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Border States welcomes 17 interns for summer 2019

On May 20, Border States welcomed 17 people to our 2019 summer internship program, a fun and engaging opportunity that has been proven to help interns develop professional skills with real-world experience in teamwork, time management and interpersonal communication. Each intern will spend 80 to 90 percent of their time during the three-month summer experience […]
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Why BSE? Get a second chance at success

For years, Edward Flores listened to his friends talk about why Border States is a great place to work. The strong employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), 401(K) option and amazing health benefits were among the many reasons that came up. However, one stood out: Border States is a company that puts family first by fostering […]
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Why BSE? ‘Make your star shine’

Family is everything During his 13 years thus far at Border States, George Perlenfein has enjoyed watching the 100 percent employee-owned company grow into a $2 billion organization. Just in the past three years, however, he’s loved watching his little girl grow even more. “Each day is a new adventure where I can help her […]
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Why BSE? We invest in you

Access career happiness While attending Arizona State University, Naim Shamsid-Deen taught himself how to play the drums. End-of-the-day jam sessions became the perfect way for him to clear his mind and ponder his future. The more he played, the more he began to dream of a career that would provide growth opportunities, above-average benefits and […]
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Why BSE? Advance with any educational background

Family comes first Jake Green has one of the best icebreakers ever. His family line traces back to Abraham Lincoln. But that’s old, old news – four score and a number of years ago. Truth be told, his four kids are what he loves to talk about these days. Unfortunately, on this particular morning, one […]
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Why BSE? Own and have fun

Be part of a great work family Tiffany Boulter was recently at a grocery store and began talking with a bystander about what it’s like to work at Border States. “Border States is the best place to work,” said Boulter, Office Administrator in Salt Lake City, UT. “We have the best people, we have the […]
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Why BSE? Grow with a strong company

David Harris is always running somewhere. The Border States Senior Credit Analyst has completed 10 full marathons and nearly 30 half-marathons. Not to mention the relay event he and a group of friends have entered for the past 10 years. Harris describes his love of running as a “silly addiction” that helps him do something […]
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Why BSE? Co-workers and customers appreciate you

Your hard work is valued Keri Goode tried escargot when she was just a toddler and has had a passion for fine dining ever since. A foodie of sorts who prefers cooking at home over going out, Goode always takes the necessary time to deliver freshness, great taste and a perfect presentation to her dinner […]
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Why BSE? Become fully vested in 5 years

One of the best ESOPs in the US When Cody Wright took on the role of Border States Purchasing Specialist a little more than two years ago, she was thrilled to step into one of the country’s top employee stock-ownership plans (ESOP). The benchmark to become fully vested was seven years at the time. In […]
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Why BSE? We care about you

Your wellness is paramount Danielle Blanck and her team of more than 20 employee-owners start each day the same way many of Border States’ contractor customers do – by getting together as a group to stretch. “I’m hoping to continue that morning tradition,” says Blanck, Border States Branch Operations Supervisor in Topeka, KS. “We saw […]
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