50 companies ranked as Best Places to Work in Vermont

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50 companies ranked as Best Places to Work in Vermont

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 8:00pm -- tim
Hickok & Boardman Financial Planning & HR Intelligence, Johnson Lambert LLP and Edward Jones top lists

Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce announced the ranking of the top 50 Best Places to Work in Vermont 2019 Tuesday evening at a sold-out awards ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington with over 500 attendees. These companies had the honor of saying they are a Best Place to Work in Vermont.


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 Economic Development and Best Companies Group.

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

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.

NorthCountry Federal Credit Union photo.

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, 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 analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

2019 Best Places to work in Vermont winners in ranked order are:


(15 - 99 US EMPLOYEES)

1 Hickok & Boardman Financial Planning & HR Intelligence

2 Chippers Inc.

3 The Royal Group, Inc.

4 United Way of Northwest Vermont

5 New Breed

6 UVM Foundation

7 Country Walkers and VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations

8 Hickok & Boardman Insurance Group

9 Ivy Computer, Inc.

10 Co-operative Insurance Companies

11 Social Sentinel, Inc.

12 Dunkiel Saunders Elliott Raubvogel & Hand

13 Adam Hergenrother Companies

14 Fuse, LLC

15 ReArch Company, Inc.

16 Stone Environmental Inc

17 Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP

18 Kalow Technologies LLC

19 Champlain Community Services

20 Liquid Measurement Systems, Inc.

21 Wild Apple

22 Green Mountain Support Services

23 Heritage Aviation Inc.


 (100 - 249 US EMPLOYEES)

1 Johnson Lambert LLP

2 DEW Construction

3 NorthCountry Federal Credit Union

4 ASIC North, Inc.

5 Union Mutual

6 The Richards Group

7 Vermont Systems, Inc.


9 Heritage Family Credit Union

10 SunCommon

11  SymQuest

12 Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

13 Vermont College of Fine Arts



1 Edward Jones

2 Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

3 Lord Sensing - MicroStrain



6 Mascoma Bank

7 Vermont Mutual Insurance Group

8 Marathon Health, LLC

9 Comcast -- Western New England Region

10 Green Mountain Power

11 King Arthur Flour

12 Dealer.com/Cox Automotive

13 Southwestern Vermont Health Care

14 A.N. Deringer, Inc.