PPB July 2022

TOP MIDSIZE COMPANIES Greatest Companies To Work For | FEATURE Goldner Associates, Inc. Concord Marketing Solutions MyBrandPromo Inc. Cooley Group, Inc. Concord Marketing Solutions PPAI 609714, D1 Category: Distributor Top executive(s): Robert Conte, president, and Kirk Graves, CEO Headquarters: Glendale Heights, Illinois Founded: 1993 Employees: 62 Website: www.concordmarketingsolutions.com Benefits/unique perks: Two floating holidays; $1,000 referral bonus program for anyone who is referred to the company, payout 60 days of employment; employer-sponsored HRA benefit plan What employees say: “Concord is such a great place to work. I always feel appreciated for the work that I do and what I contribute toward the company’s success. The directors make everyone feel that no matter what their job is, it is equally important to making the company a success.” Cooley Group, Inc. PPAI 278317, D3 Category: Distributor Top executive: Phil Yawman, president Headquarters: New York Mills, New York Founded: 1945 Employees: 26 Website: cooleybrand.com Benefits/unique perks: Flexible scheduling and remote work option; profit-sharing, bonus program and tuition reimbursement; one day PTO to participate in community service for Cooley Cares Program; opportunity for employee ownership What employees say: “I have uncapped earning potential, flexibility to achieve work-life balance and the company continues to invest in systems and platforms to further strengthen our abilities to deliver great client experiences. The company has a great reputation in the market and I have control of my own success here.” Goldner Associates, Inc. PPAI 105311, D10 Category: Distributor Top executive(s): Andy Strauss, president and fourth-generation owner Headquarters: Nashville, Tennessee Founded: 1951 Employees: 68 Website: goldnerassociates.com Benefits/unique perks: 401(k) with matching, fully remote or hybrid scheduling options, generous PTO policy, peer-to-peer recognition What employees say: Goldner is a fun, energetic place to work and I love the freedom and flexibility they give me to do my job. There is a focus on teamwork and creative collaboration, and we’re always seeing new product ideas to share with our customers.” MyBrandPromo Inc. PPAI 611273, D1 Category: Distributor Top executive(s): Tena Frank, vice president of operations Headquarters: St. Louis, Missouri Founded: 2009 Employees: 26 Website: mybrandpromo.com Benefits/unique perks: 3% nonelective 401(k) contribution, hybrid scheduling and remote work option, professional development, parental leave What employees say: “MyBrandPromo is such a special place to work. There is never a day that goes by that I do not feel appreciated and encouraged to grow into the next best version of myself.” | JULY 2022 | 27