Best Of Utah Valley: Best Companies to Work For

In our 2020 Best Of Utah Valley contest, voters wrote in their favorite companies to call home. Discover why it pays to join these local crews. Young Living Essential Oils Wise Words “We’re so proud of our people and the culture they’ve helped create at Young Living. We love seeing their talent, innovation, diversity and […]

Best Companies to Work For: Adobe

No PhotoShop needed. From sabbaticals to fertility benefits to diversity programs to volunteer opportunities to a state-of-the-art campus, ADOBE in Lehi is a worldwide giant with small town charm. Fast Facts Founders of Adobe: John Warnock and Chuck Geschke Core Values: Be genuine, innovative, exceptional and involved After every five years of consecutive employment, employees receive […]

Best Companies to Work For: Weave

It’s “People, Not Employees” for the good folks at Lehi-based WEAVE. They hire based on the core values of being hungry, caring and creative, and they espouse those same values in the way they treat their people — and their people’s people. (Remember to pick your jaw up off the floor after you read about […]

Best Companies to Work For: Four Foods Group

From raceway days to festive feasts, Pleasant Grove-based FOUR FOODS GROUP is cooking up one delicious culture. Fast Facts 4.9 Glassdoor rating Founders: Andrew and Shauna Smith You better believe there are Giant Jenga Competitions Full-time Four Foods Group employees have unlimited paid vacation days The chosen Employee of the Month gets lunch with CEO […]

Capital, my capital: Peak Capital Partners is taking ‘team’ to new heights

Peak Capital Partners isn’t your neighborhood Best Company to Work For. The Provo business has some serious coastal cred at work. “We all grew up in Utah, and we all love Utah,” says Jeff Burningham, co-founder of the residential multifamily investment company. “But in regards to Peak’s culture, we lean toward the Silicon Valley and […]

Solution revolution: Solutionreach employees are in it to win it

For employees, Solutionreach is the solution to workforce woes. So what’s their big idea? The idea itself. “A strong culture means the idea always wins,” says Jim Higgins, founder and CEO of the Lehi company. “It doesn’t matter where the idea comes from — who cares? If it’s a great idea, we’ll implement it. We […]

This will be on the test: Pleasant Grove’s TestOut aces online certifications

Noel Vallejo, founder of TestOut, has taken his turn in the testing center. In 1999, this El Paso native occupied two buildings in downtown Pleasant Grove, but his eight-year-old venture wasn’t acing its business model of educational technology. “There were foreclosure signs in our windows, and I was meeting with the IRS and with banks,” […]