Alterna Savings recognized as a National Capital Region's Top Employer for the eighth year in a row

Ottawa, ON – February 6, 2024 – Alterna Savings and Credit Union Limited (Alterna) proudly announced its eighth consecutive recognition as a National Capital Region's Top Employer. The announcement was made today in the Ottawa Citizen and on the job search engine


"Seeing Alterna once again being celebrated as one of the best places to work in the National Capital Region is an incredible honour," said Rob Paterson, Alterna's President and Chief Executive Officer. “This award recognizes how we come together to collaborate with each other, with purpose, and genuine care for our members and the communities we work in. Every team member at Alterna brings our culture to life and helps to make us an exceptional place to work.”

Alterna describes their employee culture as a caring, growth-oriented environment where their values of collaboration, integrity, and respect are demonstrated in meaningful ways. It's also described as somewhere where everyone works towards a common goal.


Mr. Paterson continued, “Alterna’s employees are focused on a common goal of expertly serving their fellow members. Whether through the launch of our brand new digital platforms, integrating credit union merger partners, or navigating economic challenges, they have come together every single day to deliver a better banking experience for our members and to make a positive impact in our communities. We couldn't be prouder to continue to maintain our placement as a Top Employer in our nation’s capital."


For more information about careers at Alterna, watch their careers video from Rob Paterson or visit


About The National Capital Region's Top Employers 
The National Capital Region's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in the Ottawa-Gatineau metropolitan area that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Find out more by visiting

About Alterna Savings

Alterna Savings and Credit Union Limited1 (Alterna) has been the good in banking™ for over 115 years. Alterna is made up of Alterna Savings and Credit Union Limited and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alterna Bank.

As the first full-service, member-owned cooperative financial institution outside Quebec, Alterna Savings shares its expertise with over 210,000 members through a network of over 40 branches across

Ontario, as well as call centre and digital channels. Members and customers also benefit from an industry-leading online brokerage, investment management services, and have access to over 43,000 surcharge-free ATMs in North America with THE EXCHANGE Network in Canada and the Allpoint Network in the US.

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Kim Moseley, VP Product and Marcomm
Alterna Savings | Alterna Bank

1Alterna Savings & Credit Union Limited operates as Alterna Savings. Alterna Savings is a credit union operating in Ontario. For information on deposit insurance, please ask for a brochure at the credit union or visit the FSRA’s website at