ISG Recognized as Hot Firm and Best Firms to Work For

Jul 11, 2016


July 12, 2016 (Mankato, Minnesota) - ISG was recently recognized by the Zweig Group, a privately-held firm and nation’s leader in enhancing business performance for architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting sectors, on the 2016 Hot Firm List and as one of 2016’s Best Firms to Work For.

The Zweig Group Hot Firm List recognizes the 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada. In an industry comprised of over 100,000 firms, the Hot Firm List highlights those that have outperformed the economy and competitors to be leaders in their fields. With the number of submissions growing each year, ISG earned the 58th spot on the 2016 list.



The Zweig Group Best Firms to Work For Award polls similar industry firms in the United States and Canada, recognizing and ranking firms based on workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and many other factors. ISG was ranked #22 in the Multi-Disciplinary category for the Best Places to Work For Award. With a minimum requirement that at least 40% of employees in a firm of ISG’s size must respond to the detailed survey to be eligible, ISG surpassed standards with over 60% of the firm’s 200+ staff responding.

“I completely buy into Mark’s belief that if you aren’t growing, you are dying, and we have continually pushed ourselves as a firm to not only offer an invigorating environment that fosters personal growth, but strategically builds relationships that provide innovative opportunities for both our clients and team of professionals,” shares Chad Surprenant, President and CEO. “I was honored to meet with Mark Zweig, Founder and CEO of the Zweig Group, this past May in their Fayetteville, Arkansas office, which makes the awards even more meaningful – exciting times are ahead of us.”

To view the complete Zweig Group Hot Firm List and Best Firms to Work For Award Rankings,please visit:

https://zweiggroup.com/awards/past-winners/

News

ISG Strategically Advances Environmental Service Expertise

July 23, 2020 (Bloomington, Minnesota) – ISG, a professional design and engineering firm made a strategic advancement to expand its services by welcoming Julie Blackburn as its new Environmental Practice Group Leader, out of the firm’s Bloomington office. Joining 300+ employee-owners including a team of in-house environmental scientists, Julie, the former Governor’s appointee to the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, brings over 25 years of passion for identifying environmental solutions and will guide the firm as it takes the next step in becoming an industry leader in environmental services.
Read More

ISG Named Business of the Year by Grow Cedar Valley

June 22, 2020 (Waterloo, Iowa) – Based on its growing presence in eastern Iowa and efforts to give back to the community, ISG has received the 2020 Business of the Year Award from Grow Cedar Valley, an organization devoted to the growth of businesses in the region. ISG’s Waterloo office was honored as one of two businesses of the year (1-50 full-time employees), marking the firm’s growing impact in the region since expanding its footprint to Waterloo in 2018.
Read More

ISG Bolsters Connectivity with Strategic Telecommunications Expertise Addition

May 29, 2020 (Green Bay, Wisconsin) – ISG, a professional design and engineering firm that serves both diverse markets and vast geographies, recently expounded upon its progressive strength and business unit diversification by welcoming long-time telecommunications leader Dan Nelson, PE. Based out of the Green Bay office, Dan and his team will continue to advance connectivity and further support clients on a national level.
Read More

ISG Adds Minneapolis Architecture Expertise

March 20, 2020 (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – In an effort to strengthen services for a wide range of partners in the Twin Cities and across the Midwest, ISG is joining forces with Architects Rego + Youngquist, LLC. (ARY) of St. Louis Park, Minnesota. As a premier provider of design services in the education, civic and cultural, and healthcare markets, ARY’s talented professionals will add a wider breadth of expertise as they are integrated into ISG’s multi-disciplinary team.
Read More

ISG Water Solutions Team Amplifies Resources, Adds Strategic Talent

January 28, 2020 (Storm Lake, Iowa) – ISG, a professional design and engineering firm that is 100% owned by employees, recently expanded its Water Solutions Group by welcoming long-time Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) leader Julie Sievers. Ready to embark on this new endeavor with ISG as Senior Water Specialist, Julie will complement a seasoned group of professionals, including internationally recognized Water Solutions Group Leader and Associate Principal, Uma Vempati, PE, PMP, ENV SP, Iowa project leader and Associate Principal, Tom Grafft, and many others within the firm of 315+ professionals.
Read More

Biggest Wetland Project in State Awaits First Spring Flush

January 17, 2020 – The largest wetland project undertaken by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship sits east of Storm Lake waiting for spring to come so it can perform its duty. It was built last summer not only to prevent flooding, but to remove nitrate from primarily tile-drained land in five Buena Vista County drainage districts.
Read More
Expertise

One firm, one team, multi-disciplinary solutions in architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning.

Contact Us

10 offices and 300+ professionals with clients nationwide, at your service.

News + Events

ISG ingenuity at work for clients, communities, and partners across the U.S.