Regions Investment Management Named a Best Place to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, Inc.
Employee-friendly programs on wellness, associate recognition initiatives, and diversity, equity and inclusion recruitment efforts noted as ‘cool things’ about Regions.
By Dana Obrist | January 5, 2022
Regions Investment Management based in Birmingham, Alabama, is one of a small number of firms to be named a 2021 Best Places to Work in Money Management award recipient announced by Pensions & Investments today.
Presented by Pensions & Investments, the global news source of money management, the 10th-annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the money management industry.
Among those recognition items making Regions Investment Management an honoree are associate-recognition events such as Evergreen Week, the Wellness@Regions interactive platform with initiatives focused on nutrition, physical, and emotional well-being, and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through recruitment programs with the HBCU Caucus and the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Associates surveyed highlighted opportunities to build a career, flexible work arrangements, and a culture that fosters an environment where all members of the team focus on what they do and are able to produce great results.
"The litany of challenges faced over the last year has galvanized our team around the importance of Regions’ culture, values and mission." - Alan McKnight, chief investment officer at Regions
“Now in its 10th year, P&I’s Best Places to Work in Money Management spotlights the unique ways that employers build healthy and thriving work cultures,” said Executive Editor Julie Tatge. “This year was no different. The 100 firms profiled in our Dec.13 issue grappled with myriad challenges posed by the pandemic and met them, helping ensure that their employees felt supported and able to do their best work.”
“The litany of challenges faced over the last year has galvanized our team around the importance of Regions’ culture, values and mission,” said Alan McKnight, chief investment officer at Regions. “That sense of purpose and dedication to one another and our team will serve us well regardless of what the future holds.”
Pensions & Investments partnered with Best Companies Group, a research firm specializing in identifying great places to work, to conduct a two-part survey process of employers and their employees.
The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies.
For a complete list of the 2021 Pensions & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management winners and write-ups, go to www.pionline.com/BPTW2021.
Pensions & Investments, owned by Crain Communications Inc., is the 49-year-old global news source of money management. P&I is written for executives at defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, endowments, foundations, and sovereign wealth funds, as well as those at investment management and other investment-related firms. Pensions & Investments provides timely and incisive coverage of events affecting the money management and retirement businesses.