Phoenix Business Journal Ranks MRA Associates Second for 2018 Best Places to Work in the Small Business Category
Leading Independent Investment Adviser Ranked Second for Local Companies with 50-99 Employees
January 4, 2019
MRA Associates, a Phoenix-based leading independent investment and wealth management firm, was recently recognized as one of the best places to work in Phoenix by the Phoenix Business Journal. MRA Associates ranked second out of local companies with 50-99 employees. This is the firm’s second time on the list, and its first time ranking in the top three.
The 2018 list included more than 120 winners from businesses ranging in size from 10 employees to 2,000 employees. The annual event was held this year on December 13, 2018, at the JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, and honored businesses that provide the best mix of culture and incentives across five categories: extra-large (1,000-plus employees), large (250-999 employees), midsize (100-249 employees), small (50-99 employees), and micro (10-49 employees).
Some perks that contributed to employees’ high rankings of employment at MRA Associates: a flexible work schedule including half day Fridays, the MRA Associates’ Community Gallery featuring rotating art created by local artists, and an open office environment with standing desks, a fully stocked breakroom, multiple TV screens throughout the office, and more. The firm also recently implemented a Future Leader’s Program to tutor future leaders and partners on how to be great leaders, as well as the rights, and responsibilities of ownership.
MRA Associates is a registered investment adviser providing a full range of investment, wealth management, and tax compliance and consulting services. The firm works in service of individuals and families, corporate retirement plans, endowments and foundations, and sovereign nations throughout the United States. MRA Associates offers the collective expertise of its team, as well as 27 years of experience achieving the objectives of its clients. As a firm, MRA Associates is driven by an understanding that delivering value requires a broad range of talent and capabilities across strategy, operations, and technology.
Companies nominate themselves for the Best Places to Work program each year during the spring and early summer months through the Phoenix Business Journal’s website. Research/consulting firm Quantum Workplace arranged for the employees of participating companies to take an online survey regarding their employer, and then compiled and ranked the results.
About MRA Associates
MRA Associates, formerly known as Miller Russell Associates, is one of the Southwest’s largest wealth management and registered investment advisory firms, headquartered in Phoenix. Independent and partner-owned, MRA Associates provides investment, wealth management, tax compliance and consulting services to individuals and families, corporate retirement plans, endowments and foundations, and sovereign nations throughout the Western United States. MRA Associates manages and consults on more than $3.4 billion of assets and employs more than 50 professional and support staff. The firm has earned the prestigious CEFEX certification, an independent assessment that recognizes that the firm adheres to the industry’s best fiduciary practices.
The Phoenix Business Journal Best Places to Work ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience because the ranking reflects a quantitative and/or qualitative analysis of factors that may or may not include a sample of the experience of MRA’s clients. The rating is not indicative of future performance. MRA did not pay a fee to participate.
According to the Phoenix Business Journal: Companies nominate themselves for the Best Places to Work program each year during the spring and early summer months through the Phoenix Business Journal’s website. Research/consulting firm Quantum Workplace arranged for the employees of participating companies to take an online survey regarding their employer, and then compiled and ranked the results.
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