We Have an Award-winning Workplace

At the Richmond Fed, we’re proud to be recognized as a diverse and inclusive workplace that values our employees. In fact, employees sharing their experiences working here helped us receive much of this recognition!

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality Award Winner
This award recognizes corporate policies and practices and is a measure of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) equality within organizations. The Richmond Fed once again obtained a perfect score on the Human Right’s Campaign Corporate Equality Index Survey for 2017, which designates an organization as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”

2016-2017 Active RVA Certified Workplace Award
The award from Sports Backers recognizes our Bank as an Active RVA Certified Workplace who adopts, supports and engages physical activity as part of our culture. Our fitness centers, classes, seminars and the many other Wellness@Work programs motivate employees to adopt healthy habits.

2016 Capital District Champions of Disability Employment Award
The Richmond Fed received this award for our dedication to hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities. The Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services recognizes organizations across the state for their efforts to promote a diversified and inclusive workplace.

2013 Sterling Workplace Award Finalist 
We were pleased to be a finalist in this competition that recognizes employers that focus on employee engagement, community involvement, inclusion and diversity, and workforce development.

2012 Wellness in the Workplace Award Winner
The Virginia Business Coalition on Health recognized us for our Wellness@Work initiative. Our program helps employees focus on fitness, nutrition, prevention and emotional well-being through on-site fitness centers and classes, smoking cessation support, monthly wellness events and a program that rewards healthy choices.

Employer All Star Awards
The Employer All Star Awards were sponsored by the Richmond Society for Human Resource Management and the Greater Richmond Chamber until 2011. We won and were a finalist in several categories:

  • 2011, 2010 Diversity Excellence Award Winner
    The Richmond Fed won this award for proactively working to improve workplace diversity and inclusiveness and demonstrating commitment to the added value that diversity brings to an organization

  • 2011 Best Recruitment, Engagement and Retention Practices Award Winner
    We won this award for our recruiting and hiring practices, giving employees a voice in the business, showing appreciation through rewards and recognition, and encouraging work-life balance. We also were a finalist for this award in 2010, 2009 and 2008.

  • 2011, 2010, 2008 Workforce Development Award Finalist
    This award recognized workforce practices that generate significant benefits and solutions in support of employee career development.

  • 2011, 2007 Employer of Choice Finalist
    This award recognized organizations that create a positive workplace that fosters satisfied employees and a commitment to conducting business based on our culture and values.
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