100 Best Companies to Work For Snapshot: Navy Federal Credit Union

Rooted in service to country.

June 23, 2016

Treva Lind


Washington is home to 10 branches and just over 130 employees of Navy Federal Credit Union, an organization with more than $75 billion in assets, 6 million members, 281 branches and more than 13,000 employees. Strongly rooted in the states military communities, NFCU places a high value on employee retention, says Regional Manager Vicki Archer. We have a lot of tangible benefits that our employees are able to transfer when they move, which is a tremendous benefit for military spouses. NFCU offers part-time staff a complete benefits package on par with full-timers, with generous medical-dental, 401(k), pension, awards and bonuses. Many employees are former military and spouses of active-duty personnel.

I love that they do not differentiate between full-time and part-time employees; all are given equal opportunities in all aspects from salary, training, developing, educational to providing a full benefit package, one employee wrote in her survey response. Staff members talk about teamwork, making decisions at all levels, cross-training and advancement options. They also describe loving their customers, who include both military and civilian personnel and their families.