Pelican State Credit Union named one of best places to work

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA – Pelican State Credit Union was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge. The awards program is presented by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report and sponsored by the Greater Baton Rouge Society for Human Resource Management and the Louisiana WorkForce Commission.

The independent survey conducted by Best Companies Group analyzed and ranked firms on eight core focus areas: leadership and planning; corporate culture and communications; role satisfaction; work environment; relationship with supervisor; training; development and resources; pay and benefits; and overall engagement.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Baton Rouge, benefiting its economy, its workforce and businesses. Companies from across the region entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge. Pelican was ranked number 33 out of 38 companies selected for this honor.

“Pelican is a great place to work,” said CEO/President Jeffrey K. Conrad, “We have a wonderful culture because the individuals that make this company run care about each other and our members.”

“We know that employees are our best asset and we strive to provide them with a stellar work environment,” added Conrad. “By investing in our employees, we are able to recruit and retain the most skilled individuals that can serve our members with excellence,” he said.

The 2014 list of Best Companies to Work in Baton Rouge appears in the October 14 issue of the Business Report and all the companies were honored at a breakfast held on October 15as part of the Louisiana Business Symposium.

For more information on the Best Places to Work, visit

About Pelican State Credit Union
For more than 57 years, Pelican has been providing financial services to individuals and their families throughout the state of Louisiana. Since opening its doors in 1956, the credit union seeks to embody its mission statement each and every day, providing innovative products and services, with a continued, dedicated focus on member loyalty. Pelican was originally chartered as the Department of Hospitals Credit Union, located in downtown Baton Rouge. Its main membership served Louisiana Charity Hospitals, Mental Health Centers, and State Office Personnel. Pelican has since grown into one of the largest state chartered credit unions in LA now serving over 37,500 members nationwide with an asset size of $232 million. For information, visit

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