Working Mother Recognizes Grant Thornton as a “Best Company” for 13th Consecutive Year


Working Mother - 100 Best Companies 2018CHICAGO — Working Mother announced today that Grant Thornton LLP is one of the magazine’s “100 Best Companies,” the 13th consecutive year the firm made the list. The recognition honors Grant Thornton’s progressive and flexible programs for the career advancement of women. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on

Key highlights for Grant Thornton from the 2018 100 Best Companies Data Snapshot:

  • Grant Thornton recently rolled out a new benefit that covers the cost of breast milk shipping while traveling for work.
  • Women make up 36 percent of the firm’s 2018 class of partners, principals and managing directors, further diversifying the firm’s leadership and providing a broader range of perspectives and ideas.
  • Grant Thornton offers paid maternity and paternity leave, telecommuting and discounts for child care.

“Our people are our firm’s greatest asset and we benefit from having the experience and perspectives of working mothers as an integral part of our team,” said Brenda Wagner, chief people and culture officer of Grant Thornton. “Grant Thornton is honored to have many working mothers contributing at our firm, and to once again be recognized as a top company for them to work.”
“The programs and policies for working parents created by all of the 100 Best set a standard of excellence, and we applaud them for continuing to innovate and address the needs of this important talent sector,” said Subha Barry, president of Working Mother Media

About Grant Thornton

“Grant Thornton” is the brand for two professional-services entities: Grant Thornton LLP, a licensed, certified public accounting (CPA) firm that provides audit and assurance services ― and Grant Thornton Advisors LLC (not a licensed CPA firm), which exclusively provides non-attest offerings, including tax and advisory services. With revenues of $2.4 billion for the fiscal year that ended July 31, 2023, and dozens of offices nationwide, Grant Thornton represents a community of more than 9,000 problem solvers, relationship builders, and industry specialists who know that how we serve matters as much as what we do.


Grant Thornton LLP, Grant Thornton Advisors LLC and their respective subsidiaries operate as an alternative practice structure (APS). The APS conforms with applicable laws, regulations and professional standards, including those from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Grant Thornton LLP and Grant Thornton Advisors LLC serve as the U.S. member firms of the Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL) network. GTIL and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership and all member firms are separate legal entities. Member firms deliver all services; GTIL does not provide services to clients.



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Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corp., publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, The Working Mother Research Institute, the National Association for Female Executives and Diversity Best Practices are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change, and Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.




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