VIENNA, Va., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union has been selected as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Florida for 2011. This is the third consecutive year Navy Federal has been selected, ranking among the top 15 each year. The Best Companies To Work For in Florida program was created by Florida Trend magazine and the Best Companies Group and endorsed by the HR Florida State Council.
"We are honored to be selected for the third consecutive year," said Cutler Dawson, president and CEO of Navy Federal. "The dedication of our employees significantly contributes to the high quality of service we provide to our members worldwide."
With over 1,850 employees throughout the State of Florida, Navy Federal continues to grow with 18 branch offices and the expansion of the Brian L. McDonnell Center at Heritage Oaks in Pensacola, Fla.
The companies that chose to participate in the Best Companies To Work For in Florida process underwent a rigorous two-part survey process. The first part consisted of evaluating each company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure employee satisfaction. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.
Debbie Calder, senior vice president, Greater Pensacola Operations said, "Our employees mention intangibles, such as respect, trust and fairness when talking about our work environment, and we know that is key to our success. This award speaks to our employees' enthusiasm about growing their careers here."
The Florida Trend magazine's full list of companies will be shown in the August 2011 issue. For a complete list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Florida, go to www.FloridaTrend.com/BestCompanies.
About Florida Trend
Florida Trend magazine provides excellent, forward-looking, and in-depth reporting on business, finance and public policy in Florida. Florida Trend reaches more than 250,000 business executives, government officials and civic leaders. In addition, the magazine's website reaches approximately 80,000 unique visitors monthly. For more information, please visit www.FloridaTrend.com.
About Best Companies Group
Best Companies Group works (BCG) with national and local partners around the country and in Canada to establish and manage "Best Places to Work," "Best Companies," and "Best Employers" programs on a national, statewide and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.
About Navy Federal Credit Union
Navy Federal Credit Union is the world's largest credit union with $44 billion in assets, 3.7 million members, 216 branch offices, and more than 8,000 employees worldwide. The credit union serves all Department of Defense military and civilian personnel and their families. For additional information about Navy Federal, visit www.navyfederal.org.
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