BestCompaniesAZ names Sonora Quest Laboratories one of the 2017 ‘100 Best Companies in Arizona’

Wednesday, March 01, 2017   |   Category: Press Releases

(Tempe, AZ) March 1, 2017 – Sonora Quest Laboratories is honored to be named one of the "100 Best Arizona Companies" by BestCompaniesAZ as part of their 15th anniversary serving Arizona's business community. Sonora Quest Laboratories is recognized within the category of “Best of Stars", which honors companies who are at the height of its powerful success. These companies are masters of their fields, inspiring confidence in customers and employees alike. 

“This award is a testament to the dedicated and passionate work that our more than 3,100 employees throughout Arizona provide each and every day as we drive customer value across the continuum of care,” said Dave Dexter, President and CEO of Sonora Quest Laboratories.

Sonora Quest Laboratories also recently received a 2017 IMPACT Award from the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce for Exceptional Innovator in the Large Business Category, ranked as the 2017 #1 Bioscience Firm in Arizona for the sixth consecutive year (by Ranking AZ) and a 2016 Top 40 Most Admired Company for the seventh consecutive year (by az magazine/BestCompaniesAZ).

“BestCompaniesAZ has been at the forefront of recognizing sought-after employer brands and creating prestigious workplace awards programs in Arizona since 2002.  As we celebrate 15 years, we are proud to recognize companies across our state who are making a positive difference in the lives of their employees and our communities,” said Denise Gredler, Founder and CEO of BestCompaniesAZ. 

BestCompaniesAZ’s 15th anniversary listing honors well-known employer brands.  For the full list, visit


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About Sonora Quest Laboratories

Sonora Quest Laboratories is part of the nation's largest integrated laboratory system with more than 3,100 employees serving more than 23,000 patients every day throughout Arizona. Sonora Quest Laboratories is the market share leader in clinical laboratory testing in Arizona, performing more than 60 million diagnostic tests per year. Sonora Quest Laboratories offers a local comprehensive test menu which encompasses routine, molecular, prescription drug monitoring, cytogenetic, and pathology testing services. Ninety-eight percent of all testing is performed at our primary testing facilities located in Tempe, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott and Yuma. Sonora Quest Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) which is the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, helping laboratories to maintain accuracy of test results and ensure accurate patient diagnosis. This accreditation ensures the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients as CAP inspectors examine laboratory staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and records, and overall management.


About BestCompaniesAZ

BestCompaniesAZ is a consulting firm dedicated to identifying, developing and promoting great workplaces.  BestCompaniesAZ has been at the forefront of building sought-after employer brands and prestigious workplace awards programs since 2002, including the “2003 Best Companies to Work for in the Valley” program (published by the Phoenix Business Journal), Arizona Most Admired Companies (published by AZ Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ), and Top Companies to Work for in Arizona (published by azcentral and Republic Media).  BestCompaniesAZ provides consulting services for organizations committed to workplace excellence, including employee surveys, best practices, national and local public relations, employer branding, culture development and promotional services. For more information, visit or phone 480-545-5151.