The Des Moines Register Top Workplaces 2013
VGM Group, Inc.
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Waterloo, IA
VGM Group, Inc. provides business services across the U.S. and Canada, primarily to healthcare businesses and organizations, private clubs, golf courses, restaurants and casinos. Its services include contracting for group purchasing, specialty purchasing programs, live and web-based education, managing health costs and services, website programming and hosting, insurance, marketing and specialty consulting. Viewed from another lens, VGM helps community-based businesses succeed and compete with national competitors. Van G. Miller founded VGM in 1986.
The Company is best known for it's work in the home medical equipment industry, where it is a nationally-recognized brand and the largest company of its kind. The Company is headquartered in Waterloo, where over 90% of its employees work. Its business is nationwide and over 95% of revenues are generated from customers outside of Iowa. In 2005, VGM implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and on June 3, 2008, VGM became a 100 percent employee-owned company.
“I am able to help others. I love the people I work with.”
“I am given the opportunity work hard and be successful.”
“I am providing a service to those in need. I love my co-workers.”
“I can take care of my family and it is a joy to come to work every day.”
“I do something daily that helps other people succeed.”