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Dupaco ranked Top Workplace USA

Top Workplaces USA 2022DUBUQUE, Iowa–Dupaco Community Credit Union has been named a 2022 Top Workplace USA. This recognition is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools.

Energage, LLC surveyed 300-plus organizations within Dupaco’s employee size (500-999) throughout different industries within the United States to receive this recognition.

“As a member-owned cooperative, Dupaco’s mission is to improve each member’s financial position,” says Dupaco President and CEO Joe Hearn. “This task is successfully achieved by a team of passionate and engaged employees. We value their feedback and acknowledge that we have more work to do. We are thrilled to have learned we received a Top Workplace USA recognition for 2022.”

The anonymous survey to employees measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, organization’s leadership and connection to name a few.

“During this very challenging time, Top Workplaces has proven to be a beacon of light for organizations, as well as a sign of resiliency and strong business performance,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “When you give your employees a voice, you come together to navigate challenges and shape your path forward. Top Workplaces draw on real-time insights into what works best for their organization, so they can make informed decisions that have a positive impact on their people and their business.”

The member-owned financial cooperative was also recently ranked a top five Iowa Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register in the large employer category for 2021. Dupaco has garnered an Iowa “Top Workplace” recognition each year that it has participated in the Des Moines Register survey: 2021, 2019, 2016 and 2011.

Dupaco Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa. It is dedicated to the financial well-being of its members, and specializes in personalized financial counseling, money advice and education. It offers savings, loans, investments, insurance and wealth management products for individuals and businesses. Dupaco serves residents in 112 counties throughout Iowa, northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin. Founded in 1948 by 10 Dubuque Packing Company employees, membership has grown to more than 143,000 with assets exceeding $2.7 billion. It has more than 600 employees and 20 branch office locations. Dupaco is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). It is a Forbes Best-in-State Credit Union and a Des Moines Register Top Workplace. Learn more at

Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 14 years of culture research and the results from 23 million employees surveyed across more than 70,000 organizations, Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit Energage or Workplaces.