News Releases | November 3, 2004

UFCU Recognized As a Best Place To Work

Austin, Texas — November 3, 2004 — University Federal Credit Union has earned the distinction of being named one of the Best Places to Work in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal for large companies having more than 250 employees.

The recognition was achieved based on employee survey feedback measuring key areas of employee commitment and satisfaction, such as alignment with goals, people practices, and work engagement and values. Results of the survey show that if you have to work, UFCU is one of the best places in Austin to do it!

UFCU is committed to providing a quality employee experience. “Our goal is to ensure that our employees enjoy the same high-quality service that we provide our members,” says Yvonne Brooks, PHR, Senior Manager of Human Resources. Programs such as Leadership Development, fitness reimbursement, matching charitable contributions, employee assistance, and discounted employee loans are available. Many employees take advantage of the Credit Union’s extensive onsite training and development opportunities, as well as tuition reimbursement program. As of the third quarter of this year UFCU has reimbursed almost $52,000 to 37 full and part time employees pursuing a college degree. President/CEO Tony Budet believes that UFCU’s success is due to the staff. He says, “Our employees are the best in the business, well-trained, motivated and eager. We maintain a positive, team-oriented work environment with high expectations.” A competitive and attractive total compensation package, and the feeling of family allow UFCU to enjoy a high level of employee retention.

University Federal Credit Union is the largest member-owned financial institution in Austin. Since 1936, UFCU has taken pride in the service it provides its member-owners, meeting their financial needs wherever their lives take them. This is accomplished by the dedicated team of employees who work diligently to ensure member satisfaction & delight. To that end, becoming an employer of choice and creating a quality employee experience remains of utmost importance to UFCU.