Company Overview

EMC Insurance Companies is in the top 60 property/casualty organizations in the United States and is one of the largest in Iowa, based on net written premium.

Founded in 1911, EMC Insurance Companies is financially solid. We have been serving our policyholders and independent agents for more than 110 years, and we plan on continuing to serve them for 110 more. Today, EMC employs approximately 2,200 employees in about 40 states across the country. EMC sells its products solely through independent insurance agencies in more than 40 states. We believe our partnership with independent agents brings a superior level of personalized service to the insurance process.

EMC's Mission and Brand Promise

EMC’s mission is to improve lives by providing trusted financial protection for our policyholders, profitable partnerships with our agency partners, an inspiring culture for our team members and service to our communities.

Our brand promise—Count on EMC®—represents the core values upon which EMC Insurance Companies has built its reputation. Since 1911, policyholders, agents, team members and communities have come to Count on EMC for superior protection, exceptional service and financial security.

Our Values

The five EMC values are the essence of our company's identity. These are the beliefs we operate by that create our corporate culture. Keeping these values in mind while working with fellow employees, agents and policyholders enables us to fulfill our company mission. We are counting on all EMC employees to exercise these principles in their daily work.

  • Relationships
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Inclusion
  • Resilience

Thinking about a Career at EMC?

Smart move. We offer great benefits and a culture that supports the success of our team members—both on the job and beyond.

We have a good thing going at EMC—and we think you’d agree. If you’re looking for a company you can feel connected to, that believes in working together and taking initiative to achieve goals, and that’s dedicated to providing top-notch service and improving the community, you’ve come to the right place. And, we know we are a stronger company because of diversity, equity and inclusion—we celebrate our different experiences, talents and gifts because they make us better. Learn more about DEI at EMC.

  • Energetic: At EMC, we’re excited about the future. Our team members, and our leadership, are dedicated to continuous improvement and take initiative to make things happen.
  • Team-Oriented: Collaboration is the key to our team-oriented workplace. We work together to accomplish great things within project teams, between departments and across the entire organization.
  • Community-Focused: EMC believes in improving the communities in which we live and work, and our team members are eager to jump in to help make a difference.
  • Knowledgeable: From our Corporate Office to our branch and service offices across the country, EMC team members take pride in being experts in their fields and providing exceptional customer service.
  • Responsive: Being responsive to our customers and to each other is part of our Count on EMC® culture and a big reason our customers keep coming back.
  • Driven: Whether supporting a good cause in one of our local communities or introducing a new product countrywide, our team members are driven to succeed.


Company Summary
EMC Insurance Companies
Number of Employees
(515) 280-2511
717 Mulberry Street
Des Moines, IA