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2016 Best Places to Work Rankings Announced

August 5, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Best Companies Group, and SC Biz unveiled the rankings of the 60 winning companies representing the 2016 Best Places to Work in South Carolina. Now in its 11th year, Best Places to Work is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the state’s most innovative and top-notch employers. This year's winners were recognized and the rankings revealed during an awards dinner, presented by Colonial Life, August 4 at the Columbia Marriott. Of the 60 companies named, 37 are State Chamber Members.

“Congratulations to the winning companies and organizations. Every year this is one of the most coveted recognitions for South Carolina’s businesses.  A company and organization’s success is dependent on its employees and these employers get it.  These companies are truly the best of the best here in South Carolina.” said SC Chamber President and CEO Ted Pitts.

The full list of the 2016 Best Places to Work in South Carolina by ranking:

Small/Medium Employer Winners (15-249 U.S. employees)

  1. Hire Dynamics*, Greenville
  2. Scott and Company LLC*, Columbia
  3. Palmetto Technology Group*, Greenville
  4. Recruiting Solutions, Columbia
  5. Southern Diversified Distributors, Charleston
  6. Accelera Solutions, North Charleston
  7. Thomas & Hutton*, Mt.  Pleasant
  8. VantagePoint Marketing, Greenville
  9. Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A.*, Columbia
  10. Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports and Tourism*, Columbia
  11. The Brandon Agency*, Myrtle Beach
  12. Sentar, Charleston
  13. Rhythmlink International, LLC*,  Columbia
  14. First Reliance Bank*, Florence
  15. Kleinschmidt Associates, Lexington
  16. PhishLabs, Charleston
  17. O’Neal, Inc.*, Greenville
  18. CF Evans Construction*, Orangeburg
  19. KeyMark, Liberty
  20. Turner Agency Insurance, Greenville
  21. Quality Business Solutions, Inc.*, Travelers Rest
  22. Infinity Marketing*, Greenville
  23. JEAR Logistics, LLC, Mount Pleasant
  24. Mount Pleasant Waterworks*, Mount Pleasant
  25. South Carolina Education Lottery*,  Columbia
  26. SCRA*, Summerville
  27. Ceterus, Inc., Charleston
  28. Human Technologies, Inc.*, Greenville
  29. Molina Healthcare of SC*, North Charleston
  30. Rosenfeld Einstein, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company, Greenville
  31. Hawkes Learning, Mount Pleasant
  32. Find Great People*, Greenville
  33. McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture*, Greenville
  34. Trehel Corporation*, Greenville
  35. Spirit Communications*, Columbia
  36. VC3*, Columbia

Large Employer Winners (250+ US employees)

  1. Edward Jones, Florence
  2. Total Quality Logistics, Daniel Island
  3. Hubbell Lighting, Inc.*, Greenville
  4. Elliott Davis Decosimo*, Greenville
  5. South Carolina Federal Credit Union, North Charleston
  6. TidePointe, a Vi Community, Hilton Head
  7. Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, Inc*, West Columbia
  8. T-Mobile USA, Charleston
  9. Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union*, Columbia
  10. Denny’s*, Spartanburg
  11. Cherry Bekaert LLP*, Greenville
  12. Terminix Service, Inc.*, Columbia
  13. Life Cycle Engineering*, Charleston
  14. Fred Anderson Toyota of Charleston, Charleston
  15. Select Health of South Carolina*, Charleston
  16. ScanSource, Inc.*, Greenville
  17. CPI Security, Columbia
  18. BNC Bank, Myrtle Beach
  19. IHG, North Charleston
  20. Charleston Water System*, Charleston
  21. McAngus Goudelock & Courie, LLC*, Columbia
  22. SYNNEX Corporation*, Greenville
  23. Lash Group, a part of AmerisourceBergen, Fort Mill
  24. Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc.*, Greenville

*Denotes South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Member.



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