Elevations Credit Union receives Cigna Well-Being Award®

BOULDER, CO (October 24, 2019) — Elevations Credit Union was recently awarded with an “Honorable” level Cigna Well-Being Award — 1 of 13 presented nationwide — for its contribution to employees’ well-being through its benefits program. Each year, Cigna selects a group of organizations for Cigna Well-Being Award recognition. This distinction is for workplaces that are making a difference in the health and well-being of their employees, satisfaction and a company’s bottom line.

Elevations has created a culture of well-being that encompasses many areas, including company initiatives such as Diversity and Inclusion and Financial Wellness. The Elevations Wellness Committee has contributed to the growth of health and well-being by providing a number of opportunities for employees to improve their own health and promote cross-department collaboration and increased engagement.

Elevations promotes a number of initiatives and offerings that contribute to the health and wellness of its employees as follows:

  • standing desks
  •  on-site gym, volleyball court, and walking trails
  •  reimbursement for gym participation
  •  weight loss classes and fitness trackers
  •  company recreational sports teams, hiking club, and ping pong tournaments
  • fitness events like Bike to Work Day, Fit Company Challenge, and local running races and fun runs
  • massage days
  • on-site gardens 

Elevations offers employees who qualify a variety of wellness and medical benefits that contribute to their well-being like annual flu shots and biometrics screening,100% coverage of preventative medical care, vision plan, health fairs, wellness ‘Lunch and Learns’ and tele-health options where employees can connect with a board-certified doctor via secure video chat or phone to get care they need – including most prescriptions – for a wide range of minor conditions.

Additional non-medical benefits include a mortgage discount program, auto loan discount program, pet insurance, cell phone discounts, computer/software discounts, public transportation discounts, tuition reimbursement, two days of paid volunteer time-off each year, flexible spending accounts, a 401K retirement plan and the start of accrual for four weeks per year of paid time off for full time employees immediately upon employment.

“Elevations is dedicated to providing a wide variety of great benefits to our employees,” said Tammy Taylor, Chief People Officer. “We’re very proud to win this Cigna Well-Being Award and we thank our employees for their enthusiastic participation in our well-being program.”

Elevations Credit Union Wellness Committee L-R: Heinrich Van Jaarsveld, Brandon Graske, Sarah Barton, Renee Hunsader, Natalie Haskell, Polly Smith, Sara Freisl, Desiree Brown, David Coleman, and Yvonne Younger

About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union empowers its members and the communities it serves along Colorado’s  Front Range with financial solutions and education. In addition to offering a broad portfolio of  consumer and business banking services, Elevations is the No. 1 credit union residential  mortgage lender in Colorado. Founded in 1952 as the U. of C. Federal Credit Union in Boulder,  the organization has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to over 176,000  members, more than 580 local employees and over $3.4 billion in assets. Elevations became a  two-time recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2020 and first received the  award in 2014. The credit union also earns local awards along Colorado’s Front Range for Best  Bank, Best Mortgage Lender, and Best Customer Service. Elevations was also an inaugural  winner in Denver Business Journal’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards. Learn more at


Kathleen Martin

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