A Sample of Great Companies To Work For

GableGotwals employees install chalkboards in the play area at CAP Tulsa. Photo courtesy GableGatwals.
GableGotwals employees install chalkboards in the play area at CAP Tulsa. Photo courtesy GableGatwals.
GableGotwals employees install chalkboards in the play area at CAP Tulsa. Photo courtesy GableGatwals.

American Fidelity Assurance Company

Oklahoma City Insurance
Employees (OK): 1,200 Hiring in 2016? Yes
American Fidelity Assurance is one of the largest private, family-owned life and health insurance companies in the nation. American Fidelity colleagues work together to support the community through several fundraising campaigns and through individual projects. Employees have ample opportunities to become involved and seek support for organizations they are personally involved with. American Fidelity also partners with organizations to support educational and wellness initiatives.

The Bama Companies

Tulsa Manufacturing
Employees (OK): 770 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Since the 1960s, Bama has been an innovator of wholesale bakery products that cater to the needs of the largest and most recognizable restaurant chains in the world. Today, the company supplies baked goods to the number one hamburger chain, pizza chain and fried chicken chain in the world. Bama serves custom-made, oven-ready products to customers in more than 20 countries.

Bank of Oklahoma

Tulsa Banking and Finance
Employees (OK): 2,830 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Bank of Oklahoma provides services like banking, loans and mortgages to customers throughout the state. More than a financial institution, BOK is committed to building communities and has built relationships with more than 800 nonprofit partners in the eight states the organization has presences in. The three goals of BOK are to take a leadership role in the community to help guide important local and regional causes; to financially support key civic activities that are critical to the viability of the community; and to encourage and support employee volunteerism.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Tulsa Insurance
Employees (OK): 1,021 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Throughout its 75-year history, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma has been committed to meeting the healthcare financing needs of Oklahomans. As the state’s oldest and largest private health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma provides healthcare benefit plans for hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is a division of Health Care Service Corporation, the country’s largest customer-owned health insurer and fourth-largest health insurer overall. Health Care Service Corporation is a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Tulsa Health Care
Employees (OK): 764 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Cancer Treatment Centers of America provides specialized treatments and support for those fighting cancer. The Mother Standard of Care is at the heart of how CTCA treats patients, caregivers and each other. This provides a unique foundation and value set for those who work at Southwestern Regional Medical Center. Stakeholders typically express high favorability toward overtime pay and benefits programs and highly value the specific roles and sense of accomplishment they receive from delivering care to patients.

Cardinal Engineering

Oklahoma City Engineering Services
Employees (OK): 25
Cardinal Engineering provides civil engineering, construction management and surveying services. Cardinal distinguishes itself by leveraging cutting-edge technology to deliver high-quality, detailed design, project management services and environmental compliance solutions to its clients.

Cherokee Nation Businesses

Tahlequah Tribal Enterprise
Employees (OK): 9,000+ Hiring in 2016? Yes
Cherokee Nation Businesses strives to grow and strengthen the economy of the Cherokee Nation through job creation in sectors like manufacturing, health care and telecommunications. Along with competitive wages and benefits, employees are passionate about providing excellent customer service and quality products that result in funding to the tribe. Employees enjoy representing a company that prides itself on giving back to the community through teams that volunteer on special projects,  partnerships with national nonprofits and helping area schools with needed supplies.

OU Physicians employees volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
OU Physicians employees volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.

Chickasaw Nation

Ada Tribal Enterprise
Employees (OK): 11,000+ Hiring in 2016? Yes
Led by Gov. Bill Anoatubby, the Chickasaw Nation has built an economically diverse base to produce funds that support tribal programs and its citizens. Monies generated in business are divided between investments for diversification of enterprise and support of government operations, programs and services for the Chickasaw citizens. The unique system keeps the Chickasaw Nation self-sufficient, and determination helps ensure the Chickasaw Nation and its people thrive.

