Employee Approved: BCU named top100 workplace for second consecutive year by Chicago Tribune.

VERNON HILLS, IL (November 12, 2013) — BCU has been selected as one of The Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplaces 2013. Ranked among the top 25 companies named to the list, today’s announcement marks the second 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 great. As an employer, BCU exemplifies the dynamic assets of a top workplace, including company leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, employee development, workplace flexibility and a passionate employee culture supporting a unified vision. As an organization, BCU is also focused on giving back to the community as both 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 today’s announcement speaks volumes about the type of people and environment we have in place, and I could not be prouder to be named a top 100 workplace for the second year.”

The Chicago Tribune published the complete list of Top Workplaces 2013 on Tuesday, November 12th. Visit for more information.

About Us

BCU is a $1.8 billion asset full service, not-for-profit, financial institution that provides SEG and community banking to over 175,000 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Founded in 1981, BCU is currently the fastest growing credit union charted in the past 30 years and the fourth largest in Illinois; ranked #1 in Illinois and #19 in the US for first mortgage originations in 2012. 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 wellbeing in everything we do and lives by the brand promise, We’ve Got Your Back.™

Membership is open to several prestigious companies around the country and a local community charter.

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