Burns & McDonnell earns Best Company to Work For honors

Updated 2/19/2020 8:29 AM

DOWNERS GROVE -- For the 10th year, Burns & McDonnell has been named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work and Fortune.

The employee-owned engineering, architecture and construction firm secured the No. 65 spot on this year's list.


The 2020 Fortune rankings are based on nationwide survey responses from more than 650,000 employees evaluating their company culture on 60-plus elements of the workplace. The elements include employee trust in company leadership, respect with which employees are treated, fairness of workplace decisions and camaraderie among co-workers.

"Our firm's widespread recognition as a great place to work is a testament to the strength of our employee ownership culture," says Ray Kowalik, chairman and CEO, Burns & McDonnell.

Burns & McDonnell, which has local offices in Chicago and Downers Grove, has consistently earned best place to work honors from more than 30 other local publications and organizations across the country, including the Daily Herald Business Ledger's Best Places to Work in Illinois program.

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