Lake Michigan Credit Union named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance by Great Place to Work®and FORTUNE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (April 24, 2019) — Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) is proud to announce its recognition as one of the Great Place to Work and FORTUNE’s 2019 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance. The ranking considered feedback representing more than 726,000 employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in the financial services and insurance industry. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization. Lake Michigan Credit Union took the 28th spot on the list.
LMCU’s Chief People Officer SVP, Nora Swart, is delighted by the recognition. “We take great pride in our strategic focus on culture. We place high value on all our staff members, their uniqueness as individuals, their personal and professional successes, as well as their futures. We are honored to be recognized by the Great Place to Work and FORTUNE’s 2019 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance. “
The Best Workplaces in the Financial Services and Insurance stand out for exceling in a competitive industry. According to Swart, “what makes Lake Michigan Credit Union stand out is LMCU’s focus on valuing staff, offering a wonderful workplace in which to thrive, providing real opportunity, and staff recognition for providing the best member service experience possible to our members.”
“In an industry that’s becoming increasingly reliant on technology to provide new and better services, these top employers in financial services demonstrate that they value their people by tapping into their creativity, enabling them to innovate and help the organization thrive,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Lake Michigan Credit Unionstand out from the crowd, intentionally growing their businesses by creating great places to work for all, making employees feel valued and respected for their talents and contributions.”
The Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations.
About Lake Michigan Credit Union
Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) is the largest credit union in Michigan. Employing a staff of over 1,550 and serving over 520,000 members, LMCU's assets exceed $11.5 billion, with a mortgage servicing portfolio of over $13 billion. LMCU has 65 convenient branch locations overall, including 19 in southwest Florida. LMCU members have access to over 55,000 Allpoint ATMs worldwide. LMCU provides a full range of financial services, from high interest-bearing checking accounts to personal loans, mortgages, investments, and commercial banking.
To find out more, visit LMCU.org.
About the Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™survey responses representing more than 726,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.
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