|[February 28, 2014]
Consumer Cellular Named One of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
Consumer Cellular (www.consumercellular.com),
the number-one rated cellphone service and exclusive wireless provider
for AARP members, has been selected as one of the 100 Best Companies to
Work For in Oregon by Oregon Business Magazine. This is the fourth
consecutive year Consumer Cellular has received the honor.
Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list recognizes large, medium
and small companies for excellence in best practices toward creating
great places to work. After compiling the results, Oregon Business ranked
Consumer Cellular as No. 16 in the large company category, which
recognizes businesses with more than 100 employees in Oregon.
"We are thrilled to be named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in
Oregon once again," said John Marick, Consumer Cellular CEO. "Our
ever-expanding team is constantly working to ensure we keep the same
values we had as a two-employee company in 1995. With Consumer Cellular
now approaching 1,000 full-time employees, we're pleased to foster a
culture that attracts great people and is recognized by awards like this
In addition to this award, Consumer Cellular has been selected by The
Oregonian as a Top
Workplace in Oregon and SW Washington for the second consecutive
year, and was named to Inc. Magazine's 5,000
Fastest Growing Private Companies list for the fifth year in a row.
The company's success has led to significant milestones, including its
recent fifth anniversary of partnership with AARP as the exclusive
wireless provider for the organization's members.
Complete results of this year's 100 Best survey, including company
profiles, can be found here: http://oregon100best.com/.
Oregon Business has conducted the annual study of best practices for the
past 21 years. The survey has two parts: a satisfaction survey completed
by employees and a benefits survey completed by management. Rankings are
derived from scores of both parts of the survey. The winners were
revealed at the 100 Best awards dinner on Feb. 27 and published in the
March 2014 issue of Oregon Business.
About Oregon Business
Oregon Business is the only magazine covering statewide business issues
in Oregon. Founded in 1981, Oregon Business is a nationally
award-winning publication that focuses on the key issues facing
companies of all sizes and sectors throughout the state.
About Consumer Cellular
Consumer Cellular is the exclusive wireless provider for AARP
members and a top-rated carrier that provides no-contract cellphones and
service plans to those 50+. Founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone
should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular
service, Consumer Cellular is privately held with nearly 1,000
employees. The Portland, Ore.-based company utilizes the nation's
largest voice and data network, covering more than 300 million people -
or 97 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular's wireless
phones and plans are sold nationwide at leading retailers such as Sears
and RadioShack dealer franchise locations, as well as direct to
consumers at www.consumercellular.com
or (888) 345-5509. The company has been ranked on the Inc.
5000 list for five years in a row. For cellphone tutorials,
features, applications and company news, connect with Consumer Cellular
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