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2020 Economic Impact Awards Celebrates Sammons Financial

Sammons Financial Economic Impact Award

November 18, 2020

Sammons Financial Group will move into its new corporate headquarters building in late 2020. Designed to accommodate the company’s growth for the next 10 to 20 years, the corporate campus will provide space for approximately 800 employees, allowing for long-term workforce growth in the decade ahead. Sammons Financial Group currently has nearly 600 employees in the West Des Moines area. Sammons Financial Logo

Located at 8300 Mills Civic Parkway in West Des Moines, the 215,000-square foot headquarters will provide space, safety and functionality for current and future teams and departments. Sammons Financial Group is poised for growth, and the new building offers contemporary space and amenities to attract and retain its growing employee base. Each of Sammons Financial Group’s business lines in Greater Des Moines (DSM) will relocate to the building, creating a more collaborative and functional workspace.

Rob Tekolste, Sammons Financial Group’s West Des Moines site leader and head of its annuities business line says bringing economic growth to the West Des Moines community while enriching existing employees’ experience at their workplace brings an excitement to the project. 

The headquarters will serve as the new home to the companies of Sammons® Financial Group, Inc. A privately owned subsidiary of Sammons Enterprises, Inc., Sammons Financial Group member companies are among the most enduring and stable in the financial services industry. Its companies include Midland National® Life Insurance Company, North American Company for Life and Health Insurance® and Sammons Institutional Group®.

Sammons Financial Employee Benefits

Sammons Financial strives to a positive workplace that reflects the company’s core values:

  • Accountability
  • Openness
  • Respect
  • Integrity

Sammons employees can benefit from training and development programs, company mobility, remote work opportunities, tuition reimbursement and more. Learn more about the Sammons Financial culture to understand more about why the company is a Greater Des Moines Partnership 2020 Economic Impact award winner.

The Economic Impact Awards are presented in the fall by the Greater Des Moines Partnership. The Awards recognize regional companies for their outstanding contributions toward the economic vitality of Greater Des Moines (DSM). Learn more about all Partnership awards here.

Greater Des Moines (DSM) has one of the best business climates in the country. The region is nationally recognized for having a talented and educated workforce, a cost of doing business 17 percent below the national average, a low cost of living and an exceptional quality of life.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.