Direct Federal Credit Union Wins Best Wellness Employer Award

Press Release
May 29, 2024

Needham, MA  – Direct Federal Credit Union was recently named a Best Wellness Employer by Wellness Workday.

This certification, presented by Wellness Workday and experts from Harvard Medical School, recognizes the outstanding achievements of businesses and organizations committed to creating best-in-class corporate wellness programs that promote a culture of well-being to engage employees. Direct Federal received the silver-level certification.

Over the past two years, Direct Federal has developed a wellness program that focuses on the professional, social, emotional, physical, and financial health of their employees and their employees' families. Direct Federal is committed to empowering employees with health education and lifestyle skills that enable them to achieve their best possible health.

“Our wellness program is not just a set of initiatives but a reflection of our commitment to the wellbeing of our team members. We empower them to directly shape the program according to their needs.  This fosters a culture that prioritizes physical, mental, and financial health. Collectively, we have created an environment where every single team member can thrive both personally and professionally. This award serves as validation of our efforts and motivates us to continue prioritizing team member wellness as we move forward." said Kristen Johnson, Senior Vice President, Employee and Brand Experience at Direct Federal Credit Union.

About Direct Federal Credit Union:

Direct Federal is a federally insured credit union located in Needham, Massachusetts, starting as a local lender in 1953. Direct Federal Credit Union is a leading financial institution committed to providing its members with a wide range of financial products and services. With a focus on community involvement and financial education, Direct Federal Credit Union has been serving Massachusetts residents from Middlesex and Norfolk County and surrounding areas for 70 years.


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