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Sturgis Bank Earns 2023 Great Place to Work Certification™

Sturgis Bank Earns 2023 Great Place to Work Certification™

STURGIS, MI — Sturgis Bank is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place To Work. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Sturgis Bank. 92% of employees said that when you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

"Great Place To Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience," says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, the Vice President of Global Recognition at Great Place To Work. She emphasizes that Certification is the sole official recognition earned by the real-time feedback of employees regarding their company culture. “By successfully earning this recognition, it is evident that Sturgis Bank stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees."

“This achievement reflects our commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture where employees can learn, grow, and thrive. I truly believe that Sturgis Bank is a great place to work,” says Sturgis Bank CEO, Jason Hyska.

According to Great Place To Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.

See what employees say makes working at Sturgis Bank so great by visiting their profile on Great Place To Work®:


About Sturgis Bank

Sturgis Bank is an independent bank, operating for the benefit of its customers and community since its founding in 1905.  Sturgis Bank and Trust serves customers through 18 locations in Southwest Michigan, providing personal, commercial, mortgage, and trust services.  Sturgis Bank and Trust includes subsidiaries Oakleaf Financial Services, Inc., Oak Mortgage, LLC; Oak Insurance Services, LLC; and Oak Title Services, LLC.  For additional information, visit 

About Great Place to Work Certification™

Great Place To Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place To Work-Certified.

About Great Place To Work®

As the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place To Work® brings 30 years of groundbreaking research and data to help every place become a great place to work for all. Their proprietary platform and For All™ Model helps companies evaluate the experience of every employee, with exemplary workplaces becoming Great Place To Work Certified™ or receiving recognition on a coveted Best Workplaces™ List.

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