GTE Financial’s workplace culture is recognized as one of the best in Tampa Bay for eight years running

TAMPA, FL (April 7, 2022) — GTE Financial is proud to announce they have been named one of the 2022 Best Places To Work by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and one of the Top Workplaces by the Tampa Bay Times. This is a testament to the consistent focus on the employee experience at GTE, as the credit union has achieved this recognition eight times.

“We are delighted to share the news that GTE has received this acknowledgment once again. To move up in the Top Workplace rankings this year to #9 out of 34 midsized companies demonstrates our commitment to continue listening to the employees, evaluating, and improving. From recruitment and onboarding to training and retainment, every effort is made to show our employees how much we value them,” says Jasiel Legon, Senior Vice President, Chief Talent Officer.

GTE Financial aims to ensure its employees have access to various programs to assist them in their professional and personal journeys. The credit union provides competitive compensation, 7% 401K match, product discounts, 11 paid holidays, paid parental leave, paid wellness time off, and more. Additional benefits include an on-site gym and 1⁄4-mile outdoor fitness track at headquarters, a monthly wellness allowance, ongoing wellness education, and engagement activities like fitness contests and incentives for tracking.

Best Places to Work and Top Workplaces honors the area’s leading employers. The publications highlight companies that go beyond the norm to foster an enjoyable and meaningful work environment for their employees. Companies are chosen based on the following: team effectiveness, retention risk, alignment with goals, trust with co-workers, individual contribution, manager effectiveness, confidence in senior leaders, feeling valued, work engagement, and people practices.

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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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