Greenleaf Trust, a Michigan-chartered wealth management firm with $16 billion in assets under advisement, announced that it has been recognized as one of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® evaluates employee feedback based on key measures such as engagement, compensation, benefits and employee solutions, education and development opportunities, and work-life balance. Greenleaf Trust has been named a Best and Brightest Company to Work For in Michigan (West Michigan and Metro Detroit) eleven consecutive years, and nationally for five consecutive years.

“The Best and Brightest is a powerful community of elite leaders who share ideas and practices, and have proven they are employers of choice. Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions in creating a sustainable culture that works, ensuring the wellbeing of their employees comes first,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.
“Greenleaf Trust is elevated by the remarkable efforts our team members make every day to foster a productive, supportive, and healthy place to work,” said Karen Baldwin, Greenleaf Trust’s Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources. “These awards are representative of our dynamic culture, and our team’s passion for excellence and continuous improvement.”


About Greenleaf Trust

With offices in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Midland, Traverse City and Bay Harbor, Greenleaf Trust is an independent Michigan-chartered trust-only bank, exclusively focused on wealth management, trust and estate administration, and administration of company-sponsored retirement plans. Through our unique, client centric team approach, we provide highly personal and customized client service, with no conflicts of interest, to ensure our clients’ financial security from generation to generation. Please visit Greenleaf Trust online at

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami, New York, Charlotte, Denver, Seattle, Nashville, Portland and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit to nominate your organization.