BCU named Top 20 Workplace by Chicago Tribune!

VERNON HILLS, IL (November 28, 2014) —  BCU has been selected as one of the Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplaces for 2014, moving up five places to become the #20 mid-size company in the Chicago area. This marks the third consecutive year the organization has been recognized as a top Chicagoland employer.

The Top Workplaces are determined solely on employee feedback through a survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.

The list features the top 100 companies in the region based on an employee survey measuring key qualities and best practices that make these companies attractive. As an employer, BCU exemplifies the dynamic assets of a top workplace, including confidence in company leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, employee development, workplace flexibility and a passionate employee culture supporting a unified vision. As an organization, BCU is focused on giving back to the community as a supporter financially, as well as through volunteer efforts for local and national charitable organizations.

BCU President and CEO, Mike Valentine, said of the achievement, “Employee engagement is a direct result of BCU’s culture and our drive to make the workplace more enjoyable. I think our ability to consistently move up the top 100 list each year speaks volumes about the top talent and type of environment we have in place. I couldn’t be prouder for BCU to be named a Top 100 Workplace for the third consecutive year.”

“The culture is second to none.”

Among the employee feedback that earned BCU a place within the top 20 employers were comments such as, “I feel appreciated and truly part of something special. I love what I do and the company I work for,” and, “The people at BCU are the core to our success. There’s an incredible camaraderie within our organization; we’re a family.”

The Chicago Tribune published the complete list of Top 100 Workplaces 2014 on Thursday, November 13. View the complete list at workplaces-top-midsize-employers-20141110-htmlstory.html.

About Us
BCU is a $2 billion full service, not-for-profit, financial institution that provides SEG and community banking to over 197,000 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Founded in 1981, BCU is currently the fastest growing credit union chartered in the past 30 years, and fourth largest in Illinois. Known for providing unparalleled service, competitive rates, low fees, and innovative accessibility, BCU is regarded as having set new standards for bringing together technology and member service in the fast-changing world of financial services. As an organization, BCU is committed to improving our members’ financial well-being in everything we do and lives by the brand promise, We’ve Got Your Back.TM Membership is open to several prestigious companies around the country and those living or working in Chicago-area communities. 

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