Member One Federal Credit Union in Roanoke, Virginia was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Virginia for the 4th consecutive time. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. Kim Braswell, Chief Administration Officer said, “The fact that we’ve placed in the top 15 Best Places to Work in Virginia for the past 4 years is such an honor! That honor is magnified when you consider that our employees are the reason we continue to make the list!”

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2014 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

– Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity

– Be a publicly or privately held business

– Have a facility in the state of Virginia

– Have at least 15 employees working in the state of Virginia

– Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Virginia. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Virginia and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final ranking.