Top Company 2011 winner: JGMS
JG Management Systems Inc. (watch the video)
Years in business: 10
Location: Grand Junction
CEO: Jerome Gonzales
Company snapshot: JG Management Systems is a professional-services firm offering program and project management, facility assessments and operations support, engineering design and analysis, environmental management and support, and technical services to government and private-sector clients nationwide.
Notable practices: Operational efficiency has allowed the company to achieve triple-digit growth, maximize profits, build the company benefits infrastructure and provide community service. Exceeding the EEO quota for minority and female employment, JGMS boasts 24 percent minority employees and 39 percent female. JGMS is an active member of Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an affiliate organization of the Department of Defense that helps civilian companies protect the rights of the employee should they be called into service to defend the country. ESGR has recognized JGMS twice by presenting JGMS with the Above and Beyond award in 2010 and the Patriotic Employer award in 2011.
Community involvement: The corporate goal of JGMS is to provide 4 percent of net income to charitable organizations; Last year's contributions equated to 12.2 percent of net income. Additional contributions are made by providing resources, or in-kind services. In addition, all JGMS employees are provided 40 hours of company paid time off each year to support the charitable organization of their choice, whether in their local communities or across the world.