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Best Places to Work 2022: The Best Medium Companies to Work for in Los Angeles

The Best Medium Companies to Work for in Los Angeles

(50 to 249 US employees)






1. Mission Cloud Services

Mission Cloud Services is a leading AWS Premier Tier Services Partner and Cloud Managed Services Provider. Through its dedicated team of expert cloud operations professionals, cloud analysts, and solutions architects, Mission delivers a comprehensive and differentiated suite of agile cloud services designed to help businesses migrate, manage, modernize and optimize their AWS cloud environments, facilitating continuous improvement and delivery across your entire cloud journey.

Mission has a strong organizational culture. Its core values are guiding principles and standards that anchor its character as an organization and define our culture. It relies on its core values to give feedback, recognition and make decisions. This fosters an environment where everyone can contribute their best authentic selves. A diverse, inclusive and people-centered organization, Mission’s values form the basis of the team’s personal beliefs, and for those around them. They also define the company’s potential and help to determine if the team is on the right path and fulfilling goals by creating an unwavering guide. Mission relies on its core values to make decisions, give feedback and recognition, and in evaluating whether potential new team members are aligned with its culture. Mission empowers team members to identify training needs that will help them grow personally and professionally. Depending on their roles, they may be required to take certification exams. Mission provides them with all the training, courses, or classes they need to help them achieve this. Those aspiring for manager roles are also provided training. The company’s Talent Development team also work with managers to develop a professional development plan for team members.


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2. The PENTA Building Group

Outside of being great builders, The PENTA Building Group (PENTA) is a family-oriented commercial general contractor that maintains a very people-centric approach to personnel, clients, and relationships. For every executive-level company decision, the first thing that is discussed is the effect the decision will have on PENTA personnel and their families. Carrying its focus on people to the field, safety is the number one priority for everyone who steps foot on a PENTA jobsite. Everything the company does on its projects centers around ensuring its people returning home to their families in the same condition they arrived at work each day, and this is engrained in the culture. PENTA also places a strong emphasis on creating an enjoyable work environment, which has historically led to a high level of business success and a very low rate of turnover.

The investment PENTA puts into creating an inclusive environment where employees feel heard and valued, are mentored and given opportunities for growth and development, and where they enjoy coming to work every day is a rare combination. PENTA is also an active supporter of community causes and giving back is ingrained in its culture. Its employees and their families regularly support local nonprofits. There are many facets about working at PENTA that are rewarding. While some are tangible (such as employee benefits and compensation), many rewarding elements are intangible, such as the sense of satisfaction from building great projects and working with people who are more like family than co-workers.





3. Dermavant Sciences Inc.

Dermavant Sciences is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative therapeutics in immuno-dermatology. Dermavant’s focus is to develop therapies that have the potential to address high unmet medical needs while driving greater efficiency in research and clinical development. The company’s robust medical dermatology pipeline includes both late-stage and earlier-stage-development product candidates the company believes could address important immuno-dermatological conditions, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, primary focal hyperhidrosis, and acne. Dermavant’s compassionate pursuit in developing therapies that improve the lives of those suffering from immuno-dermatologic conditions coupled with its values-driven culture has created a positive purposeful culture where people thrive. 

Dermavant has built a high-performing environment where it is safe to take chances, think differently, and challenge conventional approaches. Employees are surrounded by people that are compassionate, caring, and committed to the community. They are smart, scientific, and operate with a Swiss-army mentality to solve complex problems. The culture of inclusion means a commitment of accountability to each other. They love the opportunity to build something special as the company launches game-changing products in an environment where they feel respected. Every employee’s birthday and anniversary is celebrated during town halls and a new recognition program provides experiential benefits based on tenure. Dermavant’s values of “Heart, Mind and Soul” are demonstrated through the identification and recognition of employees displaying these values in day-to-day activities. The company also partners with the Children’s Skin Disease Foundation to support the organization’s Camp Wonder and its Christmas Wish program where Dermavant purchases gifts for 75 children each year.

