AgriBank, FCB Ranks in Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's 2012 Best Places to Work
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has named AgriBank one of the Best Places to Work for 2012. The Best Places to Work prestigious award ranks AgriBank as one of the top-scoring businesses on the employee survey in the medium-company category.
The Business Journal's award results are determined largely from employee input about the work environment, the company's ability to embrace innovation and new ideas, people practices, personal growth opportunities and development, and daily operations. The survey was conducted by Quantum Market Research of Wichita, Kansas. More than 200 companies competed this year with winners being honored August 23 at a luncheon and awards banquet at the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis.
Some of AgriBank’s benefits include:
- Market competitive benefits to its employees including health, dental, vision and domestic partnerships.
- A bonus incentive that takes into account the organization’s and the individual's annual performance.
- Other valued employee benefits such as flex time and telecommuting.
- Educational allowances up to $5,250 per year for Graduate Studies per employee.
- Employee-matched donations for charities.
- A free membership to the gym in the building’s facilities.
“It is a great honor and privilege for AgriBank to be named as a Best Place to Work. Our continued record of strong capital, liquidity and credit quality are indicative of the human capital at the Bank. Our employees are our key advantage. To attract and develop our team, we continually strive to create a work environment where employees can build careers that foster personal and professional growth while adding significant value to the organization. Our mission to be a trusted partner to Farm Credit lenders is core to AgriBank and one we seek to further cultivate as we continue to serve agriculture and rural America,” says Bill York, AgriBank CEO.
AgriBank, FCB is one of the largest banks within the national Farm Credit System, with over $75 billion in total assets. As agriculture’s borrower-owned financial leader, AgriBank complements the market-facing focus of affiliated Associations to serve rural America in a District that stretches from Ohio to Wyoming and from Minnesota to Arkansas, representing nearly 40% of farmland and over 60% of cropland in the United States. The affiliated Associations and AgriBank are collaborating in successfully shaping the future of agriculture.