Iowa's Top Workplaces 2011
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 told by my lead very often how much I am appreciated. She is always telling the team what a great job we do. ”
“Open door policy gives me the comforting feeling I can go in and talk about anything. I get good feedback and he is a good listener.”
“We all have a common goal of working together and generating more business. It's a true team environment where new ideas and everyone's thoughts are genuinely appreciated.”
“ They care about their business and also very much about their employees. They know that, without us, we couldn't be as good as we are, and we can't be good with out them.”
“It is a pleasure to represent a company with such high standards and ethics. I enjoy my daily activities and interaction with our customers and the VGM Group staff.”