4. Karlin, Hiura & LaSota, LLP

Karlin, Hiura and LaSota is a California-based law firm focused exclusively on Workers’ Compensation defense. Quality is paramount for Karlin, Hiura and LaSota.  Its team members are passionate about their work and provide excellent service. Along with competitive salaries and excellent benefits, work-life balance is at the heart of what makes KHL a place where people want to stay. Due to its status as a paperless law firm, it is able to offer flexible schedules and remote work to its staff. In addition, it plans multiple firm events throughout the year in order for the team to get together and establish a family-like culture.

5. Sabio Holdings Inc.

Sabio Holdings Inc. is an innovative global advertising technology company made up of a team of self-motivated individuals who are experts in their respective fields. United by a common passion for advertising, technology and innovation, the team works tirelessly while having fun and supporting each other along the way. As a nationally-certified Minority Business Enterprise company, Sabio was founded by individuals from diverse socio-economic backgrounds who champion diversity into everything they do. This past year we launched new employee engagement activities, recognition programs and added a number of benefits, including switching to an unlimited personal time off policy.

6. Northwestern Mutual – Los Angeles

Despite being part of a 160-year-old financial planning company, Northwestern Mutual – Los Angeles is anything but behind the curve. It enjoys a leading-edge free addressing workspace that has positively impacted employee satisfaction and productivity. The organization also focuses on personal and career growth of employees, co-creating actionable plans for advancement within. The company also recognizes that happy employees are successful employees. Special events that encourage relationship-building, collaboration, and wellness are frequently scheduled. Regular public recognition, competitive benefits, career coaching, and strong office culture are just some of the elements that elevate Northwestern Mutual – Los Angeles.

7. Howard Building Corporation

In 2015, HBC became a 100% employee-owned company. Aside from being dedicated in the construction field, they are also dedicated to working towards a better future—giving back to the community, promoting inclusion in the industry, and building more sustainably. In 2021, Howard built new recruiting relationships that helped to increase the total diversity of its workforce by 10%. It achieved 99.3% pay equity across all roles in 2021. And out of 38 promotions across the company last year, 50% of those were female and minority leaders. Howard also continues to establish partnerships with nonprofit organizations in the larger community.

8. Bolton & Company

Bolton is a full-service insurance broker that handles the employee benefits, property and casualty and risk management needs for thousands of clients across the globe. It is on its way to celebrating a century of service and the company credits its excellent culture as the key to its success. The company’s goal is to make a positive impact in the lives of its clients, its industry and the communities where its people work and live. It fosters an environment that provides employees with a great sense of pride and purpose through day-to-day operations as advocates for clients and through an extensive list of fun internal events and celebrations. 

9. Seek Capital, LLC

Since its inception, Seek Capital has provided its staff more than simply a career and a paycheck. Seek Capital has continually focused on providing all team members with enhanced skills training and development to help each team member grow to become the best version of themselves. Seek Capital takes great pride in recruiting the best character individuals which creates the environment that attracts other high achievers, hence creating a snowball effect. Its culture is based on three simple management principles; inspire and motivate, train and provide clear expectations and continually hold the team accountable by driving them to success.

10. Signature Travel Network

Signature Travel Network is a member-owned, travel cooperative. The network was established in 1956, and today, includes 282 member agencies with 607 retail locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Brazil. Collectively, Signature members generate more than $7 billion in annual travel sales. Signature’s objective is to serve the needs of its members: boutique specialists, internet-based marketers and multi-location agencies, among others. Signature values each and every coworker and actively listens to the needs of the staff. The end result is an engaged workforce and as the organization continues to grow, sees to attract top-notch candidates.

11. Goetzman Group

Goetzman Group offers an intelligent alternative to temp agencies, costly consulting firms, and “Big Four” accounting firms by helping companies in need of assistance in all areas of finance and accounting. Goetzman Group offers multiple growth opportunities to gain wisdom and job experiences in various business environments that are tailored to the consultant’s personal skill set, and thereby network with many talented people in the local area. Goetzman Group consultants receive the consistent care, benefits, and development of the Goetzman organization to provide the security and stability that is craved in our constantly changing marketplace.

