Financial & Professional Services Leadership

Missouri is ranked 5th for Corporate Tax Rates in the US

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More than 236,000 people, or 8.7 percent of the workforce, are employed in occupations related to financial services in Missouri. And we are home to the second highest concentration of financial securities brokers in the nation and a global leader in the reinsurance industry.

Missouri’s 50+ years of AAA bond ratings are representative of our solid financial acumen and stable financial foundations. And we are home to Edward Jones, Wells Fargo Advisors, Scottrade, American Century Investments, RGA, Citi Mortgage, MasterCard’s global operations center, and other financial services leaders. Missouri also has depth of talent in financial services, with more than 40 colleges and universities offering bachelor’s degrees or higher in Finance, Financial Management and Accounting. And Missouri is the only state to house two Federal Reserve Banks.

Missouri's Unique Secure Underground Data Centers

Missouri Underground Data Centers

When in comes to professional services technical support Missouri shines. Whether your business needs are IT related with a need for a unique data center in our underground facilities, (click here for a list of underground sites in Missouri), or you simply desire to benefit from Missouri’s low operating costs, turnkey communications structure and access to convenient fiber, Missouri is highly attractive and ready to get to work for you. We are home to many Certified Work Ready Communities, and innovative programs such as LaunchCode and Claim Academy are meeting the growing talent needs across Missouri.

Whether you are a financial services firm, or needing professional services technical support, Missouri’s financial acumen, specialized skill sets, central location, and easy to understand accent gives you the talent and the workday flexibility to provide nationwide support.

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It all adds up in Missouri.

By the way, look who’s already here:

Centene Corporation Financial Professional Services Leadership DST Systems Information Technology Hub Edward Jones Financial Professional Services Leadership H&R Block Financial Professional Services Leadership Jack Henry And Associates Information Technology Hub KPMG Financial Professional Services Leadership RGA Financial Professional Services Leadership Scottrade Financial Professional Services Leadership Square Financial Professional Services Leadership Stifel Financial Professional Services Leadership UMB Financial Professional Services Leadership Veterans United Financial Professional Services Leadership World Wide Technology Information Technology Hub


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In Their Words

Today there are more financial services firms headquartered in St. Louis than in any other city in the U.S. besides New York. That’s okay. Good competitors make you better.

— Jim Weddle / Edward Jones

Over nine decades, our employees in St. Louis have played a crucial role in the growth of our firm, from both a local and global perspective.

— Joseph Stettinius / Cushman & Wakefield

I’m not sure what my expectations were, but I’ve been surprised by the talent of the pool we’ve got to work with in the local area, and by ‘the local area’ I mean not only Columbia, but St. Louis, Kansas City, and Rolla.

— Jim Chapdelaine / IBM

One of our top executives was working for us out in Los Altos, California. And he came to us and said,’Please let me move there.’ He’s been in Kansas City 3 or 4 years now, and he loves it. I don’t think you could get him to leave.

— Augie Grasis III / Handmark

We train displaced workers in rural Missouri for today's IT jobs to keep those jobs in the country. Missouri incentives got us started. The work ethic of our employees keeps us going.

— Shane Mayes / Onshore Outsourcing

We have some untapped, unrealized potential here. If there’s anyplace that’s going to take the lead in the global marketplace, it’s going to be St. Louis. St. Louis is visionary, open-minded.

— David Steward / World Wide Technology

The work ethic here is really good. People come in and work hard. They’re used to working hard before we hire them.

— Jack Prim / Jack Henry & Associates

I've lived in a lot of places, and there is a difference here in how people conduct themselves. There is a strong work ethic and friendliness that I haven't found elsewhere.

— Dr. Susanne Cohen / Triumph Pharmaceuticals