Victory Media Names Combined Insurance a Top Military Friendly® Employer for Seventh Consecutive Year
Company ranked #3 in over $1B revenue category for 2018 - 12/01/2017
For the seventh consecutive year, Combined Insurance announced today that the company has been designated as a Top Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media’s G.I. Jobs Magazine, and has been ranked the number three Military Friendly Employer® in the Over $1B revenue category for 2018.
Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products, and a Chubb company, has been ranked a Top 5 Military Friendly® Employer for four consecutive years and was given the highest honor as the Number One Military Friendly Employer® in the nation in 2015 and 2016.
In addition to the Top Military Friendly® Employer designation, Combined Insurance was also ranked by Victory Media as the number three Military Friendly® Spouse Employer in the Over $1B revenue category for 2018.
“With our company now ranked within the Over $1B revenue category, it is truly an honor to be named the Number 3 Military Friendly® and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer for 2018 by Victory Media,” said Bob Wiedower, Vice President of Sales Development and Military Programs at Combined Insurance. “We take great pride in providing veterans, their family members and those with a military background the opportunity to use the skills developed through their service to build a meaningful career with us. Combined Insurance continues to grow, and we look forward to having more veterans join our organization and grow with us.”
Wiedower is a decorated veteran, having served 22 years in the United States Marine Corps, where he retired as a Squadron Commanding Officer.
Since launching its veteran recruiting program in 2010, the company has:
- Hired more than 4,200 veterans
- Announced plans to hire 2,000 more veterans by the end of 2019
- Joined the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership
- Announced the company will grant any veteran or military spouse a job interview
In addition to providing meaningful employment, Combined Insurance also gives back to military and veteran-focused charities through employee volunteerism and corporate donations. The company has given back to organizations, such as Luke’s Wings, The Fisher House Foundation, USO of Illinois and Heartland Alliance – Support Services for Veteran Families (SSVF).
First published in 2003, Military Friendly Employers is regarded as the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Employers is provided to service members and their families, helping them discover the best post-military career opportunities available.
Companies and organizations earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation were evaluated using three data sources in the scoring methodology: publicly available data from federal agencies; personal opinion data from veteran employees; and proprietary Military Friendly® survey data from participating organizations. More than 200 companies participated in the Military Friendly® Employers portion of the 2018 Military Friendly® Companies survey.
Combined Insurance will be showcased along with other 2018 Military Friendly Employers in the December 2017 issue of G.I. Jobs Magazine, the January 2018 issues of Military Spouse Magazine, and on MilitaryFriendly.com.
For more information about how Combined Insurance is working to support military spouses in fulfilling their career goals or to learn about our career opportunities, visit combinedinsurance.com/military.
About Combined Insurance
Combined Insurance Company of America (Chicago, Ill.) is a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health, and life insurance products and a Chubb company. With a tradition of nearly 100 years of success, Combined Insurance is committed to making the world of supplemental insurance easy to understand. The company has an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau and is one of Ward’s Top 50® Performing Life-Health Insurance Companies. Combined Insurance is also a 2017 Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer named by G.I. Jobs Magazine—marking the fifth consecutive year on the Top 10 employer list and third consecutive year in the Top 5. In New York, products are underwritten by Combined Life Insurance Company of New York (Latham, N.Y.).
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.
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