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CUSB Bank is proud to be named a Top Iowa Workplace for the fourth time!

posted on Monday, September 17, 2018

CUSB Bank named a Top Iowa Workplace for the fourth time

CRESCO--CUSB Bank is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Iowa’s Top  Workplaces by the Des Moines Register. The announcement was made in the Des Moines Register’s publication on Sunday, Sept. 16. They were ranked number 36 in the state. This is the fourth time for this designation, being named a Top Iowa Workplace in 2011, 2014, 2016, and 2018.

J. Scott Thomson, President of CUSB Bank, said, “It's great to be named as one of the top workplaces in the state of Iowa but even more special when your own staff makes this designation a reality through their feedback given in a survey. Our bank culture sits on five pillars that represent what we stand for at CUSB Bank. These pillars are communication, trust, collective responsibility, caring, and pride. I feel our employees emulate these values to our valued customers and as President of CUSB Bank, I could not be more proud.”

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. Workplace Dynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. 

CUSB Bank’s employees completed a survey that asked them about the direction of the bank, work conditions, career development, execution, managers, pay, and benefits. CUSB Bank has 74 employees across their five locations in Cresco, Ridgeway, Lime Springs, Osage, and Charles City.

Thomson said, “We are proud to be named a Top Workplace in the state of Iowa by our employees. CUSB Bank was established 130 years ago on strong values and ethics and we have hired people that have the same values. We are proud of our employees and know that a bank is a bank is a bank, however, the people inside are what makes a difference.”

The Des Moines Register published the complete list of Top Workplaces on September 16. 

Several of the employees in Cresco celebrate the award by wearing new shirts. Pictured are (front row, from left to right) Dan Ollendick, Rachel Johnston, Sally Peter, Nichole Havlik, Kristie Curtis, Stephanie Sovereign, Lori Bronner, Dawn Mensink, Emily Dohlman-Govern, Jeanne Voyna, Jodi Rosendahl, Joann Mrachek (middle row, left to right) Deb Novak, Elizabeth Brookins, Brenda Mashek, Lisa Johnson, Marsha Headington, Wanda Rice, Sarah Halweg, Holly Losen, Angie Quam, (back row, left to right) Jay Johnston, Matt Frana, Allen Johnson, Mike Drees, Stephanie Gallagher, Beth Huber, and Amy Roberts. 

Several of the employees in Osage celebrate the award by wearing new shirts. Pictured are (from left to right) Mary Loften, Monica Sigler, Deanna Halbach, Katie Clark, and Tera Schroeder. Not pictured are Doug Krabbe, Bill Denner, John Thomson, Michele Johnson, Kara Leake, Ashley Kisner, and Sara Ramker. 

Several of the employees in Charles celebrate the award by wearing new shirts. Pictured are (from left to right) Vicki Arenas, Curt Hallett, Cindy Randall, Theresa Hake, and Amanda Ledbeter. Not pictured are Sean Pitkin, Renae Wedeking, Brent Hagen, Taylor Kemp, and Brianna Reiling.  

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