SECURA Insurance honored with Deloitte Wisconsin 75 Distinguished Performer Award for Diversity
Neenah, Wis. (Oct. 18, 2019) – SECURA Insurance was honored as a recipient of the Distinguished Performer Award for Diversity as part of Deloitte’s Wisconsin 75, a ranking of the 75 largest private companies in Wisconsin, based on sales revenue.
SECURA ranked No. 35 on this year’s list; the seventh year the company has ranked in the top 75.
The Distinguished Performer Award for Diversity recognizes an individual or company that optimizes the opportunities found in the intersections among cultures, values, and perspectives.
SECURA has a Diversity & Inclusion Committee that promotes diversity and inclusion to provide a more welcoming organization to their associates, agents, policyholders, and community. Some of the initiatives include:
- Annual ethics training for associates focused on diversity and inclusion
- Hosting local speakers from nonprofits to encourage conversation
- Expanding cultural holiday celebrations by hosting associates at events such as a Diwali celebration
- Enhancing immigration awareness by hosting a Q&A with an ICE Agent and providing virtual reality experiences that document the life of becoming an immigrant in the U.S.
- Hosting a cultural fair bringing several nonprofit and cultural organizations together
- Participating in the CEO Action Pledge
“Creating a workplace where everyone feels welcome is important,” said Kerry Scherer, Director-Insurance Training and Diversity & Inclusion committee sponsor at SECURA Insurance. “We work to bring opportunities to our associates that promote diversity and inclusion to make a positive impact on our business, the lives of our associates, and our community.”
As a result of these efforts, SECURA has driven enhanced integration of associates with local community resources and nonprofits, and received positive feedback from their associates.
“SECURA’s Diversity & Inclusion committee works to start conversations, spread awareness, and promote a more inclusive culture across our company so we can best support our associates, agents, policyholders, and the community,” said Dave Gross, President & CEO. “We are honored to receive this recognition from Deloitte’s Wisconsin 75.”
Learn more about Deloitte’s Wisconsin 75.
ABOUT SECURA INSURANCE
SECURA Insurance is headquartered in Neenah, Wis. Approximately 550 independent insurance agencies in 12 states represent the company, which provides a broad range of competitive commercial, personal, farm, nonprofit, and special events products. It is known for providing exceptional service to its agents and policyholders since 1900, and is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best for its excellent ability to meet policyholder obligations. The carrier is a Ward’s Top 50 company for outstanding results in financial performance and consistency over a five-year period, and it is a certified Great Place to Work. Visit www.secura.net to learn more.
ABOUT DELOITTE’S WISCONSIN 75
Deloitte’s annual Wisconsin 75 list salutes the largest privately held Wisconsin-based companies. These companies play a key role in the state’s economy. Wisconsin 75 award winners are selected based on annual sales revenue.
To be eligible for Deloitte’s Wisconsin 75 recognition, companies must have a majority ownership by an individual(s), family, employee stock ownership plan, or private equity firm. Public companies are eligible when greater than 50 percent of the value or vote of the shares are owned by individuals, family, and employee stock ownership plan, or private equity. Additionally, companies must have annual sales revenue of at least USD 50,000. The Wisconsin 75 excludes cooperatives and accounting, tax, legal, and consulting service companies.