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Employer Spotlight: Thrivent Financial

Posted on Jan 29, 2013

About the company: 

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, a faith-based, not-for-profit membership organization nearly 2.5 million members strong. We're a Fortune 500 financial services organization with the strength of more than $75 billion in assets under management. Here are some of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans' accomplishments:    

  • Ranked as one of the "Top Workplaces" in Minnesota by the Star Tribune for 3 consecutive years (2010, 2011, 2012).
  • Named as one of "The World's Most Ethical Companies" by Ethisphere Institute (2012).
  • Named to Ward's 50(r) Top Performing Insurance Companies in the life-health segment (2011).

The city and state that most of your jobs are in: 

We have opportunities in most states, but I am primarily looking for candidates in the Eastern MN and Northwest Wisconsin areas

Positions you will be focusing on recruiting at the Head of the Lakes Job Fair on February 13th 

Financial Associate - As a Thrivent Financial representative, you'll build and manage your business as an independent contractor. You'll develop strong relationships with Lutherans and their families, as well as Lutheran congregations and institutions. Most importantly, you'll work one-on-one with members to help:

  • Protect them financially in the event of death, long-term care needs or loss of income due to a disability.
  • Provide innovative product portfolios and services, including life and health insurance, annuities, investment products and specialized financial analysis.
  • Achieve their financial and retirement goals by offering guidance, financial solutions and services.       
  • Develop financial strategies to help members' estates pass according to their wishes, ensuring their legacy lives beyond their lifetime.
  • Connect their values with their financial goals to help them lead secure and generous lives.

Some information on the recruiter that will be at the fair (some from her LinkedIn

Tisha Gaspard currently works at Thrivent Financial for Lutherans as a Recruiting Manager and Licensing Coordinator in Eastern MN and Northwest WI region. She has been with the organization since 2008. Following graduation from Mankato State University with a B.S. in Finance she went to work as a financial advisor for a couple years and also has held positions in mortgage and recruiting. Tisha currently enjoys recruiting for financial representatives as she understands the amount of work it requires to be in this position, but also how rewarding this position can be to help make a difference in people's lives. There are not a lot of positions that you can work every day and know that you are making a difference in people's lives daily to help them live generously.

News Contact: Shannon Gilligan | 715-394-8026 | sgillig1{atuws}
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