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KDM Engineering Named Among Chicago’s 2023 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®


CHICAGO – April 24, 2023 – KDM Engineering was recognized as one of Chicago’s 2023 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The minority, woman-owned electrical engineering firm, which specializes in the mid- to high-voltage power, natural gas, and telecommunications industries, has received the honor every year since 2016.

"For the eighth year in a row, KDM is honored to be named as one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. It highlights our commitment to building a unique engineering company and workplace culture that enables our team to grow, thrive, and achieve success," said Kimberly Moore, President and Founder of KDM Engineering.  

With over 25 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

KDM was assessed by an independent research firm, which reviewed several key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. The categories applicants were scored on include: Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Creative Wellness and Wellbeing Solutions, Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment and Selection; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Work-Life Blend; Community Initiatives and Corporate Responsibility; and Leadership, Strategy and Company Performance.

“Those companies that made the list of Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® as well as those companies that continue to make the list are truly remarkable. Given today’s need for talent, retention of talent, and the further issues related to the pandemic, these companies have proven they are superior to market conditions. They are elite thinkers, and this honor demonstrates their commitment to excellence,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of NABR and The Best and Brightest Program.  


About KDM Engineering
KDM Engineering is one of the largest minority- and woman-owned electrical engineering firms serving clients in the mid- to high-voltage power, natural gas, and telecommunications industries. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Chicago, KDM specializes in full-service engineering consulting and design, project management, utility coordination, drafting, and permitting throughout the U.S. Our diversity is what distinguishes us, and the unique perspectives of our talented team are helping solve today’s increasingly complex engineering problems. Join us in re-engineering the future, together. 

About the Best and Brightest Programs
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a powerful community of the Nation’s elite leaders who share ideas, practices and have proven they are employers of choice. This program identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. There are numerous regional programs throughout the United States, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami, New York, Charlotte, Denver, Nashville, Pacific Northwest and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit to nominate your organization.