Honors

We're proud that our employee-owners think we are one of the best places to work in the U.S. Check out our Great Rated! review to see what the buzz is all about.

Recent Recognition

We're always excited to share when organizations recognize what we do well, whether it's for our work, our culture or our processes. Here's a look at some of our recent wins:

The Brandon Hall Group recognized us with an award for excellence in the Leadership Development category in 2023. The silver award is part of a program recognizing organizations that value employees and invest in them through human capital management programs.

We were also selected as a U.S. Best Managed Company through a partnership program between The Wall Street Journal and Deloitte Private in 2022, 2023 and 2024.

#14: Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of Best Workplaces Among Consulting and Professional Services Companies

#43: People magazine's 2020 list of 50 Companies that Care

#14: Fortune magazine's list of the 30 Best Workplaces to Retire From in 2016

#18: Fortune magazine's list of 20 Best Workplaces for Gen Xers in 2016

#25: Fortune magazine's list of 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2016

#35: Fortune magazine's list of 50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates in 2016

#41: CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine's list of the top 50 employers for 2023, following appearances on the list in 2020 and 2021

#1: Employee Communications Excellence by the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Association in 2017

Top 100: Corporate Health & Wellness Association's 2018 Well-Being Awards

Top 100: Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

37: Local publications and organizations that name Burns & McDonnell a best place to work year after year —

  • Arizona Republic/Careerbuilder Top Companies to Work For in Arizona, 2014-2022
  • The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com Top Workplaces in Arizona, 2021-2022
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle Best Places to Work, 2015, 2017-2019
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top Workplaces, 2012, 2014-2015, 2018, 2021, 2022 and Workplace Achiever, 2017, 2020
  • Best Companies Group, Great Employers in North Carolina, 2017-2024
  • Business North Carolina Best Employers in North Carolina, 2015-2023
  • Crain’s Detroit Business and Best Companies Group Cool Place to Work in Michigan, 2019-2021
  • Crain’s Detroit Business Best Places to Work in Southeast Michigan, 2020-2023
  • Crain's New York 100 Best Places to Work in New York City, 2022
  • Daily Herald Business Ledger Best Places to Work in Illinois, 2010-2011, 2013-2023
  • Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth, 2011
  • Denver Business Journal Best Places to Work, 2015-2017, 2023
  • Denver Post Top Workplaces, 2012-2022
  • The Economic Times, Best Companies to Work For in India, 2019-2022
  • Fortune, Best Workplaces in Chicago, 2019-2020
  • FW Inc. magazine Best Companies, 2017-2022
  • Great Place to Work Institute's top 50 list of India's Great Mid-Size Workplaces, 2017-2020, and Best Workplaces for Women, 2020
  • Hartford (Connecticut) Business Journal Best Places to Work in Connecticut, 2010-2021, 2023
  • Houston Business Journal Best Places to Work, 2011-2012
  • Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces, 2010-2022
  • Ingram's Best Companies to Work For/Best Employer, 2008-2012, 2015
  • The Journal Record (Oklahoma), 2017-2018, 2020-2022
  • Kansas City Business Journal Best Places to Work, 2006-2022
  • Mainebiz Best Places to Work in Maine, 2019-2020
  • Metro Detroit's Best and Brightest Small Business "Best of the Best" Award, 2018
  • Minnesota Business magazine 100 Best Companies to Work For, 2013-2017
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune Top 100 Workplaces, 2012-16, National Standard 2017, 2019, 2021-2023
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal Best Places to Work, 2023
  • Missouri Business Best Places to Work, 2014
  • National Association for Business Resources, Best of the Best Medium Business Overall, Dallas-Fort Worth Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, 2018, 2023
  • National Association for Business Resources, Metro Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, 2018-2023
  • New Jersey Business Journal, Best Places to Work in New Jersey, 2021, 2023
  • The Oklahoman Oklahoma's Top Workplaces, 2016-2017
  • The Oregonian Oregon and Southwest Washington Top Workplaces, 2021-2022
  • Orlando Business Journal Best Places to Work, 2017-2020, 2023
  • Orlando Sentinel Top Workplaces, 2019
  • Orange County Business Journal Best Places to Work, 2011-2016, 2022
  • The Orange County Register Top Workplaces, 2018, 2020
  • The Pacific Business News Best Workplaces in Hawaii, 2020-2023
  • Phoenix Business Journal Best Places to Work, 2013-2016, 2018-2020
  • SC Biz News Best Places to Work in South Carolina, 2020-2022
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces, 2013-2022
  • The Sunday Times U.K.'s Best Small Companies to Work for, Top 50 Best Companies to Work for in the Midlands, and Consultancy's Top 25 Best Companies to Work For, 2022
  • Texas Monthly Best Companies to Work for in Texas, 2009-2022
  • Virginia Business Best Places to Work, 2014-2023

16: Local publications or organizations that have honored Burns & McDonnell for its work, wellness programs and community involvement —

  • Atlanta Business Chronicle Healthiest Employers, 2015, 2017-2023
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle Top 25 Engineering Firms in Atlanta, 2010-16
  • Crain's Chicago Business Illinois Healthiest Employers, 2021-2022
  • Denver Business Journal's Metro Denver Healthiest Employers, 2015, 2019, 2021
  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's Healthy KC Certified Organizations, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2022, 2023
  • Hartford (Conn.) Business Journal Healthiest Employers, 2018-2022
  • Healthiest Employers Healthiest Employers of Texas, 2021-2022
  • Houston Business Journal Healthiest Employers, 2012, 2015, 2019, 2020
  • Ingram's Best of Business Kansas City, Best Engineering Firm, 2006-15
  • Ingram's Most Charitable Firm, 2011
  • Ingram's Best Business for Supporting Charities, Bronze, 2013
  • Kansas City Business Journal Champions of Business, 2012-13
  • Kansas City Business Journal Healthiest Employers, 2018-2023
  • Nonprofit Connect Kansas City Business Philanthropist of the Year, 2012
  • Orlando Business Journal Healthiest Employers in Central Florida, 2021-2022
  • Phoenix Business Journal Healthiest Employers, 2015, 2017 and 2019-2023
  • St. Louis Business Journal's Healthiest Employers, 2016, 2018-2022