July 25, 2012 | Press Release

West Monroe Named One of Chicago's "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For"

West Monroe Named One of Chicago's "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For"

Chicago, Illinois- July 25, 2012 - West Monroe Partners, a full-service North American business and technology consultancy, today announced that it has been named one of “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This recognition marks the 5th time in the past 10 years that NABR has included West Monroe Partners on its annual list of Chicago-area employers that deliver exceptional human resources practices and an impressive commitment to their employees.

“We are extremely honored and proud to be included in this list of Chicago’s premier workplaces,” said Kevin McCarty, Co-Founder and Chicago Office Managing Director. “Although West Monroe Partners has grown by many times since our first appearance on this list in 2006, we still take our commitment to providing a people-first workplace extremely seriously. It is a commitment upon which we will not yield.”

The NABR selected 101 companies that best represent the most innovative human resource programs to date. An independent research firm evaluated each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories, including compensation, benefits, and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement, and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection, and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; and strategic company performance.

The NABR previously recognized West Monroe Partners as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2012.

This year’s winning companies will be honored at a symposium and awards luncheon on Monday, August 20, 2012, at the Double Tree Hotel in Oak Brook. Additionally, winners will be featured in Crain’s Chicago Business on August 6 and in Corp Magazine’s e-publication.

101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ is sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago, Assurance, CORP! magazine, FONA International, Harrah's Joliet, IIT's Center for Research and Service, The Management Association of Illinois, Verizon Wireless and VW Credit, Inc.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ is a program of the National Association for Business Resources and is presented annually in several markets including Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Grand Rapids and now Nationally.

About West Monroe Partners

West Monroe Partners is a North American, full-service business and technology consulting firm focused on guiding organizations through projects that fundamentally transform their business. With the experience to create the most ambitious visions as well as the skills to implement the smallest details of our client’s most critical projects, West Monroe Partners is a proven provider of growth and efficiency to large enterprises, as well as more nimble middle-market organizations. Our more than 300 consulting professionals drive better business results by harnessing our collective experience across a range of industries, serving clients out of offices across the US and Canada. For more information, visit our website at www.westmonroe.com

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