December 6, 2013

Cover Story

Best Companies to Work For

Let’s face it—not very many people can honestly say they love ...Read More

Featured Articles

Resolutions for a Better Utah

Head of the Class


2014 Economic Forecast

Legal Briefs
E-Verify Errors

Money Talk
Little Shop on Main

Economic Insight
My Holiday Wish

Lessons Learned
The Road Less Traveled

Word of Mouth

Fund Your Dream

Business Trends
Bargain Shoppers

Brad Petersen: Outdoor Enthusiast Responds to Call from Governor

Teresa Whitehead: Helping People Live the American Dream

By the Books
Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love, By David Sturt

Reader's Choice
Readers' Choice: Boothe Brothers Music


Around Utah
Salt Lake Area

Around Utah
Utah Valley

Around Utah
Northern Utah Area

Around Utah
Wasatch/Summit Area

Around Utah
Southern Utah

Industry Outlook


Best Companies to Work For

By Devin Felix, Rachel Madison, Heather Stewart

December 6, 2013

  • A full-time personal fitness trainer at the onsite gym
  • $150 of free USANA products each month
  • 24-hour nurse line available to employees for medical inquiries

Mountain America Credit Union

Mountain America Credit Union is a financial institution.

1,189 employees

An excellent health insurance plan—with 93 percent paid for by MACU—and a 5 percent employer match on 401(k) plans are two of employees’ favorite things about their company.

“I love the compensation plan,” one employee says. “It is easier to list the things we don't get compensated for rather than all the things we do get extra compensation for. The medical plan is excellent, with great coverage, and the premium for the low-deductible plan is less than my wife's premium for her high-deductible plan. The included life insurance is great, and the fact that I can get as much as I can for just a couple of dollars a month is great.”

Additionally, MACU provides a parental leave program that enables employees to use company-funded short-term disability to cover up to 30 days of their FMLA leave for the birth or adoption of a child and a workplace wellness program that includes yoga, seated massage and free annual health assessments. 

  • Annual bring your child to work day includes games, bounce houses and music
  • Company hiking club is open to employees, friends and families
  • Each year, employees choose two charities to fundraise for as a company

O.C. Tanner

O.C. Tanner develops employee recognition strategies and rewards programs for companies.

1,234 employees

A generous 401(k) matching plan is just one of the ways O.C. Tanner ensures its employees’ financial well-being.

“The company also offers additional financial education resources and in-house Financial Peace University training for employees and spouses,” says Mindi Cox, vice president of culture.

Employees have taken notice of this generosity. “It is good to be part of an organization that is trying to always build others,” says an employee. “I love that we have a generous match on retirement.”

The company also has an adoption program that reimburses 90 percent of adoption expenses, to a maximum benefit of $4,000 per adoption with no limit on the number of adoptions for which employees may be reimbursed, and a cafeteria headed up by an award-winning chef who serves more than 1,000 subsidized meals each day.

O.C. Tanner has a wellness program that sponsors onsite fitness classes, onsite massage services, and sessions with a professional life coach, running coach and nutrition experts.

  • Baby gifts, made in-house, sent to every employee who has a baby
  • Cash gifts provided on employees’ birthdays and select holidays
  • Dependent scholarships program for children of employees
Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
Best Companies to Work For 2015Utah Business Event
Dec 10, 2015
Utah Business magazine is thrilled to announce the 2015 Best Companies to Work for Event! This y...
Community Events View All
Empowering Self and Others: Become and Awakener
Dec 1, 2015
Uncover the secrets of empowerment. Whether you are a parent, a teacher or a Coach, you’ll find ...
Secrets to Financing your Business
Dec 1, 2015
Register:  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
* Event Description: