Skip Navigation

News Release

EMC Wins Two Awards from Technology Association of Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 12, 2021)—EMC Insurance Companies was recognized as the winner of two technology awards at the Technology Association of Iowa's Prometheus Awards on Nov. 4, 2021: Large Technology Company of the Year and Best Technology Company Culture.

This was the 16th annual Prometheus Awards, which unite Iowa innovators and leaders from technology, business, education and government, to celebrate the year’s most momentous achievements.

“Building a positive and productive technology culture takes hard work, and I truly couldn’t be prouder of our team,” said EMC Senior Vice President – Chief Information Officer Joe Riesberg. “This group has bought into the process and embodies trust, accountability and courage. Winning these awards is a milestone moment.”

The Prometheus Awards are presented by the Technology Association of Iowa, a statewide, member- based organization that unites Iowa’s technology community by connecting leaders, developing talent, driving public policy, and fostering diversity and inclusion.

About EMC Insurance Companies 

EMC Insurance Companies is among the top 60 property/casualty insurance organizations in the country based on net written premium, with more than 2,400 employees. Employers Mutual Casualty Company (EMCC) was organized in 1911 to write workers’ compensation protection in Iowa. Today, operating under the trade name EMC Insurance Companies, the company provides property and casualty and life insurance products and services throughout the United States and writes reinsurance contracts worldwide. EMCC is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit

Sarah Buckley, Assistant Vice President – Community Involvement
Media Contact
EMC Insurance Companies Sarah Buckley, APR
Assistant Vice President – Community Involvement

Community Focus

Learn how EMC contributes to our communities.

group of smiling people