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Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

The Des Moines Register has recognized 150 Companies and Organizations in Iowa as Top Workplaces for 2018.

1. Edward Jones

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

St. Louis, MO

Every Edward Jones associate across the U.S. and Canada is focused on one thing – making a significant, positive difference for clients. ...

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2. Van Meter, Inc.

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Cedar Rapids, IA

As a 100 percent employee-owned company, our people are empowered to do what is best to serve our customers. We are a distributor of elec...

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3. Veridian Credit Union

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Waterloo, IA

As a credit union, we’re structured differently than other financial institutions. Veridian is a not-for-profit financial cooperative own...

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4. Kwik Trip Inc.

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

LA CROSSE, WI

Kwik Trip is a privately owned company that operates more than 725 convenience stores in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. Wi...

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5. Grant Wood Area Education Agency

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Cedar Rapids, IA

Grant Wood AEA is one of 9 AEAs that support Iowa teachers and schools. Grant Wood AEA staff support educators and children in a seven co...

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6. American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

West Des Moines, IA

American Equity is in the business of helping individuals preserve their retirement dollars and provide a secure predictable return they ...

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7. Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Fairfield, IA

Cambridge Investment Group, Inc. is a financial solutions firm focused on serving independent financial professionals and their investing...

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8. Baker Group

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Ankeny, IA

Founded in 1963, Baker Group is the Midwest’s premier commercial and incustrial full-service specialty contractor providing services to c...

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9. Grinnell Mutual

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Grinnell, IA

For more than 111 years we have been a trusted source for quality insurance. Everything we do serves a single purpose: keeping a promise ...

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10. US Cellular

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Chicago, IL

U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-l...

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11. Honkamp Krueger & Co, P.C.

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Dubuque, IA

HK is a Top 100 CPA and business consulting firm in the U.S. and the largest Iowa-based CPA firm (Accounting Today, 2019). As one of the ...

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12. UFG Insurance

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Cedar Rapids, IA

We are a property and casualty insurance company, dedicated to writing commercial insurance, surety bonds and specialty lines. We are lic...

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13. ChildServe

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Johnston, IA

We partner with families to help children with special health care needs live a great life.

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14. EMC Insurance Companies

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Des Moines, IA

Employers Mutual Casualty Company (EMCC), which operates under the trade name EMC Insurance Companies (EMC), was organized in 1911 to wri...

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15. Athene USA

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

West Des Moines, IA

Working at Athene is more than a job — it’s a game changer for your career. It’s satisfying your craving to do meaningful work with talen...

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16. Aldi

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Naperville, IL

Since our first store opening in Iowa in 1976, ALDI US has more than 1,700 stores across 35 states and over 5,600 stores worldwide. We pr...

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17. Iowa Select Farms

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Iowa Falls, IA

At Iowa Select Farms, we are wholeheartedly committed to the care of our people—our nearly 1,200 employees who tend to our animals and wo...

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18. Western Home Communities

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Cedar Falls, IA


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19. Nationwide

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Columbus, OH

Nationwide is a Fortune 100 company that offers a full range of insurance and financial services across the country. Through the years, w...

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20. Kirkwood Community College

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Cedar Rapids, IA

Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids is a globally recognized leader in higher education where learner success has always been a fo...

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21. Principal Financial Group

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Des Moines, IA

Principal helps people and companies around the world to build, protect and advance their financial well-being with our retirement, insur...

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22. Great River Health System

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

West Burlington, IA

Great River Health System is a 378-bed regional health care system that includes acute, skilled and long-term care; retail pharmacies; re...

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23. Optimae LifeServices, Inc.

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Des Moines, IA

Provide community based services to adults and children with serious mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and other developmental d...

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24. Goodwill of the Heartland

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Iowa City, IA

The mission of Goodwill of the Heartland is to advance the social and economic well-being of people who experience barriers to independen...

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25. Southeast Polk CSD

Iowa Top Workplaces 2018

500+ employees

Altoona, IA

Our district serves more than 6,800 students from preschool through grade 12. Covering 114 square miles and serves the communities of Pl...

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