Westwood announced today its ranking on Zweig Group’s 2016 Hot Firm list and Best Firms to Work For.

At #9 on the Hot Firm list for the second year in a row, Westwood demonstrated its continued high growth-rate through 2015 and the previous four years. In 2014, Westwood ranked #6. The firm also elevated its position from #32 in 2015 to #24 this year as one of the Best Firms to Work For.

Westwood’s CEO and President, Paul Greenhagen, PS, says “The awards acknowledge that we are accomplishing what we set out to do. We are working hard at creating a workplace environment that attracts top talent to our team; one where our people can thrive and be at their best for our clients. With better people, we can deliver better results. Westwood is honored to receive these awards.”

Greenhagen is slated to speak on a mergers and acquisitions panel at the 2016 Hot Firms Conference in September at The Arizona Biltmore.

Zweig Group’s Hot Firm List recognizes the top 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms in the U.S. and Canada. These companies have outperformed the economy and their competitors to become leaders in the AEC industry. Zweig’s Best Firms to Work For list acknowledges top workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and much more.