Henrico County is home to national, international, regional and divisional headquarters for a diverse set of companies. It’s also home to some of the best employers in Virginia, according to independent research firm Best Companies Group.
Each year, Best Companies surveys employees from participating companies, analyzes the responses, and ranks each company by size and publishes the results in a special section of Virginia Business magazine.
This year, 17 of the 100 companies on the 2017 Virginia Business “Best Places to Work in Virginia” list are either headquartered in Henrico or have a strategic location in the county. From staffing to technology to non-profit consulting to transportation, these companies are a great example of the diverse business environment found in Henrico.
|Henrico County Companies
2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia
|SIZE**||RANK||COMPANY||INDUSTRY||TOTAL U.S. EMPLOYEES||TOTAL V.A. EMPLOYEES||HEADQUARTERS|
|Small||10||Independent Container Line||Transportation||80||62||Glen Allen (Henrico)|
|Small||14||Summit Information Solutions||Technology||45||32||Glen Allen (Henrico)|
|Small||28||Vaco Richmond||Staffing||29||29||Richmond (Henrico)|
|Small||37||Health Quality Innovators||Nonprofit consulting||65||65||Richmond (Henrico)|
|Small||45||Wyndham Virginia Crossings||Hospitality||55||55||Glen Allen (Henrico)|
|Small||60||Virginia Society of CPAs||Professional Association||31||31||Glen Allen (Henrico)|
|Medium||12||Kinsale Insurance||Insurance||142||142||Richmond (Henrico)|
|Large||1||Accounting Principles||Staffing||3,150||17||Glen Allen (Henrico)|
|Large||4||Edward Jones||Financial Services||39,110||583||St. Louis|
|Commercial Real Estate||28,40||267||Norfolk|
|Large||9||OneDigital Health & Benefits||Consulting||800||58||Atlanta|
|Large||11||Burns & McDonnell||Engineering||5,627||69||Kansas City, Mo|
|Large||17||SRC, Inc.||Technology||1,062||112||Syracuse, NY|
|Large||23||Bon Secours Virginia||Health care provider||15,605||15,605||Richmond (Henrico)|
|*Source: 2017 "Best Places to Work in Virginia"|
|**Small (15-99 U.S. employees)|
|**Medium (100-249 U.S. employees)|
|**Large (250 or more U.S. employees)|
Many of these Henrico-based employers are no strangers to the Best Places to Work list. In fact, Henrico-based Kinsale Insurance and Vaco Richmond have made the distinguished list since it was first published in 2011. Other Henrico-based companies that have made the list more than once include Independent Container Line, Ltd. (2017 Small Companies 5x winner), Wyndham Virginia Crossings (2017 Small Companies 5x winner) and Bon Secours Virginia (2017 Large Companies 6x winner).
|More Repeat Winners from Henrico:|
Accounting Principals, located on Nuckols Road in Henrico, has ranked first among large employers three times in the last five years. “We treat our employees like family,” explained Jennifer Dodge, Accounting Principals managing director, in an interview with Virginia Business. “We have a very tenured team here in Richmond. We all take care of each other, and this starts with the tone at the top. Our executive leadership team truly cares about our employees and their families.”
Caring for their employees and the community was a common thread among the companies on the Best Places to Work list. Nearly every company on the 2017 list offers some form of bonus or incentive program to its employees, and more than half of the companies on the list, regardless of size, offered their employees paid time off to participate in community service activities.
View the entire 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia list here.
Henrico County is where the best companies land and stay for success. Ready to learn more? Check out this list of employers based in Henrico County.