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Top Company 2019: Professional Services

These three finalists are leading others to success

Lisa Ryckman //September 4, 2019//

Top Company 2019: Professional Services

These three finalists are leading others to success

Lisa Ryckman //September 4, 2019//

In its 32nd year, ColoradoBiz's Top Company honors the Colorado companies that have drive, determination, a vision and a plan and are ultimately making the state a better place to live and work. These three companies – one winner and two finalists – represent the 2019 Top Companies in Professional Services.


LT Environmental Inc.


LT Environmental has spent nearly 30 years as a recognized environmental and consulting management firm specializing in environmental compliance, engineering, remediation and safety.

“It is an honor to work in a profession that protects human health and the environment while creating opportunity for both clients and staff,” CEO Thomas Murphy says. “Our promise is to deliver a positive effect on every project through smart solutions, proven methods and a can-do attitude that gets things done and creates value for our clients.”

LTE offers services in air quality, asbestos, biological resources, chemical and materials management, construction management, database management, due diligence, engineering, health and safety, litigation support, methane gas, environmental remediation, site investigations, storm water and well compliance. The company’s core values form the basis of all decisions, hiring and employees’ interaction with each other and clients: show compassion; assume good; be honest, forthright and truthful; be fair (balanced); and respect everyone. LTE employees have the technical expertise and resources clients expect for sensitive, highly visible and technically challenging projects, and they are empowered to strive for continuous improvement in all aspects of the business through teamwork and in an atmosphere of mutual respect. 

LTE supports communities locally and nationally, including Food Bank of the Rockies, Denver Mission, American Red Cross, Race for the Cure, Open World Learning, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Project Sanctuary and St. Jude Children’s Hospital. LTE is an original member of the Mentor Colorado Founders Club, an organization supporting more than 75 youth mentoring programs throughout Colorado.


Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck


Business and politics converge at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, a law and lobbying firm with 12 offices across the Western U.S., plus Washington, D.C. and Atlantic City. Founded in 1968, Brownstein provides clients with an integrated approach that combines sensible business solutions with 20 years of Capitol Hill perspective. The firm’s 250 lawyers and policy professionals have built a reputation for providing multidisciplinary legal counsel that drives results and connects business leaders to the information they need to make decisions. The firm also gives big: Over the last 25 years, it has contributed more than $22.5 million to nonprofits throughout Colorado and the U.S. About 70% of its attorneys and policy professionals serve on nonprofit boards. Karma Committees in each office help plan and lead “done-in-a-day” volunteer projects and drive to support local nonprofits and those in need. Last year, Brownstein had more than 400 volunteers provide nearly 1,200 hours of volunteer service through its Karma Projects, which included collecting food and school supplies, making and delivering valentines to kids in the hospital and adopting families for the holidays.

Emergenetics International


Emergenetics International is an award-winning organizational development consulting company dedicated to realizing the potential of people in companies, nonprofits, government agencies and the community. Its tools transform the ways employees, teams and companies perform by providing insights into the ways that people prefer to think and behave. With this knowledge, individuals gain greater self-awareness and learn to work through their strengths while organizations improve efficiency, communication and business results. Each year, Emergenetics donates at least 1% of its gross revenues to charity, offers a charitable giving match to staff and provides employees with two paid days off to volunteer at organizations of their choosing. In December, the company partners with the Denver Kids charity during the holiday season to provide gifts and meals to a local family in need. Emergenetics also hosts annual blood drives to support Bonfils Blood Center, and regularly donates to and volunteers at Florence Crittenton School and Habitat for Humanity.

This article is part of the 2019 ColoradoBiz Top Company Awards. Read more about all the winners & finalists: