100 Best Companies to Work For

What does a best company look like?
Like the people who work there. So we collected photos of them -- factory workers, scientists, and even some CEOs -- one from each of this year's winners. Their names and job titles are below.
ADOBE ACROBAT READERClick here to see the photos
Download alert: 8MB PDF file
Class of 2006
1 Genentech Lino Gonzalez Scientist
2 Wegmans Food Markets Eleanor Plantenburg Customer Service
3 Valero Energy Karen Bowsky Vice President and General Manager, Valero Houston Refinery
4 Griffin Hospital Patrick Charmel President and CEO
5 W.L. Gore & Associates Sherri Johnson Human Resources Information Systems Associate
6 Container Store Jeff Gora Distribution Center Manager
7 Vision Service Plan Kate Renwick-Espinosa Vice President of Marketing
8 J.M. Smucker Solomon Jones Director, Financial Reporting and Planning
9 Recreational Equipment (REI) Lynda Schwindt Supervisor, Customer Contact Center
10 S.C. Johnson Hemant Betrabet Director, Research and Development
11 Boston Consulting Group Reetu Gupta Consultant
12 Plante & Moran Paul Bryant Senior Audit Manager
13 Quicken Loans Mounica Karlapudi Manager, Software Engineer
14 HomeBanc Mortgage Michael D. Williams Vice President, Sales
15 Whole Foods Market Ibrahima (Iba) Thiam Supervisor, Gelato Bar
16 Edward Jones Diane Vanderburgh Senior Product Specialist
17 Republic Bancorp Brian Black President of Retail Banking
18 Baptist Health Care Eddie Ishmael, Jr. Lead Dispatcher of LifeFlight
19 Alston & Bird Bryan Thomas Employee Development Specialist
20 Kimley-Horn & Associates Julie Gavin Analyst
21 QuikTrip Chet Cadieux President and CEO
22 American Century Investments Stephenae Gumby Senior Account Specialist
23 Qualcomm Samir Ginde Engineer
24 David Weekley Homes Andrea Williams Senior Staff Accountant
25 Cisco Systems Ishmael Limkakeng Director, Product Management
26 Goldman Sachs Stellar Tucker Vice President
27 Network Appliance Neelima Bandla Software Engineer
28 Four Seasons Puanani Lawrence Human Resources Administrative Assistant
29 Starbucks Diane Terry Senior Engineer, Equipment Development
30 SAS Institute Justin Choy Technical Architect, US Commercial Sales
31 Robert W. Baird Barbara Sutrick Research Administrative Manager
32 Alcon Laboratories Masa Watanabe Vice President, Research and Development, Japan
33 Nugget Markets Kedrian Brown Assistant Store Director
34 CDW Tina Walker Senior Credit Associate, Credit Services
35 American Fidelity Assurance Renee Hutton Training Specialist
36 TDIndustries Mark Crockett Air Conditioning Service Technician
37 American Express Arpita DaSilva Specialized Business Travel Counselor.
38 Milliken Linda Morman Weaving Technician
39 Amgen John Senior Project Manager in Colorado
40 JM Family Enterprises Louis Kemp Lead Programmer Analyst
41 Timberland George Belanger Shipping/ Receiving Coordinator
42 Microsoft Marysharon Owens Product Manager
43 Intuit Marie Tahir Director of Customer Centered Design
44 Pella Andy Beerends Logistics Manager
45 SRA International Sonu Singh Vice President and Director, Enterprise Systems
46 Nordstrom Greg Henry Salesperson, Women's Shoes
47 AFLAC Eric Holt Lead Specialist, Benefit Services
48 Perkins Coie Rosemary Falleroni Receptionist
49 Nixon Peabody Christine Vargas Suthoff Associate
50 Northwest Community Hospital Mark Lusson Vice President of Human Resources
51 Genzyme Abe Ceesay Associate Product Manager for Genzyme Biosurgery
52 Eli Lilly Lori Queisser VP/Chief Compliance Officer
53 Hot Topic Autumn Herron Culture Assistant
54 Arnold & Porter Geraldine "Gerry" Warfield Operations Administrative Assistant
55 Station Casinos Valerie A. Murzl Vice President, Human Resources and Training
56 Publix Super Markets Curtis Hancock Assistant Store Manager
57 Synovus Selvin Hollingsworth Director/Operations
58 Stew Leonard's Chaz Fable Head Chef
59 Baptist Health South Florida Ray Hernandez Cardiac Rehab Nurse
60 Vanguard Group Yesim Tokat Investment Analyst
61 Sherwin-Williams Melissa Rivas Store Manager
62 Memorial Health An Nguyen Senior Respiratory Therapist
63 Russell Investment Group Allen Whaley Business Services Operator
64 FedEx Renee Horne Segment Marketing Manager
65 PCL Construction Jake Miller Administrative Services Coordinator
66 MITRE Marianne Z. Yeh Communications Strategist
67 Ernst & Young Thomas Spoerel Manager in Audit Practice
68 Bronson Healthcare Group Shirley Tucker R.N., Medical Intensive Care Unit
69 Valassis Stacie Barrett Associate Product Manager of Sampling
70 A.G. Edwards Janet M. Varner VP, Manager, Securities Accounting
71 PricewaterhouseCoopers Tess Mateo Director
72 Booz Allen Hamilton Lesley Gilbert Senior Director of Finance
73 Yahoo Cathy Luu Senior Executive Assistant
74 Standard Pacific Owen McGurrell Area Manager, Construction
75 Quad/Graphics Brandon Kelly Press Technician
76 Children's Heathcare of Atlanta Erin Reeves Staff Nurse 2
77 National Instruments Nick Marquez ELP Engineer
78 Methodist Hospital System Betty Hall Patient Liason
79 East Penn Manufacturing DeLight E. Breidegam, Jr. Chairman
80 CH2M Hill Nancy Tour President and CEO, Kaiser Hill (CH2M HILL subsidiary)
81 Autodesk Joseph Chan V.P. Real Estate and Facilities
82 Bingham McCutchen Jay S. Zimmerman Chairman
83 Texas Instruments Maribel Gomez Facilities Engineer
84 Worthington Industries Abe Joseph Product Development Manager
85 First Horizon National Nadine West Account Executive
86 Principal Financial Group Renee Schaaf V.P,, Dynamic Market Segment
87 Washington Mutual Reza Aghamirzadeh SVP, Community and External Affairs
88 Morrison & Foerster Laurie Hane Partner
89 Mayo Clinic Monica Brown Jones M.D.
90 John Wiley & Sons Aditi Shah Events Manager, Professional/Trade Publishing
91 Granite Construction Mary McCann-Jenni Vice President, Controller
92 Men's Wearhouse Renee Dhaliwal Tuxedo Rental Operations
93 CarMax Naim Sobhani Assistant Store Manager
94 Bright Horizons Jamie Garofano Corporate Marketing Coordinator
95 Wm. Wrigley Jr. Ralph Scozzafava VP and Managing Director for North America/Pacific
96 IKEA (U.S.) Glenn Tabata Communications and Interior Design Manager
97 Intel Alan Wong Metrology Group Leader
98 General Mills Jennifer P. Jorgensen Marketing Manager
99 Marriott International Luis Zavola Bellman
100 Nike Bill Perez President and CEO