Our Culture

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Scottrade

The Culture

An active open-door policy keeps our corporate culture successful.  We believe friendliness is a cornerstone of good customer service, so it’s easy to see why most of our associates consider each other friends. We also believe that a healthy work-life balance is essential to a productive time at work, and we strive to give each associate the resources to achieve that balance.

The Mission

Our mission to help individual investors overcome the financial barriers to success can only be accomplished through the collaborative efforts of a wide variety of teams. From information technology and business development to marketing, financial analysis and investment consulting, Scottrade® associates are bringing their different skill sets together to help improve the lives of our clients.

The Opportunity

Our Learning and Development department designs, supports and delivers ongoing in-depth training for interns and associates, including a licensing program, Customer Relationship Program and advanced broker training to name a few. With an extensive nationwide branch network and corporate offices near St. Louis and Denver, there is flexibility to transfer between roles and departments. At Scottrade, you truly have the opportunity to learn, grow, innovate and make an impact.

We’re successful because our associates are successful.

Doing what’s right by our associates means fostering a culture of transparency, curiosity and responsibility across all levels of our organization.

Best Mid-Size Employer


Top Workplaces

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
2014 | 2013 | 2012

#1 Overall Client Experience

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

Choice Award for Investment Services

2015 | 2014 | 2013

Other accolades:

Largest Privately Held Companies

Scottrade Financial Services

St. Louis Business Journal | 2016


Largest Equipment Finance Companies by Volume

Scottrade Bank Equipment Finance

Monitor | 2015


Best Places to Work For

Scottrade Financial Services

Fortune | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007

As an organization, we’re very active with many charities that give back to the community

Ronald McDonald House
Alzheimer’s Association
The Magic House
American Cancer Society
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
March of Dimes
Food Outreach
Food Bank
Humane Society of the U.S.
United Way
Salvation Army
American Red Cross

We encourage our associates to give back in their own ways

Cash for Champions — Average of $35,000 raised

Scottrade will match volunteer hours submitted by associates.

Day of Caring — Over 1,200 hours accumulated

Associates may take one paid day out of the year to volunteer for their favorite local organization.

Charitable Matching Program – Average of $135,000 donated

We proudly match contributions made by associates to many charitable organizations.

And our associates take pride in delivering an extraordinary experience to our clients.

Every day is a new adventure. We embrace the opportunities to change how we approach our clients’ needs. Innovation is driven by creative thinking, and we love thinking creatively.