PPB July 2022

Greatest Companies To Work For | FEATURE TOP MICRO COMPANIES 1338Tryon City Apparel Imagen, Inc. Marco Ideas Unlimited, Inc. Employee counts reflect full-time employees as of February and March 2022, when rosters were submitted. 1338Tryon PPAI 649357, D4 Category: Distributor Top executive: Heather Comerford, president and CEO Headquarters: Portland, Oregon Founded: 2014 Employees: 6 Website: 1338tryon.com Benefits/unique perks: Company cell phones, showers, bike racks and paid parking What employees say: “I am fully supported in expanding my knowledge and skills. I am challenged to find inventive solutions for my clients and my coworkers which keeps the work fresh.” City Apparel PPAI 242048, D5 Category: Distributor Top executive(s): Andrea Kramer, president Headquarters: Findlay, Ohio Founded: 2000 Employees: 9 Website: cityapparel.net Benefits/unique perks: 80% of medical is covered by company, 40 hours allotted per year for employees to perform community service, company-sponsored development opportunities What employees say: “I find working for City Apparel to be thoroughly rewarding.… I don’t dread Mondays and I don’t work for the weekend. It’s great to have a job that compensates me well for my time and also respects and encourages time away from the office.” Imagen, Inc. PPAI 427416, D5 Category: Distributor Top executive(s): Ken Leslie, president, and Paul Bower, CEO Headquarters: Glendora, California Founded: 2009 Employees: 6 Website: imagenagency.com Benefits/unique perks: Three to five weeks of PTO; 401(k) with employer matching; fitness and gym reimbursement, flexible scheduling, sit/stand desks What employees say: “I have been provided with so much education and feedback in the promo world. I can’t believe the difference in my knowledge from just a year ago!... Myself and my coworkers feel very valued and can tell by the excellent way we are treated at work.” MARCO Ideas Unlimited, Inc. PPAI 106680, D5 Category: Distributor Top executive: Nancy Gudekunst, president Headquarters: Portland, Oregon Founded: 1959 Employees: 8 Website: marcopdx.com Benefits/unique perks: Full benefits, vacation and sick leave, and company-wide events, such as community tree-planting What employees say: “The atmosphere is casual yet professional, friendly but not intrusive. There is a focus on family-friendliness. There is flexibility if an employee needs to take care of a personal situation. Employees are empowered to make the best decision for our clients.” | JULY 2022 | 17