FREMONT, Calif., June 17, 2014–Fremont Bank
, a leading full-service community bank in California has been named a Top Bay Area Workplace and ranks as the region’s only community bank honored for employee satisfaction for the fourth straight year.
The Bay Area Top Workplaces award is based on an independent survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics. Employees were asked to rate their satisfaction with several aspects of working at Fremont Bank, including pay and benefits, company direction, management team, career mobility, and workplace conditions. Company rankings were based on a composite score calculated on the basis of employee responses. This year, there were 460 Fremont Bank employees that responded to the survey, which represents over 65% of the bank’s workforce.
“We are proud that our associates have voted us as a “Top Workplace” in the Bay Area for the fourth year in a row. This recognition serves as proof that our focus on attracting, developing and rewarding associates is working. Every day I am inspired by our associates’ motivation to serve the banking, borrowing and investment needs of our clients; helping them achieve their financial goals,” said Fremont Bank President/CEO Andy Mastorakis.
Awards were given in three company categories - large, midsize and small. Fremont Bank ranks #6 in the large company category and is the only full-service, community bank recognized in any category over the last four years.
The San Jose Mercury News’ coverage of Bay Area Top Workplaces highlighted Fremont Bank Foundation’s charitable giving and the bank’s associates for their commitment to the community through volunteerism.
The list of Bay Area Top Workplaces can be viewed online at http://www.mercurynews.com/topworkplaces
About Fremont Bank
Fremont Bank (www.fremontbank.com
) is a leading retail and commercial bank, California mortgage lender, award-winning top philanthropic business and consistently ranks in Bay Area News Group’s “Top Bay Area Workplaces.” Founded in 1964, Fremont Bank is one of the oldest independent family-owned and managed banks in the state and focuses on personalized service for clients. It has 18 branches across the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, and Monterey with loan production offices in Sacramento and Los Angeles counties. Find Fremont Bank on Facebook at www.fb.com/FremontBank
and on Twitter at @FremontBank