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Employee Development

Empowering employees via comprehensive training and wellness initiatives.

Bettering our employees to help better the lives of others.

Lafayette Federal holds a stable presence in the Washington Metropolitan area, with a significant history, a tenacious spirit, and a genuine love for what we do. We are a strong organization, poised for growth, and we are constantly broadening our reach. We’ve provided service excellence for over 85 years, and it’s our employees who have been the backbone in this journey.

We believe an inclusive equal opportunity workplace reflects the communities we serve and leads to fresh ideas. Valuing diversity extends to the recruitment and ongoing engagement of employees to member cultivation. Simply put, it’s at the core of who we are.

Lafayette Federal proudly offers the following employee benefits:

Recognizing the value of our great team, we remain committed to continuous development of our valued employees by providing resources they need to effectively manage their health, promote their well-being, and ultimately, thrive professionally.

Employee Knowledge

We want you to reach your career goals! We offer education assistance so you can continue to develop your skills and knowledge, and provide plenty of opportunities to advance in the industry.

  • Internal Development
  • External Education
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Physical Wellness

Lafayette Federal has single and family medical plans, life insurance, dental, disability, and company wellness challenges to help you manage your health and wellbeing. A healthy team member is a happy team member!

  • (NEW) Vision and Dental Coverage
  • Competitive medical insurance
  • Seminars and education
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Free healthy food options for staff
  • On-site flu clinics
  • Free FitBit devices
  • Walking challenges
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Financial Wellness

We are committed to providing our employees and their families with the resources they need to plan an exciting financial future.

  • Competitive 401k/retirement employee benefits
  • Group educational sessions
  • One-on-one consultations
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Our Stories

Our first objective should always be to provide assistance.

Lynn English
Senior Vice President of Risk Management

Everyone has the same goal — to help members.

Ashley West
Business Development Officer

We trust you. We want to be where you go.

Asha Sharma
Assistant Branch Manager

Solving real world problems is something I enjoy about working at Lafayette.

Cleo T.
Systems Analyst

I’ve been banking with Lafayette as a kid; my parents were members.

Kennon B.
HR Marketing Specialist

Helping to improve work processes, make them more efficient, is rewarding.

Alec D.
Helpdesk Team Lead

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