July 19, 2016
COLUMBIA, MO. Veterans United Home Loans, a full-service VA lender, is proud to announce Great Place to Work® and Fortune have named it one of the country's 30 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance, coming in at #5 on the list.
Veterans United earned the ranking based on employees' anonymous responses to questions addressing their experience at work. On issues of fairness, professional advancement, camaraderie and other traits essential to a rewarding career, Veterans United exceeded benchmarks for comparably-sized organizations striving to create a great workplace.
At Veterans United our values are our way of life, said CEO Nate Long. We have a people first mindset, and because of that our employees are committed to delivering the highest level of customer service to our Veteran clients. They are also committed to taking care of each other, inside and outside of work. We deliver results with integrity, we enjoy and are passionate about what we do, all with the goal of enhancing lives every day.
Veterans United makes a point to involve people in decisions that affect their work, while cultivating a transparent and collegial environment. The Trust Index® Survey, which this ranking is based upon, takes into account key factors of the workplace including employees' trust in leadership, perceptions of fair pay and profit sharing, pride in one's work, and an overall sense of teamwork and cooperation across the firm.
"The Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance prove that money isn't everything," said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. "While employees give them high marks for compensation, these businesses also offer a level playing field for advancement and consistent opportunities for professional growth. In turn, team members at the Best Workplaces report high levels of commitment and cooperation that give these organizations a competitive advantage."
The Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based upon employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work®-Certified organizations.
Veterans United also ranked No. 30 in the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work® and Fortune.