MSUFCU Receives 2018 Regional Diversity Star Award From Lansing Economic Area Partnership
EAST LANSING, Mich. — In recognition for creating a diverse and welcoming workplace, MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) has earned the 2018 Regional Diversity Star Award from the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP). This award recognizes companies, like MSUFCU, who promote diversity which attracts talent of those who want to work and succeed, having a direct impact on the local economy.
“We are very much honored to receive this award from LEAP,” said Silvia Dimma, MSUFCU's Chief Human Resources Officer. “A diversified workforce translates into increased innovation, higher levels of creativity, and unique approaches to various opportunities, all of which allow us to better serve our members and enhances the quality of our workplace for employees. This award highlights our continual efforts to support a diverse and inclusive culture, and underscores our commitment to attract and retain employees with varied backgrounds and perspectives.”
LEAP is a coalition of area leaders committed to building a prosperous and vibrant region where business can thrive. To do this, it helps entrepreneurs start new businesses, helps existing businesses grow, and attracts new businesses to the region.
MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. For the sixth year in a row, MSUFCU was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press. This year, it was again recognized as one of CU Journal’s Best Credit Unions to Work For, a Michigan Best and Brightest in Wellness award winner, and is certified as a Great Place to Work®. In 2017, MSUFCU was recognized as a Best Workplace for Women by Fortune Magazine, and an Outstanding Credit Union of the Year by the Michigan Credit Union League. The credit union has also been nationally recognized for its financial education initiatives, ranking first in Michigan and second in the nation for the 2017 Alphonse Desjardins Adult Financial Education award by the Credit Union National Association. Founded in 1937, MSUFCU has 18 branches, more than 267,000 members, $4.2 billion in assets, and nearly 900 employees.