AArete, a global management consulting firm, was named to Crain's Chicago Business 2017 list of "Best Places to Work." Crain's creates the list each year to highlight local Chicago companies that do the very best by their employees. Finalists were chosen after examining the companies' benefits and compensation packages, as well as staff reviews on everything from areas of training and development to company culture. This year's list was expanded to recognize more companies, as well as to single out the best workplaces for minorities.

About AArete

AArete is a global management consulting firm that specializes in data-driven operational performance improvement and non-labor strategic cost reduction. We work with our clients across all industries and business functions to optimize their profits in a compressed timeframe and without reducing people. AArete identifies and implements significant bottom line improvements through sourcing methodologies, Big Data analytics, proprietary revenue cycle optimization techniques, and the Knowledge Management Center™, an internal intellectual property repository with benchmarking data and industry focused studies. For more information, visit www.aarete.com.