12. Golden Star Technology

GST is a woman-owned minority business that helps clients stay ahead of the technology curve with a wealth of advanced IT and AV solutions. The moment that you walk through GST’s lobby, you’ll see the company’s values painted onto the wall. GST follows the ‘ABC’ value set – accountability, building connections, and character. Through its 37 year history, GST has consistently engaged its employees through personal development, community service, and team building. Average tenure of a GST employee is over seven years. This stems from GST’s investment in culture, leadership, job and soft skills training, standard operating process, frequent communication, and monthly social and community events. 

13. Liquid IV

Liquid IV is a 360-degree wellness company created to fuel life’s adventures. It attracts top talent by offering a dynamic, mission-driven environment where team members can show up authentically and where they have their potential seen and their strengths leveraged. Liquid IV invests in its employees’ long-term success and wellbeing, providing progressive benefits and opportunities to develop and lead. The goal is to keep its people engaged, emboldened and inspired so they can continue to make the best products, protect the planet and help people live better lives. For example, in 2021, Liquid IV  added to its progressive suite of benefits, which it is continuing to build.


BAMKO is one of the ten largest promotional products companies in the world, providing custom branded merchandise solutions for a great number of Fortune 1000 companies. The company’s employees love BAMKO’s culture, simply put. BAMKO goes out of its way to take care of its people, but more importantly, has cultivated a very intentional culture that people love being a part of. Employees appreciate the meaningful work, love of a challenge, uplifting environment, and the ability to work with highly talented colleagues. BAMKO demonstrates its core values: Team First. Be Bold. Love to Compete. Be Your Best Self. Create Fun.

15. Wound Care Advantage

A wound care organization that partners with hospitals across the country, WCA has always gone above and beyond in giving its employees a place to work that grows them professionally and personally, while encouraging them to maintain a work/life balance. For its part time and full time employees, WCA offers paid sick time, PTO, four days a year to volunteer, and time off for holidays, and an additional five days to be used to spend time with friends and family. WCA also allows its exempt employees to take up to two days off in a row without using PTO. 

16. Automotive Credit Corporation

Automotive Credit Corporation is made up of 263 industrious, driven individuals that show up each day to make a difference in the business, the industry, and in the communities that they serve. The company’s competitive advantage is its people and their dedication to their work and each other. Culture at ACC isn’t just a buzzword that’s proselytized by leadership. Everyone actively makes ACC a great place to work by living its core values consistently. Employees truly care about Automotive Credit and take pride in helping ACC reach new milestones and success. ACC leadership is visible and engages with employees on a genuine level. 

17. Hoffman Brown Company

Hoffman Brown Company is an insurance agent who liaisons between the customer and an insurance company for their insurance needs. The company has been in business since August 1961 and maintains a very high rate of retention. There is a strong family culture among the employees who work at Hoffman Brown. Every employee feels as though they are cared about and loved by their fellow employees as well as the management team. When someone is in need of help due to a family or personal crisis, for example, Hoffman Brown’s team is there to support and assist that employee.

18. Greenberg Glusker LLP

Greenberg Glusker not only hires from within when it sees opportunities, it also offers mentorship, providing associates one-on-one guidance in carving out their career paths. Additionally, the firm hosts a number of social activities – such as Paint & Sip nights and Office Olympics – throughout the year so that co-workers can come together and form close bonds. The team also has the perk of doing sophisticated and interesting work while enjoying programs and policies that promote wellbeing and balance, such as on-site wellness workshops and paternal leave. The firm also creates monthly diversity content and events to celebrate varying cultures and traditions. 

19. Michelman & Robinson LLP

Inclusion, professional growth, philanthropy and fun – these are words that perfectly describe M&R’s culture. The firm fosters an inclusive environment where everyone has a voice. This encourages healthy internal debate and innovative, strategic thinking. At M&R, teams of attorneys, paralegals and support staff work collaboratively to and creative legal solutions on behalf of clients. At M&R, everyone plays a pivotal role, and the commitment to a fully engaged workforce is unwavering. So too is the firm’s emphasis on professional development, as well as the importance of giving back to the community. 

