Columbus CEO Best of Business 2022: Meet 250 Reader-Approved Honorees


Local professionals selected their favorite business and professional services, products, healthcare, restaurants and more. Find out who their top picks are.

This year, Columbus CEO celebrates the 15th anniversary of our Best of Business reader poll. Our annual survey asks your opinion on the best business services and products across a variety of categories, from advertising agencies to signage companies, business lenders to law firms and many things in between. Looking for a new power lunch joint or a place to impress a potential client? Look no further. Need a new accountant, social security company, or healthcare provider? We are there for you there too.

This year’s Best of Business poll features winners and runners-up in 83 categories. Votes were solicited online from March 1st to May 6th. Runners-up are listed in order of completion.

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SUPPORT SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES

ADVERTISING AGENCY

Fahlgren Mortine

Runners-up: Futurety; Hard

ARCHITECTURE OFFICE

MA Design (formerly M+A Architects)

Runners-up: WSA Studio; Moody Nolan

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES

Ricart Automotive Group

Runners-up: Germain Automotive Group; Roush Auto Group

COMMERCIAL DATA CENTER

Expedient

Runners-up: WeConnect; dartpoints

ENERGY COMPANIES

American Electric Power

Runners-up: IGS Energy; Columbia Gas of Ohio

ENGINEERING OFFICE

SMBH Inc.

Runners-up: Moody Engineering; DLZ

GRAPHIC DESIGN/BRANDING AGENCY

continental office

Second: Fahlgren Mortine; Z actions

HR SERVICES

GO-HR

Runners-up: VIVO Growth Partners; Willis Towers Watson

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMPANY

Leading EDJE and revolutionary group (tie)

Second: Fusion Alliance

INSURANCE INTERMEDIATION

Overmyer Hall Associates

Runners-up: Ohio Insurance Agency; McGohan Brabender

INSURANCE COMPANY

nationwide

Runners-up: State Farm; Overmyer Hall Associates

INTERNET PROVIDERS

spectrum

Runners-up: Breezeline (formerly WOW); AT&T

LOGISTICS SERVICE PROVIDER

FedEx

Runners-up: UPS; US Postal Service

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Honda of America manufacturing

Runners-up: Worthington Industries; Lake Shore Cryotronics Inc.

MOBILE PHONE SERVICE PROVIDER

Verizon

Runners-up: AT&T; T-Mobile/MetroPCS

OFFICE FURNITURE

King Business Interiors

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Runners-up: Continental Office; Dupler office

PRINTING HOUSE

Baesman

Runners-up: Atchley Graphics; Z actions

PR COMPANY

Nice communication

Runners-up: Slide Nine (formerly FrazierHeiby); Fahlgren Mortine

SIGNAGE COMPANY

Atchley graphics

Runners-up: Z Promotions; Associated graphics

TRAINING

FURTHER EDUCATION OFFERS

Franklin University

Runners-up: Ohio State University; Columbus State Community College

MBA PROGRAM

Franklin University

Runners-up: Ohio State University Fisher College of Business; Ohio Dominican University

PRIVATE SCHOOL (K-12)

St. Charles Preparatory School

Runners-up: Columbus Academy and Columbus School for Girls (tie)

FINANCES

COMMERCIAL COMPANIES (less than 20 auditors)

Whales & Co.

Runners-up: Lillie & Co.; HW & Co.

COMMERCIAL COMPANIES (20+ CPAs)

GBQ partner

Second: Clark Schaefer Hackett; Deloitte

MANAGER

KEMBA Financial Credit Union

Runners-up: Pathways Financial Credit Union; Huntington National Bank

COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE BANK

KEMBA Financial Credit Union

Runners-up: Pathways Financial Credit Union; Huntington National Bank

CREDIT UNION

KEMBA Financial Credit Union

Runners-up: Pathways Financial Credit Union; BMI Federal Credit Union

PRIVATE ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY

tanner

Runners-up: Budros, Ruhlin & Roe; MorganStanley

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

HAPPY HOUR

Marcellas

Runners-up: Lindey’s; Condado Tacos

DINING OUTDOORS

Lindey’s

Runners-up: Milestone 229; Tucci’s

PLACE TO ENTERTAIN A CUSTOMER

Lindey’s

Runners-up: The Top Steak House; Hyde Park Prime Steak House

POWERFUL BREAKFAST

first watch

Runners-up: Fuchs im Schneecafé; North Star Cafe

POWER LUNCH

Cap City Fine Diner and Bar

Runners-up: Northstar Cafe; Lindey’s

RESTAURANT

Cap City Fine Diner and Bar

Runners-up: Lindey’s; 101 beer kitchen

HEALTH CARE

HEART PRACTICE

OhioHealth Cardiac and Vascular Physicians

Runners-up: Electrophysiology and Pacing Interventionalists; Ohio State Heart and Vascular Center

DENTAL PRACTICE

Tooth Reflections Dublin

Runners-up: Hutta & Price Orthodontics; Dublin dental care

DERMATOLOGY PRACTICE AND SKIN CARE

Ohio State University Dermatology

Runners-up: Central Ohio Skin & Cancer; Center for Surgical Dermatology

FAMILY MEDICAL PRACTICE

Primary care in Central Ohio

Runners-up: OhioHealth Primary Care Physicians; Mount Carmel Medical Group

HOSPITAL/MEDICAL CENTRE

Ohio Health Riverside Methodist Hospital

Runners-up: National Children’s Hospital; Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute

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MEDICAL PRACTICE FOR ONCOLOGY

