Hamilton County Companies Among The “Best Place To Work In Indiana” Winners

Companies from various industries throughout the state now have more recruiting leverage as they can call themselves a 2022 “Best Place to Work in Indiana.” A total of 125 Hoosier businesses have been named to the Best Places to Work list, which includes nearly 40 newcomers from last year.

The annual program, which started in 2006, is presented by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

“Best Places to Work in Indiana not only recognizes our state’s outstanding employers, but also sets a high standard for other Hoosier companies by encouraging them to realize the importance of evaluating their own workplace,” says Indiana Chamber President and CEO Kevin Brinegar.

“It is clear that a positive work environment makes employees more engaged in their job and in their company, which is what every employer wants and can greatly aid in employee retention – something on the minds of many businesses right now.”

Winning companies represent more than 35 cities and towns across the state, with multiple honorees coming from Carmel, Chesterton, Evansville, Fishers, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Kokomo, Plainfield, South Bend, Washington and Zionsville. In addition, several companies have multiple locations across Indiana.

The company rankings will be unveiled May 12 at an awards event sponsored by Ivy Tech Community College.

Top companies in the state were determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys. The Workforce Research Group handled the selection process.

Winners were selected from four categories: small companies of between 15 and 74 U.S. employees; medium companies of between 75 and 249 U.S. employees; large companies of between 250 and 999 U.S. employees; and major companies with 1,000 or more U.S. employees. Out-of-state parent companies were eligible to participate if at least 15 full-time employees are in Indiana.

The 2022 Best Places to Work in Indiana companies range in Hoosier employee count from 15 to nearly 1,300.

Organizations on this year’s list that have displayed sustained excellence during the program’s 17-year history receive additional recognition. Hall of Fame companies are those that have been named a Best Place to Work in Indiana at least 60% of the time in the program’s history. Of note: Edward Jones and Katz, Sapper & Miller have been named to the list all 17 years of the program.

In addition to the May 12 awards, winners will be recognized via a special section of the Indiana Chamber’s BizVoice® magazine and through Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick – both of which reach statewide audiences. Additional program partners are HR Indiana SHRM, Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Wellness Council of Indiana and Workforce Research Group.

All companies that participated in the 2022 Best Places to Work program receive an in-depth evaluation identifying strengths and weaknesses according to their employees. In turn, this report can be used in developing or enhancing employee retention and recruitment programs.

The 2022 Best Places to Work in Indiana awards celebration will be open to the public. Individual tickets and tables of 10 are available at

Additional Best Places to Work in Indiana sponsors are: trueU, the social media wall sponsor; Moser Consulting, platinum sponsor; CLA and LHD Benefit Advisors, silver sponsors; and Banning Engineering, Busey Bank, Formstack, Horseshoe Hammond casino, Jackson Lewis P.C., MCM CPAs & Advisors, Performance Services, Inc. and TrueScripts, visibility sponsors.

Sponsorships are still available; contact Tim Brewer at (317) 496-0704 or for more details.

The 2022 Best Places to Work in Indiana companies from Hamilton County are listed in alphabetical order, no ranking (asterisks indicate Hall of Fame companies):

Small Companies (15-74 U.S. employees):

  • ADVISA / Carmel
  • Centerfirst / Carmel
  • Edify / Fishers
  • INCOG BioPharma Services / Fishers
  • Invesque / Carmel
  • iRiS Recruiting Solutions / Carmel
  • KBSO Consulting LLC / Carmel
  • * Leaf Software Solutions / Carmel
  • Luther Consulting, LLC / Carmel
  • Mobile reCell / Fishers                    
  • The MDC Group / Noblesville
  • Ultimate Technologies Group / Fishers

Medium Companies (75-249 U.S. employees):

  • Interactive Digital Solutions, LLC / Noblesville
  • * J.C. Hart Company, Inc. / Carmel
  • Lauth Group, Inc. / Carmel
  • RQAW / Fishers
  • * SEP / Carmel

Large Companies (250-999 U.S. employees):

  • * Blue & Co., LLC / Carmel
  • Formstack / Fishers
  • * FORUM Credit Union / Fishers
  • Merchants Bank of Indiana / Merchants Capital / Carmel
  • Shepherd Insurance / Carmel
  • Zotec Partners / Carmel

Major Companies (1,000+ U.S. employees): Bastian Solutions / Carmel