Best Places to Work - The Journal Record 2018 - Page 21

#10 Large Employer Website: Twitter Handle: @CapitalOne U.S. Corporate Headquarters: McLean, Virginia Industry: Banking Status: Public U.S. Employees: 42,800 Oklahoma Employees: 476 Year Founded: 1994 Company Leader: Richard Fairbank, Chairman and CEO C apital One Auto Finance is a division of a diversified bank that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients, but it also provides a future for its employees as well. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America, and employees say the pay and benefits, the community activism and the opportunity to grow their careers make Capital One a great place to work. “Our Be Well Rewards incentive program offers up to $350 a year to take healthy actions, track healthy habits and receive personal, expert guidance on what to do next,” said Capital One CEO and Chairman Richard Fairbank. “We also have a crisis fund to help associates who have suffered a financial crisis due to natural disasters, family health issues, life-changing events, etc. In addition, we have very cool programs to help associates reach their goals.” That focus on employee satisfaction is paid forward as well. The Oklahoma site is the top site in the nation for associate volunteerism and is the top auto lender for originations in the entire U.S. The Journal Record In addition, the Oklahoma Capital One Auto Finance site has won facility design awards for its location at Eastgate Metrop- lex. The company’s managers also have an annual budget for team events, contests and on-the-spot recognition of their associates, and Town Hall events in the spring and fall include half a day of off-site food, games, contests, etc. Capital One has earned recognition for its efforts. Last year, the company was listed as second in the Oklahoma Caring Awards and among Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Diversity. In 2018, the company was ranked 17th on the Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and second in the Careers & the disABLED Magazine’s Top 50 Employers 2018, and the National Association of Female Executives named it one of the Top Com- panies for Executive Women. “At Capital One, we value our employees. They work hard to take care of our customers every single day,” said Fairbank. “Our leadership, diversity groups and events team strive to make sure they are rewarded for that hard work, to show them how much they are truly appreciated. 2018 Best Places to Work 21