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute

Runners-up: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Oncology; Ohio Health Bing Cancer Center

ORTHOPEDIC PRACTICE & SPORTS MEDICINE

OrthoNeuro

Runners-up: Orthopedic ONE; Employee for hand and microsurgery

PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE

OrthoNeuro

Runners-up: Orthopedic ONE; Ohio State University Sports Medicine

LEGALLY

COMMERCIAL LAW FIRM

Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease

Runners-up: Carlile Patchen & Murphy; ice miller

FAMILY LAW FIRM

Einstein’s law

Runners-up: Carlile Patchen & Murphy; Grossman law firm

Law firm for labor law and employment law

Einstein’s law

Runners-up: Bricker & Eckler; Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease

LAW FIRM (less than 50 lawyers)

Einstein’s law

Runners-up: Carlile Patchen & Murphy; Grossman law firm

LAW FIRM (more than 50 lawyers)

Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease

Runners-up: Bricker & Eckler; ice miller

LAW FIRM

Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease

Runners-up: Carlile Patchen & Murphy; ice miller

MEETINGS AND EVENTS

ATTRACTION FOR VISITORS

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Runners-up: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens; Columbus Blue Jackets games

AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION COMPANY

Mills James

Runners-up: Brainstorm Media; LIVE

GASTRONOMY

Freedom a la carte

Runners-up: Cameron Mitchell Premier Events; City barbecue catering

COUNTRY CLUB

Muirfield Village Golf Club and Scioto Country Club (tie)

Second: Jefferson Golf & Country Club

MEETING ROOM (CONFERENCE CENTER)

The Stock Exchange in Bridge Park

Runners-up: WatersEdge Event and Conference Center; Nationwide hotel and conference center

PRIVATE GOLF COURSE

Muirfield Village Golf Club

Second: Scioto Country Club; Country Club at Muirfield Village

PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS COMPANY

Artina promotional items

Runners-up: Z Promotions; idea

PUBLIC GOLF COURSE

Dublin Golf Club

Runners-up: Raymond Memorial Golf Course; Blacklick Woods Golf Course and Safari Golf Club (tie)

PERSONAL BENEFITS

CAR DEALER

Roush Auto Group

Runners-up: Ricart Automotive Group; Byer’s car

LEADERSHIP TRANSPORT

NetJets

Runners-up: Cardinal Transport; Classic sedan

FITNESS FACILITIES

Orange Theory Fitness

Second: Planet Fitness; Central Ohio YMCA

FLORIST

Connell’s Maple Lee Flowers & Gifts

Runners-up: De Santis Florist Inc. and Valentine Floral (tie)

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JEWELER

diamonds direct

Runners-up: Diamond Cellar; Worthington Jewelers

PRIVATE FLIGHT SERVICE

NetJets

Runners-up: Wheels Up; track aviation

SPA/SALON

Penzone Salons + Spas

Runners-up: Kenneth’s Hair Salons and Day Spas; Woodhouse Day Spa

REAL ESTATE

COMMERCIAL DEVELOPER

Kaufman development

Second: Crawford Hoying; Daimler Group

COMMERCIAL INTERIOR DESIGN OFFICE

MA Design (formerly M+A Architects)

Runners-up: KP Designs & Associates; WSA Studio

COMMERCIAL UPHOLSTERY COMPANIES

Feazel

Runners-up: Able Roofing; Cotterman & Company Inc.

CUSTOM HOMEBUILDER

3-column houses

Runners-up: Bob Webb Group; Romanelli & Hughes Building Co.

GENERAL CONTRACTOR

Continental Building Co.

Runners-up: Corna Kokosing Construction Co.; Ruscilli Construction Co.

HVAC COMPANY

Custom air

Runners-up: Atlas Butler Heating & Cooling; CJS heating and air

LANDSCAPE/GARDENER

Oakland Nurseries

Runners-up: Strader’s Garden Center; GreenScapes Landscape Co.

REAL ESTATE AGENCY, COMMERCIALLY

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (formerly HER Realtors)

Second: Newmark Knight Frank; CASTO

REAL ESTATE AGENCY, RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

Capital Real Estate Solutions

Runners-up: Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (formerly HER Realtors); Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty

APARTMENT/ MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPER

The Champion Cos

Runners-up: Kaufman Development; Epcon Communities

AGE COMMUNITY

Westerwood (formerly Friendship Village Columbus)

Second: LSS Kensington Place; Friendship Village Dublin

WORKFORCE

EMPLOYEE PROVISION COMPANY

McGohan Brabender

Runners-up: Quantum Health; Willis Towers Watson

EMPLOYERS (less than 500 employees)

KEMBA Financial Credit Union

Runners-up: Pathways Financial Credit Union; MA Design (formerly M+A Architects)

EMPLOYER (more than 500 employees)

quantum health

Runners-up: OhioHealth; Orthopedics ONE

EXECUTIVE COACH COMPANY

Recognition of professional coaching

Runners-up: Gerber; Mindset change coaching

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT AGENCY

Acloche

Second: Dawson; Portfolio creative

THE BEST OF THE REST

LARGE NONPROFITS (annual sales over $7 million)

Ronald McDonald House Charities in Central Ohio

Runners-up: Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio; Mid-Ohio food collective

SMALL NONPROFITS (less than $7 million in annual sales)

Huckleberry house

Runners-up: Freedom a la Cart; another child

START

prescribe FIT

Runners-up: Do Gooder; Deliberately

SUBURB TO DO BUSINESS

Dublin

Second: Westerville; hilliard

This story is from the Fall 2022 issue of Columbus CEO.

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