In the same month, Greenleaf Trust has been recognized for diversity initiatives as a Diversity Focused Company by Corp! Magazine, as well as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For in Metro Detroit.

The diversity award from Corp! Magazine recognizes Greenleaf Trust’s success in: defining and monitoring diversity; demonstrating how diversity adds value; committing to diversity among its workforce and suppliers; fostering an inclusive workplace; making accommodations for minority and disabled employees; fostering career development of women, minority and disabled employees; supporting community outreach programs that encourage diversity and advancement of women; creating initiatives to meet the challenges and opportunities created by diversity.

Greenleaf Trust was also named among the Best and Brightest in Metro Detroit. An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business.

“Greenleaf Trust sets high expectations for itself to be a place that embraces diversity, provides opportunity for all, and strives for continuous improvement. Our diligent focus in these areas are being felt by all teammates,” said Karen Baldwin, SVP and Director of Human Resources at Greenleaf Trust.

“Through the first half of 2020, the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For have demonstrated leadership and forward thinking as they pivoted their business and workforce through Covid-19. As the conversation and focus has shifted, our Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions regarding Race. It is in these unique times, the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For excel and share their knowledge with others” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs

About Greenleaf Trust

With offices in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Bay Harbor and Traverse City, 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.