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2007 Top 50 small companies

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Thursday, March 01, 2007

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Small companies

Companies with less than 250 Oregon employees

Rank 2007 Rank 2006 Company/Organization
Industry
City
Website
Benefits & compensation Work environment Decision making & trust Performance management Career development
& learning
Employer benefits survey TOTAL
1 78 River City Travel
Full-service travel agency
Portland
travelpdx.com
98.1 99.6 99.2 98.4 99 80.8 575.07

2 NR Columbia Printing & Graphics
Commercial/digital/clean-room printing
Portland
colprinting.com
98.7 99.3 98.4 98.2 98.8 74.6 568.02

3 NR United Risk Solutions
Insurance, risk mgmt. and consulting
Medford
unitedrisksolutions.com
95.1 96.2 96.8 97.3 93.4 75.4 554.18

4 2 Bridge City Legal
Litigation mgmt. and technology services
Portland
bridgecitylegal.com
93 92.7 93.2 88.2 89.4 83.8 540.35

5 8 Performance Health Technology
Third-party administration for health plans
Salem
phtech.com
92.1 94.9 93 88.7 88.3 83.1 540.08

6 6 Staff Finders Technical of Oregon
Full-service staffing services��
Beaverton
stafffinders.com
89.1 92.6 92.8 94.1 94.8 73.1 536.48

7 9 Pittman & Brooks PC
Accounting, business/estate and tax svcs.
Portland
pittman-brooks.com
87.2 95.6 94.8 88.6 93 72.3 531.51

8 NR Grady Britton
Research, brand dev., advertising and PR
Portland
gradybritton.com
90 95 94.3 90.1 85.3 73.1 527.78

9 10 Reitmeier Mechanical
Commercial HVAC contractor
Tigard
reitmeiermechanical.com
92.5 94 94 89.4 90.6 66.9 527.42

10 NR Quango Design & Marketing
Custom design and marketing agency
Lake Oswego
quangoinc.com
93.5 89.3 93.3 89.7 90.6 66.2 522.55

11 90 Isler CPA
Certified public accounting firm
Eugene
IslerCPA.com
85.5 92.8 89.7 84 91 79.2 522.23

12 3 Northwest Newborn Specialists PC
Specialized medical practice
Portland
87.1 87.6 89.8 85.5 83.3 88.5 521.76

13 13 Pacific Benefit Consultants
Full-service insurance agency
Eugene
pbcins.com
84.3 94.5 93.6 84.3 84.9 76.2 517.75

14 NR Rose City Mortgage Specialists
Socially responsible mortgage financing
Portland
RoseCityMtg.com
83.9 95.9 94.8 89.4 89.1 61.5 514.64

15 NR AngelVision Technologies
Internet advertising services
Portland
angelvisiontech.com
80.1 94.6 88.7 86.7 79.6 84.6 514.32

15 NR Durham and Bates Agencies
Independent insurance agency
Portland
durhamandbates.com
89.7 91.9 93.6 85.9 88.6 64.6 514.32

17 5 United Human Capital Solutions
Management and executive recruiting
Lake Oswego
uhcsolutions.com
83.7 89 90.3 89.4 88.1 73.1 513.58

18 15 Jordan Schrader PC
Business/real estate/const. legal services
Lake Oswego
jordanschrader.com
90.2 89.8 88.6 82.2 81.5 80 512.3

19 38 Boly:Welch
Temporary and direct-hire staffing agency
Portland
bolywelch.com
86.6 93.7 88.8 79.2 81.7 81.5 511.54

20 30 Vernier Software & Technology
Educational hardware and software
Beaverton
vernier.com
91.5 89.8 83.5 79.6 81 78.5 503.86

21 NR Jive Software
Collaboration software
Portland
jivesoftware.com
85.4 90.3 91.4 87 81.1 68.5 503.66

22 7 Neurology Associates of Eugene-Springfield PC
Specialized medical practice
Eugene
87.6 91.4 91.4 83.8 83.8 64.6 502.62

23 11 Employment Trends
Staffing services
Portland
employmenttrends.com
81.9 87.7 88.8 83.6 80.1 80 502.1

24 19 Tec Laboratories
Over-the-counter pharmaceuticals
Albany
teclabsinc.com
70.3 92.9 92.8 85.6 84.2 76.2 501.95

25 NR Yorke & Curtis
General contractor/comm. construction
Beaverton
yorkeandcurtis.com
89.2 87.3 88.4 82.3 82.2 72.3 501.71
Rank 2007 Rank 2006 Company/Organization
Industry
City
Website
Benefits & compensation Work environment Decision making & trust Performance management Career development & learning Employer benefits survey TOTAL
26 69 Staffing Services
Temporary and direct-hire staffing services
Springfield
staffingoregon.com
82.3 86.8 85.3 86.1 85.7 74.6 500.82

