Awards & Recognition from the Industry


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Worksite Wellness Award

GTE Financial's LiveWell program was honored as a bronze award winner in Aetna’s first annual Worksite Wellness awards for its commitment to creating a healthier workplace and improving the well-being of its employees. GTE Financial was one of ten companies recognized for its wellness achievements, with nine of the winners based in Florida. The winners were chosen based on combined scores from the Health and Well-being Best Practices Scorecard in Collaboration with Mercer and Aetna’s worksite application.


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Workplace in Tampa Bay

GTE Financial was named a 2017 Top Workplace by the Tampa Bay Times. Top Workplaces are awarded based on the direct feedback and responses from employees. WorkplaceDynamics surveyed thousands of employees from across Tampa Bay to select and recognize the top 100 places to work in the Tampa Bay area. The award is a testament to the positive workplace environment and community that GTE Financial fosters for its team.


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of the Year Award

GTE believes in “people helping people” and giving back to its community. The credit union was proud to announce that it won the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2016 Corporate Philanthropy Award in its category; Bigger (101-500 employees) and the highest honor of the evening the Benefactor of the Year award. GTE contributed more than $636,000 to nonprofits and charities last year, along with more than $51,000 in in-kind donations. GTE employees drive these fundraising efforts and donate their time, energy and resources.

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Since GTE’s very first project at the Nick Capitano Boys & Girls Club, it has remained a committed partner to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay. The nonprofit organization honored GTE as its Shining Star partner for the second year in a row! GTE has had positive impacts on children’s lives throughout the community with more than $100,000 contributed in continued financial support of the Boys & Girls Club of Tampa Bay over the years.