Randle Communications Earns Prestigious National Recognition from Inc. Magazine as Best Workplace in 2019

We are so honored to be named to Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2019. A record-setting 2,000 companies applied for the award this year, which was whittled down to a list of 346 recipients. We are the only Sacramento-based company to ever make the list.

The distinguished award reflects Randle’s focus on building a great workplace culture, team recruitment and engagement and providing quality financial and other employee benefits.

Hear from our team about what makes Randle a great workplace:


One of our newest team members, Joe Schutz, noticed the Randle camaraderie and powerful culture as soon as he joined the firm.

“Randle Communications has a culture of human kindness and productivity. In just under a week, I can tell that I’m not the only one who is passionate about my job and the work we do.”

Account Executive Rachael Serrao agrees.

“Everyone at Randle Communications shares a passion – a passion for our industry, a passion for our clients, a passion for the firm and a passion for seeing each other succeed and grow. This energy fosters an unparalleled culture that truly makes Randle the best place to work. This award means so much to me because it’s a recognition that the efforts we take to build a positive, team-centric atmosphere is truly something special.”

“Randle Communications is a very special place, and sometimes it’s hard to put into words just how different our team approach is. I think Randle being named a Best Workplaces for 2019 by a national, prestigious publication can help to illustrate that our culture is unique and our team is different. I hope it gives our clients another reason to be proud to work with us and prospective clients another reason to reach out.” – Director Erin Dunlay

“Randle Communications’ selection as one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces Award is exciting and humbling. Inc. was a resource for us when we started the firm in 2001 and been our North Star as we’ve grown. Jeff, Kellie and I have always focused on serving our team and, as a result, our people have delivered extraordinary results for our clients. We credit our team and their families for making Randle Communications one of America’s top public relations and public affairs firms.” – Partner Mitch Zak


Director Mike Gazda relates Randle’s teamwork to the ballfield:

“You always want to be a part of the best team – that’s why the most-talented players in baseball flock to the Yankees and Red Sox. I enjoy coming to work at Randle every day because the culture of teamwork and winning is second to none.”

Senior Vice President Kevin Riggs agrees, adding he appreciates the teamwork atmosphere:

“It’s gratifying to work with a team that consistently performs at such a high level in delivering solutions to communications issues.  Inc.’s recognition of this work is enormously rewarding.”


Encouraging growth and development of new skills equals a winning combination for team members.

Account Executive Daniel Wetter says he has been encouraged to reach new heights.

“I love Randle Communications because of the incredible people I have the opportunity to work with every day. I don’t think you can find a more amazing group of professionals all dedicated to achieving the best results for the entire team. It’s a culture that actively promotes continuous development and rewards innovation and collaboration. Randle has truly brought out the best in me – both professionally and personally.”

Senior Account Executive Scot Murdoch adds the value he has received by working at Randle:

“Randle is unique in that it provides the support needed to grow professionally and personally. We do this by building on each other’s strengths and working together to improve each other’s weaknesses. It’s exactly what I need to be the best person I can be.”

“I am so proud of Randle Communications for being named a Best Workplaces for 2019. Randle has challenged me to grow professionally and has given me the tools to grow personally. The team’s dedication to each other and to our clients is unparalleled. Even though we work in a tough industry and are constantly striving to deliver top-tier results for our clients, we do it while having fun. Not a day goes by when you won’t hear laughter coming from the office. I often say we are not only the best public relations and public affairs company in Sacramento, we are also the happiest, which is a testament to our positive, can-do attitude.” – Senior Account Executive Mary Parra


We treat each other with respect and are always there to support one another. Our relationships have grown to foster a family-like atmosphere.

Loyal. Supportive. Quality. I’ve worked with the Randle team since the early 90s on different projects. Jeff and Mitch are loyal and care about creating a positive, family atmosphere full of A-team professionals. Love these guys, the team, and doing high-level, meaningful, quality work for clients. It’s a great place to work.” – Senior Counselor Tovey Giezentanner

Vice President Julie Phillips agrees.

“Randle Communications is a special place. We have exceptionally talented team members who encourage us, visionary leaders who push us to grow and clients who inspire us. The support and opportunities offered at Randle Communications are unrivaled.”

“Working alongside coworkers who are dedicated and hardworking, while also prioritizing a team-first mindset, inspires me every day. Receiving Inc.’s Best Workplaces Award truly captures the incredible Randle atmosphere that I feel blessed enough to be a part of.”  – Executive Assistant Erin Coyle

“Randle Communications = Family. Each team member wants to help you elevate to the next level, whether that is on a personal level or on the professional level. It is the best place to work because at the end of the day, we all are family, we all are a part of one team, with one goal in mind.” – Digital Content Coordinator Alexis Polk

“Receiving the Inc. magazine Best Places to Work honor is a testament to the culture and values of Randle Communications. What sets Randle apart and makes the firm a “best place” to work is its people and team-focused culture. The focus on employees as the team’s most important asset has fostered a team that feels like family. The firm’s leadership offers incredible opportunities for employees to grow as individuals, while underscoring the importance of supporting each other. This culture creates an environment that allows us to achieve extraordinary results for clients.” – Vice President of Public Affairs Lindsey Goodwin