CHICAGO — May 25, 2023— Nitel, a leading next-generation technology service provider, has been recognized by the National Association for Business Resource (NABR) as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

The 2023 recognition is the thirteenth consecutive year Nitel has been placed on the list. It comes after a year of significant developments including Nitel’s announced of the acquisition of Garland, TX-based Hypercore Networks, the hiring of several key executives to round out the management team and the launch of new customer support initiatives to enhance customer success, according to Nitel’s CEO Margi Shaw.

“We are honored to be named among Chicago’s Best and Brightest for the thirteenth year in a row. We have created a culture that rallies around the success of our customers, resulting in tremendous growth and an engaged workforce.” said Shaw.”

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.

“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.

The winning companies were 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.

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.