April 2019 | Award

West Monroe ranks No. 1 on the 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

#1 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services 2019, Great Place to Work

West Monroe Partners, a national business and technology consultancy, today announced it ranked No. 1 in the Small and Medium Companies category as part of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. The ranking considered feedback representing over 339,000 employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations in the consulting and professional services industry.

Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team.

Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do.

“It’s an honor to be recognized among other leading firms on this list for the third consecutive year, and especially to take the No. 1 spot,” said Susan Stelter, West Monroe’s chief people officer and one of the firm’s co-founders.

“Our people-first culture is fundamental to who we are as a company. We make it a priority to ensure we are delivering on our mission of developing the next generation of leaders by providing our employees an environment to grow and empowering them to best serve our clients and communities. While we don’t do what we do for awards, it’s exciting to have our commitment to our people endorsed by Great Place to Work.”

Founded in 2002 in Chicago, West Monroe has grown to nine offices across the United States and more than 1,100 employees. It has received numerous national and regional accolades for its workplace and people practices. Great Place to Work and Fortune previously recognized West Monroe as a Best Workplace for Recent Grads, Best Workplace for Giving Back, Best Workplace for Millennials and Best Medium Workplaces overall.

“Consulting and professional services companies operate in some of the most competitive spaces and endure the challenges of unpredictable and rapidly changing markets,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “The Best Workplaces on this list have invested in the professional development and personal care of their employees, which have become crucial parts of their value proposition that separate them from the competition in recruiting and retaining talent.”

The Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. West Monroe was also ranked as a best workplace on the Great Place to Work and Fortune Small & Medium business list, among others.

About the Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services 

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing almost 339,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

About Great Place to Work 

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.

About West Monroe Partners 

West Monroe is a national business and technology consulting firm that partners with dynamic organizations to reimagine, build, and operate their businesses at peak performance. Our team of more than 1,100 professionals is comprised of an uncommon blend of business consultants and deep technologists. This unique combination of expertise enables us to design, develop, implement, and run strategic business and technology solutions that yield a dramatic commercial impact on our clients’ profitability and performance. For more information, visit www.wmp.com.

Media Contact 
Christina Galoozis
Media Relations Manager 

Explore our latest news & events