Topgrading, Inc., is committed to total client satisfaction. We have made our reputation documenting dramatically improved hiring success of high performers for companies of all sizes.

Some Topgrading Clients

  • American Heart Association
  • American Power Conversion
  • Anthony Robbins Companies
  • Argo
  • Armstrong
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Bank of America
  • Barclays
  • Bayer Healthcare
  • Blackstone
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • Carestream Health
  • Chanel
  • Chesapeake Utilities
  • Citigroup
  • Covidien
  • Culligan
  • eHarmony
  • EMC
  • E*TRADE
  • Fed. Gov. of Canada
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • General Electric
  • GSI
  • The Heritage Foundation
  • Hillenbrand
  • Home Instead
  • Honeywell
  • Husqvarna
  • ITT Education Services
  • Ingersoll-Dresser
  • INTELSAT
  • John Hancock
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kennametal
  • Leggett & Platt
  • Lincoln Financial
  • MarineMax
  • Microsoft
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • National Heritage Academies
  • Nurse Next Door
  • Paychex
  • Red Bull
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Salesforce.Com
  • Shell Oil
  • Siemens
  • SPL Worldgroup
  • Staples
  • Travelers
  • TRW
  • UBS
  • United Healthcare (Uniprise)
  • USAA
  • Wachovia
  • Waste Management
  • White Lodging
  • Zappos

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What Clients are Saying About Topgrading

“MarineMax is a huge fan of Brad Smart’s Topgrading system. We began the process in 2002 and we’re totally convinced Topgrading has significantly improved our bottom line.” — William H. McGill, Chairman & CEO, MarineMax Inc.

“At Mint.com, we have very rigorous hiring. We use a technique called Topgrading, which reveals patterns in behavior. In the history of Mint, I’ve only fired two people and one left voluntarily.” – Aaron Patzer, founder of Mint.com

“Brad’s second opinion interviews and Topgrading methodology have helped us pick the right executives, which is key to making money in private equity.” —Earl Powell, Founding Partner and Chairman Emeritus, Trivest Partners, L.P.