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Packer Thomas Named One of the Best Employers in Ohio for the Third Year in a Row
March 1, 2010

Youngstown, Ohio – Packer Thomas was recently named one of the Best Employers in Ohio for the third year in a row. Best Employers in Ohio is a celebration of the state's elite employers, who have proven that they know what it takes to create an environment where people love to come to work. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the Best Employers in Ohio, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses

Identifying and recognizing these employers of choice is a joint effort of the Ohio Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) State Council and Best Companies Group.

Companies from across the state entered the two‐part survey process to determine the Best Employers in Ohio. Part one of the assessment (representing three‐quarters of each company's total score) consisted of a confidential employee survey used to evaluate the employees' workplace experience. Part two of the assessment (one‐quarter of each company's score) consisted of an employer survey that collected information about each company's benefits, policies, practices and other general data. The combined scores determined the top companies.

Celebrating over 87 years, Packer Thomas maintains two offices that are located in Youngstown, Ohio and New Castle, Pennsylvania. The firm provides business consulting services as well as accounting, auditing and tax services with industry concentrations for manufacturing companies, wholesale distribution, automotive dealerships, construction trades, and health care. Packer Thomas also performs internal auditing for hospitals, universities and clients in other industries, as well as SOX 404 consulting services for various publicly traded companies. Their information technology services consist of, but are not limited to, information technology security auditing and Sage Accpac and CRM systems implementation. Packer Thomas also provides tax compliance and consulting for high net worth individuals and assistance in the area of forensic accounting. The firm has over 50 employees of which 24 are certified public accountants.

For more information on the Best Employers in Ohio program, visit


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