Ardent Credit Union awarded Smartceo’s 2016 Healthiest Company Award

Philadelphia-Based credit union takes home the SmartCEO Healthiest Company Award in 50-99 employees category

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 12, 2016) — Ardent Credit Union was recently recognized for their employees’ dedication and commitment to living healthy lifestyles, both in and out of the office. Ardent Credit Union was awarded SmartCEO’s 2016 Healthiest Company Award in the 50-99 employees category.

The SmartCEO Healthiest Company Awards Program recognizes companies that have demonstrated a commitment to their employees through their health and wellness programs. An independent committee of local business leaders handpicks finalists based on the criteria of engagement, effectiveness, and ROI.

The importance of Ardent employees’ fitness and wellbeing is at the core of its values. Ardent’s new employee wellness program is comprehensive and rewards employees for participating in a number of different wellness activities, such as health risk assessments, weight management, on-site nutritional consultation, and stress management. Employees participating in the program are encouraged to hit daily and monthly goals. All participants are eligible to receive a $50 reimbursement for a fitness tracker of their choice and additional health-related incentives, based on specific points and goals.

During the awards ceremony at Punch Line Philly on September 20, 2016, Rob Werner, President/CEO of Ardent said, “Our company is passionate about what we do, not only with banking, but also with our wellbeing. Ardent Credit Union employees are dedicated to living healthy lifestyles because we believe it plays a major part in the spirit and drive we use to serve our members.”

About Ardent Credit Union

Ardent Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Ardent was founded in 1977 by the employees of the SmithKline Corporation. With more than $650 million in member assets, Ardent serves Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks and Chester Counties. For more information, visit


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