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For Immediate Release
January 10, 2018
ABA Media Contact: Mike Townsend
(202) 663-5471
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American Bankers Association Certified as a Great Place to Work®


WASHINGTON – The American Bankers Association has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®, the association announced today. ABA earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found here.

“Our staff is at the heart of ABA’s mission to provide America’s banks with the tools they need to energize the economy and serve their customers and communities,” said Rob Nichols, ABA president and CEO. “ABA employees take pride in their work and value the atmosphere, rewards and challenges associated with being part of our team. This designation will help us retain and attract top talent in the competitive Washington area, which can only further help our members.”

The core competencies on which ABA employees are evaluated emphasize collaboration and teamwork, adaptability, customer service and accountability. 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.

“This is the first time the American Bankers Association has earned our certification,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of Great Place to Work Certification & List Production. “ABA now joins a small but coveted list of employers across the country demonstrating what it takes to maintain a great workplace.”

The Great Place to Work® survey concluded that 76 percent of ABA employees believe the association is a great workplace. ABA employees completed 254 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.68.


About the American Bankers Association
The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $17 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million people, safeguard $13 trillion in deposits and extend more than $9 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.​