ITASCA, IL - Emkay, Inc. has been selected as one of the 2009 winning companies in the 2009 101 Best and Brightest Companies in Chicago. This is a result of an independent research firm that thoroughly evaluates each company's entry in the following categories: communication, community initiatives, compensation and benefits, diversity and multiculturalism, employee education and development, employee engagement and commitment, recognition and retention, small business, recruitment and selection, and work-life balance.

"Emkay has made significant efforts and has made a corporate wide commitment to our clients and our employees and we are proud to be recognized by the National Association for Business Resources as one of Chicago's 101 top organizations," said Chris Tepas, EVP marketing for Emkay.

"We are honored to recognize the efforts of this year's 101 'Best and Brightest' companies. These companies have created impressive organizational value and business results through their policies and Best Practices in human resource management. This award has become a powerful recruitment tool in the drive to attract and retain exceptional employees," said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president.

About National Association for Business Resources

The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) advocates and represents small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States. NABR specializes in providing businesses the benefits, programs, services, and assistance required to operate as efficiently and successfully as possible. Best practice solutions are available to members in the areas of human resources, healthcare, legal, transaction, compliance, marketing, and office services.

About Emkay

Founded in 1946, Emkay is the nation's second most experienced vehicle leasing and fleet management company. Emkay has over 75,000 units under lease and management throughout the Emkay system. With strategic focus on operational excellence and value-added services and technology, Emkay provides services to America's top companies. Operating companies are Emkay, Inc., USA/World headquarters in Itasca, Ill.; Emkay Canada Leasing headquarters in Ontario, Canada; Emkay Caribbean Leasing headquarters in Puerto Rico, along with Emkay Mexico and European- UNICO leasing programs ranks Emkay in top five globally. For more information, visit or contact the Emkay marketing department at or 630.250.7400.