The Best Banks To Work For 2016
Assets: $548 million
Chairman and CEO: Eduardo Arriola
Pictured: Apollo Bank celebrated reaching $500 million dollars in assets by hosting an employee appreciation party, which included food trucks, a photobooth, carnival desserts, mariachis and dancing.
Popular with employees: Employees compete in roughly six cooking contests a year for the chance to win a $25 gift card and bragging rights. Each competition, which is judged by coworkers, has a theme, such as a pumpkin pie throw-down in the fall.
Fitness/wellness program: Chair massages, health fairs and biometric screenings are offered, along with a site that helps employees track the food they eat to ensure they are getting enough fruit and vegetables.
Communication tool/practice: A weekly email from Chairman and Chief Executive Eduardo Arriola provides employees with business updates and highlights best practices.