Press Release

Cascade Die Casting Group Wins Best and Brightest Award in West Michigan

June 6 2022

National Association for Business Resources Announces the 2022 Best and Brightest Winners in West Michigan

June 6, 2022 — The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is proud to announce and honor the early round of 2022 winners in West Michigan. The next round of Best and Brightest
Companies to Work For® winners will be honored in July of 2022. The winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm, which reviewed several key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. The categories applicants were scored on include: Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Creative, Wellness and Wellbeing Solutions, Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment and Selection; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Work-Life Blend; Community Initiatives and Corporate Responsibility; and Leadership, Strategy and Company Performance.

With over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

“These 2022 winning organizations have stood out during unpredictable times and have proven they are an employer of choice. They continue to keep the needs of their employees first and provide perks that include, development, wellbeing, work-life balance, rewards and recognition. In addition these winning companies offer a fantastic work culture and workplace environment that attracts and retains superior employees,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of NABR and The Best and Brightest Program.

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami, New York, Charlotte, Denver, Nashville, Pacific Northwest and  Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit to nominate your organization.

West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2022 Winners

4Front Credit Union
Adventure Credit Union
Air Lift Company
Ally Logistics
Altus Inc
AmeriFirst Home Mortgage
Andy J. Egan Co.
Arbor Financial Credit Union
Armstrong International
Baker Holtz, CPAs and Advisors
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Baudville Brands
Beene Garter LLP
BHS Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
BlueOx Credit Union
Brink, Key & Chludzinski
Brio Living Services
Buist Electric
Butterball Farms Inc
C-4 Analytics
Car City
Cascade Die Casting Group
Charter Capital Partners
Choice Schools Associates
Clark Retirement Community
Comfort Research
Consumers Credit Union
Crystal Mountain
Davenport University
DeNooyer Chevrolet
DeNooyer Ford
DeWys Manufacturing Inc
DFCU Financial
Digital Industry Group dba Dig
Display Pack
Dominion Systems Inc
Easter Seals – Michigan, Inc.
Eckert Wordell
Emmanuel Hospice
EQI, Ltd.
EV Construction
Express Employment Professionals
Extruded Aluminum
Family Promise of Grand Rapids
Feyen Zylstra
Fleis & Vanderbrink Engineering Inc.
Flow-Rite Controls
Foresight Management
Garrison Dental
Ghafari Associates, LLC
GMB Architecture + Engineering
GNS Holland, Inc.
Grand Rapids Metrology
Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing
GRBS, Inc.
Greenleaf Hospitality Group
Greenleaf Trust
GreenStone Farm Credit Services
GT Independence
Gun Lake Casino
Harbor Industries, Inc.
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
Heritage Community of Kalamazoo
Highpoint Community Bank
Hill Island Financial
Hoekstra Electric
Holland Hospital
Honigman LLP
Hope College
Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy
Humanex Ventures
Hungerford Nichols CPAs +
Hutcherson Construction
Imperial Beverage
InsITe Business Solutions, Inc.
ITC Incorporated – Elkhart
ITC Incorporated – Hudsonville
Jonas Paul Eyewear
Kalamazoo Community Foundation
KALSEE Credit Union
Koops Inc.
KSS Enterprises
Lachman King
Lake Michigan Credit Union
Lakeshore Advantage
Lakewood Construction
Legacy Trust
Legal Copy Services
Life EMS Ambulance
Lighthouse an Alera Group Company
Macatawa Bank
Mel Trotter Ministries
Mercantile Bank
Metro Toyota
Michigan First Credit Union
Michigan Software Labs
Mill Steel Company
Motion Dynamics Corporation
MSU Federal Credit Union
New Holland Brewing Co.
Northpointe Bank
Nugent Builders Inc.
Nulty Insurance
OMNI Community Credit Union
OptiMed Health Partners
Packaging Compliance Labs
Paragon D&E
Pella Windows & Doors by Horne
Procare Landscape and Chop Tree
Progressive AE
Quality Car Wash
RENK America
Ritsema Associates
Robroy Enclosures
Rockford Construction
Schupan & Sons, Inc.
Seaman’s Mechanical
SecurAlarm Systems, INC
Seelye Auto Group
Senior Resources of West Michigan
Service Express, Inc. (SEI)
Service Professor
Soils & Structures
Southwest Michigan First
St. Ann’s Home
Star Truck Rentals Inc
Suburban Inns
Sunset Senior Communities
TGW Systems, Inc.
The C2 Group
The Kendall Group
The Urban You
The Wiser Financial Group
Think Chromatic
Tommy’s Express Car Wash
Total Quality Logistics
Town & Country Group
Triangle Associates, Inc.
Trillium Staffing Solutions
UFP Technologies, Inc.
United Bank of Michigan
University of Michigan Health-West
Vanderwall Brothers Concrete
Veneklasen Construction
Virtual Systems
Vision Real Estate Investment
Volta Power Systems
Vredevoogd Heating and Cooling
West Michigan Transport
West Michigan Whitecaps
Willis Law
Wolverine Building Group
Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business
Zeigler Auto Group


For the original press release, go to The Best and Brightest.