FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Union Journal named Fort Worth-based EECU Credit Union, a GOBankingRates client, one of the "Best Credit Unions to Work For" in 2014. The financial institution ranked No. 6 in the nation among credit unions with over $1 billion in assets, according to the study by Credit Union Journal and Best Companies Group.
"We're grateful to be honored for providing a positive work experience for our team members," said Lonnie Nicholson, EECU president and CEO. "Our delivery of excellent member service relies heavily on ensuring that our employees receive the resources and support they deserve."
Judges used the following criteria to select the best employers:
- Participating credit unions' workplace policies, practices and demographics
- Employee surveys assessing the experiences and attitudes of individual employees regarding their workplace
- Scores were combined to determine the best credit unions and final ranking
"GOBankingRates congratulates EECU on being recognized as one of the best credit union employers in the country," said Casey Bond, GOBankingRates' managing editor. "We're proud to work with a client that exemplifies the positive qualities of credit unions and that shows the same care for its employees as it does for its customers and community."
Additionally, EECU announced in January that it is planning to open a new operations center in Fort Worth, which will employ a staff of up to 180 in the coming years.
"As one of the largest and most well established financial institutions in Fort Worth, we've enjoyed being a part of the explosive growth in this area," said Nicholson. "We are excited to find new and better ways to meet the growing and changing needs of the Fort Worth area through our banking services and our recognized employment practices."
About EECU Credit Union
With assets of more than $1.6 billion, EECU Credit Union is one of North Texas' largest locally owned financial institutions with a long history of serving the financial needs of greater Fort Worth and surrounding areas. EECU provides more than 180,000 people with a full range of financial products and services through its 13 convenient branch locations and alternative delivery channels including online and mobile resources and 55,000 free ATMs worldwide.
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