Funeral Directors Life Is Named to Fortune Magazine’s List of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance

ABILENE, Texas – Great Place to Work and Fortune have named Funeral Directors Life as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance, the company announced in a press release.

The ranking considered input from more than 76,000 employees in the Financial Services & Insurance sector. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do. Funeral Directors Life took the fifth spot on the national list for small & medium companies.

“We are truly honored to be named to this national list for the second year running,” said Kris Seale, Funeral Directors Life president & CEO. “As a leadership team, we focus on creating a fun and productive work environment where employees can develop personally, professionally, and spiritually. As a company, we get to help people every day and make a difference in their lives, and that gives us a sense of purpose and meaning. We love what we do.”

The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance stand out for thriving in a competitive marketplace. Funeral Directors Life excelled in several categories surveyed. In fact, 100 percent of employees surveyed agreed that they feel good about the ways we contribute to the community, that we have special and unique benefits, and that our facilities contribute to a good working environment.

“Great Place to Work is proud to have these Best Workplaces show that maximizing human potential creates a great workplace and drives business performance,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Funeral Directors Life set the bar for other Financial Services and Insurance companies, proving that if you invest in your people they will invest in you.”

The Best Workplaces in the Financial Services & Insurance is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Funeral Directors Life also was recently recognized on the 2018 Best Workplaces in Texas list for small and medium companies, ranked sixth.

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