Lake Michigan Credit Union Named Elite Winner in 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Competition
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (October 27, 2016) – Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) is proud to announce its recognition as one of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies To Work For®. LMCU expanded into the metro Detroit market in 2014 with retail branch and mortgage operations, and has earned this designation each year since.
This competition identifies and honors companies with exceptional commitments to industry-best human resources practices and employee-friendly environments. The selection process is rigorous, drawing upon both employer and employee surveys, and a broad set of evaluation categories.
Companies are rated for excellence in: communication and shared vision, community initiatives, compensation, benefit packages, employee solutions, diversity and inclusion, employee achievement and recognition, education and development, employee enrichment, engagement and retention, recruitment, selection and orientation, strategic company performance and work-life balance.
The judging panel names 101 winners overall, benchmarked by company size and business sector, and LMCU again earned its place among them. In addition, thirteen “Elite” winners were named, representing the best of the best. LMCU won this designation in the Employee Achievement and Recognition category.
This competition is presented nationally by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), with competitions in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco, and Grand Rapids. It is represented in the SE Michigan market by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). Detroit metro winners were named and honored at a luncheon at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance, downtown Detroit, on Friday, September 23, 2016.
LMCU is a nine-time Best and Brightest winner in the local west Michigan market, three-time winner in the Detroit market and twice at the national level.
LMCU’s Senior Vice President of Talent, 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 for the third consecutive year as one of 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.
“This year we also earned an Elite award in the category of Employee Recognition and Achievement. We are deeply honored to be recognized for our employee programs in this area and to receive this prestigious award is truly monumental for us.
“Our focus remains 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.”
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Founded in 1933, Lake Michigan Credit Union is the largest credit union in Michigan. With a staff of over 1,000, LMCU’s assets exceed $4.5 billion, with a mortgage serviced portfolio of over $6 billion. LMCU now has over 362,000 members and 39 convenient branch locations, including Traverse City, Fruitport Township, Farmington Hills, Troy and Bonita Springs, FL. New branch locations have just opened in Livonia, MI and Naples, FL. LMCU operates nearly 100 ATMs in west Michigan and Kalamazoo, with access to over 55,000 ATMs worldwide as part of the AllPoint network. Dedicated mortgage offices are located in Saginaw, Livonia, Grand Blanc and Bonita Springs, FL. LMCU provides a full-range of financial services, from high interest-bearing checking accounts to mortgages, commercial loans, insurance and investment services. To find out more, please visit www.lmcu.org.
Posted On: 2/3/2017