DUBUQUE, Iowa—For the second time in just a month, Forbes has recognized Dupaco Community Credit Union. This time, the national U.S. business magazine has ranked Dupaco a top small employer in America.
Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to assess nearly 10,000 businesses nationwide. These assessment tools included:
- “Anonymous surveys of employees using both targeted access panels as well as open participation from the public;
- Tracking of job-related websites to gauge employer reputation, engagement, retention, benefits and more;
- Social listening text analysis of news websites and blogs as well as platforms such as Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter and YouTube to assess the company’s relationship with its employees.”
This is the first time Forbes completed a ranking of top smaller employers in America. Of the 300 companies recognized, Dupaco ranked #61 overall and #11 within the banking and financial industry category.
Dupaco President and CEO Joe Hearn said the financial cooperative is humbled to be recognized as a top employer and gives credit to the organization’s members and employees.
“As a member-owned cooperative, Dupaco’s mission is to improve each member’s financial position,” says Hearn. “This recognition is successfully achieved by a team of passionate and engaged employees who work together and carry out Dupaco’s mission to help members build a life worth loving.”
CLICK HERE FOR THE FORBES RANKINGS AND SCORES, PUBLISHED July 18, 2023.
ABOUT DUPACO COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION:
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 118 counties throughout Iowa, northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin. Founded in 1948 by ten Dubuque Packing Company employees, membership has grown to more than 159,000 with assets exceeding $3.1 billion. It has nearly 700 employees and 22 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 www.dupaco.com/newsroom.
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