UFS LLC receives Governor’s Worksite Wellness Award
UFS, a technology provider for community banks, owned by community banks, is one of three 2016 Wisconsin recipients of the Governor’s Worksite Wellness Award. In addition, the company was a recipient of a separate Wisconsin Workplace Wellness Grant for small businesses, which will be reinvested in health initiatives at the company. The award and grant were announced to employees as part of the recent 25th Anniversary celebration and grand opening of a new data center and expanded offices. Promoting a healthy environment was a key component of UFS’ recent building initiative, and included wellness spaces, stand-up desks, outdoor work spaces, and healthy food options. The UFS Vitality Team that led the initiative and coordinates the wellness program, included Ginger Bowe, Rod Gabriel, Jina Gilmore, and Todd Schneider. Since the company’s founding in 1991, UFS has maintained a focus on people, including customers and employees, resulting in high customer satisfaction and a loyal committed group of talented employees. Business success has been a direct result of the focus on employees, including their health. “We have a unique business model that allows us to plan for the long term, and focus on helping community banks and our people thrive” said Mike Tenpas, UFS CEO. “We are proud of the focus our vitality team has brought to our mission”, said Tenpas. “Healthy lifestyles are good for our employees and good for business.” In fact, the Award was created to assist Wisconsin Businesses with reduced health care costs, increased productivity, and improved employee job satisfaction. UFS has an average employee tenure of over ten years. About UFS LLC: UFS provides core data processing, digital banking, endpoint managed IT services, and cybersecurity solutions to a growing family of Midwest community banks. Our customers look to us to provide reliable, accurate, and state of the art technology solutions that help them thrive. People are the heartbeat of our company. We treat employees like family and together with our customers we form a strong collaborative community. We believe that people can, will, and do make the difference.