Apr 22 2015
Anthony Loredo

Centro Named One of the Best Places to Work, According to Crain’s Chicago Business


401k-Match, Profit-Sharing and Career Development Help Centro Secures No. 2 Spot on Crain’s;

Advertising Age, Fortune, and Crain’s New York Have Also Declared Centro as A Top Workplace


CHICAGO, IL – April 22, 2015 – Centro (centro.net), a provider of enterprise-class software for digital advertising, today announced it has been rated as the No. 2 Best Place to Work, according to Crain’s Chicago Business (www.chicagobusiness.com/section/best-places-to-work-2015). Previously, Centro had been named No. 1 for an unprecedented four consecutive years. It secured its placement based on employee feedback, which cites benefits, profit-sharing and career development as factors that illustrate how Centro delivers happiness in the workplace amid fast growth.


In addition to Crain’s Chicago, Centro received accolades for company culture from national and regional organizations the past twelve months. This includes No. 1 on Advertising Age Best Places to Work; No. 8 on Fortune Best Medium-Sized Workplaces; No. 6 in Crain’s New York Best Places to Work; and a 4.6 rating (out of 5) on Glassdoor.com – one of the highest rated in media and tech. It has achieved this while maintaining an aggressive business pace. To keep up with demand for its technology that automates digital advertising, Centro is adding 100 team members this year in software engineering, design, sales and more (http://www2.centro.net/careers).


“It’s a remarkable achievement to receive praise for our work culture while growing constantly. It’s indicative of the focus we have on the well-being of employees,” said Shawn Riegsecker, CEO of Centro. “Centro has made workplace culture a competitive advantage because attracting talent and cultivating strong teams is the key to building a long-lasting successful business in technology and media.”


Crain’s Chicago Business’ yearly survey is conducted by Buck Consultants, a human resources consulting firm, to determine the Best Places to Work. It examined 188 companies on career development, benefits, hiring practices, relationships with management and co-workers, and other workplace factors.


Centro was established in 2001 with the guiding principle that the company’s success would be achieved by focusing on the growth, well-being and happiness of employees first and foremost. Centro’s top-notch benefits include great healthcare (Centro-funded health savings accounts, free yearly wellness screening, fitness stipends, etc.), professional coaching, free fruit, charitable donation matching, volunteer opportunities (https://youtu.be/aN5bBM12PRc) and more.


About Centro

Centro (centro.net) is creating a platform to make digital advertising easier. Its enterprise-class software centralizes, organizes and automates all digital media campaigns across all channels, accessing both guaranteed and biddable inventory, to achieve any objective. Our holistic approach gives marketers a single system of record to fulfill their research, planning, buying, optimization, reporting and reconciliation needs. Since 2001, Centro has successfully planned and executed more than 190,000 national and local campaigns across all digital display platforms and ad format types. Headquartered in Chicago with 35 offices in North America, Centro has received numerous accolades for its commitment to employees and workplace culture.


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Anthony Loredo




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