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Torch Technologies Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE for Fourth Consecutive Year

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April 23, 2019

Torch Technologies Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE for Fourth Consecutive Year


Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have again honored Torch Technologies as one of the Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services, marking Torch’s fourth consecutive year on this list. The ranking considered feedback representing over 339,000 employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in the Consulting and Professional Services industry. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization. Torch Technologies took the #2 spot on the Small and Medium Companies list.
 
“We are proud of our culture that benefits not only our customers and our employee-owners, but also our communities, says Torch President and CEO John Watson. “It is an honor that our employees continue to rate our workplace highly, and that Great Place to Work® and Fortune are recognizing our positive culture for the fourth consecutive year.”
 
The Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services stand out for exceling in a competitive industry.
 
“Consulting and Professional Services companies operate in some of the most competitive spaces and endure the challenges of unpredictable and rapidly changing markets,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “The Best Workplaces on this list have invested in the professional development and personal care of their employees; which have become crucial parts of their value proposition that separate them from the competition in recruiting and retaining talent.”
 
The Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Torch Technologies also was ranked as a Best Workplace in Consulting & Professionals Services in 2016, 2017, and 2018, as well as a Small and Medium Workplace by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE in 2016, 2017, and 2018, in addition to a Best Workplace for Millennials in 2018 by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.
 
About Torch Technologies:
Founded in October 2002, Torch Technologies, Inc. (Torch) is a 100% employee-owned small business dedicated to quality technical services, competitive costs and ethical business practices. Torch has received both national and local recognition for its business performance, workplace environment, and ethical business practices. Most recently, in 2019, Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine named Torch one the country’s Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services for the fourth consecutive year. In 2018, Great Place to Work and Fortune named Torch a Best Medium Workplace for the third consecutive year. Additionally, Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine also named Torch one of the country's Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2018. Torch was also recognized as the 2018 ESOP Company of the Year by the New South Chapter of The ESOP Association. Torch was also ranked in the Inc. 5000 list for the twelfth consecutive year in 2018. Additionally, Torch was named a winner of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Huntsville award, marking Torch’s fifth time to receive this honor, with previous wins in 2017, 2016, 2012, and 2008. Washington Technology also listed Torch in its annual “Top 100” Government Contractors ranking for the fourth consecutive year in 2018, and Bloomberg Government listed Torch in its annual “Top 200” ranking for the second consecutive year in 2018. Torch was also ranked #11 on the Entrepreneur 360 list in 2018, ranking #16 in 2017. In 2016, Torch was named one of America’s Best Small Companies by Forbes. In 2015, Torch won the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Business Ethics in the North Alabama Region for the 3rd time, also winning in 2009 and 2005. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.TorchTechnologies.com
 
About the Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing almost 339,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.
 
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture. 

 
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