RVA Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies 2024

A graphic with the Canada Best Managed Companies Platinum member logo, along with the caption: “Proud to be one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies 2024”

Toronto, ON—May 14, 2024—R. V. Anderson Associates Limited (RVA), a Canadian leader in the provision of engineering consulting services, was recognized for its industry-leading performance, its global business practices, and its sustained growth by receiving the prestigious 2024 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award.

Celebrating over 30 years, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program awards excellence in private Canadian-owned companies with revenues of $50 million or greater. To attain the designation, companies are evaluated on their leadership in the areas of strategy, culture and commitment, capabilities, and innovation, governance and financial performance.

“Earning this recognition for the 16th consecutive year is a moment of great achievement for all of us at RVA,” remarked Shawn Scott, President and CEO of RVA. “This award affirms that our company’s steadfast commitment to dependability, creativity, continuous innovation, and environmental responsibility are the correct guiding principles in today’s rapidly changing business landscape. We are proud to be counted among the best of the best in Canadian business, and we look forward to continuing to raise the bar of excellence in our industry.”

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing innovative and world‑class businesses. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent evaluation process.

Applicants are evaluated by an independent panel of judges with representation from program sponsors and special guests.

The Canadian Best Managed Companies designation has become an enduring symbol of excellence for RVA as hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for the title each year. Overall, RVA has maintained its Platinum Club status for ten consecutive years since 2014 and Best Managed membership since 2008. From staying ahead of industry trends through innovation and technology, to providing future-ready solutions that turn clients’ challenges into growth opportunities, RVA has consistently demonstrated adaptability and versatility in an ever-evolving operating environment. The firm’s focus on professional development has allowed it to attract and retain top-tier industry talent, while fostering a supportive culture of inclusion and growth. In addition, RVA’s engagement in charitable initiatives and local community causes further underscores its commitment to corporate social responsibility, environment, and governance goals. As the firm continues to expand its broad portfolio of services, RVA’s holistic and strategic approach serves to not only drive long-lasting business results, but also accelerate the sustainable development of thriving and resilient communities across Canada.

“Over the past year, companies such as RVA have continually adapted and successfully responded to challenges, seized new opportunities, and leveraged industry leading competencies to maximize their investments and drive sustainable growth,” said Lorrie King, Partner, Deloitte Private, Global Best Managed Leader and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “By demonstrating an increased focus on environmental, social, and governance themes, these winners have set the standard of excellence for Canada’s business ecosystem.”

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program

Canada’s Best Managed Companies program continues to be the mark of excellence for privately-owned Canadian companies. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner, one of the new winners selected each year; 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner, award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review; 3) Gold Standard winner, after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years; 4) Platinum Club member, winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more. Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, The Globe and Mail, and TMX Group. For more information, visit  www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

About RVA

At R.V. Anderson Associates Limited (RVA), we’re a community of thinkers, innovators, and collaborators who combine human ingenuity with technology and experience to deliver sustained outcomes that make a difference. We are an employee-owned community and an award-winning culture carrying forth a proud legacy of 75+ years of engineering excellence, which has grown to a thriving organization of over 450 professionals. We work together across geographic, functional, and business lines to deliver dynamic solutions that are based on trust and informed decision-making. At the core of our brand are our values, connecting people, projects, and planet.

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Tracey Li
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