Advocating, Educating & Partnering for Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

2015 Outstanding Employers 
Cactus Restaurants

City Dogs Grooming
City of Auburn
County Market
Little Caesar’s Pizza

The Evergreen State College

South Sound Parent to Parent


2014 Outstanding Employers
Aljoya - ERA Living

 Club Demo Services


Pacific Supply
Papa John's, Rose City Pizza LLC
Providence Distribution Operation Center
Seattle Children's Museum

Washington State Department of Ecology

2013 Outstanding Employers

Boat Shed 
Boys & Girls Club of Olympic Peninsula 
City of Seattle 

Dentistry for Children
DERMagic Skin Care for Animals, Inc. 
First Lutheran Church 
Gold Mountain Golf Course 
The Office of Governor Inslee 
Grocery Outlet
Hop Jacks 

Hudson’s Bar and Grill
The Learning Tree 
Liberty Bottleworks
Low Bar 

Northwest Behavioral Associates
Ootopia Coffee Roasters 

Peace Health Southwest
Red Robin
The Rock Wood Fired Pizza 

Ryonet Corporation 
Top Foods
Veolia Transportation 

2012 Outstanding Employers
Charlie’s Restaurant 
City of Seattle – Office of the Mayor McGinn

Comfort Inn 
Direct Interactions
Dunn Lumber
Fred Meyer 

Lowe’s Home Improvement 

Mobius Kids
OBee Credit Union
Red Lion Hotels/Destination Hotels
Seattle City Clerks Office 
The Shop Around the Corner 
Spokane Teachers Credit Union

2011 Outstanding Employers
Big Bend Community College

Big Lots
Campbell and Company

Harrison Medical Center

Jackie Ray, YVMH
Lowe’s Renton Landing
Value Village
The Warm Company

2010 Outstanding Employers
Charlie’s Safari
City of Mount Vernon
Direct Interactions
Fred Meyer
Nichols Brothers Boat Builders
PCC Natural Markets
City of Seattle
Seattle Mariners

Whole Foods

Private - Small
Finalists: Papa Murphys & FastSigns
Winner: Holiday Kennel's

Private - Medium
Finalists: Eat Local & Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital
Winner: Dairy Queen

Private - Large
Finalists: MOD Pizza & Davis Wright Tremaine
Winner: Compass Group

Non-Profit Small
Winner: Home Court

Non-Profit Large
Winner: YMCA Sammamish

Public Local
Winner: City of Bothell

Public State
Winner: State of Washington DSHS Children's Administration

Youth & Transition
Winner: Aramark Food Services

Winner: Amazon

The CEA Outstanding Employer Award honors Washington State businesses, government agencies and non-profit corporations that have made exceptional efforts to employ people with disabilities; and who by their recruitment, hiring, retention, and promotion policies, are role models in their community

2016 Outstanding Employers

Domino’s Pizza 

Taco Time - Tukwila  

Rosario Assisted Living 

Home Depot 
Pump It Up

Boeing Eurest


The Arc of Snohomish County

 Lott Clean Water Alliance

 YMCA of Greater Seattle, Camp Orkila

 Sorenson Early Childhood Center

 State of Washington Department of Financial Institutions

 Kent School District


2017 Outstanding Employers

Outstanding Employers