Starkey Named a Top Workplace in the United States

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (February 3, 2023) – Starkey has been named a 2023 Top Workplaces USA winner by the nation’s leading employer recognition program, Top Workplaces. Based entirely on employee feedback, Starkey has received a coveted gold badge across every category of the Top Workplaces Awards – including two cultural excellence awards for employee well-being and employee appreciation, as well as being named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.

“As the hearing industry has evolved, I have remained steadfast in the belief that people are the bottom line of business,” said Starkey President and CEO Brandon Sawalich. “Taking care of the Starkey team, who in turn takes the utmost care of our customers and their patients, has always been my number one priority. I would like to personally thank every team member for making Starkey a great place to work through your caring and dedication to giving the gift of better hearing.”

With no subjective elements to the process, Top Workplaces proves to be one of the most credible and authentic employer recognition programs. This year’s analysis included responses from more than 23 million surveys at over 70,000 organizations, measuring employee’s alignment on the company’s overall direction, values, and effectiveness. Other factors gauge the level of confidence in company leaders, dedication to employee development, as well as assessing employee benefits, pay, and overall work environment.

“At Starkey, we are committed to creating a workplace where employees feel valued, connected to the organization’s mission and purpose, and have opportunities to grow,” said Jessica Perez, Chief People Office and Executive Vice President of Culture at Starkey. “Because of each and every member of the Starkey Family, we have created a culture of caring, which allows employees to bring their whole selves to work and feel a sense of community.”

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About Starkey 

Starkey is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Owned by Bill Austin since 1967, Starkey is known for its innovative design, development and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Led today by President and CEO Brandon Sawalich, Starkey has more than 5,000 employees, operates 29 facilities and does business in more than 100 markets worldwide. Learn more at

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