Excite Credit Union recognized by Silicon Valley Business Journal as 2024 Bay Area Best Places to Work

SAN JOSE, CA (July 9, 2024) — Excite Credit Union, the Community’s Credit Union,  has been recognized as a winner of the 2024 Bay Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Select employers from the Bay Area were named winners of the award. These winning organizations were honored for having created exceptional workplaces that their employees value highly.

“We are proud of this recognition as one of the best places to work in Silicon Valley,” said Brian Dorcy, President and CEO of Excite. “We consider ourselves the Community’s Credit Union, and that community includes our Team Members. Working together to support one another makes Excite a dynamic work environment where we give back to each other and our Members.”

Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across five categories according to the number of Bay Area employees.  The ranking found companies in the region whose employees rate them as the highest on such values as fun, collaborative culture, solid compensation and benefits offerings, and other amenities as well as management practices. The rankings were published in the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

“Recognition as one of the best places to work in Silicon Valley is a true honor, especially considering the number of dynamic startups and companies in the region,” said Kimberly Wolf, Director of People Experience at Excite. “Our name says it all. We believe in helping the community, and the excitement and enthusiasm our team brings to their jobs translates to better service for our Members.”

About Excite Credit Union

Excite Credit Union is a Member-owned and community-oriented not-for-profit financial cooperative. Their mission is to give everyone the chance to build a stronger financial future. With branches in California and North Carolina, Excite offers a full range of banking for individuals, businesses and organizations. Excite is also the only credit union based in Santa Clara County designated as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Low Income Credit Union (LICU), and Juntos Avanzamos member of the Inclusiv network. These designations reflect the credit union’s ongoing commitment to serving low-to-moderate income households, entrepreneurs and immigrant communities with fair and safe deposit and loan products. For more information, please visit

About 2024 Bay Area Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.  The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions.  The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, our research partner.  The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process.  By ranking companies and sharing best practices we facilitate idea sharing and help other companies learn from the best.



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