GTE Financial named as one of Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2022 Healthiest Employers

TAMPA, FL (October 6, 2022) — GTE Financial proudly announces it has been named one of the Tampa Bay Business Journal (TBBJ)’s 2022 Healthiest Employers. The credit union ranked #2 out of 12 companies in the 500-1,499 employee category.

“As part of our Total Rewards package, GTE Financial helps our employees focus on their wellness journey through its “LiveWell” program, the mission of which is to “educate, engage, empower, and support employees to make impactful lifestyle behavior changes,” Jasiel Legon, Chief Talent Officer of GTE Financial. “We are encouraging our employees to be the best version of themselves. And studies prove that the healthier you are, the more engaged you are at work.”

For this ranking, the TBBJ chose organizations that have invested in and supported initiatives that put their employer’s health first. Their list of the Healthiest Employers are organizations that have created competitive health challenges, wellness committees, simplified health screenings, and increased access to mental health programs to help employees keep their health top of mind.

Other winners in the 500 – 1,499 employees category include The University of Tampa at #1, Collaborative Solutions, LLC at #3, and Henderson Engineers at #4.

To learn more about GTE Financial’s wellness program, visit

About GTE Financial

GTE Financial is a not-for-profit financial cooperative located throughout West Central Florida with $2.9 billion in assets and 24 Community Financial Centers. Chartered in 1935, GTE Financial is the official credit union of the Tampa Bay Lightning and is locally owned and operated in the Tampa Bay area, serving more than 230,000 individuals and businesses. For more information on GTE Financial, visit For more information, interviews, or media requests, please call (813) 644-7443 or email Savannah Cruz at


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