A group of Search Discovery team members pose as a group and each holds up four fingers to signify the number four. Over the photo it reads: "Inc Best Workplaces 2023." To the right of the photo is the number 4 and the text "It's officially a four-peat!""

Search Discovery Earns Inc. Best Workplaces Award For The Fourth Year Straight!

May 9, 2023

ATLANTA—May 9, 2023 For the fourth year in a row, Search Discovery, a data strategy and activation company focused on helping clients turn raw data into the right decisions, has ranked among the highest-scoring businesses on Inc. Magazine’s annual list of Best Workplaces for 2023.

Featured in the May/June 2023 issue, the list results from a comprehensive measurement of American companies that have excelled in creating exceptional workplaces and company culture.

“Being recognized four years in a row as an Inc. Best Workplace is truly an honor. It isn’t easy to have a great place to work,” said Andy Smelser, head of People Services at Search Discovery. “When you consider everything our team has encountered over the past four years, with the pandemic, inflation, and uncertainty around every turn, it is truly a testament that every person on our team comes together to support each other and our clients. We achieve our great workplace with our great people.“

About Inc. Best Workplaces Recognition

After collecting data from thousands of submissions, Inc. selected 591 honorees this year. Each nominated company took part in an employee survey, which measured research-validated workplace factors that impact employee engagement and satisfaction.

Best Places to Work fosters a workplace where employees willingly go above and beyond, advocate for the organization, and intend to stay.

About Search Discovery’s Results

Over 94% of team members report being highly-to-moderately engaged, and respondents agree that “collaborative” is the best word to describe the work environment at Search Discovery.


Team Members were invited to provide optional responses to several open-ended questions during the survey, and Search Discovery team members shared 389 comments.

One anonymous respondent said, “Search Discovery is unique in its philosophy on people and development of skills. I’ve never seen a place that entrusts its workers with so many opportunities to learn, grow, gain new skill sets, and be exposed to new things. I am so energized and motivated by the culture of growth and continuous development. I know that I will continue to develop and become more valuable in my skill set as I continue to work here and surround myself with others who are constantly pushing to do the same.”

Another respondent said, “Search Discovery is a rewarding place to work. I constantly feel challenged by the work I do and see myself growing professionally…Many of my coworkers and senior managers present me with opportunities where I can develop as an analyst and provide deeper value for my clients. The leadership cares about the people here and goes the extra mile to make them feel supported.”

About Search Discovery

Search Discovery is a data strategy and activation company focused on helping you turn raw data into the right decisions. You get a smarter, more personalized approach across strategy, technology, and execution. The consultancy also develops breakout SaaS technologies like Apollo, the world’s first analytics management system.

Search Discovery has been named an Inc. 5000 honoree five times and recognized among the Top Workplaces by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Plain Dealer. With offices in Atlanta, Cleveland, and Doylestown and a 200-client portfolio, Search Discovery delivers data solutions for leading brands, including GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Chase, Google, Shell, Hilton, New York Life, DHL, and others.

About Inc. Media

Inc. reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States.

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