10 of Atlanta's Best Places to Work and Why We Love Them

10 of Atlanta's Best Places to Work and Why We Love Them

Atlanta Business Journal recently released its official list of the Best Places to Work in Atlanta. Curious about some of our favorite work environments in Atlanta? Check out these companies and why we think they're so spectacular!

10 of Atlanta's Best Places to Work and Why We Love Them

In late July, Atlanta Business Journal released their official list of the Best Places to Work in the Atlanta area. The complete list includes companies ranging from 10 to 500+ employees, honoring people-first organizations that have achieved optimal work environments for their team members in 2022.

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"Companies looking to create optimal environments don't need to look far for easy ways to do so," says Cooleaf Co-Founder, Prem Bhatia. "Providing incentives for the little things means so much; celebrate small anniversaries, check in using pulse surveys, and consider implementing an interactive recognition program to give regular shout-outs. People want to feel seen and valued. Every employee deserves to love where they work."

We’re honored to be included in the “Small Company” category and want to spotlight some of our fellow honorees. Who are these organizations and what makes them so special? Read on to find out!

Here are ten of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work and why we think they’re pretty spectacular:

  1. We Are Rosie

We Are Rosie is a growing community of on-demand, independent marketing experts. As the first fully flexible talent solution for marketing and advertising, We Are Rosie is serious about its mission to create “a more inclusive, flexible, human future of work.”

Founder Stephanie Nadi Olson started the company in 2018 in the hopes that she could cultivate a workplace that not only treats everyone with dignity and access to opportunity but encourages diversity. The official recognition from ATL Business Journal is further proof that Stephanie continues to successfully push forward that mission every day!

  1. Salesloft

Salesloft is a premiere sales engagement platform. Originally focused on sales development, the platform has since expanded to offer diverse functionality that enables entire sales organizations all functions. 

Founded in Atlanta by CEO Kyle Porter in 2011, Salesloft’s vision centers around a world “where all sellers are loved by the buyers they serve.” At Salesloft, that vision is encapsulated by what they call, #saleslove.

  1. Catalyst Tech Ventures

Founded as a Technology Investment and Holding Company for select tech start-ups, Catalyst Tech Ventures is mostly centered on IT hardware and support services. With a special focus on companies moving to the cloud; CTV is dedicated to providing the tools and the people needed in this new landscape.

A self-defined “serial entrepreneur,” founder and CEO, Mark Metz has founded three successful tech companies; Optimus Solutions, Canvas Systems, and Corus360. A dedicated businessman and opportunity creator, Metz won the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2005!

  1. Aspirent Consulting, LLC

Aspirent Consulting is a management and IT consulting firm known for providing robust knowledge, personalized experiences, and an expert focus on data-driven solutions for complex business challenges.

With over 20 years of experience, co-founder and CEO Andrew Wells has developed a business model where people come first and leadership is earned, never given. A believer in community-first and humanity always, Wells is a proud board member of the Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency, a non-profit with a focus on helping Atlanta’s homeless community find employment.

  1. McKenney’s

Operating in Atlanta since 1948, McKenney’s is a mechanical service provider dedicated to “Building a Higher Standard” for its clients. With over tens of thousands of projects executed since its founding, McKenney’s is an industry leader committed to delivering exceptional service and results.

As a family-owned business, CEO John McKenney extends his family legacy to every member of the McKenney’s team by consistently recognizing employees and showing appreciation for their accomplishments. 

  1. Revel Systems

A leading cloud-native point-of-sale system, Revel Systems helps clients modernize how they do business, scale their services, and diversify their revenue streams. With over 20,000 business partners across the globe, Revel has proven itself as a flexible, streamlined solution for companies looking to simplify their business model.

With over 20 years of experience in the software entrepreneurship space, CEO Greg Dukat is a driven team leader, dedicated to providing customers and employees with an experience that moves to fit their changing lives.

  1. LeaseQuery

LeaseQuery is a cloud-based leasing and accounting and management software “on a mission to make accountants’ lives easier by simplifying the complex.” Dedicated to empowering customers, LeaseQuery provides clients with some of the most user-friendly financial accounting solutions in the world.

CEO George Azih molded a company culture based on the Core Values of Integrity, Sense of Urgency, Team Work, Customer Commitment, Accountability, Empathy, and Passion. Every team member at LeaseQuery is an integral part of these values and carries them forward every day.

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  1. is an end-to-end digital identity platform with a commitment to placing identity and authenticity at the heart of everything they do. Through streamlined security, privacy, and a world-class user experience, provides an innovative, scalable digital identity solution for clients.

A proud member of the Atlanta tech community, co-founder and CEO Anthony Maley has created a work environment for employees that prioritizes innovation, culture, and growth. Along with being named one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work, was also recognized as one of Atlanta’s fastest-growing companies at the 2022 Atlanta Pacesetter Awards.

  1. JE Dunn Construction

Founded in 1924, JE Dunn has deep roots as a family-driven company that prioritizes employee well-being and community. A world-class construction company, JE Dunn’s mission is to be an outstanding business partner by coupling clear goals with a deep understanding of its customers in order to provide beautiful, results-driven solutions.

JE Dunn defines their Core Values as Families First, Doing the Right Thing, Serving Others, Health and Well Being, Fun and Fulfilling Lives, and Growing as a Team. Now helmed by Gordon Lansford, the first non-member of the Dunn family to act as CEO of JE Dunn, the company remains firm in its dedication to sharing rewards with the company’s most valued asset – its people.

  1. Insight Sourcing Group

Insight Sourcing Group is North America’s leading boutique consulting firm with a special focus on strategic sourcing and procurement services. 

Ranked consistently by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America since 2008, Insight is one of the few firms to be listed 10 years in a row. In 2017, the firm also earned the title of Vault’s #1 Most Innovative Consulting Firm (of any size) and the #1 Boutique Consulting Firm To Work For in the US. Led by founder and CEO Tom Beaty, Insight is committed to providing every employee with the tools to build a career as part of an industry-leading organization.

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