FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., - Level One Bank, a leading community bank in Michigan, has been named one of Metro Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ by the Michigan Business & Professional Association (MBPA) for the fifth consecutive year. Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor.
“Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2017 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of B&B Programs. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”
"Since our founding in 2007, we have worked diligently to create a vibrant culture where talented professionals want to work," said Patrick J. Fehring, President and CEO of Level One Bank. "Our employees are our greatest asset and we're invested in their success, both personally and professionally."
An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention, Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shares Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business.
The winning companies will be honored by the MBPA on Friday, September 21 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.
About Level One Bank
Level One Bank is a full-service commercial and consumer bank headquartered in Michigan with assets of approximately $1.3 billion as of December 31, 2017. It operates eleven banking centers throughout Southeast Michigan and West Michigan. Level One Bank’s success has been recognized locally and nationally as the U.S. SBA ‘Community Lender of the Year’ and ‘Export Finance Lender of the Year’, S&P Global’s Top 10 ‘Best-Performing Community Banks’ in the nation, and American Banker Magazine’s ‘Best Banks to Work For’. The Commercial Division provides a complete menu of products including lines of credit, term loans, leases, commercial mortgages, SBA loans, Export-Import financing, and Treasury Management and Private Banking services. The Consumer Division offers personal savings and checking accounts and a complete array of consumer loan products including residential mortgages, home equity, auto, and credit card services. For more information, visit www.levelonebank.com.