20. Nourmand & Associates

Nourmand & Associates is a family-owned brokerage that specializes in the luxury real estate market throughout Los Angeles. N&A is also one of the only family-owned brokerages still in existence in the Southern California area and has proudly been in business since 1976.  N&A maintains an open-door policy and accessible leadership, and the company makes each employee feel valued and heard. Employees are given free access to speak with Michael Nourmand, the president of the company, who welcomes discussion and conversation at any time of day. This type of accessibility is indicative of how supportive the organization’s leadership is of its employees.

21. PBS Engineers

PBS Engineers is a mechanical, electrical and plumbing consulting firm committed to  “providing wow through service.” Perpetuated throughout the company by the leadership team and employees, the “wow factor” is rooted in PBS’ core values. The company believes strongly in promoting a healthy work/life balance. Passion is what drives the employees, like-minded individuals using their talents and knowledge on a daily basis, creating a work environment that goes beyond projects, deadlines, and to-dos. PBS fosters a culture that celebrates the accomplishments of the team and individuals and maintains an understanding that it is through cohesive teamwork that it excels. 

22. Morton Wealth

As a registered investment advisor, Morton works with clients who are engaged and motivated to understand the purpose behind their wealth. The company also believes workplace happiness is the key to building a resilient firm. The company mission is to “empower better investors” with the goal of helping people make better financial decisions. By working for the benefit of others, the Morton team is able to be clear about company goals and strategies, leading to a better client experience. This energy also inspires the firm’s leadership to empower the team so that they are fulfilled in their careers.

23. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC (SEIA)

SEIA combines its foundations in investment management and financial planning with advanced advisory services to create a truly customized client experience. The SEIA team is comprised of top-notch financial experts and advisors who come with the highest levels of education and professional accreditations – along with unparalleled integrity and ethical standards. SEIA continues to stand out in the industry in part due to its team and culture. SEIA has many employees across the organization who have been with the firm for more than a decade—growing and evolving alongside the firm itself. 

24. Morley Builders

Celebrating 75 years of excellence in construction, Morley Builders has transformed the landscape of Southern California. The company is EE-owned and the owners are engaged. Morley builds a better future for EEs, clients and building users. Morley espouses integrity, honesty, respect for others, ethical behavior and profitability without being predatory. On top of great benefits, leaders are engaged and accessible. Morley’s vision is to profitably grow the business to provide professional, financial and personal opportunities for its EEs while building quality projects for clients. Many EEs remain with the company for their entire careers, including the president and other leaders.

25. Windes

Windes is a recognized leader in the field of audit and assurance services, tax planning and consulting, employee benefit services, and estate and trust planning. Windes strives for an environment that values people first, develops leaders, and promotes integrity, respect, trust, and professionalism. The company prides itself on an environment that encourages teamwork, motivates employees to succeed and cultivates individuals who are concerned with the welfare of their clients, as well as the communities in which they live and work. Windes also believes that enjoying a balanced life not only makes for a better person, it makes one a better accountant.

26. Giroux Glass, Inc.

Giroux Glass, Inc. is an employee-owned glass, glazing, and architectural metals contracting company with over 75 years of service in the construction industry. Its employees are owners of the company, and they take fierce pride in what they do. Giroux has excelled as a company for over 75 years and is known in its industry as the most experienced and knowledgeable at what it does, and has been repeatedly honored on “top glaziers” national lists and with multiple awards. Employees love the company’s open-door policy and how Giroux leadership accommodates personal situations. Benefits include gifted company shares, 25% match on 401k, generous holiday/vacation schedules and more.

