Making lists and checking them twice

Many publications compile lists to highlight the efforts of those deemed to be performing something the best. Lists offer at a glance a compelling comparison of who’s who based on a certain set of metrics — revenue, for example.

The latest lists also demonstrate Grand Valley businesses rank among the best in the state and nation at what they do. Because of the coincidental timing, several stories in the Business Times report on local companies that made those lists. To pull everything together, though, here’s yet another list of who’s on them. Congratulations to:

Industrial Screen and Maintenance and Comfort Keepers, among the top 100 women-owned companies in Colorado in a list in compiled for ColoradoBiz magazine.

SCL St. Mary’s, among the top-performing hospitals in separate ratings conducted for U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek.

Dalby, Wendland & Co., among the top 300 largest public accounting firms in the United States in a list compiled for the Inside Public Accounting newsletter.

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties, among the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. in the latest list compiled for Inc. magazine.