MANKATO, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nationwide impact is being led by Midwest-based ESOP firm ISG, with the firm having earned a Top 10 spot on the coveted Zweig Group Top 100 Hot Firm List. The architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm with 300 professionals in offices across four states has earned a spot on the list for eight years in a row, breaking through the Top 10 in 2019 to surpass last year’s #14 Hot Firm ranking. ISG also earned, again, a Marketing Excellence Award and Best Firms to Work For designation in various categories, including multi-disciplinary.
With 12 focus industries/markets, many of which are working to support the ever-growing population, food supply, economic development, youth, trades, and overall commerce, the role in which ISG serves is well beyond growth figures on a list.
“At ISG, we are committed to a ‘Better Decisions Faster’ mantra. We recognize that the markets we serve need to make better decisions with respect to efficiency, performance, and sustainability in order to succeed in an ever-competitive world,” states Chad Surprenant, PE, ISG CEO. “ISG’s industries/market-structure approach is centered around learning, listening, and being a knowledgeable partner alongside our clients. Finding better decisions faster achieves the right solution in an expedited fashion, both of which are invaluable.”
Per Zweig Group Award recipient data, ISG is the only Midwest firm to make the Top 10 list in 2019. ISG is also only one of two firms within the Top 10 who made the list every year, over the past 5 years.
"The Hot Firm List is an important measure of business success, recognizing growth. Making it into the Top 10 this year puts ISG among an extraordinary pedigree of AEC firms, elevating the industry in everything they do," notes Chad Clinehens, Zweig Group CEO. "Today, more than ever, we need to celebrate success and get as much positive exposure for the industry as we can. Growing firms are better able to compete, for both clients and talent, proven by ISG as they climb the Hot Firm list."
ISG, a 100 percent ESOP firm, has a rich history, which extends over 46 years, of building trusting relationships with clients, stakeholders, and the community. As a full-service architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm with 300+ professionals in offices throughout Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota, ISG provides exceptional services, strategies, and guidance to a wide range of markets nationwide. ISG fosters strong collaboration between all firm disciplines providing clients a diverse knowledge base, high level of creativity, and broad perspective. In addition to Zweig Group recognition, ISG was recognized as a Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine, named to the coveted PSMJ Circle of Excellence and Inc. 5000 List, and earned spots on numerous Top Workplace lists. To learn more about ISG, visit ISGInc.com.
About Zweig Group Awards
The Zweig Group polls firms ranging from 14 employees to 15,000+ in states across the U.S., comparing each organization’s dollar and percentage revenue growth rate over a three-year period in addition to workplace culture and marketing strategies within each award category submitted. Talent-based surveys are conducted by a third-party organization, and Marketing Excellence Award entries are voted on by a panel, reviewing submissions from the industries finest.