27. MagicLinks

MagicLinks is an award-winning Certified B Corporation that powers social commerce through an exclusive marketplace for video influencers and the worlds’ leading brands. MagicLinks also spends a lot of time and energy finding people who can lead with integrity from a heart-centered space. Great people and culture are the core to creating win-win experiences for the team. In order to create a healthy, vibrant and high performing work culture, MagicLinks draws on learnings from many realms. Some areas that MagicLinks values include: attracting and retaining the best talent, fostering and developing future leaders and innovators, promoting open dialogue and communication, and creating and sustaining high employee engagement.

28. PragerU

PragerU is a non-profit media group that focuses on promoting American ideas and Judeo-Christian values, through the creative use of educational videos. Not only does the company treat its employees well, but the culture and work environment that the company has established is remarkably unique. PragerU prides itself on having freedom of thought, freedom of speech and freedom of beliefs. Employees stay at the organization because of shared values and beliefs that align with the overall company mission and vision. PragerU embodies a ‘culture of excellence’ that values hard workers, who are also critical thinkers.

29. Raines Feldman LLP

Raines Feldman prides itself on being an innovative, collaborative law firm. It actively fosters a dynamic, inclusive, and supportive community and rejects preconceived notions about what a law firm is supposed to be. Despite an extraordinarily challenging year for the business and legal industries, Raines Feldman has stayed strong as a team and kept the firm thriving. The firm is committed to building and maintaining a culture that promotes connection, enriches the lives of its members, and enhances the success of its clients. The firm provides flexibility and respects  employees’ needs for meaningful work/life balance. 

30. Origin

Origin is a leading provider of pelvic floor physical therapy with a focus on pregnancy, postpartum, menopause, and sexual health. Despite the challenges of operating a healthcare company during a pandemic, Origin has rapidly grown since 2020 to become the national leader in pelvic floor and full body PT for women. The company grew its clinic footprint sevenfold since launch, expanded its virtual offerings to California, Texas and New York, treated thousands of new patients and grew its team to nearly 100 people in the last year. The team is incredibly passionate about its shared mission and everyone shows up to work with a very clear purpose and goal. 

31. Amplus Group

Amplus Group provides accounts receivable management for hospitals and other healthcare providers across the United States. Amplus also creates a great work environment for its team members. It has a low turnover rate for its industry, pays its team well and has a full benefit package that is one of the best in the industry. This includes, medical, dental and 401k. In addition, Amplus has regular work functions and productivity bonuses. Each team member is invested in by the company, which pays for and helps them prepare for receipt of their certification from the Healthcare Financial Management Association – Certified Revenue Cycle Representative. 

32. Cydcor

Since 1994, Cydcor, a leader in outsourced sales, has been helping Fortune 500 and emerging companies achieve their customer acquisition, retention, and business growth goals with a network of more than 350 independently­ owned corporate licensee (ICL) sales offices. Working at Cydcor is an opportunity to be a part of something different – they aren’t afraid to take risks and question the status quo. And the team has a great deal of fun along the way too! Each team member is encouraged to think outside the box to find creative solutions. Room for growth and promotion is paramount at Cydcor, where employees discover and design their destiny.

33. Whittier Trust Company

Whittier Trust has been helping individuals and families accomplish what’s important to them by providing expert guidance, superior investment performance and exceptionally tailored service. Whittier’s structure is designed to ensure its employees’ objectives are aligned with clients’ objectives. Long-term employees are essential to the quality of the service Whittier provides and its competitive advantage. To attract, grow and retain its staff, Whittier provides competitive salaries, medical, stock, education, parking, gym membership, robust EAP program, and much more. To express appreciation, Whittier encourages its staff to share what they need to work effectively and how it can be improved—from the technology, equipment, to lunch choices.

34. Integral Group

Integral Group is an international network of engineers and consultants collaborating under a single “deep green” umbrella. It enables every client to protect the health of the planet, by taking a regenerative approach to the design, performance and function of buildings, communities, districts, and cities. The company is guided by three core values – “trust,” “nurture” and “inspire” and its work is structured around four pillars – “imagine,” “perform,” “accelerate,” and “sustain.” Integral’s people combine passion with purpose. They are diverse, ready, willing and able. They are committed to innovation, quality and to providing clients with the best possible service. 


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