People

Who We Hire

Our team is made up of bright individuals who are passionate learners with strong collaborative skills. For our more senior roles, employees must have strong investment business knowledge or more than ten years of in-depth, industry-specific technical skills. Candidates must establish that they have a proven record of excellence and clear values that resonate with our core values.


5 characteristics of our team members

  • We think critically. 
  • We seize opportunities to develop subject matter expertise. 
  • We have direct experience in the financial services industry. 
  • We come from diverse backgrounds. 
  • We are committed to high standards and core values.


OUR ECOSYSTEM

Other aspects of our culture include high performance, autonomy with accountability, generous compensation, and supported self-development. These aspects, along with our core values, affect how we conduct business with our clients and how we operate as a firm

High performance is expected

We look for exceptional people because they deliver better results and enhance the everyday work experience. We measure performance based on an employee’s contribution towards our vision and strategic goals. The management team is responsible for setting appropriate objectives, while individuals are empowered to provide feedback. Everyone is expected to use their unique skills to help achieve the firm’s objectives.

Autonomy is presumed

We believe that autonomy invites creativity and creates a culture of independence and respect. Though autonomy must come with accountability. Accountability is about acting responsibly and communicating transparently so that others can rely on you.

High compensation is the norm

We believe that people should be paid what they are worth. We only look for outstanding individuals and are prepared to pay them accordingly. Paying top of market enables us to attract and retain top talent, maintaining a culture where exceptional people are constantly driven to perform at their best.

Self-development is supported

We support individual development by taking on challenging work and surrounding ourselves with exceptional people. Our employees constantly seek to learn and stretch their perspective, whether it is through reading industry publications, participating in conferences, or engaging other professionals on a daily basis.

What some of our team members have to say 

  • Best known for
    My fondness for soup.
    In my free time
    I consume a lot of content on YouTube. The channels I am subscribed to can be categorized as follows: social commentary, food, music, gaming, comedy, beauty, and fitness.
    Can't live without
    The ability to travel internationally. My family and friends are spread out in different countries, it would be quite devastating.
    Always on the lookout for
    Ways to integrate biohacking into my everyday life at the best price possible.
    Something you should know about me
    I hate being touched on the top of my head (unless I’m getting my head massaged or my hair cut/styled). Please don’t even swipe the air above my head. It doesn’t matter how affectionate or playful the gesture is.
    My fondest OmniVista experience
    My first hiking experience was with friends and OmniVista colleagues. We went to Bear Mountain in late October, and there was an Oktoberfest event going on that same day.

  • Best known for
    I would say I’m best known for my “work-in-progress” golf game.
    In my free time
    In my free time I enjoy attending or watching Iowa State sporting events. Go Cyclones!
    Can't live without
    It might be a bit cliché but I can’t live without music. I really enjoy going to live music events such as concerts or musicals.
    Always on the lookout for
    I’m always on the lookout for new café’s! I really enjoy visiting local coffee joints and seeing what they have to offer. I’m likely drinking something caramel flavored.
    Something you should know about me
    I really enjoy playing cards, especially Euchre.
    My fondest OmniVista experience
    My fondest work experience was going to an outdoor concert along the Des Moines River with some coworkers to see Fitz and the Tantrums perform.

  • Best known for
    My loyalty to Chinese DOTA Teams.
    In my free time
    I am working on making programming and UI designing videos to share them online.
    Can't live without
    Chinese Food.
    Always on the lookout for
    Opportunities to improve myself both physically and mentally.
    My fondest OmniVista experience
    My apartment is very close to our Des Moines office and it’s super convenient for me to work late in the office at night and get up late in the morning without worrying late for work.

  • Best known for
    Enjoying Fast Food.
    In my free time
    I like the outdoors.
    Can't live without
    Pizza
    Always on the lookout for
    A good deal. Doesn’t matter what it is, if it’s a good deal and I could use it then I need it.
    Something you should know about me
    I am a big fan of “The Walking Dead” tv show.
    My fondest OmniVista experience
    Our Christmas party where Brian decided he needed to order everyone’s meal for them.