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Kalamazoo, MI – (Workforce Strategies, Inc.) has been selected by 269 MAGAZINE as one of Southwest Michigan’s Wonderful Workplaces. This award celebrates the outstanding efforts made by local businesses in the region to make their organizations great places to work. Winners are recognized in the Holiday 2019 issue of 269 MAGAZINE.

“The year 2019 was an amazing one for Southwest Michigan. The great companies located throughout our region have a lot to do with it being the place of choice to work and live. 269 MAGAZINE is pleased to celebrate the award-winning companies of our third annual Wonderful Workplaces program,” said Ron Kitchens, publisher of 269 MAGAZINE. “Please take some time to check out our winners who are creating innovative and collaborative cultures where talented employees are excelling and taking their company to new heights.”

WSI’s mission to “empower people to live their best lives” has guaranteed an optimal work-life balance for their team. “We know that WSI is just a part of our employees’ lives, but we don’t demand that it be the main focus,” says Corporate Culture Manager, Lauren Rogalski. “We believe that you should be able to have fun here while still being happy in your outside life.” 

The 2019 Wonderful Workplace Awards, powered by 269 MAGAZINE, honor the hard work local organizations have done to carefully construct their cultures to reflect core values, support thriving communities and allow employees to soar. Here are this year’s winners:

WSIKalamazoo, MIStaffing and Recruitment Firm
Greenleaf TrustKalamazoo, MIWealth Management Firm
Consumers Credit Union

 Kalamazoo, MI

Credit Union
BKCKalamazoo, MICertified Public Accountants
TowerPinksterKalamazoo, MIArchitecture, Engineering and Design Firm
GibsonKalamazoo, MIRisk Management Advisors and Consultants
AVBPortage, MIConstruction and Development Firm
CTS TelecomGalesburg, MITelecommunications Company
First National Bank of MichiganKalamazoo, MIBank
Landscape FormsKalamazoo, MIDesigner & Manufacturer of Custom Environments
Honor Credit UnionBerrien Springs, MICredit Union
TeknaKalamazoo, MIProduct Development Firm
Imperial BeverageKalamazoo, MIBeverage Distributor
The Kalamazoo PromiseKalamazoo, MICommunity Development
Nulty InsuranceKalamazoo, MIIndependent Insurance Agency


About WSI

You know how they say actions speak louder than words? WSI is an award-winning staffing and recruiting firm because we understand the power of a positive and fulfilling workplace. We live and breathe it every day, and love helping others experience it too. Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, WSI also has offices in Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, and Sturgis, Michigan, northern Indiana, and central Ohio. Learn more about us at


About 269 Magazine

269 MAGAZINE is a regional publication communicating the distinctive brand that is Southwest Michigan. It aims to inspire its readers to become active participants in the world around them and join its mission to make Southwest Michigan the place to enjoy as home, to work, and bring dreams to reality. Learn more at


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