McElhanney Consulting is Recognized as One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Congratulations to BCEIA Member, McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd!

MARCH 9, 2017 – McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. was honoured with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2017 Best Managed program recognizes the best-in-class of Canadian privately-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability, and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.

“We are thrilled to receive this designation,” said McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.’s President and CEO, Allan Russell, P.Eng. “We believe this designation is a reflection of our great team, projects, clients, and partners.”

McElhanney is one of the five largest independently-owned engineering companies remaining in Canada and the largest in Western Canada in terms of number of offices and employees.  It has outstanding success winning work on major transportation projects in Western Canada, and from local clients in the public and private sectors on local projects.

“Well-run companies are important to the economic health of our country. These companies serve as role models to help make all Canadian businesses better,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program.

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs. Winners are an important engine of economic growth for being adaptable and sustainable in a global market. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel made up of judges from Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. Best Managed companies share commonalities that include an emphasis on culture and people, innovation, sustained performance and strong financial results.

2017 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 19, 2017.

About McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. (  Established in 1910, McElhanney Consulting provides a wide range of engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. Our ISO 9001-certified, employee-owned firm now has over 25 offices across Western Canada. Our industry-leading staff embrace the trailblazing spirit of our founder, W.G. McElhanney, by consistently staying curious, seeing what often isn’t seen, and delivering stellar projects – large and small.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies ( Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (Winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forum. –