Service Express Honored as Best and Brightest Company to Work For® in West Michigan for Eighteen Consecutive Years

April 28, 2021

Grand Rapids, MI – The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has selected Service Express as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in West Michigan. The leading provider in third-party data center maintenance has been featured on the West Michigan list for 18 years in a row.  

“On behalf of our people-powered team, we are honored to be recognized in West Michigan for being a Best and Brightest company,” said President and CEO Ron Alvesteffer. “Our people are supportive, caring and contribute to our culture and the company’s success every day. We couldn’t grow without you!”   

In addition to providing new opportunities, Service Express offers in-depth learning and development opportunities. Internal training includes Ascend Sales AcademyAces Technical Academy and more. The company has used the past year to reflect on its current offerings to improve and provide more inclusive and robust benefits for its people. One of the most notable initiatives includes expanding the company’s paid paternal leave policy by granting time off to birthing and non-birthing parents.   

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on categories such as compensation, benefits and employee solutions, employee enrichment, employee education and development, recruitment and more. According to the NABR, only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach are selected. 

“Throughout the year, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® have demonstrated leadership and forward–thinking as they pivoted their business and workforce through Covid-19. As the conversation and focus have shifted, our Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions regarding race relations employee wellbeing. In these unique times, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® excel and share their knowledge with others,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.  

The selected companies will be honored on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, on a virtual platform. For more information, visit  

About Service Express

As the leader in providing third-party maintenance, Service Express specializes in onsite data center support for server, storage and network equipment to help IT teams control costs and optimize infrastructure strategy. Customers can manage, monitor and automate support with ExpressConnect®. Founded in 1993, Service Express maintains multivendor data center equipment for healthcare, manufacturing, education, finance, government, technology and other Fortune 500 companies worldwide.   

In addition to post-warranty maintenance, Service Express offers hardware system and sales solutions, OS support, IT asset disposition and data center relocations. For more information, visit    

About the Best and Brightest to Work For® Program  

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a national program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Milwaukee, Nashville, New York, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, West Michigan & nationally.  

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