Starkey Named a Top Workplace in the United States

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (March 26, 2024) – Starkey has been named a 2024 Top Workplaces USA winner by the nation’s leading employer recognition program, Top Workplaces. Based entirely on employee feedback, this is the second consecutive year Starkey has received this impressive distinction. Over the past year, Starkey has also won the coveted gold badge across every category of the Top Workplaces Cultural Excellence Awards and was named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.

“People are the bottom line of any 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 our number one priority. I would like to personally thank every team member for making Starkey a great place to work through your care 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 measured employees’ alignment on the company’s overall direction, values, and effectiveness. Other factors gauge the level of confidence in company leaders, dedication to employee development, and 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. Founded by Bill Austin in 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 is the only American-owned provider of hearing technologies. The company 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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