For the sixth consecutive year, FORTUNE has placed St. Louis-based
Scottrade, Inc., a leading branch-supported online
investing services firm, on the FORTUNE® “100 Best
Companies to Work For” list. This year, the company ranked No. 53.
Scottrade Founder and Chief Executive Officer Rodger Riney hired Chief Administrative Officer Jane Wulf shortly after founding the brokerage company in 1980. For 26 years the two have worked side-by-side to build a company culture where associates enjoy working together and take pride in their work. (Photo: Business Wire)
According to FORTUNE, Scottrade made the list, in part, because it “has
never closed an office and has continued to provide discretionary
“Thirty-three years ago, I founded this company to provide a better way
for people to self-direct their investments,”
said Rodger Riney, Scottrade’s founder and chief executive officer. “As
our clients’ needs have evolved along with the markets, our associates’
hard work and dedication has enabled Scottrade to expand its in-person
and online services, which today includes online banking. Our success is
attributed to our focus on creating a positive, engaging and productive
Scottrade employs more than 3,600 associates nationwide to help support
its 500-plus branch offices and operation centers in St. Louis, Denver,
Phoenix and Chicago.
“To be recognized for a sixth consecutive year on this list is a true
honor,” said Jane Wulf, Scottrade’s chief administrative officer, who
has led the company’s human resources department for 26 years. “It
humbles me to know that through the ups and downs of the economy and the
markets, we continue to have an amazing culture with a family of
associates who enjoy working together and take pride in helping clients.”
As the financial services firm continues to evolve, its need to retain
talented associates with a variety of skill sets remains a top priority.
Scottrade meets this need by offering many distinctive benefits,
sharing profits through discretionary bonuses;
a 50 percent match of the first 15 percent associates contribute to
a wellness reimbursement program that pays associates back for
expenses such as health club memberships and smoking cessation
a charitable giving program that matches associates’ charitable
donations dollar-for-dollar, donates $20 to charities for every hour
of volunteer time given by an associate and a paid day off to
5 percent interest for associates with an interest-bearing Scottrade
Beyond this recognition from FORTUNE, Scottrade has recently received
several notable awards for business achievements, including building
innovative products and services. In June, Computerworld magazine ranked
Scottrade as one of the Best
Places to Work in IT for the fifth consecutive year. Visit
Awards & Recognition to read more.
The full list and related stories about the FORTUNE® “100
Best Companies to Work For” can be found at CNNMoney.com.
About Scottrade, Inc.
Investors who enjoy online stock trading will find value and
personalized customer service at online investing firm Scottrade, Inc.
Founded in 1980, Scottrade enables clients to learn about online trading
tools, stock market research and how to buy stocks online, many at just
$7 per trade. With more than 500 nationwide branch offices, Scottrade
has the largest branch network among online brokerage firms. To learn
more about one of FORTUNE® magazine’s “100 Best Companies to
Work For,” visit about.scottrade.com
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