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Forbes Names CNO Financial Group One of America’s Best Midsize Employers
March 2022

Each year, CNO receives numerous awards and recognition for our corporate initiatives and community engagement. And this year is no different. Forbes has named CNO Financial Group one of America’s Best Midsize Employers.

“Our associates are our top priority and we are honored to be recognized for our commitment to them," said Yvonne Franzese, chief human resources officer. “We believe our success starts with our associates and are proud to offer a workplace that encourages diversity, fosters collaboration, values integrity, and promotes equitable professional growth.”

In partnership with, Forbes anonymously surveyed 60,000 Americans working for midsize and large U.S. organizations in 25 different industries with at least 1,000 employees. Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, Forbes evaluated companies’ responses to the shift to remote and hybrid work and focus on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

To see the full list of recognized companies, visit America’s Best Midsize Employers.

Recognition by Forbes is the most recent of multiple awards and acknowledgement based on CNO’s culture and attention to associate wellbeing. CNO earned a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and was recognized in January as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

These awards would not be possible without the support of our associates, customers and communities where we live, work and serve.

Learn more about CNO’s culture by visiting our “Who We Are” tab.