Riverland Named Best Places to Work for 2024

Release Date: April 26, 2024

Categories: Riverland News Media Release


Best Place to work 2024

Workforce Development, Inc. (WDI) recently announced the “Best Places to Work” in Southeast Minnesota for the year 2024, their 14th year bringing the survey to the area.

Riverland Community College was named a Best Places to Work 2024 in the Large Employer category for employers with 150 employees or more.

As the region’s leading advocate for workforce development and engagement, WDI takes pride in spotlighting organizations that prioritize employee satisfaction, well-being, and professional growth.

After a rigorous evaluation process, seventeen outstanding companies have emerged as the cream-of-the-crop, representing the counties of Winona, Freeborn, Mower, Rice, Steele, Goodhue, Olmsted, Houston, Dodge, Fillmore, and Wabasha. These companies have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to fostering positive work environments, nurturing talent, and driving innovation. The 2024 Best Places to Work Winners include:

Small Employer
(Under 50 Employees)
  • Southeast Service Cooperative
  • Peterson, Kolker, Haedt & Benda, Ltd.
  • IBI Data
  • Southern MN Municipal Power Agency
  • Arcadian Bank
Mid-Size Employer
(50-150 employees)
  • Albert Lea Seed House
  • People’s Energy Cooperative
  • Custom Alarm
  • K&G Manufacturing
  • Cooperative Response Center, Inc.
Large Employer
(Over 150 employees)
  • Gemini, Inc.
  • Knutson Construction
  • Olmsted County
  • Riverland Community College
  • Benike Construction