Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Name ELM Resources One of 2017's Best Small Workplaces

Updated: Aug 28, 2019

Tampa, FL – October 25, 2017 – ELM Resources is extremely pleased and honored to announce that it has been named one of the 2017 Best Small Workplaces by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE magazine.

This ranking considered 74,000 surveys from employees at hundreds of businesses in all sectors of the economy. ELM Resources earned a spot on this list based on team members’ assessment of the camaraderie, leadership, fairness, rewards and career opportunities enjoyed by all at ELM. A summary of these ratings can be found at Great Place to Work ‐ ELM Resources. ELM Resources ranked #19 among the winning small organizations. The full list can be found at Best Small Workplaces 2017.

“We are very proud of this honor and thank each of our individual team members for their support of ELM, their trust in our leadership team, and their commitment to continuing to make ELM better each day,” said Jon Veenis, Chief Executive Officer and President of ELM Resources. “In everything we do, we focus on providing exceptional customer service, maintaining open communication, cultivating teamwork, leading with integrity, and continually looking for ways we can improve and grow. We are so pleased to have this external validation that our team members enjoy coming to work, care about one another, and believe that they make a difference.”

"The Best Small & Medium workplaces are laying the groundwork for future success by building trust, cooperation and leadership credibility. All of these enhance business performance and create a positive environment for doing business,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.


About ELM Resources: ELM Resources was founded in 1994 and is the only not‐for‐profit mutual benefit corporation serving the student loan industry today, including universities, colleges and lenders. ELM provides a common, non‐proprietary and open data exchange and disbursement system that seamlessly links the diverse computing platforms of schools and lenders through its industry leading products, ELMNet and ELM NDN. ELM also offers a lender comparison solution, ELMSelect, for schools that provides their own custom page to display a recommended lender list, offers students the ability to compare and select the loan that best fits their needs, and provides students with financial literacy information through its new optional “Financial Fundamentals” tool. Over 1,800 campuses use ELM Resources to send and receive loan data for alternative loans with the lender of their choice.

The Best Small & Medium Workplaces is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and

based on research into employee feedback from Great Place to Work‐CertifiedTM


About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work is the global authority on high‐trust, high‐performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to

Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, women, diversity, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps its clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.

Follow Great Place to Work at and @GPTW_US.

In March 2018, Great Place to Work will publish a new book, “A Great Place to Work for All: Better for

Business, Better for People, Better for the World”.

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Media Contact: ELM Resources Cari Kempster (510) 903-7902

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