Choctaw Nation

Durant Tribal Enterprise
Employees (OK): 6,500 Hiring in 2016? Yes
The Choctaw Nation generates hundreds of millions of dollars annually through gaming, hospitality and other services. The funds support programs for the tribe’s citizens, community and charities. Choctaw Nation-owned companies in Oklahoma include Choctaw Global Staffing, Choctaw Defense, Choctaw Defense Services, Texoma Print Services, Choctaw Archiving, Choctaw Bookstore and Choctaw Casinos.


Tulsa Consumer Service
Employees (OK): 138 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Consumer Affairs provides news and recommendations to consumers and customers through compilations of reviews and information. Company employees enjoy health care for family and domestic partners, free parking in downtown Tulsa, digital devices that can aid employees in communication both in and out of the office, paid maternity and paternity leave, a bonus for current employees who refer a successful hire and unlimited paid time off.

Ditch Witch employees take part in a seminar.
Ditch Witch employees take part in a seminar.

Ditch Witch

Perry Manufacturing
Employees (OK): 1,400 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Ditch Witch manufactures equipment utilized by the underground construction industry. Ditch Witch is a one-stop source for trenchers, vibratory plows, electronic guidance and utility locating tools, horizontal directional drilling systems, drill pipe, downhole tools, chain, teeth and sprockets, vacuum excavation systems and mini skid steers.

Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson

Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Norman Law Practice
Employees (OK): 89 attorneys and staff, 23 partners Hiring in 2016? Yes
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson provides business and litigation services through firms throughout the state. Employees enjoy benefits, involvement in and service to the community, quality work assignments, advanced technology and a solid infrastructure.

Echols & Associates

Oklahoma City Family Law
Employees (OK): 11 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Echols & Associates offers legal services and advice in family law cases. In the firm’s environment, attorneys, paralegals and support staff function as a team and not in competition with one another. All attorneys and staff are viewed and treated as partners in the firm’s efforts to provide for all clients.

Members of INTEGRIS Health’s ICREW work with Rebuilding Together of Oklahoma City to make improvements to the home of a disabled woman.
Members of INTEGRIS Health’s ICREW work with Rebuilding Together of Oklahoma City to make improvements to the home of a disabled woman.


Tulsa Construction
Employees (OK): 288 Hiring in 2016? Yes
With corporate headquarters in Tulsa, Flintco offers commercial construction services throughout the country. Flintco’s divisions provide preconstruction, construction management, design and build services, project and program management and general contracting in offices located throughout the country.


Oklahoma City and Tulsa Law Firm
Employees (OK): 147 Hiring in 2016? Yes
GableGotwals is a full-service firm that represents a wide variety of clients in litigation matters, regulatory and licensing issues and transactional matters. With a low turnover rate, many employees celebrate milestone anniversaries at the firm. The culture is one of great professionalism and courtesy with the knowledge that the firm is here to help clients solve problems and manage new opportunities.

Hall Estill

Statewide Law Firm
Employees (OK): 215 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Hall Estill represents clients in state and federal courts in litigation and transactions. While Hall Estill employees could cite wonderful benefits packages and vacation policies as a reason for the firm’s success, the people are what make the firm a great company. Staff activities include a campaign to raise funds for local United Way chapters, parties for staff, children and grandchildren, annual picnics and more.


Oklahoma City Health Care
Employees (OK): 9,424 Hiring in 2016? Yes
INTEGRIS is Oklahoma’s largest health system and offers a variety of services through facilities across the state. INTEGRIS employees take pride in INTEGRIS’ unwavering commitment to high quality standards and a personal ownership in the mission to improve the health of the people and communities INTEGRIS serves. Long recognized as Oklahoma’s pioneering, innovative healthcare provider, INTEGRIS employees embody the system’s guiding values of love, learn and lead.

