Birmingham, MI, November 24, 2014 – Crain’s Detroit Business and Best Companies Group have named Greenleaf Trust “The Number One Cool Place to Work in Michigan” among medium sized companies (50-249 U.S. employees). The award identifies, recognizes and honors the best employers in Michigan, particularly in terms of their benefit to the state’s economy, workforce and other businesses.

Companies from across the state entered the competition. Phase one consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. Phase two consisted of an employee survey to measure employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.

One Greenleaf Trust team member summed up why people love working at Greenleaf Trust saying, “Greenleaf Trust really is a working family. Everyone is very helpful and willing to go above and beyond for our clients and for each other. We are recognized by leadership in meaningful ways and we also receive excellent benefits”.

Another teammate added, “Clients first, employees second and shareholders third. We have a spectacular work place culture in which team members are empowered to look for ways to support our focus on continuous improvement.”