:00Z 2013-05-03T16:31:12Z Region companies place in Best Place to Work listBy Times Staff
May 03, 2013 10:30 am  • 

INDIANAPOLIS | Multiple companies with region ties were honored as some of the best places to work in Indiana.

Centier bank, headquartered in Merrillville, placed third in the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana list.

Centier, which was named Best Place to Work in Indiana in 2010, placed among companies with 250 to 999 employees.

Edward Jones, which has multiple offices in the region, placed second in the 1000-plus employee category. Horseshoe Casino in Hammond ranked No. 9 in that category, while Merrillville-based NIPSCO ranked No. 20 in that category. Trilogy Health Services, which owns the Spring Mill Health Campus in Merrillville, placed 11th among major companies.

Peoples Bank SB in Munster placed 25th among companies with between 75 and 249 employees. Krieg DeVault LLP, which has an office in Schererville, placed No. 15 in that category.

The Skillman Corp., which has an office in Merrillville, ranked No. 13 among companies with between 15 and 74 employees

The rankings for the 100 top companies were announced Thursday night.

The top companies in the state are determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys, according to a news release. Winners were selected from four categories: small companies of between 15 an 74 U.S. employees, medium-sized companies of between 75 and 249 U.S. employees, large companies consisting of 250 to 999 U.S. employees, and major companies with 1,000 or more U.S. employees. Out-of-state parent companies were eligible to participate if at least 15 full-time employees are in Indiana.

Garnering top honors for 2013 were Hollingsworth & Zivitz P.C., of Carmel, in the small companies category; Somerset CPAs of Indianapolis, in the medium companies category; Sikich LLP of Indianapolis, in the large companies category; and Microsoft Corp., which has an Indianapolis office, for major companies.

The statewide survey and awards program was created in 2006.

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