Latham, Steele, Wagner & Lehman

Tulsa Law Firm
Employees (OK): 49 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Latham, Steele, Wagner & Lehman is a full-service law firm that provides the best possible service and commitment to developing strong client relationships. While serving clients’ needs is the most important job of an attorney, LWSL instills that this can be done while maintaining a healthy work/life balance with emphasis on family. LWSL strives to accommodate the pressures of being a parent by finding practical and flexible solutions to these challenging issues.

Cherokee Nation Businesses employees work with local schools as part of outreach.
Cherokee Nation Businesses employees work with local schools as part of outreach.

Manhattan Construction

Statewide Construction
Employees (OK): 927 Hiring in 2016? Yes
For more than 100 years, Manhattan Construction has managed large commercial construction projects across the nation. Manhattan has been recognized by Engineering News-Record as a top general builder and has received numerous industry honors for quality and safety. Manhattan fosters a culture of bettering self and community. It offers above-average benefit packages for employees and families and strongly encourages employees to become involved in community activities. Manhattan team members’ involvement helps in the collective goal to make a positive and lasting impact in the communities in which employees work and live.

Melton Truck Lines

Tulsa Transportation
Employees (OK):1,200+ Hiring in 2016? Yes
Melton is an industry leader, employing more than 1,200 professional drivers available. The company continues to convey an attitude and feeling of family. Melton recently opened a new headquarters in Tulsa that features an open layout, a health-focused cafeteria, on-site health clinic and fitness equipment for employees.

Mid-America Christian University

Oklahoma City Higher Education
Employees (OK): 300+ Hiring in 2016? Yes

MACU embraces its tradition of scholarship and service and welcomes all faiths in a culturally rich community that is dedicated to student welfare and success. Men and women pursue academic excellence through a rigorous curriculum that focuses on students’ intellectual, moral and spiritual development to prepare them to become effective leaders in service to their communities. The successful business operations and reputation of MACU is building upon the principles of fair dealing and ethical conduct of employees.

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Okmulgee Tribal Enterprise
Employees (OK): 1,180 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Muscogee (Creek) Nation is a federally recognized tribe that provides support to its citizens, who are located across the United States. Industries that support the Nation include gaming, oil and gas and health care.

ONEOK employees take part in Tulsa Area United Way’s Day of Caring.
ONEOK employees take part in Tulsa Area United Way’s Day of Caring.


Tulsa Aerospace
Employees (OK): 1,800 Hiring in 2016? Yes
NORDAM specializes in the manufacturing, repair and overhaul of components of aerospace products. NORDAM has a family-focused, servant leadership culture based on an open-door policy, mutual respect, team work and fun. Stakeholders participate in community events and volunteer opportunities, including the Tulsa Area United Way Day of Caring, STEM education mentorship, Junior Achievement, Heart Walk and more.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Professional Sports Team
Employees (OK): 506 Hiring in 2016? Yes
The Oklahoma City Thunder is the state’s premier professional sports team and consistently sells out home games at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Thunder promotes a corporate culture that is driven by a philosophy of teamwork and humility. The organization recognizes that each person employed plays an integral role in contributing to their corporate success. One of the pillars of the organization is providing an outstanding fan experience.

A Reasor’s employee readies items in the bakery.
A Reasor’s employee readies items in the bakery.


Tulsa Energy
Employees (OK): 1,404 Hiring in 2016? Yes
ONEOK is a rocessing, gathering and storage transmission company for natural gas. Employees enjoy career enhancement through personal and professional development opportunities, as well as an education assistance program, which helps cover the expense of furthering education in job-related fields, including the cost of tuition and books. ONEOK is committed to promoting diversity and opportunity for all employees on the basis of individual qualifications and job-related competencies.

Osage Nation

Pawhuska Tribal Enterprise
Employees (OK): 565 Hiring in 2016? Yes
The Osage Nation is the governmental body of the Osage tribe and provides support, employment opportunities and other services to its citizens. Seven Osage Casinos recently underwent renovation, and are enjoying expanded gaming and hotel options. Privately-owned tobacco shops are also a significant source of tax revenue for the Osage Nation through its tax commission.

