Categories: Financial Services

Ohio has one of the 10 largest financial services sectors in the U.S. The ecosystem is diverse, supporting world leaders in insurance and banking as well as fintech disruptors. With a financial services workforce of more than 245,000 individuals (about half the population of Wyoming) and access to most of the North American financial services industry, Ohio is made for financial services leaders that want to stay innovative, form partnerships and create in-demand financial solutions. That is why you belong here. 

Startups and traditional companies in Ohio are pursuing new ways to innovate. Ohio has long been home to leading financial institutions, giving rise to resources and a fintech ecosystem that help companies drive the future of financial services. From Fortune 500 companies and innovation hubs, to centers of excellence and startup service providers, Ohio has everything you need to grow. 

In Ohio, you can collaborate with world-leading insurance and financial institutions including Progressive InsuranceKeyBankHuntington, and Fifth Third Bank, as well as industry-disrupting fintech companies including KlarnaRoot Insurance, and Alliance Data.  Learn why other Financial Services organizations chose Ohio, and yours should too! 

River Financial Opens Second Midwest Office in Ohio

Bitcoin-focused financial services firm creates global hub for accounting, analytics, cybersecurity, and customer engagement outside of its headquarters in San Francisco, California
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River Financial Inc., a Bitcoin-focused financial services firm that enables clients to easily integrate Bitcoin into their investment portfolios and broader financial strategies, has announced plans to open a new operations hub in Columbus, Ohio, creating 30 new jobs.

Ohio-Based Bold Penguin Expands HQ and Triples its Workforce

High growth insurtech company will add 162 employees to support the digital development and acceleration of its products, services, and customer support capabilities.
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Bold Penguin, a Columbus, Ohio-based high-growth insurtech company changing the way small businesses obtain insurance, has announced plans to expand its workforce, creating 162 new jobs.

JobsOhio And Stout Street Capital Host First Midwest-based UNMET Conference

UNMET Ohio seeks to meet the capital-raising needs of early-stage midwestern companies
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JobsOhio and Stout Street Capital will host UNMET Ohio 2021, an event showcasing more than 60 of the fastest-growing Seed and Series A startups in the Midwest. Presenting companies can pitch their business ideas to over 200 institutional venture capital investors from around the world and network with peers.

MAI Wealth Management Commits to Ohio for Modern HQ

Company cites Northeast Ohio location among the reasons for expanding its headquarters in Ohio
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MAI Wealth Management (MAI), a wealth management firm that provides planning and investment advisory services, plans to locate its headquarters in Northeast Ohio. After considering a number of locations where it currently has offices, MAI decided to grow in Northeast Ohio, citing available space among the reasons for its choice.

AML RightSource Expands Its Headquarters in Cleveland

As the company grows in North America, the company remains committed to Ohio
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AML RightSource, a leading firm solely focused on Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and financial crimes compliance solutions, is experiencing and expecting continued growth. As the company looks to expand its market reach, it will reinvest in Ohio where it is based.

Goosehead Insurance Chooses Ohio for National Sales Center

The ability to attract new talent and retain quality financial services talent were key drivers in the decision
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Goosehead Insurance Inc., a rapidly growing and innovative independent personal lines insurance agency with nationwide products and services, is scaling its workforce to match significant growth. The company will open a new national sales center to accommodate the company’s recent business growth in its personal lines of insurance and will focus on securing and servicing customers through Goosehead’s advanced proprietary technology platform.

Northwest Bank Expands Operations in Ohio

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. expands in Columbus to be more centrally located within the banks operating network
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Northwest Bank, a full-service financial institution that offers a complete line of business and personal banking products, insurance services, employee benefits and investment management, has announced plans to relocate its holding company headquarters (Northwest Bancshares, Inc.) to Columbus, Ohio, from Warren, Pennsylvania.

Rocket Mortgage Expands in Ohio, Creates 630 New Jobs

America’s largest mortgage lender will grow in the state
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Rocket Mortgage has an ongoing commitment to urban revitalization and creating high-paying jobs. As a result, the company seeks to expand in Ohio and create 630 new jobs, adding to its current workforce of 721 employees.

Cincinnati Insurance Company Invests in Insurtech R&D in Ohio

Company’s investment reflects Ohio’s insurtech and innovation growth
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Cincinnati Financial Corporation’s (Nasdaq: CINF) lead property casualty subsidiary, The Cincinnati Insurance Company, prides itself on delivering personalized experiences to clients. The company will expand its R&D operations to accelerate company-wide digital and data transformation, supported by a $2.5 million JobsOhio R&D Center Grant.

Branch Financial Expands Ohio HQ, Creates 150 New Jobs

Insurance company will significantly grow to prepare the company for major growth in the coming years
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Branch Financial, Inc., an insurance company that utilizes innovative technology to make insurance accessible and affordable for everyone, has announced plans to expand its headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, creating 150 new jobs. With 12 full-time employees at its headquarters in Central Ohio, the company seeks to better serve the $370 billion U.S. insurance market.