L-R: Heather Kane, Vice President of Sales and Marketing; Joshua Zhu, AVP A/L Management and Hedging; Christie Hennessey, Senior Talent Development Manager
Q: Tell us about your business.
A: We began as a 15-state carrier and subsidiary of FBL Financial Group in 2003. We’re proud to have grown in many ways in the 20 years since, both in our Des Moines and Chicago offices. We offer competitive, client-friendly annuities built to help people achieve their retirement dreams. Our products are distributed by more than 15,000 independent agents and marketing organizations. In 2015, Magic Johnson Enterprises acquired a controlling interest in EquiTrust.
Q: What makes your business unique?
A: We make customer service our top priority, serving our clients and the agents who sell our products with integrity and passion. Our growing workforce of on-site and hybrid employees remain focused on teamwork — embracing an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to helping people in the communities where we live and work.
Q: What are your guiding principles?
A: We’re driven by our values — integrity, leadership, accountability, teamwork and passion — keeping them at the forefront of everything we do. We embrace these guiding principles in creating the products we offer, serving the people who sell and purchase them, and hiring the best of the best to ensure we operate ethically and professionally year after year.
Q: What do you love about your business?
A: It’s the people we get to work with everysingle day, those who have invested their time and talents to help us succeed and serve. We’re honored and delighted to be celebrating our 20-year anniversary this year, and we look forward to a bright future ahead.
Please visit our careers page at EquiTrust.com/careers/opportunities.
7100 Westown Pkwy, Suite 200 | West Des Moines, IA 50266 | www.EquiTrust.com