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Wednesday, March 01, 2006

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This year's list of Best companies with fewer than 250 employees worldwide

Rank 2006 Rank 2005 Company/Organization
Industry
City
Website
Benefits, attraction
and retention
Work
Environment
Decision making
and trust
Performance
management
Career development
and learning
Employer survey
of benefits
TOTAL
1 2 Weston Dealerships
Automotive sales
Gresham
buyweston.com
97.4 98.3 97.9 97.2 96.9 77.6 565.3
2 7 Bridge City Legal
Litigation support and consulting
Portland
bridgecitylegal.com
95.8 97.6 96.8 94.7 95.2 79.9 560
3 6 NW Newborn Specialists PC
Specialized medical practice
Portland
89 90.2 90.2 87.1 87.9 95.5 539.9
4 5 Conkling Fiskum & McCormick
Public affairs/communication/research
Portland
cfm-online.com
94.9 95.1 95.2 85.9 86.4 78.4 535.9
5 3 United Human Capital Solutions*
Employment services
Lake Oswego
uhcsolutions.com
91 92.2 95.1 95.5 89.7 71.6 535.1
6 1 Staff Finders Technical of Ore.
Employment services
Beaverton
stafffinders.com
89.2 95.1 94.5 88.2 88.9 77.6 533.5
7 8 Neurology Assoc. of Eugene/Spr.
Specialized medical practice
Eugene
92 94 95.5 88.6 89.5 69.4 529
8 12 Performance Health Technology
Third-party claims administration
Salem
phtech.com
89.3 95.9 92.9 88.2 87.5 74.6 528.4
9 18 Pittman & Brooks PC
Accounting and tax preparation
Portland
pittman-brooks.com
82 93.5 93.6 85.1 88.1 83.6 525.9
10 10 Reitmeier Mechanical
Industrial and commercial contracting
Tigard
reitmeiermechanical.com
91 93 94.8 88.2 90.8 65.7 523.5
11 13 Employment Trends
Employment services
Portland
employmenttrends.com
81.3 93 92.4 85.4 84.7 81.3 518.1
12 NR PREM Group
Real estate management
Portland
premgroupinc.com
87.1 93.6 90.7 86.1 87.4 73.1 518
13 11 Pacific Benefit Consultants
Insurance agency
Eugene
pbcins.com
87.6 94.6 93.6 85.7 84.7 71.6 517.8
14 22 KPD Insurance
Insurance agency
Spr./Medford
kpdinsurance.com
88.8 89.9 88.2 86.6 88 75.4 516.9
15 68 Jordan Schrader PC
Legal services
Lake Oswego
jordanschrader.com
93.2 91.4 87 86.2 83.5 75.4 516.7
16 NR Evanta
Event facilitation
Portland
evanta.com
88 90.7 95.3 85.2 83.4 73.1 515.7
17 15 NW Community Credit Union
Banking and financial services
Eugene
nwcu.com
83 92.3 88.2 84.6 86.1 79.9 514.1
18 24 Willamette Valley Bank
Banking and financial services
Salem
willamettevalleybank.com
86.4 94.2 89 80.8 86.7 76.1 513.2
19 4 Tec Laboratories
Pharmaceutical manufacturing
Albany
teclabsinc.com
78.6 94 90.8 86.5 86.1 76.9 512.9
20 67 The Partners Group Ltd.
Insurance agency
Portland
tpgrp.com
88 90.8 90.5 87.4 83.6 66.4 506.7
21 64 VTM
Public relations and marketing
Portland
vtm-inc.com
83.9 89 89.6 80.5 86 75.4 504.4
22 NR Contractors Insurance Services
Insurance agency
Lake Oswego
cisiins.com
82 91.4 92.6 81.8 83.8 72.4 504
23 30 Madden Industrial Craftsmen
Industrial employment services
Beaverton
mici.com
82.1 94.9 95.7 88.4 79 63.4 503.5
24 66 Pop Art
Interactive and creative design services
Portland
popart.com
78.4 89.5 91.3 85.1 81.8 76.1 502.2
25 NR Palo Alto Software
Software design and services
Eugene
paloalto.com
84.6 92.5 83.7 80.1 79.2 82.1 502.2
26 NR Windermere/Realty Partners
Real estate sales
Clackamas
windermere.com
75.8 93.2 95.4 92.8 91.1 52.2 500.5
27 49 Hutchinson, Cox, Coons, DuPriest,
Orr & Sherlock PC Legal services
Eugene
eugene-law.com
80.6 92.9 93.2 88 82.6 62.7 500
28 29 NW Staffing Resources
Employment services
Portland
nwstaffing.com
80.6 90.6 90.3 78.6 79.4 79.9 499.4
29 NR Arciform LLC
Historic home restoration
Portland
oldhomesnewlife.com
78.3 88.9 90.2 78.9 90.1 67.9 494.3
30 21 Vernier Software & Tech.
Educational software and hardware
Beaverton
vernier.com
87.6 87.9 82.5 76.5 77.2 81.3 493
31 9 Capital Pacific Bank
Banking and financial services
Portland
capitalpacificbank.com
80.9 90.3 91 82.5 82.6 65.7 493
32 23 Columbia Community Bank
Banking and financial services
Hillsboro
columbiacommunitybank.com
81.5 90.2 89.8 77.9 79.8 71.6 490.8
33 NR Oregon Telecom
Telecommunications
Salem
oregontelecom.com
72.3 91.1 90.6 83.5 77.8 75.4 490.7
34 36 Cascade Employers Assoc.
Human resources management
Salem
cascadeemployers.com
79.3 91.5 91.1 72.2 80.9 75.4 490.4
35 NR Becker Capital Management
Investment services
Portland
beckercap.com
88.8 89.7 80.5 74.8 76 79.9 489.7
36 31 Combined Communications
Radio broadcasting/media
Bend

