Purdue Federal Ranked Second Best Place to Work

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (May 3, 2013) For the third year in a row, Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) has been recognized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as a Best Place to Work in Indiana. Purdue Federal ranked second of 28 medium-sized companies in the 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana competition, up from its fifth-place ranking a year ago.

The top companies in the state are determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys. Among the things that make Purdue Federal a best place to work are paid volunteer time off (VTO), wellness activities, employer health savings account and retirement contributions, staff recognition by senior management team members, special events, and on-site facilities including fitness and lactation rooms.

For the first time, winners were selected in four categories: small companies between 15 and 74 U.S. employees, medium companies between 75 and 249 U.S. employees, large companies between 250 and 999 U.S. employees, and major companies with 1,000 or more U.S. employees. A record 100 companies from throughout the state made the 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana list.

More information about Purdue Federal is available at, and details about all the Best Places to Work in Indiana companies is available in the May/June issue of the Indiana Chamber’s BizVoice® magazine, a statewide publication and online at

About Purdue Federal
Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) was founded as Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) on the Purdue University campus in 1969. In December 2010, PEFCU acquired Members United Federal Credit Union through a merger. At the time of merger, the credit union changed its name to Purdue Federal to better reflect its membership base, which includes students, faculty and staff, and communities where Purdue University and its regional campuses operate. Purdue Federal is a member-owned financial cooperative with more than 60,000 members nationwide and assets at more than $750 million.

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