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Campbell & Company Ranks in the Top 30 Best Places to Work in Chicago

Chicago, IL – September 13, 2023 – Campbell & Company, an employee-owned national consulting firm with expertise in helping nonprofit organizations create greater impact through fundraising, communications, strategic information services, and executive search, today announces it has been named a 2023 Best Place to Work in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, this is the first time Campbell & Company has been named to this prestigious list, coming in 28th out of 100 businesses recognized in the small business category.

“To be recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business 2023 Best Places to Work is an incredible testament to the success of our firm and our culture,” states Campbell & Company Co-President Julia McGuire. “Our employee-owners create a workplace driven by our values of integrity, candor, rigor, partnership, creativity, and inclusion, and I am grateful to them for making Campbell & Company a best place to work.”

The Crain’s Chicago Best Places to Work program, presented annually by Best Companies Group, is designed to celebrate organizations in the Chicago area that excel in creating an exceptional workplace environment, valuing their employees, and promoting innovation and growth within the company. Each year, Best Companies Group uses an employer questionnaire to survey thousands of employees across Chicagoland in core focus areas including Leadership and Planning, Workplace Culture and Communications, Overall Engagement, and Benefits.

“I am thrilled that our team’s commitment to fostering an inclusive and empowering workplace has earned us this prestigious award. This recognition reflects our collective dedication to creating an environment where everyone can thrive, and it inspires us to continue our journey of growth and empowerment,” states Melody Todd, Campbell & Company’s Director, People and Culture.

Fostering a culture that places a high value on innovative thinking and a comprehensive philosophy of equity and inclusion are central to Campbell & Company’s work. Our dedication to these pillars is more than rhetoric; it is ingrained in our daily practices and decisions, ensuring that our firm not only stays at the forefront of innovation but also champions a workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered to innovate for the good of our clients and the good of the nonprofit sector.

Earlier this year, Campbell & Company was recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in 2022 by Seattle Business Magazine, and one of the Top 10 Executive Search Firms for Women of Color by Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy (WOC)®. These recognitions come at an exciting time for Campbell & Company as it continues to offer a comprehensive suite of consulting services shaping fundraising and executive search as practice areas and philanthropy as a force for positive change, while solidifying its position as a thought leader in the nonprofit sector.

Campbell & Company would like to extend its gratitude to its employee-owners, whose dedication and passion have made this achievement possible. We look forward to building on this success and maintaining our commitment to providing an exceptional workplace experience for everyone. Fundraising and Executive Search professionals interested in joining the Campbell & Company team, can visit for current job opportunities.

Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine published a complete list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For on September 13, 2023. Visit Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine for more information.


About Campbell & Company

Campbell & Company is a national nonprofit consulting firm that helps organizations create greater impact through fundraising, executive search, communications, and strategic information services. Since 1976, Campbell & Company has helped over 2,500 clients grow their fundraising results through an integrated approach. In addition, our award-winning executive search team brings a record of success in placing exceptional leaders across the nonprofit sector. Underlying all our work is a culture driven by belonging, collaboration, curiosity, rigor, and our dedication to collaborating with nonprofits invested in inclusive philanthropy to change lives and move the nonprofit sector toward greater justice. To learn more, connect with us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook, and Instagram 


About Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine

Crain’s Chicago Business is the top source of news, analysis, and information on business in metropolitan Chicago for decision-makers in the private and public sectors. Crain’s publishes a weekly business magazine, providing deeper analysis, commentary, special reports, and features. Crain’s also produces databases, live events, and sponsored content, all with the aim of deepening readers’ understanding of local business. Crain’s Chicago Business is the leading source of information on Chicago’s economy, the companies, industries, and institutions that operate here, and the entrepreneurs and innovators who drive the city’s growth.

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