Spartan Stores is Honored

For the Second Consecutive Year Spartan Stores has been named one of West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association


Spartan Stores has been recognized as one of “West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the Michigan Business & Professional Association (MMPS). Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. This award represents companies who practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in human resources in industries as diverse as the automotive, insurance, hospitality, communications and nonprofit.


An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business.

“Spartan Stores is honored to receive this distinguished award for the second consecutive year,” said Dennis Eidson, President and CEO of Spartan Stores. “We value the input of our associates and are very proud that they have confirmed they are working for a Best and Brightest company. Providing overall satisfaction and a rich, rewarding work experience for our associates is very important to us. This award validates our commitment to providing a positive work environment and team oriented culture as well as our strategic dashboard initiative to improve associate satisfaction.”
“We are honored to recognize the efforts of this year’s 101 Best and Brightest companies. These companies have created impressive organizational value and business results through their policies and best practices in human resource management. This award has become a designation sought after by hundreds of West Michigan area companies and is a powerful recruitment tool in the drive to attract and retain exceptional employees,” said Jennifer Kluge, MBPA president.
The “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” a program of the Michigan Business and Professional Association is presented annually in several markets: Metro Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston and West Michigan