Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 14, Midsize

American Fidelity Assurance

Oklahoma City, Okla. [South Central]

Why you want to work there

A new R&D program aims to keep IT pros up to date on the latest technologies that impact distribution, services, products and customer service at this Oklahoma City-based life and health insurance company. IT and line-of-business employees participate in the program for three to six months to explore creative and state-of the-art means of improving American Fidelity's competitive advantage. A shorter-term program called "Day of Innovation" engages employees in friendly competition.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 1,750

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 189

IT employee turnover in 2014: 10%

IT promotions in 2014: 17%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 7

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $4,188