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Vestwell Named 2021 Best Place to Work by Forbes and Arizent

NEW YORK, NY, April 1, 2021 - Vestwell, the digital recordkeeping platform bringing the 401(k) and 403(b) industry into the modern Fintech era, today announced it has been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Startup Employers, as well as one of the Best Places to Work in Financial Technology by Arizent and Best Companies Group.

Forbes’ America’s Best Startup Employers were selected based on an innovative methodology which evaluated employee satisfaction, employee reputation, and company growth. To be considered for the ranking, employers must have their headquarters based in the US, and founded between 2011 and 2018. The final list recognizes the top 500 companies based on over 7 million data points.

The Best Places to Work in Financial Technology list, which was created in 2017 by Arizent and Best Companies Group, is designed to identify and honor the best employers in the financial technology industry. Companies recognized on this year’s list operate in and serve companies and consumers in a wide range of financial services including banking and mortgages, insurance, payments, and financial advisory.

As a best place to work, Vestwell has been recognized for its perks, which include flexible work schedules, education stipends, and a generous 401(k) plan (of course)! Vestwell also offers competitive health coverage and unlimited vacation days. Additionally, Vestwell has been named a top workplace by Built In NYC and Crain’s New York.

“We are honored to be recognized by Forbes and Arizent as a top workplace in financial technology,” said Vestwell CEO Aaron Schumm. “Our people are our number one asset, and they are critical to achieving Vestwell’s mission of providing every American access to a quality retirement plan. To the entire team at Vestwell, thank you for your dedication, hard work, and passion. It’s an absolute pleasure to work alongside you every day.”

For information on Vestwell’s open positions, please visit For more information on Forbes’ Best Startup Employers list, please click here. You can find more information on Arizent’s Best Places to Work in Financial Technology awards program by visiting

About Vestwell

Vestwell is the digital recordkeeping platform bringing the 401(k) and 403(b) industry into the modern Fintech era. We have rearchitected the workplace retirement offering from the ground up and built an engine to power the $30T industry. Our customizable, open architecture, and white-labeled platform becomes a natural extension of financial services and payroll partners, while removing traditional friction points plaguing legacy recordkeeping. The result is an easier, more efficient, and all-around better experience for everyone, delivered at a fraction of the cost. Learn more at and on Twitter @Vestwell.