Thresholds Recognized as One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Workplaces for Eighth Year

Thresholds Staff Participating in the 2023 Bud Billiken Parade

Chicago, IL – Thresholds, a leading provider of community mental health and substance use services in Illinois, is proud to announce our recognition as one of Chicago’s 2024 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. This marks the eighth year that Thresholds has received this honor.

“This recognition is a direct reflection of the incredible individuals that make up our team and the impactful work they do each and every day.” shared Mark Ishaug, President and CEO of Thresholds. “Our dedicated staff are the heart and soul of our organization. Because of their hard work, we are able to provide lifesaving services across Illinois. I’m proud to stand behind our teams as they bring home, health, and hope to those in need.”

As Thresholds celebrates 65 years of service, it continues to be a driving force in mental health and substance use treatment, advocacy, and research. With a dedicated team of more than 1300 employees across 30 plus programs and 90 plus sites throughout Chicago and adjacent suburbs, Thresholds remains committed to providing impactful care to clients while nurturing an environment where employees can thrive both personally and professionally.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® program recognizes organizations for their outstanding HR practices and employee support in areas like communication, work-life balance, diversity, and leadership. The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has identified numerous best Human Resource practices, ensuring that only the most innovative companies earn this distinction through rigorous assessments.

“These companies have prioritized making a significant impact on their culture,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of NABR and the Best & Brightest Programs. “With a focus on their employees as the top priority, this powerful community of the nation’s elite leaders has gained a competitive edge.”

“We look forward to another fantastic year of work, expanding our team and collaborating across communities in Chicago and beyond,” Ishaug shared. “As we celebrate this achievement, we remain dedicated to advancing our mission of providing high-quality, compassionate care to individuals and families across Illinois.”


Contact: Emily Moen, Chief Communications Officer,  773-572-5172

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