The National Association for Business Resources has released their Summer 2021 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation and Paymerang is honored to have made the list of 113 winning organizations from 1,000 nominations.

“We are thrilled to be named a 2021 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the nation for the third year in a row. We take our company values seriously and believe this award reflects our strong and resilient culture,” said Gloria Garber, Director of People and Culture at Paymerang. “Our continued growth and success is attributed to the dedication from our team members who foster a high-performing and supportive environment where we rally around common goals and celebrate successes together.”

Committed to providing a work environment focused on work-life balance, healthy lifestyles, philanthropy, and personal and professional development, Paymerang continues to provide its employees with several benefits including:

  • Hybrid Work from Home Work Model
  • 18 days PTO + 10 paid holidays
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • 100% medical and dental premiums paid by Paymerang
  • 401(k) plan with a 6% non-elective match
  • 100% company-paid volunteer time

“Paymerang and our team continue to amaze and inspire me. The pandemic presented some challenges as our clients shifted to working remotely, when it came to processing payments though, we didn’t skip a beat,” said Bill Forness, Technical Business Lead at Paymerang. “We worked with tens of thousands of small businesses to ensure they continued to operate efficiently. Our culture and the way we embody our corporate values have made this an incredible place to work for the last six years.” 

The 2021 Summer National winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed several key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® winners are not ranked.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation Winners will be honored during dual virtual Illuminate Business Summit weeks in October, 2021 and February, 2022 During the Illuminate Business Summits the 101 highest scoring national winning companies and the Elite awards will also be awarded to the highest winning companies demonstrating exceptional innovative human resource practices and setting high standards for all businesses.

The Elite categories include: 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; Strategic Company Performance, and the Best of the Best: Small Business, Medium Business, and Large Business.

With over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) have identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

“The Best and Brightest is a powerful community of elite leaders who share ideas and practices, and have proven they are employers of choice,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs. “Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions in creating a sustainable culture that works, ensuring the wellbeing of their employees come first.”

All 2021 companies selected to be recognized nationally as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® will be featured in the online edition of Corp! Magazine.

If you’re looking to join a company that continues to invest in its employees, customers, and community, check out Paymerang’s open positions here.


About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego and San Francisco. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit thebestandbrightest.com to nominate your organization.


 

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Matt oversees Marketing at Paymerang and believes in cultivating a creative environment while maintaining metrics driven performance. His experience includes multiple successful startups like Inworks, in addition to working for large companies like Xerox. Matt has been involved in the payments industry for over 15 years in a variety of roles, including: Operations, Accounting, Finance, Sales, and Marketing. He received a BA in History and a post-baccalaureate in English Literature from University of Oregon, as well as a Masters Business Administration from Willamette University Atkinson School of Business.