BBB Torch Award for Ethics Finalist

Posted by Bank Mutual on Apr 27, 2016 05:00:00 AM

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Milwaukee, WI — Bank Mutual is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist for the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) Torch Awards for Ethics. The award honors companies whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character and ensure that the organization’s practices meet the highest standards of ethics, and consequently generate trust. These companies generate a high level of trust among their employees, customers, and their communities.

“Bank Mutual is proud to be named a finalist for the BBB Torch Awards for Ethics,” stated Dave Baumgarten, president and CEO of Bank Mutual. “Bank Mutual continually dedicates time, energy and resources to improve the customer experience. This could not be accomplished without ethically engaging and building trust among our shareholders, employees, and the communities in which we live and work.”

Both private sector and non-profit sector organizations of all sizes are eligible to apply for the BBB Torch Awards for Ethics. The applying entity must be headquartered in Wisconsin or have a large physical presence in the state.  

Entries are evaluated by an independent, voluntary panel of judges comprised of business and community leaders. Criteria for selection are based on the six Principles of TRUST!, established by BBB and include:

  • Leadership commitment to ethical practices

  • Communication of ethical practices

  • Leadership practices to unify the organization

  • Organizational commitment to performance management practices

  • Organizational commitment to ethical human resources practices

  • Organizational commitment to the community

All of the award finalists will be recognized at an awards luncheon at the Harley-Davidson Museum on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

For more information about the award or its selection process, please visit the BBB website.

Bank Mutual Corporation is traded on The NASDAQ Global Select MarketSM under the symbol “BKMU.” Bank Mutual is the third largest bank headquartered in Wisconsin, with assets at March 31, 2016 of $2.5 billion. Bank Mutual was founded in 1892 and operates a broad network of offices across the state of Wisconsin and one office in Minnesota. Bank Mutual offers the advantage of local decision making, and provides financial solutions for personal, small business, and commercial clients that add value above and beyond traditional banking.