Geonetric Wins 2019 Prometheus Award for Best Technology Company Culture

The Technology Association of Iowa recognizes Geonetric’s dedication to building a workplace culture that values and trusts employees.

Cedar Rapids, IA – April 15, 2019 – In front of a record crowd at the annual Prometheus Awards dinner on April 12, 2019, Geonetric was named the winner of The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI)’s 2019 Prometheus Award in the Best Technology Company Culture category.

In its 20th year of operation, Geonetric, a digital agency and software developer for the healthcare industry, is continuously recognized for its exceptional work environment through local, regional, and national awards.

“At Geonetric, we’ve built a workplace culture that empowers employees to make decisions and promotes their well-being at every opportunity. Our efforts go well beyond perks and instead focuses on ensuring employees feel valued, are trusted to make decisions, and are relentlessly focused on delivering value to our clients,” says Linda Barnes, Chief Executive Officer at Geonetric. “I was honored to represent our team at this important event and proud of the place Geonetric holds in Iowa’s impressive technology industry.”

The Prometheus Awards recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of high-tech businesses and individuals across the state. The Best Technology Company Culture was a new category for 2019, and to apply Geonetric had to demonstrate that it has designed a workspace that encourages creativity and collaboration, ensures open and honest communication, uses its unique culture to recruit and retain top talent, and is committed to inclusion.

“The Prometheus Awards is the most prestigious recognition for Iowa’s technology industry and brings together leaders from the tech community to celebrate the year’s most momentous innovations,” said Brian Waller, President of TAI. “The 2019 award winners showcase the great talent, companies, and communities in Iowa and further solidify Iowa’s reputation as a technology state.”

This is Geonetric’s third Prometheus Award and its fourth nomination. In 2007, Geonetric received the Software Company of the Year award, followed in 2009 with Geonetric’s former CEO and current member of the Board of Directors, receiving the CEO of the Year award, and in 2010 Geonetric received the Health IT Innovation of the Year award. In 2009, Geonetric was also a finalist for Technology Company of the Year.

Businesses and individuals in 14 categories were presented with the awards at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, IA. The Prometheus Awards Ceremony is sponsored by LWBJ Financial.

About The Technology Association of Iowa and LWBJ Financial
The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) is a statewide, member-based organization uniting Iowa’s technology community by connecting leaders, developing talent, driving public policy, and fostering diversity and inclusion. TAI’s members work together to support the industry and advance Iowa’s reputation as a technology state. The organization is a collection of technology leaders who have come together as Iowa’s statewide voice for technology. Visit to learn more.

LWBJ Financial is a leading financial services firm serving the needs of companies, families and individuals. The firm offers traditional CPA services, business consulting, financial strategies and capital solutions, comprehensive wealth planning and various proprietary financial products through three divisions: CPAs and Business Advisors, Premier Wealth and Capital Advisors. Visit for more information.

About Geonetric®

Geonetric is a 20-year-old digital agency that helps healthcare brands across the country thrive through effective marketing and distinctive websites. The Cedar Rapids-based company employs more than 80 creative and talented individuals. Named to the Inc. 5000 list for seven consecutive years and a two-time recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness, Geonetric is continuously recognized for its exceptional work environment. In addition to the company’s efforts in advancing the healthcare technology industry, Geonetric is also focused on improving the Cedar Rapids community. Whether by supporting local entrepreneurship efforts or building websites for non-profits during the company’s annual Operation Overnight event, community involvement is built into the foundation of Geonetric’s culture.

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