Ahead of the Curve: Fishbowl Receives National Recognition

September 15, 2015

Fishbowl® named one of the Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security

OREM, Utah, September 15, 2015 — Fishbowl’s commitment to its employees’ financial and physical wellness has earned them the distinction of being one of the 10 best in the country. An independent judging panel of employee benefit experts named Fishbowl as one of the 2015 winners of The Principal® 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.

Judges selected Fishbowl because of their commitment to employee financial security through outstanding employee benefits. Fishbowl, currently employing more than 100 people, will also be featured in the October issue of Inc. Magazine for this achievement. "Companies like Fishbowl are role models and provide inspiration for other growing businesses that want to become an employer of choice," said Luke Vandermillen, vice president at the Principal Financial Group®. "These companies stand out not only for their commitment to their employees but also for their innovation in creating a workplace culture that fosters total employee financial security."

The Principal® sponsors the national program, which is now in its 14th year. It honors growing companies (five-1,000 employees) for their commitment to their employees’ financial security. "We are proud to have been named to The Principal 10 Best list," said David Williams, CEO of Fishbowl. "We are committed to investing in our employees and appreciate the opportunity to share our best practices with other growing businesses. We are humbled to be the first company in Utah to receive this award."

As part of their best practices, Fishbowl works with Scott Bailey at Cerva, Browning, Quinn & Company to help make choices that supports their employees’ health and financial future. Along with the award recognition, The Principal awards a donation to a charity selected by each winning company. Fishbowl chose the Salt Lake City Police Foundation to receive the $2,500 donation.

"Fishbowl is very deserving of this honor. The company places its highest priority on employees’ well-being. Congratulations to leadership for cultivating a culture of wellness, both financial and physical," said Val Hale, Executive Director at the Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development.

"Fishbowl is setting the bar high for Utah Valley business leaders to emulate – again! Congratulations to the entire Fishbowl Team on the distinguished award," added Rona Ralf, President and CEO of the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Learn more about The Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security at www.principal.com/10best.

About Fishbowl

Fishbowl is the No. 1 requested manufacturing and warehouse management solution for QuickBooks users, and it is also a popular standalone solution for organizations or enterprises looking to track assets. For QuickBooks users, it provides the same advanced features and flexibility larger organizations enjoy, but at a fraction of the cost.

About the Principal Financial Group

The Principal Financial Group (The Principal® is a global investment management leader offering retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. Founded in 1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $539.9 billion in assets under management and serves some 20.1 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit https://www.principal.com.

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