Core Values

Our core values describe the type of people we hire and how we approach everything we do.


We win as a team

Collaborative. Appreciative. Optimistic. Respectful.

We support each other. We share what we know freely. We form strong partnerships—inside and outside Symetra—based on mutual respect. We value a diversity of perspectives. We maintain a positive attitude and celebrate our successes.

We're tenacious students of the business

Strategic. Knowledgeable. Goal-oriented. Disciplined.

We believe in knowing our industry and our company—from our products to our distribution partners to our competitors. We develop a deep understanding of our customers’ needs. We’re constantly learning and adding to our expertise.

We're dedicated to excellence

Innovative. Creative. Empowered. Dedicated.

We ask what’s next, what else, and what more we can achieve. We’re forward-thinking and seek to be innovative with our products and our processes. We’re never satisfied with the status quo and strive for nonstop improvement. We’re resourceful problem-solvers.

We do what's right every time

Integrity. Honesty. Responsibility.

We set an example for the financial industry. We do the right thing—even when it’s difficult. We operate with absolute integrity.

We're swift to serve

Exceptional Service. Great Partners. Caring. Community Involvement.

We do our utmost to serve those who depend on us—our customers, our colleagues, our communities and the partners who represent our products. We work hard to meet their needs and exceed their expectations.

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