Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 27, 2013
The Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce have named agriculture lender Farm Credit Mid-America one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky in 2013. Farm Credit ranked as one of the top-scoring businesses in the large-company category of 250 or more staff, placing 9th overall and ranking as the top bank in the state.
The award results were determined from employee input about the work environment, the company’s ability to embrace innovation and new ideas, people practices and personal growth opportunities and development. Companies were honored at an April 16 Awards Banquet held at the Lexington Convention Center.
“It is a great privilege for Farm Credit to be named as a Best Place to Work in Kentucky,” says Heather Hornback, senior vice president – human capital. “We’re committed to providing employees with a challenging and rewarding work environment. They come to work doing what they love to do, serving and financing farmers and people who want to live in the country and that is reflected in our satisfaction scores.”
In addition to competitive salary, some of Farm Credit’s other benefits include:
Health, dental, vision and paid vacations
Bonus incentives that take into account the organization’s annual performance
Flex time and telecommuting, educational allowances up to $4,500 annually and a dependent scholarship program paying up to $1,500 annually
Paid time off for community service activities and volunteer work
Fitness and first time home buyers incentives
Farm Credit Mid-America is part of the national Farm Credit System and brings almost a century of agricultural lending experience to rural America. With 92 offices located throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, more than 400 employees serve the Kentucky market, which includes their headquarters located in Louisville.
About Farm Credit Mid-America
Farm Credit Mid-America is a $19.7 billion financial services cooperative serving more than 96,500 farmers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The association provides loans for all farm and rural living purposes including real estate, operating, equipment, housing and related services such as crop insurance, and vehicle, equipment and building leases. For more information about Farm Credit, call 1-800-444-FARM or visit them on the web at http://www.e-farmcredit.com.