Des Moines

Des Moines Is Everything You Want in a City

Nationwide employs more than 4,000 associates in exciting careers in Des Moines, such as customer service, finance and accounting, investments, insurance, information technology, marketing, human resources, government relations and legal.

Des Moines also is the home of Allied Insurance, which is responsible for Nationwide’s independent agency system. Allied is committed to providing quality insurance coverage backed by our collective commitment to On Your Side® service.

Community involvement

Nationwide is a leading contributor to the Des Moines community and has partnerships with several local organizations, including:

  • Central Iowa Shelter and Services – The Nationwide Insurance Foundation provided a $750,000 gift to this organization, allowing them the build a new homeless shelter in downtown Des Moines.
  • Food Bank of Iowa – Nationwide associates collected more than 30,000 items for the Backpack Buddies program, which supports nearly 600 kids in the Des Moines metro area.
  • Youth Emergency Services and Shelters – Nationwide’s associates volunteer at this organization’s shelter, helping with projects and spending time with children.

Des Moines facts and rankings

Some interesting facts and figures about Des Moines, include:

  • Best city for business and careers (Forbes, 2011)
  • One of the top 10 best cities for the next decade (Kiplinger, 2010)
  • Richest metro area in the nation (US News & World Report, 2011)
  • Second healthiest city in the nation (SELF Magazine, 2011)
  • Third most livable city (Forbes, 2009)
  • Best city for families (Kiplinger, 2012)