Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 16, Midsize


Milwaukee, Wis. [North Central]
Credit: Baird

Why you want to work there

A strong partnership between IT and the business shapes the work experience at this Milwaukee-based wealth management, capital markets, asset management and private equity firm. Senior business managers attend IT team meetings to explain how their technology requests will drive business performance, thereby deepening IT's commitment and motivation. Monthly cultural events like Diwali and Cinco de Mayo celebrations help promote an atmosphere of inclusion and diversity, while contests, picnics and volunteer outings promote a fun, collaborative work environment.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 3,268

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 211

IT employee turnover in 2016: 5%

IT promotions in 2016: 11%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,769

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 18

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 25

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 75%