FAIRFIELD, IA – February 10, 2021 – Cambridge is excited to announce that the firm has received the inaugural 2021 Top Workplace USA award. This award is built on the program’s 14-year history surveying more than 20 million employees across 54 markets for the regional Top Workplaces awards. Cambridge was recognized in the financial services industry category, and for culture excellence in communication and innovation.
“It is an honor for our firm to be recognized for this prestigious award. Through these challenging times, we were able to adapt our organization to be a place where culture excels, and our associates continued to feel appreciated and fulfilled in their roles,” said President and Chief Executive Officer, Amy Webber. “It is rewarding to receive this feedback from our associates, and for that, I am thankful.”
Cambridge employs approximately 900 associates and serves more than 3,700 independent financial professionals and financial advisors nationally. The firm is a multi-year honoree of the Top Workplace1 in Iowa award sponsored by The Des Moines Register and 13-time Broker-Dealer of the Year2 honoree by Investment Advisor magazine. Most recently, Cambridge announced the opening of new office space in Phoenix, Arizona, and intends to add 50 associates at the location in roles ranging from digital marketing to technology.
“We sincerely appreciate the resiliency and fortitude of our associates,” Webber continued. “We extend our sincerest thank you to them for making this achievement possible and look forward to celebrating together in the future.”
The Top Workplaces program, issued by Energage, recognizes organizations in the financial services, technology, healthcare, nonprofit, and manufacturing industries. Organizations can receive culture excellence awards in four categories: clued-in leaders, top leaders, communication, and innovation. Cambridge was recognized at a virtual event hosted on January 27, 2021. To view the full list of award recipients, click here.
Cambridge is a financial solutions firm focused on serving independent financial professionals and their investing clients while preserving its private control. Cambridge offers a broad range of choices for independent financial professionals regarding solutions for advice, growth, technology, and independence. Cambridge’s national reach includes: Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc. – a large corporate RIA; and Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. – an independent broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, that is among the largest privately controlled independent broker-dealers in the country. Cambridge continues to be a multi-year honoree as a top workplace1 and broker-dealer2 of the year.
About Top Workplaces USA
Top Workplaces USA offers national recognition for large organizations, those with more than 150 employees, and those that may have operations in multiple markets. Several thousand organizations from across the country were invited, and more than 1,100 participated in the Top Workplaces USA survey. Winners of the Top Workplaces USA list are chosen based solely on employee feedback gathered through an employee engagement survey, issued by Energage. Results are calculated by comparing the survey’s research-based statements, including 15 Culture Drivers that are proven to predict high performance against industry benchmarks.
Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 14 years of culture research and the results from 22 million employees surveyed across more than 66,000 organizations, Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit energage.com or topworkplaces.com.
1The Top Workplace in Iowa, 2020 – 2011, recognition is determined by associate feedback through an anonymous survey conducted by Energage, an independent research company.
2Investment Advisor magazine, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, Division IV; 2003, Division III.
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