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Veterans United Receives 2014 Best Places to Work Award

October 24, 2014

Company in the spotlight for its strong workplace culture

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Veterans United Home Loans announced it was recognized as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Missouri Business magazine. The company is one of six Missouri businesses to receive the award in its inaugural year.

Veterans United received the award based on its excellence in four key business functions: innovation; management and career development; personal needs and community involvement and financial success.

"It really is our employees who make Veterans United such a great place to work," said Amanda Andrade, the company's chief people officer. "As an employer, we feel the award is a direct reflection of the work environment we support and our employees preserve by living our Values: Be passionate and have fun, deliver results with integrity and enhance lives every day."

The winners were recognized at the 2014 Best Places to Work Conference on Oct. 23 on the University of Missouri campus. Veterans United will be featured as an award winner in the November issue of Missouri Business magazine.

The other winners of the 2014 award includes: Big Cedar Lodge in Branson Mo., Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. in St. Joseph Mo., Burns & McDonnell in Kansas City, Graybar in Clayton Mo. and Onshore Outsourcing in Macon Mo. The award was voted on by a statewide panel.

Veterans United Facts

  • $25.8 billion
    in loans financed in 2020
  • No. 33 on the 100 Best Companies to Work for List
    published by Great Place to Work and Fortune in 2021
  • More than $87 million
    raised for nonprofit charitable arm, Veterans United Foundation since Nov. 2011
  • More than 4,700 employees
    in more than 20 states

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Media Team

John Quin
Director of Communications, Veteran
(800) 814-1103 ext. 4540

Chris Cline
Senior Media Relations Specialist
(573) 817-4523

Meet The Expert

Chris Birk, Director of Education at Veterans United Chris Birk
Author, The Book on VA Loans

Chris is the nation’s leading expert on VA Loan benefits. He authored The Book on VA Loans in 2011, and maintains the VA Loans Insider blog. His analysis and articles have appeared at a host of sites and publications, including the Washington Post, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, ABC News, USA Today, the Houston Chronicle and more. Members of the media may request a free copy of The Book on VA Loans to learn more about the VA loan program.

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