Jul. 6, 2017

Discover Named a Top Company to Work for in Arizona for the Third Consecutive Year

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Discover’s Phoenix Customer Care Center has been selected a Top Company to Work for in Arizona by azcentral.com and Republic Media. The 2017 list recognizes local companies identified by their employees as having exceptional workplace practices.

“Discover’s commitment to creating an engaging company culture contributes to attracting and retaining top talent,” said Steve Bayans, Discover’s vice president of operations in Phoenix. “We are proud to be acknowledged as one of Arizona’s Top Companies to Work for. Our employees are a priority and we will continue to leverage their ideas and feedback to drive engagement.”

Azcenteral.com and Republic Media’s award process included a two-part assessment conducted by Best Companies Group, an independent workplace research firm. The researchers used an employer questionnaire and an employee engagement and satisfaction survey to gather information to select and rank the top companies.

The Phoenix Customer Care Center houses many amenities including an onsite fitness center that features free weights, cardio machines and aerobic classes. The campus also includes a mile-long walking path, lounges, and sports facilities. The full service cafeteria that includes a variety of healthy eating options with nutrition information included on freshly made dishes. Employees also can take advantage of benefits such as tuition reimbursement, maternity and paternity leave, and various professional development opportunities. All Discover employees begin their career with 20 to 25 paid time off days that are prorated depending on start date.

The selected companies were honored at a reception on June 29. They will also be recognized in a special supplement in the July 2 issue of The Arizona Republic and online at topcompanies.azcentral.com and www.BestCompaniesAZ.com.

To see current opportunities to work for Discover, including more information regarding locations and benefits, visit www.mydiscovercareer.com.

About Discover

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts, and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discover.com/company.

About Republic Media

Republic Media is a consultative media company that provides you with the means to deliver your message to the right audience in the most effective way. From online to print to direct mail, Republic Media encompasses an array of products including The Arizona Republic, azcentral.com, and La Voz. Since 1890, The Arizona Republic continues to be Arizona's most trusted and most read newspaper. http://www.republicmedia.com/about-us

About BestCompaniesAZ – Arizona’s Employer Branding Partner

BestCompaniesAZ specializes in helping corporate clients develop, strengthen and market their unique employer brands through a variety of events, awards and communications programs. Recognition and promotion for award-winning clients is supported through a variety of marketing programs, including recruitment marketing, search engine optimization, public relations and social media outreach.

About Best Companies Group

Best Companies Group is dedicated to establishing Best Places to Work programs to distinguish leaders in workplace excellence. As a research firm, BCG collects data about participating companies as well as employee feedback, analyzes that data, and produces a “Best” distinction that makes each recognized organization, the selected region (or industry) and the organizing partners proud. Best Companies Group identifies and recognizes places of employment that lead the way in defining the employee experience of the 21st century.

Source: Discover Financial Services

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