Capital One Named 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs

  Capital One Named 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs

Underscores Company’s Commitment to Supporting the Hiring of Veterans, Service
                         Members and Military Spouses

Business Wire

MCLEAN, Va. -- November 08, 2012

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) announced today that it has been
designated a 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobs as well as
being named to 2013 Military Friendly Spouse Employers. This marks the first
year the company has been included in the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers®
list, which was compiled from a data-driven survey sample of 5,000 companies
whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million. Criteria for selection to the Top
100 list included the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the
percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and
company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.

Capital One was recognized for its support of military veterans and National
Guard and Reserve members with its military recruitment program and its
support of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring our Heroes program, as a
leading sponsor. Capital One’s 3-year, $4.5 million commitment to the National
Chamber Foundation and the Hiring our Heroes program, is funding the Hiring
500,000 Heroes campaign and the efforts of the Chamber to support job fairs
and workforce training initiatives across the United States. These initiatives
focus on connecting service members and military spouses with local small
business owners.

“At Capital One, we understand and appreciate the value that military
experience brings to the workplace and we are privileged to have veterans from
every branch of service as colleagues, team members and leaders throughout our
company,” said John G. Finneran, Jr., General Counsel of Capital One. “We are
committed to doing our part. We are proud to support the transition of
servicemen and women to the civilian workforce and help other companies
understand and leverage the unique skills and experience our veterans have to
offer.”

Capital One is committed to providing the veterans and military spouses we
hire with the resources, training and support they need to successfully
transition to the civilian workforce. The company’s Military Associate Network
provides outreach and professional development opportunities for employees
with military backgrounds and assists them with the transition from the
military to a corporate culture. Capital One also recognizes that commitments
to training and active duty take priority—it provides a range of benefits to
support associates who continue to serve in the military, including time off
for military training and active duty.

Capital One’s company profile, including open positions that are a fit for
military personnel, can be found on MilitaryFriendly.com. Using the priority
data engine on MilitaryFriendly.com, job seekers are able to view the ranked
Top 100 employers compiled according to list methodology as well as design
their own custom lists according to their preferences. Custom, user-directed
lists can then be saved and shared socially, allowing each job seeker to find
their unique #1 Military Friendly Employer®.

Now in its 10th year, the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list is the
premier resource for transitioning service members and spouses seeking
civilian employment. The survey results that determined the 2013 list were
independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and
methodology established by G.I. Jobs. Each year companies taking the survey
are held to a higher standard than the previous year via improved methodology,
criteria and weightings developed with the assistance of an Advisory Board
consisting of leaders in the military recruitment community. A full list of
board members can be found at www.MilitaryFriendly.com/board.

About G.I. Jobs

Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, is a service-disabled, veteran-owned
small business and has been serving the military community since 2001. Our
Military Friendly® lists and methodology can be found at
www.MilitaryFriendly.com. Our data-driven lists are published in G.I. Jobs,
Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur magazines, republished in periodicals like USA
Today, Wall Street Journal and are frequently cited on national TV programs
such as CNN, CNBC, NBC, Fox News and others.

About Capital One

Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding
company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One
Bank (USA), N. A., had $213.3 billion in deposits and $302.0 billion in total
assets outstanding as of September 30, 2012. Headquartered in McLean,
Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and
services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a
variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has approximately1,000 branch
locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland,
Virginia and the District of Columbia. ING DIRECT, a division of Capital One,
N.A., offers direct banking products and services to customers nationwide. A
Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under
the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index.

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Contact:

G.I. Jobs
Barbara Pflughaupt--BP Media Relations, LLC, 212-707-8181
Barbara@bpmediarelations.com
or
Capital One Financial Corporation
Mark Andrews, 804-284-8844
Mark.andrews@capitalone.com
 
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