Location: Ridgeland, Miss.
Assets: $2.6 billion
President and CEO: William A. Ray
Popular with employees: Each year BankPlus employees get a day off as an anniversary gift, and every five years they get a gift such as jewelry, furniture, luggage or a vacation.
Employee recognition/appreciation program: Top performers selected for the "Five-Star Club" each quarter enjoy lunch with executives, a $500 bonus and a commemorative coin to display on their desks.
Fitness/wellness program: The bank's WellnessPlus initiative includes a spa program for stress, a football-themed challenge to encourage more exercise, a weight-loss program, and health and wellness seminars.