As a nonprofit organization, we rely on donations and the generous funding of our sponsors. It is with sponsor support that we are able to continue the daily and ongoing operating costs required to keep the Partnership running and effective. Everything from staffing and educational workshops, to maintaining our website resource registry, require the financial backing of our sponsors. Without the support, the Partnership would not be possible.
As you consider your annual sponsorship budget, we want to make you aware of the opportunities with the Safeguard Iowa Partnership. We have sponsorship packages where each level offers a variety of benefits, visibility and more importantly, return on your investment. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, click here or contact Safeguard Iowa Partnership at 515.246.1707.
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The Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department (HSEMD) has been working to make Iowa more prepared for disasters since it began as the State Civil Defense Agency in 1965. The focus of emergency management and the hazards faced by Iowans may have changed in some ways since that time, but what hasn't changed is our commitment to making our state more prepared for any emergency or disaster. HSEMD mission is to lead, coordinate, and support homeland security and emergency management functions in order to establish sustainable communities and ensure economic opportunities for Iowa and its citizens.
MidAmerican Energy Company, Iowa’s largest energy company, provides electric service to 732,000 customers and natural gas service to 714,000 customers in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota. It is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. MidAmerican Energy is prepared to manage any incident that impacts service to our customers and works with local businesses, government officials and customers to help them prepare for and recover from significant events or disasters. Information about MidAmerican Energy is available on the company’s website and its Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via www.midamericanenergy.com.
The Principal Financial Group® is a leading global investment manager offering businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services.
Our range of products and services include retirement solutions, insurance, wellness programs, and investment and banking products through our diverse family of financial services companies and national network of financial professionals.
Since it's inception, the Iowa Business Council has evolved from a research and advisory organization to a proactive advocacy group asserting leadership on major business policy initiatives.
While other organizations effectively focus on individual issues, the Council maintains a "big picture" perspective. Members include the top executives of 20 of the largest businesses in the state, the three Regent university presidents, and the president and CEO of Iowa’s largest banking association. Collectively, IBC member companies and institutions employ more than 210,000 Iowans and, in just the last ten years, have invested over $15 billion worth of capital in the state.
Participation is by invitation only – to ensure geographic and industry diversity and provide a range of business perspectives. The Council’s representation reaches statewide and touches all 99 counties.
Over the last 80 years, Nationwide has grown from a small mutual auto insurer owned by policyholders to one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world, with more than $135 billion in statutory assets.
Nationwide focus is on domestic property and casualty insurance, life insurance and retirement savings, asset management and strategic investments.
Alliant Energy Corporation is an energy holding company. Providing Midwest utility customers with safe and reliable electric and natural gas services is our top priority.
Our corporate headquarters are located in Madison, Wisconsin. General offices are located in Cedar Rapids and Dubuque, Iowa; utility operation facilities are located in communities throughout our utility service territory in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Our utility operations provide electricity and natural gas to more than 1.4 million customers in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. We currently have nearly 4,000 employees working across our service territory.
Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the design, production and support of innovative solutions for our customers in aerospace and defense. Our expertise in flight-deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management and simulation and training is strengthened by our global service and support network spanning 27 countries. Working together, our global team of nearly 20,000 employees shares a vision to create the most trusted source of communication and aviation electronics solutions.
Headquartered in Pella, Iowa, our company provides careers for about 8,600 valued team members. Our culture reflects our deep commitment to developing new technologies, increasing productivity, and practicing environmental stewardship.
Pella Corporation was founded in 1925 as the Rolscreen Company. Initially, our company was most widely known for its "disappearing" Rolscreen window screen. In 1992 our company changes its name to Pella Corporation, to better reflect our entire product offering. Today, the Pella family of brands offers a full range of quality residential and commercial products for new construction, remodeling and replacement projects. We are particularly proud that we can offer our customers windows and doors to meet virtually any style or budget.
In 1959, Founder Don Lamberti leased a store from his father on East 14th and Broadway in Des Moines, Iowa. After nine years of operating this old country store, which he remodeled into a convenience store, Don's gas supplier and friend Kurvin C. Fish, suggested that Don buy the Square Deal Oil Company.
Don followed his advice and purchased the service station with a three-bay garage in Boone, Iowa. Using the knowledge from his store in Des Moines, Don converted the gas station into a convenience store. The Boone store was named "Casey's" by using Kurvin C. Fish's initials.
The third store was built in another small community with a population of only 1,500 - Waukee, Iowa. This was the first Casey's built totally from scratch and proved to be the best store yet. At this point, Don realized he was on to something and decided to establish the stores in communities with a population of 5,000 or less.
Through the years, Casey's success has been attributed to our clean stores, restrooms, and the friendly employees who pride themselves in customer service. Casey's customers have come to know that inside each store they will find dedicated, helpful, and well-trained employees, exceptional prepared food items, and a clean environment in which to shop.
U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its nationwide coverage that has the highest call quality of any national carrier. Currently, 61 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds and 87 percent will have access by the end of 2013. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion in 2012 for the second year in a row. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores and 12,198 ATMs and the Internet across North America and internationally.
We're headquartered in San Francisco, but we're decentralized so every local Wells Fargo store is a headquarters for satisfying all our customers' financial needs and helping them succeed financially. One in three households in America does business with Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo has $1.3 trillion in assets and more than 270,000 team members across our 80+ businesses. We rank fourth in assets and first in market value of our stock among our U.S. peers, and second in market value of our stock among financial service companies, as of March 31, 2012.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers.