Thrivent names Herschel Herndon chief diversity officer
December 2, 2019
Thrivent today announced that Herschel Herndon has been named the organization’s new chief diversity officer. Herndon will be responsible for developing and executing enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion strategies. He started in his role today.
Thrivent announces retirement of Chief Financial Officer Randy Boushek
August 26, 2019
Thrivent, a diversified financial services organization, announced Randy Boushek, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, has indicated his plans to retire mid-year 2020 after a 39-year career with the organization.
Fitch affirms Thrivent's AA+ (Very Strong) rating along with stable outlook
May 21, 2019
Fitch Ratings affirmed Thrivent’s Insurer Financial Strength rating of AA+ (Very Strong), the second-highest of Fitch’s 19 categories, and gave the organization a stable outlook.
AM Best affirms Thrivent's A++ (Superior) rating with stable outlook
May 15, 2019
AM Best announced today it has affirmed Thrivent’s A++ (Superior) rating as well as its stable outlook. The A++ (Superior) rating is the highest of the ratings agency’s 16 ratings categories.
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Facts, Figures & Recognitions
Facts & Figures
* As of Dec. 31, 2018.
** Funding for Thrivent's outreach comes from our tax exemption as a not-for-profit fraternal benefit society. Money we would otherwise pay in certain taxes instead goes to strengthen the communities, congregations and causes our members care about. Members are actively involved in deciding where the money goes locally.
See the ways others view Thrivent through the awards and recognition we've received.
Ethisphere® – World's Most Ethical Companies® (2012-2019)
For the eighth year in a row, Thrivent was selected as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies®" by Ethisphere Institute as a result of its commitment to ethical leadership, compliance practices, and governance and corporate citizenship. Ethisphere Institute is an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance.
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Highest score for customer advocacy among insurance companies (2018)
In a 2018 customer advocacy report, Forrester, a research and insights provider, recognized Thrivent as a firm that demonstrates advocacy with a strong focus on benevolence through a variety of programs that help members give back to their communities.1
–Customer Advocacy 2018: How Advocating For Customers Helps Financial Firms Drive Loyalty, Forrester, December 2018.
2020 Women on Boards (2011-2019)
Thrivent has been selected as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning "W" Company for nine consecutive years for championing diversity. Recipients of this award have 20% or more of their board seats held by women.
Excellence in Financial Literacy Education™ (EIFLE) Award (2008-2013, 2015, 2016, 2019)
Thrivent has received ten Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards from the Institute for Financial Literacy in recognition of its commitment to innovation and quality financial literacy education efforts. The awards were given for Thrivent's adult education programming.
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Green Professional (2017)
Thrivent was recognized as a Green Professional by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for taking action on sustainability.
1Forrester asked 43,116 US consumers to rate 129 U.S. financial services businesses across four industries–banking, insurance, wealth management/investment, and credit card issuers–on a scale from 1 ("Does what’s best for the firm") to 5 ("Does what’s best for me"). Thrivent Financial comes out on top for insurance category this year, with 73% of its customers rating the firm high on customer advocacy. The customer advocacy rating is the percentage of customers who give the firm a score of 4 or 5. Forrester's Customer Advocacy 2018: How Advocating For Customers Helps Financial Firms Drive Loyalty.
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