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American Bankers Association Earns 2023 Great Place to Work® Certification™


The American Bankers Association has once again been Certified™ by Great Place to Work®, the association announced today. ABA first earned the distinction in 2017. The national recognition is based entirely on what current employees said about their experience working at ABA in an independent anonymous survey. This year, 83% of ABA employees said it is a great place to work – 26 points higher than the average U.S. company. 

“We are proud and honored to once again earn the prestigious Great Place to Work® Certification™,” said Rob Nichols, ABA president and CEO. “We strive to foster an inclusive, collaborative and accountable culture where people feel welcome. This certification underscores the remarkable efforts of our staff at all levels to uphold these values while providing gold-standard service to banks of all sizes.” 

Overall, ABA employees overwhelmingly responded that new team members are made to feel welcome when they join the organization, and that management is honest and ethical in its business practices. They take pride in their work, with 94% citing the service they deliver to members as “excellent.” The core competencies on which ABA employees are evaluated emphasize collaboration and teamwork, innovation, accountability and integration. The association continues to introduce policies and programs to help balance the needs of its diverse workforce, including flexible work arrangements, professional development opportunities for all staff, and benefits to reduce financial burden on commuters, new parents and those managing student loans. 

“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that ABA is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.

To learn more about career opportunities at ABA, visit https://www.aba.com/about-us/work-at-aba


About the American Bankers Association

The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $23.6 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million people, safeguard $19.4 trillion in deposits and extend $12 trillion in loans.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.​

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