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Alliant Named One of Best Places to Work in U.S.


For the fourth straight year, Alliant Credit Union has been named one of the Best Medium Workplaces in the country by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

Alliant earned the No. 78 spot on the 2019 list, with 93 percent of employees saying that Alliant is a great place to work because of the company’s engaging culture, good people and terrific benefits.

Since 2016, Alliant has received recognition on nine Best Workplaces lists, including being named the No. 5 Best Small & Medium Financial Services Workplace of 2019.

“At every level of our organization, our employees are engaged and enthusiastic about their work,” said Lee Schafer, Alliant senior vice president of corporate affairs and chief administrative officer. “Workplace culture is not just a buzzword; it’s truly integral to the success of our business and to helping our members achieve their financial goals through our products and services.”

Benefits like paid volunteer time off, tuition reimbursement and a new commuter discount benefit complement the company’s various programs and events that support leadership development, team building and education. Alliant also recently launched its first employee resource group, INCLUDE, which aims to encourage and empower women across the organization.

“Small and medium-sized businesses have a tremendous influence on the U.S. economy and workforce,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Alliant Credit Union have found the key not only for winning top talent against their larger competitors, but also for playing a leadership role in dramatically improving the day-to-day experience of U.S. labor conditions by creating great workplaces where everyone can succeed, regardless of who they are or what job they perform.” 


About Alliant

Alliant Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with 450,000 members and over $11 billion in assets. Headquartered in Chicago and founded in 1935, Alliant is the largest credit union in Illinois and one of the largest credit unions in the United States. As a digital credit union, Alliant’s mission is to provide members consistently superior financial value while simplifying and enabling how people save, borrow and pay. Find out more at


About the Best Small Workplaces and Best Medium Workplaces Lists

Great Place to Work based their ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing more than 189,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit

About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. They help organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating high-trust work experience for all employees. They recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the U.S.


Media contact:
Maggie Tomasek
PR & Content Strategist
Alliant Credit Union
(773) 462-3958
[email protected]

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