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Ollis/Akers/Arney offers a variety of careers opportunities for the select few that meet our criteria:

  •     Passion for growing and staying cutting edge in your field of expertise.
  •     Ability to earn client respect with sound advice and timely follow-through.
  •     Pride in the role you play in protecting businesses, families and individuals.
  •     Respect and team spirit within the company.

100% employee-owned company that provides:

  •     Education and training
  •     Career advancement
  •     Investment opportunities

Ollis/Akers/Arney placed No.1 in the 2008 Choice Employers for the 25-100 employees category, an annual award conducted by the Springfield Business Journal.

A special publication and breakfast event recognized area companies for employee incentives, family-friendliness, people development and corporate culture.  The honorees were profiled in a special publication in November 2008 inserted into SBJ.

Ollis/Akers/Arney focuses on supporting employees both professionally and personally through yearly evaluations, goal setting to support job-related and personal goals, and training and seminars that foster an environment of learning and advancement.

The company also offers a comprehensive wellness program that includes a company-paid health-risk assessment, fresh fruit and flu shots, and on-site exercise equipment. “We think that leadership development and wellness is all intertwined, and someone who has a good solid personal life and is physically fit and mentally fit is going to make an excellent associate,” says Richard Ollis.


Ollis/Akers/Arney has achieved the American Heart Association’s Platinum Level “Start! Fit Friendly Company” designation.

The Start! Fit-Friendly Companies program recognizes employers that champion the health of their employees and work to create a culture of physical activity in the workplace. Ollis/Akers/Arney is one of the first two companies in Southwest Missouri to achieve the Platinum Level

To qualify for this distinction, an employer must achieve a 90% level of staff participation in healthy lifestyle activities, have previously achieved the Gold Level status in the AHA program, and demonstrate positive results from their program in the area of behavior change, cost savings, or return on investment.

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