Crain's Notable Leaders in HR Recognizes Envoy Global CEO Richard Burke

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Award follows Envoy Global’s recognition in Built In Chicago’s 100 Best Places To Work, 50 Best Mid-Sized Places To Work, 50 Companies With The Best Perks and 50 Companies With The Best Benefits List

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"This award is a testament to Envoy’s devotion to innovation and to reinventing the way companies approach immigration management in an age of increasing regulation and scrutiny. I am proud to lead such an amazing team of talented individuals," said Richard Burke, CEO, Envoy Global

Envoy Global, the technology leader in global immigration and workforce mobility, today announces that its CEO, Richard Burke has been named a 2020 Notable Leader in HR, presented by Crain’s Chicago Business.

Crain’s selected Burke among other Chicago executives who are leaders in their fields, mentor other human resources executives and have demonstrated an ability to effectively make an impact in recruitment, retaining talent, improving efficiency, enhancing corporate culture and promoting diversity and inclusion. Under Burke’s leadership, Envoy’s headcount has increased by 85% since 2015, making key hires across leadership, including a new chief financial officer (Meg Miller) and VP of human resources (Lindsay Dagiantis). Burke oversees the company’s overall strategy, building out teams across departments and driving overall growth and profitability.

“The Chicago HR market is filled with many outstanding leaders, and it’s a privilege to be recognized as one of them by Crain’s,” said Burke. “This award is a testament to Envoy’s devotion to innovation and to reinventing the way companies approach immigration management in an age of increasing regulation and scrutiny. I am proud to lead such an amazing team of talented individuals.”

The recognition comes after an impressive year of honors for Envoy Global. In January, Envoy was ranked 38th on Built In Chicago’s 100 Best Places to Work and 13th on Built In Chicago’s 50 Best Mid-Sized Places To Work list. Envoy was also awarded Built In Chicago’s 50 Companies With The Best Perks and 50 Companies With The Best Benefits list. Built In Chicago honors Chicago companies that go the extra mile to provide employees the support and resources they need to thrive and succeed. Companies are selected based on data submitted by companies and their employees.

“We’re incredibly lucky to have great leadership from our CEO and across our executive board that cultivates a culture where people feel proud and motivated to carry out Envoy’s mission every day,” said Dagiantis. “Across all levels of the organization, we are focused on hiring and retaining intelligent, passionate individuals who are committed to making a difference. We’re looking forward to continuing our momentum by making Envoy an even better ‘best place to work’ in 2020.”

For a list of 2020 Crain’s Chicago Business Notable HR leaders, click here. To see the full list of Built In Chicago’s 100 Best Places To Work and 50 Best Mid-Sized Places To Work, click here.

About Envoy Global

Founded in 1998, Envoy Global is a global immigration services provider offering the only immigration management platform that makes it seamless for companies to hire and manage an international workforce. By combining expert legal representation—for both inbound and non-U.S. immigration—and proprietary technology, Envoy empowers companies to acquire the best talent regardless of where they live, while simultaneously managing their entire global workforce and enabling employees to take advantage of business opportunities around the globe. Envoy is a 2019 honoree of the 18th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards, 20th Annual Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Awards, Corporate Immigration & Relocation Best Global Corporate Immigration Platform, Built In Chicago’s 2019 100 Best Places To Work and 50 Best Mid-Sized Places To Work and ChicagoInno’s Coolest Companies List. Envoy’s affiliated law firm is Global Immigration Associates, P.C. (GIA), who provide immigration legal services to companies.

Website, technology platform and administrative services are provided by Envoy Global Inc., a Delaware corporation. Legal services are provided by Envoy-affiliated attorneys. Please visit envoyglobal.com for more information.

About Global Immigration Associates

Global Immigration Associates, P.C. (GIA) is an independent law firm based in Chicago, Illinois. GIA is the affiliated law firm of Envoy Global, providing immigration legal services to companies. GIA staff are experienced, dedicated, highly-skilled professionals who have a passion for immigration law and for the clients we serve.

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