CU Direct Honored as a Top Workplace in California’s Inland Empire Region

Company awarded on employees’ high approval ratings for job satisfaction, compensation and social responsibility among other areas.

Ontario, CA | December 8, 2016

CU Direct, the nation’s leading lending technology and automotive solutions provider for credit unions, has been named one of the Top Workplaces in 2016 by Riverside, Calif.-based Press-Enterprise, and was honored with the award at the third annual Inland Empire Top Workplaces awards dinner.

CU Direct was recognized with the award in the mid-size company category. The company’s more than 370 employees responded to the newspaper’s survey, which was developed in conjunction with Workplace Dynamics, addressing a number of areas including benefits, overall job satisfaction and compensation, as well as social responsibility. Winners were ranked in three categories based on size of workforce: large, midsize and small companies.

Top Work Places Award The company has created an innovative and progressive work environment that allows employees to achieve their highest potential and career growth. Employees noted the value of the company’s culture, offering a fun, challenging and spirited atmosphere that embraces personal development and a healthy work-life balance.

CU Direct has twenty-two years of service to credit unions as an innovative lending technology company and Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO), dedicated to helping its credit union partners advance their lending programs and overall portfolio success. In 2016, CU Direct has helped its 1,000+ credit union partners become the nation’s number two auto lender through its CUDL Lending Platform.

CU Direct is active in giving back to the community through charitable efforts. The company is an avid supporter of Credit Unions for Kids and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through a number of events, including: the company’s 20 for 20 Giveback Campaign celebrating its 20-year anniversary, which donated $60,000 to six CMN Hospitals, and being a sponsor and administrator for the annual California and Nevada Credit Unions for Kids Wine Auction, which has raised $4.8 million since 2006.

Tony Boutelle CU Direct CEO “It is exciting to be recognized as a Top Workplace. Our employees are the driving force behind our achievements, and creating a culture where they can enjoy their responsibilities, while feeling empowered to be the best that they can be is very important to us,” shared Tony Boutelle, president and CEO of CU Direct. “We strive to ensure each employee feels that he or she is valued and that their contributions are essential to our continued success.”

The Top Workplace Awards have become one of the most respected and popular sources for ranking workplace quality in California’s Inland Empire region.

About CU Direct

For more than twenty years, CU Direct has been a lending technology leader, helping credit unions fund $211 billion in loans. More than 1,100 credit unions rely on CU Direct’s solutions to generate loans, create efficiencies, and grow membership. From CUDL, the industry’s number one auto lending platform, to the industry’s revolutionary Lending 360 Loan Origination System, and Lending Insights dynamic analytic tools, CU Direct develops the technology that helps credit unions advance their lending programs and overall portfolio success. 14,000 auto dealers nationwide use CU Direct’s automotive solutions to connect with credit unions and their members to drive sales and increase their bottom lines. For more information, visit Connect with CU Direct on Twitter and LinkedIn.