27 28 Northwest Staffing Resources
Temporary and direct-hire staffing services
Portland
nwstaffing.com
84.5 88.5 86.3 82.6 82.6 76.2 500.65

28 NR LineScape LLC
Horizontal directional drilling for construction projects
Tualatin
87.7 87.1 94 83.6 83.7 63.1 499.18

29 4 Conkling Fiskum & McCormick
Public affairs, strategic comm. and research
Portland
cfm-online.com
89.4 89.9 87.5 79.1 77.8 74.6 498.32

30 44 Sparling
Electrical engineering, tech. consulting
Portland
sparling.com
75.3 90 89.6 78.8 84.2 79.2 497.13

31 52 Sterling Communications
Telecommunications and Internet services
Portland
sterling.net
88.7 92.9 89.9 77.9 76 71.5 496.94

32 20 The Partners Group Ltd.
Benefits consulting, financial advisor svcs.
Portland
tpgrp.com
87.6 90.9 90.1 83 81.9 62.3 495.81

33 86 R.V. Kuhns & Associates
Strategic consulting for institutional inv.
Portland
rvkuhns.com
79.6 88.2 85.6 73.7 76.6 91.5 495.24

34 NR The Pawlowski Financial Group
Investment, retirement and insurance svcs.
Portland
pawlowskifinancial-
group.com
79.8 92 86.2 79.6 85.3 71.5 494.44

35 NR Rock Springs Guest Ranch
Traditional dude ranch and conference ctr.
Bend
rocksprings.com
76.4 94.1 94.6 86.7 82.6 60 494.4

36 43 Sussman Shank LLP
Law firm
Portland
sussmanshank.com
83.8 87.7 87.6 77.4 74.7 80 491.2

37 NR Tripwire
Change auditing/compliance software��
Portland
tripwire.com
79.7 89.9 90.2 79.8 74.1 76.9 490.62

38 NR Hakatai Enterprises
Glass mosaic tile distributor
Ashland
hakatai.com
81.9 87.6 84.2 83.2 85.1 68.5 490.46

39 31 Capital Pacific Bank
Business banking and financial services
Portland
capitalpacificbank.com
81.9 92.1 88 77.7 77.9 72.3 489.91

40 17 Northwest Community Credit Union
Full-service not-for-profit financial institution��
Eugene
nwcu.com
78 86.1 85.7 79.2 78.4 82.3 489.71

41 34 Cascade Employers Association
Diverse industry association of employers
Salem
cascadeemployers.com
81.9 91 88.1 73 81.7 73.8 489.55

42 91 Brooks Resources Corporation
Real estate development
Bend
brooksresources.com
83.9 90.7 90.5 78.8 80.5 64.6 489.02

42 NR The Commerce Bank of Oregon
Commercial, prof. and nonprofit banking
Portland
tcboregon.com
81.5 86.9 89.3 78.6 78.1 74.6 489.02

44 49 Convergence Networks
Information technology support services
Milwaukie
cnwi.net
84.3 86.3 88.1 79.1 79.2 71.5 488.54

45 NR Bullard Smith Jernstedt Wilson
Mgmt./labor/employment legal services
Portland
bullardlaw.com
85.5 87.1 83.7 77 76 79.2 488.53

46 NR Ashland Food Cooperative
Cooperatively owned natural foods retailer
Ashland
ashlandfood.coop
82.2 90.2 86.2 79.1 78.4 72.3 488.41

47 70 Cook Security Group
Physical security for financial institutions
Milwaukie
cooksecuritygroup.com
83 87.4 88.5 79.6 79.8 70 488.3

48 NR EdgeLink LLC
Technology recruiting and staffing svcs.
Portland
edgelink.com
75.1 87.3 90.7 88.2 80.7 66.2 488.15

49 35 Becker Capital Management
Investment svcs. for individuals/institutions
Portland
beckercap.com
90.4 89.7 81.5 72.8 74.8 78.5 487.66

50 32 Columbia Community Bank
Business banking and financial services
Hillsboro
columbiacommunity-
bank.com
83.6 88.5 88.5 81.3 81.8 63.1 486.78



THE LIST

The top 50 large companies to work for in Oregon

The top 50 small companies to work for in Oregon

THE INDEX

Alphabetical index

Category winners (Top 10s)

Methodology



WINNING PROFILES

No. 1 large: U.S. Cellular leads the pack — again...

No. 1 small: River City Travel, freedom isn't just a concept...

No. 6 large: Evanta gives employees "everything"...

No. 2 small: Columbia Printing nurtures a growing family...

No. 7 large: Walsh builds success on shared values...

No. 10 small: Quango, a place for hard work — ­­and naps...



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