If you're looking for a good place to work, OSF HealthCare ranks the highest among the employers based in the Land of Lincoln.
The Peoria-based healthcare provider is ranked 46th out of 500 companies with over 5,000 employees overall, and the top company based in Illinois. OSF operates 13 hospitals in Illinois and Michigan.
“Being recognized as number one in a state as large as Illinois with as many fine organizations is really quite rewarding,” said Bob Sehring, CEO, OSF HealthCare. “Being recognized by a national magazine such as Forbes really is confirmation of all of the hard work of our supervisors, managers, directors, VPs and above who really work every day in connecting with our Mission Partners to ensure that they are well connected to the Mission, to the work that’s at hand, that we communicate with them about strategy. So really it is a wonderful confirmation of all of the impact that that hard work as had.”
Other downstate employers on the list include Bloomington-based State Farm at 344 and Moline-based Deere & Co. at 407. The best place to work in America as ranked by Forbes was Greenville, S.C.-based Michelin Group, an automotive supplier.