47 Companies Honored as Arizona's Most Admired Companies for 2016

PHOENIX, AZ (September 19, 2016) – BestCompaniesAZ and Az Business magazine honored 47 companies at the 2016 “Arizona’s Most Admired Companies” award reception on September 15, 2016 at the Chateau Luxe.

Arizona’s Most Admired Companies are selected based on demonstrated excellence in five categories: workplace culture, leadership excellence, social responsibility, customer opinion and innovation.

In addition to honoring all 47 winners, five companies were recognized with Spotlight Awards:
– Customer opinion: Lovitt & Touche
– Innovation: Nextiva
– Leadership excellence: WebPT
– Social responsibility: GoDaddy
– Workplace culture: USAA

Seven companies were honored as the “MACnificent 7” for placing on the Most Admired Companies list 7 years in a row.

– American Express
– Infusionsoft
– Shutterfly
– Sonora Quest Laboratories
– Sundt
– United Healthcare

“This is the most comprehensive and prestigious corporate awards program in Arizona because it recognizes the contributions and impact the Most Admired Companies bring to our state,” says Denise Gredler, co-founder of the Most Admired Companies program.

Cheryl Green, publisher at AZ Big Media, which publishes AZ Business magazine, adds, “The qualities recognized by Arizona’s Most Admired Companies program are the characteristics that build great companies. The companies honored with this award truly represent the best of the best in Arizona.”

View the complete list of winners at BestCompaniesAZ.com.

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About AZ Business Magazine
Az Business magazine is one of eight publications produced by AZ BIG Media. With circulation of 25,000 and readership of more than 122,500, Az Business is the authoritative voice of business news, trends, issues and successes in Arizona. In every issue of Az Business, readers find the business news on finance, healthcare, law, technology and tourism. Publishing bi-monthly, each issue of Az Business carries an overarching theme. AZ BIG Media also includes AzBIGmedia.com, which BUZZFEED lists as a website that everyone in Phoenix needs to know, five weekly digital newsletters and 11 signature events.


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