Friday, December 13, 2013

Trustmark Corporation: Banking on Diversity

Trustmark Corporation started to make a name as a banking institution in 1889. Growing its market base and its products and services, it successfully built a statewide banking system in Mississipi. A century later, in 1999, Trustmark went into the insurance industry, expanded its market base onto Tennessee in 2001, then to Florida in 2003, and to Texas in 2004. This year 2013, it has moved onto the Alabama market.

Trustmark Corporation has now become a diversified financial services company, offering banking, wealth management and insurance solutions “through its subsidiaries including Trustmark National Bank, TRMK Risk Management, Inc., Trustmark Investment Advisors, Inc. and Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance, Inc.”

As it has grown its customer base and its products and services, Trustmark Corporation now employs
over 3,100 associates solidly grounded on its corporate mission of “achieving customer satisfaction by understanding its customers’ businesses and needs and providing appropriate financial solutions” to reflect the value behind the company's good name - Trustmark, “People you Trust; Advice that Works.”

Customer satisfaction and trust is achieved by Trustmark through “superior sales and service, utilizing excellent people, teamwork, and diversity, while meeting our corporate financial goals.” At Trustmark, both customers and associates are valued and respected, and Trustmark considers its asscociates and the diversity they bring into the Company its greatest assets and essential to its continued success.

Thus, diversity is inherent in Trustmark's culture and way of doing business, and it is committed to it. Individual differences as to gender, race and ethnicity, age, disability, style of thinking, education, lifestyle and experiences are very much respected. Trustmark believes that all these differences enable it to provide excellent service to its customers in the different markets.

Moreover, Trustmark believes in not only attracting exccellent people, but in retaining them; hence, it offers training and development programs as well as opportunities for advancement in order to help its associates reach their highest potential. As the Company grows, so do its people. As its people advance, so is the trust their customers give to Trustmark.

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