- Advanced Network Solutions, LLC (Sonny Clark)
- Concept Technology, Inc. (James Fields)
- Rustici Software, LLC (Mike Rustici)
- Teknetex, Inc. (John Kepley)
- Emma, Inc. (Clint Smith)
- Randa Solutions (Marty Reed)
Employees of nominated companies were asked to complete a survey, which ranked sentiments about team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, manager effectiveness, compensation and benefits.