First Command Ranked Among Top Texas Employers
FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 2, 2019--First Command Financial Services, Inc. announced today that it has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas by Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business, Texas Society for Human Resource Management and Best Companies Group.
First Command is ranked No. 24 in the large companies category of the statewide survey and awards program, which is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Texas. The 2019 Best Companies to Work for in Texas list is made up of 100 companies. This year’s award marks First Command’s second time to receive the honor. The company was also named a Best Companies winner in 2017.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Have at least 15 employees working in Texas
- Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity
- Be a publicly or privately held business
- Have a facility in the state of Texas
- Be in business a minimum of 1 year
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, systems, philosophies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Texas and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
“We are honored to be named to the 2019 list of Best Companies to Work for in Texas,” said Scott Spiker, chairman/CEO of First Command. “We’re committed to attracting and retaining talented people by providing our employees with opportunities to enhance their professional knowledge, develop leadership skills, and grow within the organization. And we are proud of the commitment and dedication of those who choose to be a part of this employee-owned company. Our Home Office employees in Fort Worth believe in and are genuinely committed to a higher calling – serving America’s career military families. Every day we see our employees display a laser focus in their efforts to provide critical support to the 480-plus First Command Financial Advisors who deliver face-to-face service to our military clients in 179 offices worldwide. First Command’s employees and Advisors are dedicated to a shared Mission of coaching those who serve in their pursuit of financial security.”
About First Command
First Command Financial Services and its subsidiaries, including First Command Financial Planning and First Command Bank, coach our Nation’s military families in their pursuit of financial security. Since 1958, First Command Financial Advisors have been shaping positive financial behaviors through face-to-face coaching with hundreds of thousands of client families.
First Command Financial Services, Inc., is the parent of First Command Financial Planning, Inc. (Member SIPC , FINRA ), First Command Advisory Services, Inc., First Command Insurance Services, Inc. and First Command Bank. Financial planning services and investment products, including securities, are offered by First Command Financial Planning, Inc., a broker-dealer. Financial planning and investment advisory services are offered by First Command Advisory Services, Inc., an investment adviser. Insurance products and services are offered by First Command Insurance Services, Inc., in all states except Montana, where as required by law, insurance products and services are offered by First Command Financial Services, Inc. (a separate Montana domestic corporation). Banking products and services are offered by First Command Bank. In certain states, as required by law, First Command Insurance Services, Inc. does business as a separate domestic corporation. Securities products are not FDIC insured, have no bank guarantee and may lose value. A financial plan, by itself, cannot assure that retirement or other financial goals will be met. First Command Financial Services, Inc. and its related entities are not affiliated with, authorized to sell or represent on behalf of or otherwise endorsed by any federal employee benefits programs referenced, by the U.S. government, or the U.S. armed forces.
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