SOURCE: Washington Technology Industry Association

Washington Technology Industry Association

June 18, 2010 11:49 ET

WTIA Named One of Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work for by Seattle Business Magazine

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2010) -  The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) (, one of the largest statewide associations of technology companies, IT departments and individual technology professionals in North America, today announced it was named one of Washington's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the latest issue of Seattle Business magazine. The WTIA was recognized for offering employees fun perks and benefits such as comp time, flexible scheduling and telecommuting.

The WTIA, which represents more than 1,000 technology companies and their more than 125,000 employees, was one of six finalists recognized by the magazine in the nonprofit organizations category. Companies chosen by Seattle Business represent the best of the best in working environments for employees by providing high leadership standards, strong benefits, excellent training programs and happy coworkers. Also, these awards recognize the companies that make an impact on Washington State through its employees.

"The WTIA work environment is intense and fun. We consciously work to create an environment that makes our people really enjoy coming to work every day," said Susan Sigl, CEO of the Washington Technology Industry Association. "Supporting a fast-paced and dynamic constituency like the technology industry is rewarding and demanding, so we strive to ensure that team members can maintain a good work/life balance. It's extremely gratifying to see those efforts recognized by Seattle Business."

"This is now my third year with the WTIA, and I have absolutely loved my time here," said Jessica Cookson, Director of Business Development at the WTIA. "Working in such a positive, collaborative environment opens many doors for me both professionally and personally. This is a great team and a terrific place to work."

Other companies named in the nonprofit organizations category included Pacific Medical Centers, Career Path Services, Valley Medical Center, Hopesparks and Evergreen Hospital Medical Center.

About the Washington Technology Industry Association
The Washington Technology Industry Association, founded in 1984, is one of the largest statewide associations of technology companies, IT departments and individual technology professionals in North America. With more than 1,000 members representing more than 125,000 employees in Washington State, the association is a catalyst for sharing expertise, fostering collaboration, delivering key business services and advancing the value and global impact of technology companies doing business in Washington. The association's global partners are Microsoft, Regence BlueShield, Vertafore and Wells Fargo Insurance Services. The association's funding partners are AH&T Insurance, F5 Networks, Moss Adams LLP and RealNetworks. For more information, go to  

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Jeanine Dellinger
    Sterling Communications for the WTIA
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