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June 2, 2020 Article 6 min read
We have a saying: "we don’t do the things we do to win awards; we win awards because of what we do.”
Image of group holding handsWe’re honored to have been recognized for our culture and workplace excellence by a number of prestigious organizations. Here’s a quick overview. 
  • FORTUNE magazine — Plante Moran has been named to Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 22 consecutive years. In 2020, we ranked #21.
  • Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces — In November 2020, Plante Moran was named a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. We ranked first in the “large company” category. This marked the eleventh consecutive year we made the list.
  • Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces — In October 2020, the Chicago Tribune named Plante Moran to its list of “Top Workplaces.” We ranked # 4 in the midsize business category. This is our fourth consecutive year on the list.
  • Best Places to Work — In September 2020, the Cincinnati Business Courier named Plante Moran to its 2020 Best Places to Work list. This is our fifth year on the list. 
  • Best Workplaces for Women — In September 2020, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® again named Plante Moran to their list of “Best Workplaces for Women.”
  • 2020 Top Firms by AUM – In June 2020, Accounting Today recognized PMFA as the #1 firm by assets under management. We ranked #1 in “the billion dollar club.”
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplaces — In June 2020, the Cleveland Plain Dealer named Plante Moran to its list of "Top Workplaces." We ranked #19 of 100 in the small business category.
  • 2020 Best Places to Work in IT — In June 2020, Plante Moran was ranked the #4 midsized company on Insider Pro and Computerworld’s 2020 “100 Best Places to Work in IT” list. This is our third consecutive year on the list.
  • 2020 Best CPA Firms for Women — In May 2020, we were recognized as one of the Best CPA Firms for Women, according to the Accounting MOVE Project. Firms were ranked on the range, depth, and success of programs and workplace culture proven to remove barriers to women’s success, especially at midlevel and above. This is the eighth consecutive year we received this distinction.
  • Best Workplaces in Chicago — In May 2020, Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran one of its “Best Workplaces in Chicago.” This is the third consecutive year we made the list.
  • BEST Award Winner — In May 2020, Plante Moran was named a 2020 BEST Award winner by The Association for Talent Development (ADT) for driving learning and talent development practices that influence the success of our firm. This was the 2nd consecutive year we received the reward.
  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For — In April 2020, Plante Moran was named one of “West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.” This was the 15th consecutive year we received the award.
  • Vault Guide to the Top 50 Accounting Firms — In April 2020, Vault.com released its annual ranking of the “Best Accounting Firms to Work For.” Plante Moran ranks #5 overall based on “best to work for” categories, including business outlook, work/life balance, vacation policy, and culture.
  • Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance — In March 2020, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran to their list of “Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™.” This is the second consecutive year we made the list.
  • RIA Channel’s Top Wealth Managers Ranking— In January 2020, Plante Moran Wealth Management was named the #1 wealth management firm on RIA's 2019 list. 
  • Toledo Blade Top Workplaces 2020 — In January 2020, The Toledo Blade named Plante Moran one of its 2020 Top Workplaces. This is our seventh consecutive year on the list.
  • Entrepreneur Top Franchise Supplier — After earning a spot on last year's inaugural list, Entrepreneur Magazine named Plante Moran to its list of 2019 Top Franchise Suppliers for 2019.
  • Best Workplaces for Women — In September 2019, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® again named Plante Moran to their list of “Best Workplaces for Women.” We ranked #33 in 2019. This was our fourth year on the list.
  • Best Workplace for Millennials — In July 2019, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran to their lists of “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials.” This year we ranked #30.  
  • Best Accounting Firm  — In June 2019, ColoradoBIZ readers named Plante Moran “Best Accounting Firm” as part of the magazine’s “Best of Colorado” Business Choice Awards.
  • 2019 Best Public Accounting Firms for Women — In June 2019, firms were ranked on the range, depth, and success of programs and workplace culture proven to remove barriers to women's success, especially at midlevel and above. The winners were drawn from firms that participated in the 2018 Accounting MOVE Project. This is the ninth consecutive year we received this distinction.
  • Association for Accounting Marketing — In June 2019, Plante Moran was ranked #1 in the video and multimedia category of the Marketing Achievement Awards for our "Unstoppable" short film. Watch it on our home page
  • Best Companies to Work For in Chicago — In May 2019, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work named Plante Moran one of its “Best Companies to Work For in Chicago.” We ranked #10 out of 25 top organizations. 
  • Association for Talent Development (ADT) 2019 BEST Award — In October 2019, The Association for Talent Development (ADT) recognized Plante Moran as a 2019 BEST Award winner for our learning and talent development practices that impact the strength of our firm.
  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For — Plante Moran was named one of the 2019 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the nation. This was the second year we were selected for the national list. Additionally, in May 2018, Plante Moran was named one of “West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.” This was the 13th consecutive year we received the award.
  • Best Workplaces for Parents — In 2019, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran to their list of “Best Workplaces for Parents” for the third consecutive year. We ranked #28.
  • Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces — In November 2018, Plante Moran was named a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. We ranked third in the “large company” category. This marked the ninth consecutive year we made the list.
  • Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces In November 2018, Plante Moran was named a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune. We were ranked #9 on the list of midsized workplaces. This was our second consecutive year on the list.
  • Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors — In September 2018, PMFA President John Lesser was named to Barron’s list of the Top 100 Independent Advisors.
  • Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services — In April 2018, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work named Plante Moran one of its “20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services.” We ranked #4.
  • INSIDE Public Accounting’s “Most Admired Peers” — In October 2017, INSIDE Public Accounting unveiled its 2017 list of “Most Admired Peers.” Former Managing Partner Gordon Krater was among those named to this prestigious list.
  • NorthCoast 99 — In August 2017, Plante Moran was named a winner of the prestigious NorthCoast 99 award, which honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. This is the sixth consecutive year we made the list.
  • FT 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers — In June 2017, Plante Moran Financial Advisors was once again named to this prestigious list, which does not formally rank its qualifying companies.
  • CPA Firm of the YearIn June 2017, Plante Moran received the 7th Annual ACG New York Champion's Award for CPA Firm of the Year from the Association for Corporate Growth New York and M&A Advisor.
  • CIO 100 awards — In May 2017, Plante Moran was recognized by CIO.com for our business leadership and technology innovation.