Top Workplaces

2016 Top Workplaces

Margaret Dalpe, a high school English teacher, leads her class at Union Academy charter school, a 2016 Charlotte Observer Top Workplace.
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Large Companies: 500 or more employees in the region  

Rank

Company

Year

Founded

Ownership

Sector

Headquarters

Locations in the

Charlotte Metro Area

Employees

in Region

Years on list

1

Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates, PA

1923

Private

Physicians Practice

Charlotte

19

674

2

2

Movement Mortgage

2008

Private

Financial Services

Fort Mill, S.C.

20

795

2

3

Fifth Third Bank

1858

Public

Financial Services

Cincinnati, Ohio

39

515

1

4

Compass Group North America

1994

Public

Foodservice & Support Services

Charlotte

500

4973

2

5

OrthoCarolina, P.A.

2005

Private

Physicians Practice

Charlotte

29

1103

2

Midsize Companies: 150-499 employees in the region  

Rank

Company

Year

Founded

Ownership

Sector

Headquarters

Locations in the

Charlotte Metro Area

Employees

in Region

Years on Top Workplaces list

1

Morris-Jenkins Heating & Air

1958

Private

Heating and Air

Charlotte

1

224

1

2

LendingTree, LLC

1996

Public

Lending marketplace

Charlotte

1

267

2

3

Jack Henry & Associates Inc.

1976

Public

Banking Software / Information Technology

Monett, Mo.

1

166

2

4

True Homes LLC

2008

Private

Residential Construction

Monroe

4

203

1

5

Red Classic

2011

Public

Distribution, Logistics, & Freight

Charlotte

2

264

2

6

GM Financial

1992

Public

Auto Financing

Fort Worth, Texas

1

313

2

7

Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates

1940

Private

Physicians Practice

Charlotte

8

368

2

8

Alston & Bird

1893

Partnership

Law

Atlanta, Ga.

1

204

2

9

Mueller Die Cut Solutions

1940

Private

Manufacturing

Charlotte

2

151

1

10

Union Academy

2000

Non-profit

Primary / Secondary School

Monroe

2

158

1

Small companies: 149 or fewer employees in the region  

Rank

Company

Year

Founded

Ownership

Sector

Headquarters

Locations in the

Charlotte Metro Area

Employees

in Region

Years on Top Workplaces list

1

Skookum

2005

Private

Custom Software Development & Consulting

Charlotte

1

43

1

2

MPV Properties, LLC

2010

Partnership

Integrated Development, Construction, & Management

Charlotte

1

42

2

3

Charles Schwab

1973

Public

Financial Services

San Francisco, Calif.

2

55

1

4

AccruePartners

2002

Private

Staffing

Charlotte

1

46

2

5

LGI Homes

2003

Public

Real Estate

The Woodlands, Texas

4

38

1

6

Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

1996

Private

Mortgage Lending

Virginia Beach, Va.

2

63

1

7

The Container Store

1978

Public

Specialty Retail

Coppell, Texas

1

41

2

8

Consolidated Planning Inc.

1981

Private

Financial Advisors

Charlotte

2

79

2

9

PassportParking Inc.

2010

Private

Enterprise Software

Charlotte

1

47

2

10

Insight Global

2001

Private

Staffing

Atlanta, Ga.

1

71

1

11

Pulcra Chemicals LLC

2007

Private

Chemicals / Paint

Rock Hill, S.C.

1

49

1

12

Gateway Ambulatory Surgery Center

2006

Partnership

Healthcare

Concord

1

80

2

13

Red Moon Marketing

2002

Private

Experiential Marketing

Charlotte

1

40

1

14

Cardinal Solutions Group

1996

Public

IT

Cincinnati, Ohio

1

98

1

15

Total Quality Logistics

1997

Private

Third-Party Logistics

Cincinnati, Ohio

1

89

2

16

Vannoy Construction

1952

Private

Building Construction

Jefferson

1

44

2

17

The Charlotte Center for Urban Ministry

1994

Non-profit

Homelessness services

Charlotte

1

73

2

18

TransUnion

1968

Public

Information Services

Chicago, Ill.

1

37

2

19

U.S. District Court

1900

Government

Federal Government

Charlotte

1

48

2

20

GMR Marketing

1979

Public

Advertising & Marketing

New Berlin, Wis.

1

68

2

21

Northwestern Mutual

1967

Cooperative/Mutual

Life Insurance, Annuities, & Retirement Investm...

Milwaukee, Wis.

1

61

1

22

Personal Home Care

2003

Private

Home Healthcare Services

Charlotte

1

46

1

23

Arts & Science Council Charlotte Mecklenburg Inc.

1958

Non-profit

Arts & Culture

Charlotte

2

36

1

24

Fleetmatics

2004

Public

Custom Software Development & Consulting

Waltham, Mass.

1

83

1

25

Flores & Associates

1986

Private

Administrator of Tax-Advantage Reimbursement Progr

Charlotte

1

41

1

26

JLL

1997

Public

Agents / Brokers

Chicago, Ill.

1

84

1

27

ON24 Inc.

1998

Private

Cloud based webinar platform

San Francisco, Calif.

1

80

1

28

Conclusive Analytics

2000

Private

Analytics Services

Charlotte

1

49

1

29

InVue

2007

Private

Retail Security

Charlotte

1

127

1

30

Randall-Reilly DATA

1988

Parent company

Data Driven Market Insight Provider

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

1

84

1

31

Legal Services Of Southern Piedmont Inc.

1967

Non-profit

Human and social services

Charlotte

1

42

1

32

HALL Contracting Corporation

1954

Private

Heavy Construction & Civil Engineering

Charlotte

1

50

1

33

Norsan Media LLC

2005

Private

Advertising

Charlotte

1

62

2

34

BDO USA, LLP

1910

Partnership

Public Accounting

Chicago, Ill.

1

88

1

35

Environamics Inc.

1980

Private

Specialty interior construction company.

Charlotte

1

85

1

Source: Workplace Dynamics

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