Best Places to Work in Dubuque 2024


TH Media and the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce have come together to present the Best Places to Work in Dubuque! To ensure accurate, unbiased results, TH Media and the Chamber selected Workforce Research Group to be the workplace research partner for the program.

Workforce Research Group utilized both their Employer Survey and their Employee Feedback Survey to identify the winners. 20% of the workplace evaluation was based on what the employers do for their employees. The other 80% of the evaluation came from the employee feedback survey.


Workforce Research Group uses an 80-question survey to understand the employee experience in each organization fully. Employee engagement of what they refer to as “Core Employee Experience” was 96% for this group of winners. The national average is about 35%.

We are a team of elite, community-focused banking professionals united behind the shared purpose of advancement and delivering banking without compromise. Capra Bank provides the tools and resources to help businesses, individuals and our team members not just reach their goals but find their new peak of success.

Our model is built to create a truly differentiated banking experience focusing on industry-leading technology, top-tier talent and high-touch, personalized service. We give employees and clients every possible tool to gain an edge and unlock value. We offer a suite of products rivaling that of larger, national brands. Capra Bank pursues profitable growth with a long-term orientation. Acting like an owner is easier when you are one. We give employees and clients the opportunity to invest their own capital in a company and purpose they believe in, so they may better share in the upside of our collective efforts. We don’t accept the status quo and always strive to improve.
Over the past 44 years, Harris Golf Cars has grown from selling 100 golf cars per year to now managing the Yamaha territory across three states (Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin). The industry has grown from golf cars just being used at golf courses to now customer want them in RV parks and neighborhoods. This gives us a lot of growth opportunities in sales, leasing, parts, service and rental fleets.

Honkamp, P.C. is a Top 10 Midwest CPA and business advisory group (Accounting Today, 2024) that strives to help our clients be successful in an ever-changing world. Founded in 1947 and serving organizations in 48 states, Honkamp provides services to clients ranging from privately held organizations to individuals and nonprofits.

We specialize in industries that include construction and real estate, dental practices, home health care, restaurants, manufacturing and distribution. The firm is headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa, with additional locations in Cedar Falls, Davenport, Hiawatha and Waukee in Iowa; St. Louis, Missouri; and Madison, Platteville and Oshkosh in Wisconsin. Honkamp’s 300 employees add value for our clients by providing forward-thinking, effective and timely services and solutions. Our staff offers a high level of expertise across all aspects of accounting; auditing; tax; business transition and valuations; wealth management and planning; business advisory; and governance, risk and compliance. Our promise of first-class customer service and client loyalty is demonstrated through our renowned 11-point customer service program and the award-winning Honkamp Client Patronage Program.

Kunkel & Associates is a commercial insurance brokerage and consulting firm specializing in customized coverage of transportation, property and casualty fields as well as group employee benefits. We work with our clients to provide guidance, direction, and advice on the various specialized services we offer.
MedOne Pharmacy Benefit Solutions provides the pharmacy side of your health insurance. We work with self-funded employers to provide benefits to their employees in a way that is cost-effective for them while also meeting the needs of members and covering the most appropriate prescriptions. We own all our own capabilities, meaning that when you call about your prescription, you’re getting a MedOne employee on the phone, and we will work with you one-on-one to resolve any issues. We partner with insurance brokers and consultants to ensure we provide our services to an organization makes sense for both parties, ultimately wanting to unlock the pharmacy benefit marketplace for those looking to take control of their plan spend.
RIE applies environmentally friendly coatings to ensure protection and performance on a variety of materials including magnesium, magnets, steel, aluminum, copper, stainless steel, and composites. RIE is a proven leader in providing chemical and corrosion protection, abrasion resistance, heat dissipation and dry film lubrication for a variety of parts.
St. Mark Youth Enrichment is a nonprofit organization with a vision for all the children in our community to be surrounded by safety, love, and belonging and have the skills they need to be resilient adults and responsible citizens. St. Mark’s mission is to provide innovative programs and services that cultivate the educational and social-emotional growth of youth and families. We work toward this vision and put our mission into action by working with more than 400 elementary students annually in after-school and summer programs throughout Dubuque County. These programs fill a gap for working families and students struggling with reading,
Tri-Tech is a Dubuque-based software developer that has been developing software solutions for the Retail Industry since 1984. We are continually improving and updating our software solutions to provide our customers with the best products for managing and growing their business. By leveraging Tri-Tech’s suite of products, retailers across the United States and Canada are achieving enhanced predictability and profitability in their operations. We offer top-tier customer support and strive to stay on top of developments in both technology and the retail industry.
Transportation is a fast-paced and ever-changing industry. At Tucker, we embrace the changes and welcome innovation every day. We haul van, open deck and specialized freight and have ventured into sustainable assets. Our employees range from local to over-the-road drivers, maintenance, and office staff, which includes dispatching, customer service, accounting, recruiting, IT, sales, HR, safety and more.