75.9 90.2 86.2 80.7 78.4 76.9 488.3
37 NR The Bank of Oswego
Banking and financial services
Lake Oswego
bankofoswego.com
82.3 88.2 85.3 76.1 83 73.1 488
38 32 Boly:Welch
Employment services
Portland
bolywelch.com
80.1 90.6 81.2 75.2 76 84.3 487.4
39 NR Independent Actuaries
Benefits consulting and administration
Beaverton
independentactuaries.com
81.8 91.8 89.2 74 80.6 67.9 485.3
40 69 NW Portland Area Indian
Health Board Health care admin.
Portland
npaihb.org
85.5 86.9 77.5 64.2 80.7 88.1 482.9
41 28 Pacific Continental Bank
Banking and financial services
Eugene
therightbank.com
76.7 86.8 85.3 77.3 78.9 77.6 482.6
42 NR Adroit Construction Co.
Commercial construction
Ashland
adroitbuilt.com
83.2 86.5 91.2 80.8 82.9 57.5 482.1
43 55 Sussman Shank LLP
Legal services
Portland
sussmanshank.com
83.5 86.6 84.6 73.5 74.7 79.1 482
44 NR Sparling
Electrical engineering and design
Portland
sparling.com
71.9 88.3 84.7 78.2 79.1 79.1 481.3
45 NR EthicsPoint
Compliance reporting/risk management
Portland
ethicspoint.com
79.5 90.9 91 82 75.4 59.7 478.5
46 14 Point B Solutions Group LLP
Project leadership services
Portland
pointb.com
68.2 91.3 90.8 80.2 76.7 70.9 478.1
47 42 opus:creative
Graphic and web design
Portland
opuscreative.com
73.8 88.7 87.8 77.7 77.3 70.9 476.2
48 NR Community First Bank
Banking and financial services
Prineville
cfbnk.com
79.3 87 88.5 76.2 79.5 65.7 476.2
49 33 Convergence Networks
IT and network services
Milwaukie
cnwi.net
78.1 86.4 87.8 78.5 79 64.9 474.7
50 20 On-Site Financial
Employment and accounting services
Portland
onsitefinancial.com
74.7 89.3 87.5 77.6 72.3 72.4 473.8

NR= Not ranked in 2005
*Formerly Financial Placements/fpBioMed


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