1st United Credit Union recognized as 2018 Bay Area Best Places to Work

PLEASANTON, CA (April 26, 2018) — 1st United Credit Union has been recognized as a winner of the 2018 Bay Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Select employers from the Bay Area were named winners of the awards program, held on April 18, 2018. These winning organizations were honored for having created exceptional workplaces that their employees value highly.

Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across five categories according to the number of Bay Area employees.  The ranking found companies in the region whose employees rate them as the highest on such values as fun, collaborative culture, solid compensation and benefits offerings, management practices and other amenities.

“We are honored to be named a Bay Area Best Places to Work company,” said Lynell Fraley, SVP of Human Resources at 1st United Credit Union. “We work hard to make 1st United a place where people are excited to come to work. This reward is a testament to our success.”

Learn more about careers at 1st United at

About 1st United Credit Union

It doesn’t get simpler, faster and friendlier than 1st United Credit Union. As one of the first credit unions in California, 1st United Credit Union was founded in 1932 and has been thriving in the San Francisco East Bay Area ever since. Membership is available to anyone who lives, works, or attends school in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus, or Kings Counties in California. We believe in local, neighborly banking and hope you will too. For more information, visit

About 2018 Bay Area Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.  The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions.  The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, our research partner.  The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process.  By ranking companies and sharing best practices we facilitate idea sharing and help other companies learn from the best.


Lisha Fabris
Communications Manager
(925) 598-4782 |

More News