Denton, Texas – DATCU Credit Union has been named the 6th “Best Credit Union to Work For” out of 6,500 Credit Unions by the Credit Union Journal . The CU Journal partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. DATCU has assets of almost $800 million and in their asset size category, they were ranked 3rd.
This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best credit unions. The full Best Credit Unions to Work For list was featured in the September issue of Credit Union Journal and is available online at CUJournal.com.
“We are so humbled that our employees feel good about working for DATCU. We try to create an atmosphere that is team-oriented and productive while at the same time being a fun and enjoyable place to work. We are elated to be #6, stated Dale Kimble, DATCU’s CEO.
To be considered for participation, credit unions had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
– Have at least 25 employees working in the U.S.
– Be in business a minimum of one year
– Be in one of the following categories based upon asset size: Over $1 billion, $500M-$1B, $200M-$500M or Under $200M
– Required 40% employee survey response rate to be considered; DATCU had a 75% response rate.
Determining the Best Credit Unions to Work For involved a two-step process. The first step consisted of evaluating each participating credit union’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of employee surveys aimed at assessing the experiences and attitudes of individual employees with respect to their workplace. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the best credit unions and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final ranking.
DATCU Credit Union, founded in 1936, is a full-service, member owned, not-for profit financial institution. With a long-standing tradition of exemplary service, they currently serve over 83,000 members; Membership is open to anyone living or working in Denton, Cooke, Wise, Montague, or Clay Counties. All are invited to take advantage of the products and services the credit union offers. These include checking, savings, credit cards, multiple loan products, investment products, and insurance. To learn more about DATCU Credit Union, visit www.datcu.org or call 866-387-8585. For more information on the Best Credit Unions to Work For program, visit www.BestCreditUnionstoWorkFor.com.