INDIANAPOLIS – (May 12, 2016) – Oak Street Funding ( visit was selected as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Indiana. This is the fourth consecutive year the company has received recognition by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for being a strong employer. Oak Street ranked 18 among 48 workplaces in the Small category of employers with 15 to 74 employees.

Competition Criteria

A project of the The Indiana Chamber of Commerce, BizVoice®, Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – IN State Council, the Wellness Council of Indiana and Best Companies Group, the survey competition identifies the best places of employment in Indiana, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Indiana. The first part consisted of evaluating companies’ workplace policies, practices, and demographics, while the second part included an employee survey to measure employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and final ranking.

Oak Street Honor

“To be selected as a best employer one time is an honor,” said Rick Dennen, CEO of Oak Street Funding. “To be selected four years in a row is a testament to our great employees. We’ve experienced tremendous growth over the past five years and, most recently, underwent an ownership transition which placed a high value on our company. Even with growth and the successful acquisition, I’m most proud of our employees and the culture we’ve worked so hard to build and maintain over our history,” Dennen added.

For more information on the survey process for the Best Places to Work in Indiana program, visit

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