Channel Named a Top 200 Workplace by Star Tribune

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Minnetonka, MN, June 28, 2022 – Brad Peterson, President and Chief Executive Officer, announced that Channel has been named one of the Top 200 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at

Produced by the same team that compiles the 31-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health, and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from over 79,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 200 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Energage, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

“The power behind our growth and success at Channel has always been our people and their commitment to our industry and partners,” said Brad Peterson, President and Chief Executive Officer at Channel. “I am delighted to see this dedicated team receive this Top Workplace recognition and proud of the tremendous work environment they create.”

“To list among the Top 200 Workplaces in Minnesota is a huge testament to our Channel team members who immerse themselves in our win together culture day in and day out,” said Adrian Hebig, Chief Operating Officer at Channel. “Every individual brings their unique contributions and a desire to understand, connect, and be part of something special.”

Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith said, “The companies in the Star Tribune Top 200 Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.”

To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 4,000 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely based on employee responses.

Channel has ranked among the 500/5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine for nine consecutive years. Visit to learn more about opportunities to join our team.


Established in 2009, Channel is the only full-service independent lender offering a single source solution for equipment finance and working capital exclusively through equipment finance companies for their SMB customers. The company has grown to more than 120 employees and has funded $1 billion to more than 8,500 business to-date. Channel is headquartered in Minnetonka, MN, with offices in Atlanta, GA, Des Moines, IA, and Marshall, MN.

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