Credit Union West named a ‘Top Company to Work for in Arizona’ for tenth year in a row

GLENDALE, AZ (August 3, 2022) — Once again, Credit Union West has been recognized as a ‘Top Company to Work for in Arizona’ by Arizona Capitol Times and BestCompaniesAZ. This marks the tenth straight year the credit union has received the prestigious award based on employee survey results. ‘Top Companies’ has recognized the state’s best employers since it was first announced in 2013.

“We’re so proud to be celebrating our tenth year as a ‘Top Company to Work for in Arizona,’” said Karen Roch, President and CEO of Credit Union West. “We believe Credit Union West’s workplace culture begins with how we support our employees so that they can give superior service to our members. We value the important employee feedback that this survey provides and continue to adapt our employee benefits to enhance their quality of life.”

Employee role satisfaction was ranked highly favorable with respondents in this year’s survey results. The credit union, however, is always looking for ways to improve. As a response to last year’s survey, Credit Union West instated an extra paid day off for all employees for their work anniversaries. The credit union also raised their minimum starting pay to help offset the rising cost of living to $20 per hour, nearly 25% higher than the national average. In 2022, the organization added the Volunteer Time Off Program. VTO offers full and part-time employees paid time off for volunteering to support a local non-profit of their choosing.

 “Our employees view Credit Union West as a collaborative place to work that values their feedback,” said Roch. “Our commitment to being one of the best places to work allows us to attract and retain top talent to support our hire-to-retire philosophy.”

Credit Union West is currently hiring for multiple positions at their corporate office and branch locations. For more information and to apply, go to

About Credit Union West

The Credit Union West tradition had the honor of beginning in 1951 as Luke Federal Credit Union. Originally located on Luke Air Force Base, the organization’s mission was to enhance the lives of military members and their families through being a trusted provider of financial services. Today, Credit Union West embraces the same commitment to the military and now has expanded to include all who live, work or worship in Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, Yuma, Mohave, Coconino, Cochise, Navajo, Apache, and Gila counties. Credit Union West serves over 90,000 members with more than $1.1 billion in assets. The credit union’s core principles have guided its decisions, which in turn has ensured integrity and trusted member service. Federally insured by the NCUA. Learn more at

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Ryan O’Connor
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