OU Physicians

Oklahoma City Health Care
Employees (OK): 893 Hiring in 2016? Yes
OU Physicians employs more than 600 doctors who provide care in nearly all adult and pediatric specialties. They support Oklahoma with quality patient care, medical education and research. They see a full range of patients, from premature babies to critically ill seniors. The physicians work alongside skilled teams of members of various backgrounds from across the world, and the team has earned an international reputation for excellence, innovation and positive outcomes.

SemGroup employees take part in Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day.
SemGroup employees take part in Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day.

Reasor’s Foods

Tahlequah Grocery Store
Employees (OK): 3,000 Hiring in 2016? Yes
As Oklahoma’s premier food retailer, Reasor’s serves the greater Tulsa market and surrounding communities with full-service stores that feature expanded nutritional, gluten free, private label and gourmet products and services. With an eye to wellness and healthy lifestyles, Reasor’s fresh departments are second to none within the state and feature the highest quality cakes and desserts. Supporting these offerings are dedicated employees whose goal is to deliver an exceptional customer experience one customer at a time, while striving to achieve Reasor’s mission of, “Depend on us to be the best place to work and shop.”

Saint Francis Health System

Tulsa Health Care
Employees (OK): 8,200 Hiring in 2016? Yes
Saint Francis Health System is a not-for-profit, Catholic organization that consistently provides excellence in health care delivered by highly skilled medical professionals. Saint Francis Health System has a comprehensive benefits package that is competitive in the marketplace. Parents with young children utilize the onsite childcare services and appreciate its close proximity to the hospital. Talented, caring employees join Saint Francis Health System because it provides a high level of medical services for adult and pediatric patients.

St. John Health System

Tulsa Health Care
Employees (OK): 8,000+ Hiring in 2016? Yes
St. John’s mission is to be our patients’ partner through every stage of life through its healthcare system’s eight hospitals in northeast Oklahoma and southern Kansas. St. John offers a work environment where employees feel welcome, respected and have a sense of belonging to the St. John family, and it is simultaneously professionally and spiritually fulfilling. St. John associates share in the mission of quality health care and compassion for those in need in the community. The core values of service, presence, human dignity and wisdom are visible every day in the actions of healthcare professionals and support staff.


Tulsa Energy
Employees (OK): 297 Hiring in 2016? Yes
SemGroup is a midstream company specializing in moving energy. Assets are located in growing oil and gas producing areas and connected with key markets and logistics centers. Employees work hard, are innovative and care about one another. SemGroup represents a booming sector of Oklahoma’s economy.

SMG Tulsa

Tulsa Venue Management
www.bokcenter.com, www.coxcentertulsa.com
Employees (OK): 587 Hiring in 2016? Yes
The BOK Center and Cox Business Center are owned by the City of Tulsa. SMG, a world leader in venue management, marketing and development, manages these facilities. SMG Tulsa provides quality entertainment, superior guest service and creates positive, memorable experiences to all guests who visit the facilities.

University of Oklahoma

Norman Higher Education
Employees: 12,200 (2014 information)
OU is a public research university founded in 1890. The university attracts outstanding faculty from throughout the world, as well as dedicated staff to provide the best possible educational experience for its students through excellence in teaching, research and creative activity and service to the state and society.

Bank of Oklahoma employees volunteer to collect school uniform donations.
Bank of Oklahoma employees volunteer to collect school uniform donations.

The University of Tulsa

Tulsa Higher Education
Employees (OK): 1,283 full-time employees
TU is a forward-thinking, private university where dedication, excellence, commitment and integrity are central to its mission. With dozens of areas of expertise represented among four colleges across its campus, there are many opportunities for employees to find their niche. TU also stresses the importance of community service and allows all faculty and staff paid time off each month to volunteer with charitable organizations through the True Blue Neighbors program. Employees also may receive a generous tuition assistance benefit and are eligible for several wellness initiatives aimed at keeping them as healthy and productive as possible.