Gresham Smith Named a Best Place to Work in Baton Rouge for Fifth Consecutive Year 

Firm Ranked Second in Large Company Category Based on Company Culture 

Gresham Smith is proud to announce that the firm has been named a 2023 Best Place to Work by the Baton Rouge Business Report. Honored as #2 in the “large company” category, the recognition was based on feedback received from employees when surveyed about the firm’s culture, team effectiveness, work engagement and trust in leadership. Baton Rouge Business Report began recognizing Best Places to Work in 2013 and Gresham Smith is one of only four companies to make the list every year of participation.  

“I am proud that our firm is consistently ranked among the very top employers in Baton Rouge,” said Gresham Smith CEO Rodney Chester. “Fostering a workplace that supports an inclusive culture where all our employees have the opportunity to thrive—both personally and professionally—is one of our highest priorities. Our Baton Rouge team is an exceptional example of that commitment to connection in action.” 

Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Gresham Smith established its’ Baton Rouge office in 2013. Locally, the team specializes in providing transportation design and planning services to clients, including the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development and the parishes of East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Jefferson, Calcasieu and Lafayette Consolidated Government. 

In addition to supporting the Capital Area United Way, the Baton Rouge office engages with the Greater Baton Rouge Food bank, Brave Heart – Children in Need and has adopted a road through the Louisiana Department of Transportation Adopt-a-Road program. 

This award is the latest addition to Gresham Smith’s growing list of workplace accolades. The firm has also been recognized this year as a top place to work by the Nashville Business JournalAtlanta Journal ConstitutionTampa Bay Business JournalLouisville Business FirstSouth Florida Business JournalJacksonville Business JournalOrlando Business Journal, Knoxville News Sentinel and Dallas Business Journal.