According to 24/7 Wall St., Iowa is the fourth-best managed state with a perfect credit rating and a state budget that is balanced each year per state law. Iowa’s fair regulatory environment allows for CEOs to confidently invest in R&D, hire additional employees or expand into new international markets. There’s also a high-level of collaboration between government, business and educational institutions – this white paper outlines how this leads to economic prosperity and diverse industry growth.
Below, you can hear from HNI Corp, President & CEO, Stan Askren, as to why this is a vital benefit to his company. Based in Muscatine, HNI is the second largest office furniture company in the world and is the parent company of several leading office furniture manufacturers including The HON Company, Allsteel and Gunlocke. HNI employs more than 3,500 members in Iowa and sustainable design and manufacturing is a major part of its culture.
Be sure to visit our C-Suite webpage to get insights from some of Iowa’s most successful CEOs about today’s business challenges and how locating in Iowa makes all the difference.
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