Veterans United Home Loans, a Missouri-based full-service VA lender, has been named the fifth best workplace in the country in Great Place To Work and Fortune’s “30 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance” list. The rankings were based on employee’s answers to anonymous questions regarding workplace issues such as fairness, professional advancement and camaraderie along with other traits that are deemed essential to a rewarding career.
“At Veterans United our values are our way of life,” said CEO Nate Long. “We have a people-first mindset, and because of that our employees are committed to delivering the highest level of customer service to our Veteran clients. They are also committed to taking care of each other, inside and outside of work. We deliver results with integrity, we enjoy and are passionate about what we do, all with the goal of enhancing lives every day.”
Veterans United Home Loans was founded in Columbia, Missouri in 2002 with only 4 employees and has grown into a leading VA loan provider in the U.S. with more than 2,000 employees across the country. In 2015 Veterans United financed more than $7.3 billion in loans and become the number one VA lender in the nation.
Missouri is a leader in banking, investment and financial services, with more than 230,000 people, or 7% of the workforce, are employed in core occupations related to financial services in Missouri. The Show-Me State is home to financial service leaders like Edward Jones, Wells Fargo Advisors, Scottrade, American Century Investments and RGA, and has held a AAA bond rating for mare than 50 years.