Credit Union Ranked Number One in Large Category
Tampa, FL, (April 14, 2014) – Grow Financial, one of the leading Credit Unions in the nation has been selected by The Tampa Bay Times as the Top Work Place of 2014 for the second year in a row out of 100 different companies in the Tampa Bay area. Each year, The Tampa Bay Times ranks the top work places in three different categories including large, midsize and small. In 2012, Grow Financial was ranked number 16 in the midsize category, in 2013 they were ranked number one in the large category and this year they have been ranked number one again for two consecutive years in a row. Rankings are based on six different workplace factors including: directions, execution, connection, my work, my manager, and my pay & benefits. Out of the six factors, Grow Financial scored the highest this year in direction.
“As I visit our branches or walk through our corporate offices, I see great people in every position we have, “said Bob Fisher, President and CEO of Grow Financial. “We have an outstanding team of talented professionals who have once again made our Credit Union a Top Work Place for three consecutive years in a row, and that is truly a honor.” said Fisher.
Some of the qualities employees of Grow Financial stated on the Top Work Places survey that they enjoyed the most included the opportunity to help members, work life balance, having fun at work, bonus and incentive recognition programs, a positive and friendly work environment and the opportunity to advance in the organization as the Credit Union expands.
David Haight, Assistant Vice President of Information Technology who has worked at Grow Financial for the past 28 years said, “I really have been motivated to stay in one place. The job doesn’t get boring. And it’s just an enjoyable place to work. You look forward to coming to work every day. … A lot of us here are really good friends.”
The Credit Union participates in a number of activities throughout the year to keep engagement high among employees including hosting an annual “Get Fit Challenge” and Health Fair, celebrating diversity in the work place with monthly cultural celebrations, and all employees have free access to a fully-equipped fitness center available at the Corporate Office.
About Grow Financial.
With 22 branches, and five more in development, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union is recognized as one of the leading Credit Unions in the nation with nearly $2 billion in assets. Originally founded to provide a safe place to save and borrow money for the military and civilian personnel of MacDill Air Force Base, Grow Financial has since expanded membership to include employees of more than 1,100 businesses. Established in 1955, Grow Financial has its corporate headquarters in Tampa, Florida. For more information visit www.growfinancial.org.