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We’ve identified and worked
with great workplaces around the
world for over 30 years.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on building, sustaining, and recognizing high-trust, high-performing workplace cultures. We have crafted our perspective by learning from great leaders, surveying millions of employees, and examining thousands of the best workplaces around the globe. We thrive on sharing the insights we’ve gleaned from our work with companies of all industries and sizes in order to help organizations around the world build, sustain and scale their great culture.

The Great Place to Work® Trust Model© is built on 30 years of research and data collected through our Trust Index© Employee Survey, which is taken annually by millions of employees worldwide.

In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and over a dozen other Best Workplaces lists in partnership with Fortune including the Best Workplaces for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies, as well as for many different industries. Our Certification Program allows companies to be automatically considered for all our Best Workplaces list competitions.

Great Place to Work® also provides executive advisory and culture consulting services to businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in over 40 countries across six continents.

By giving all companies the ability to assess themselves using the most reliable and comprehensive definition of a great workplace, we are able to serve our mission to build a better society by creating great workplaces for all. Today, we’re using our decades of data to create a new global standard for what people can expect from their work experience.

Better workplace, better performance.

Our data shows that great workplaces benefit from stronger financial performance, reduced turnover, and better customer and patient satisfaction than their peers. What’s more, work environments with trust at the foundation are ripe for innovation, agility, resilience, and efficiency.

Whether via the Great Place to Work® Certification Program and Lists, our world-renowned Trust Index© Employee Survey, or through our comprehensive suite of High-Trust Culture Consulting services, the companies we work with understand the firm link between a positive employee experience and strong business performance.

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Organizations around the world turn to us as the global authority on how to create and sustain a great workplace culture. No matter where you are in your journey, we invite you to join us in our mission to build a better society by taking the first steps toward creating a trust-based culture at your workplace today.

Trust. It’s the main ingredient in
building a great workplace for all.

Establishing a foundation of trust in the workplace culture is the smartest investment you can make for your organization. Our Great Place to Work® Trust Model© outlines the definition of a great workplace, and trust in leadership is at the core.

Our Leaders

Michael C. Bush

Chief Executive Officer

Michael is the CEO of Great Place to Work for All®. Great Place to Work for All® serves over 10,000 companies a year in over 50 countries. Previously he served as President of the8Factors, an online learning organization, as well as CEO of Clark Sustainable Resource Developments, and CEO of Tetra Tech Communications which he grew from $40 million to $300 million in revenues. Michael is a founding board member of the private equity seed-fund, Fund Good Jobs, and taught entrepreneurship courses at Stanford University and Mills College. Michael is also a member of President Obama's White House Business Council..

Harald Hansen

Chief Financial Officer

As our CFO, Harald makes the obscurities of finance easy to grasp. He comes to us with a variety of skills ranging from strategic financial planning, analysis, and treasury. When he isn’t keeping budget and forecasting on track, he’s exploring the outdoors trying to find the connection between the everyday and the eternal—but seldom succeeds.

Chinwe Onyeagoro


Chinwe serves as President of Great Place to Work®. She works with executives in successfully executing business strategy through developing high-trust, high performance cultures. Her executive advisory work with Great Place to Work® includes multi-billion dollar technology, telecom, financial services, and bio-pharma companies. She has worked for two top management consultancies (McKinsey & Company and The Monitor Group – acquired by Deloitte in 2013). She serves on the boards of private equity firms and lending institutions that have invested over a $1 Billion in small and medium enterprises that create good jobs in communities. She holds an A.B. in Economics and East Asian Studies from Harvard University and is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute.

Ann Nadeau

Executive Vice President
& Chief Marketing Officer

Ann leads the global brand development and marketing communications strategy to drive revenue and rapid organizational growth. In her previous role as Global Managing Director and Vice President of International Operations for Great Place to Work, Ann led the team that provided marketing, business development, product, training and operations management for close to 50 countries worldwide.

Tony Bond

Executive Vice President
& Chief Innovation Officer

Tony is a key leader of our culture transformation work, ensuring that Great Place to Work’s transformation model integrates new client insights and developments. Tony is able to leverage his corporate experience in leading complex business units to address today’s complex business challenges.

Holly N. Petroff

Executive Vice President, Consulting (East)

Holly is passionate about getting companies to use their culture as a competitive advantage. She leads our East Coast business and partners with clients to design customized architectures that result in the workplace transformation that grants organizations the chance to experience the impact a high-trust workplace has on their business performance.

Kim Peters

Kim Peters

Executive Vice President,
Certification Program

Kim leads our world-renowned Great Place to Work(r) Certification Program and previously led the creation of Great Place to Work® Reviews, helping companies build their employer brand and job-seekers everywhere find a company culture that best fits them.

Jonathan Becker


Jonathan Becker is Partner at Great Place to Work®, where he excels at helping leaders turn insights into organizational changes. With deep experience in coaching and facilitating, he enjoys partnering with leaders to design and implement strategic plans that result in a thriving, goal-achieving, trust-based workplace.

Paul Wolcott


Paul Wolcott is Partner at Great Place to Work®, where he excels in collaborating with executives, managers and leaders to harness their organization’s culture into a competitive advantage that delivers measurable results. An innovative thinker with a gift for planning strategy, he is adept at shaping solutions to solve complex business issues and make the most of a company’s unique opportunities.

Todd Garrison

Vice President, Information Technology

Todd is enthusiastic about building simple, powerful software that fuels the process of transforming and maintaining high-trust, high-performing workplace cultures. Whether dealing with data collection, reporting, analytics or business process, Todd explores the intersection between business and technology, and leads the creation of elegant solutions that help Great Place to Work® and our clients create great workplaces for all.

Ashley Chavez

Vice President of eCommerce

Ashley is responsible for building experiences that make it easy for our customers, regardless of size and budget, to get the support they need to create a strong culture in their workplace. As a passionate demand generation marketer, Ashley focuses on creating systems and processes that allow us to certify great work places at scale.

Jaime Zepeda

Vice President, Client Insights

Our clients are everything to us, and as our VP of Client Insights, Jaime leads a team dedicated to assessing client’s workplace cultures and leveraging our suite of offerings to solve business and culture scenarios, and using data and insights to deliver actionable next steps in our Transformation Roadmap.

Rosana Cerna

Director, People and Culture

Rosana Cerna is Great Place to Work’s Director of People and Culture, where she brings over 15 years of work experience in the area of Office Management, Human Resources, Recruiting and Payroll. With her “unique” sense of humor and warm personality, she makes people around her feel comfortable and respected.

Erika Richardson Koh

Vice President, Affiliate Services

Erika leads the team that provides strategic business support to the network of Great Place to Work® affiliates in 50 countries. Erika leverages her diverse experiences in operations, leadership development, organizational assessments, and training to contribute to the growth of a vibrant network addressing the needs of clients worldwide.

Our Clients

american-expresss sales-force mercedes-benz hospital whole-foods mars
clif rel etsy marrioff scripps workday
yelp cisco store hilton hyatt wegmans

Great Place to Work® programs and services are used by many of the world’s most innovative, successful, and respected companies.

We partner with organizations of every size and structure in the private, public, and non- profit sectors. Our clients employ diverse workforces from all professional backgrounds, representing union and/or non-union workers, as well as U.S. and internationally-based offices.

We’ve worked with organizations in all major industries including healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, consumer product goods, professional services, finance, technology, retail, hospitality, as well as the government, education, and nonprofit sectors, and more.

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