ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porte Brown LLC, www.PorteBrown.com, a Chicagoland accounting firm, is pleased to announce that the firm was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Illinois. The awards program began in 2006 and is promoted by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, and the Workforce Boards of Metropolitan Chicago and managed by Best Companies Group.
This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Illinois, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2014 Best Places to Work in Illinois list is made up of 26 companies in the small employer category (15-99 U.S. employees), 23 companies in the medium employer category (100-499 U.S. employees), and 16 companies in the large employer category (500 or more U.S. employees). Porte Brown qualified in the small employer category.
Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Illinois. 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 Illinois and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
Porte Brown will be recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Illinois awards ceremony coordinated by The Daily Herald Business Ledger on May 12 and will be profiled in a special publication by The Daily Herald Business Ledger on June 23. The final rankings will be announced at the event. For more information on the Best Places to Work in Illinois program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkinIL.com.
About Porte Brown
Porte Brown LLC is a full service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Elk Grove Village, Illinois. For more than 65 years, Porte Brown has focused on providing the highest level of service to individuals, businesses and organizations throughout the region. In addition to the traditional accounting services such as tax planning and preparation, audit, business valuations, and retirement plan administration, Porte Brown also provides strategic consulting and leading-edge technology implementation for clients in cloud and non-cloud environments. Wealth management services provided by Porte Brown Wealth Management LLC.
Porte Brown is a nationally recognized Accounting Today "Best Accounting Firm to Work For" and serves clients from offices in Illinois, Indiana, Texas and Oregon. For more information, visit www.portebrown.com or call 847-956-1040.
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