Athene USA has its headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa.
AUM: Not available
Years won: 2020
In their own words:
“Working at Athene is more than a job — it’s a game changer for your career. We help people live out their retirements financially secure and with dignity. We understand the foundation of our success starts with our workforce. Through our commitment to diversity and inclusion, employees are encouraged to bring their best selves to work. Our employees engage actively to drive our success and see the impact of their work for our customers and our communities.”
3 cool things:
- Offers a wellness-driven campus, with on-site fitness center, walking trails, game area, healthy choices in company cafe, ergonomic work areas, health coaching and on-site massages.
- Features two monetary employee recognition programs, awarded by leaders for performance: Attitude of Gratitude awards up to 10% of base salary; On the Spot awards up to $250 in a gift card.
- Encourages employees to act like owners and enroll in an employee stock purchase plan that allows them to buy Athene stock at a 15% discount.
- “The ‘big picture’ is always clear and communicated well, but leadership does an excellent job breaking down the big picture to show where each department contributes to the overall goal of the company.”
- “The company gives me the authority to do my job and listens to my ideas — and many times implements them. A very open environment in that respect.”
- “This is a dynamic organization with plenty of choices in a variety of business units that are integrated with lots of learning/growth opportunities.”