Workiva Named One of the 100 Best Arizona Companies in 2017 by BestCompaniesAZ

March 1, 2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Workiva, (NYSE:WK) a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions for improving productivity, accountability and insight into business data, today announced that it has been named one of the “100 Best Arizona Companies” by BestCompaniesAZ, which produces this list every five years.

Workiva was named on the “Best of Cool” list, which BestCompaniesAZ defines as Arizona’s top organizations with unique corporate cultures that create exceptionally happy workplaces.

“BestCompaniesAZ has been at the forefront of recognizing sought-after employer brands and creating prestigious workplace awards programs in Arizona since 2002. As we celebrate 15 years, we are proud to recognize companies across our state who are making a positive difference in the lives of their employees and our communities,” said Denise Gredler, Founder and CEO of BestCompaniesAZ.

“Workiva is honored to be recognized as one of the 100 Best Arizona Companies,” said Matthew Rizai, Workiva Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Workiva comprises close-knit teams of people who truly care about each other and our customers.”

“Our culture fosters collaboration, free thinking and innovation,” explained Rizai. “We follow a Human Asset Management approach, which focuses first on improving our employees’ quality of life.”

Workiva offers employees flexible work hours, telecommuting and top-quality amenities throughout its offices, including fitness memberships and centers, gourmet food, game rooms and collaboration spaces.

BestCompaniesAZ’s 15th anniversary listing honors well-known employer brands. For the full list, visit

About Workiva

Workiva (NYSE:WK) created Wdesk, a collaborative work management platform for enterprises to collect, link, report and analyze business data with control and accountability. Thousands of organizations, including over 70 percent of the FORTUNE 500®, use Wdesk. The platform’s proprietary word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications are integrated and built upon a data management engine, offering synchronized data, controlled collaboration, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate risk, improves productivity and gives users confidence to make decisions with real-time data. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 16 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa. For more information, visit

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About BestCompaniesAZ

BestCompaniesAZ is a consulting firm dedicated to identifying, developing and promoting great workplaces. BestCompaniesAZ has been at the forefront of building sought-after employer brands and prestigious workplace awards programs since 2002, including the “2003 Best Companies to Work for in the Valley” program (published by the Phoenix Business Journal), Arizona Most Admired Companies (published by AZ Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ), and Top Companies to Work for in Arizona (published by azcentral and Republic Media). BestCompaniesAZ provides consulting services for organizations committed to workplace excellence, including employee surveys, best practices, national and local public relations, employer branding, culture development and promotional services. For more information, visit or phone 480-545-5151.

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