Pensions & Investments Eddy Awards

OneAmerica Retirement Services and its client Milwaukee County Transit System were honored with a 2022 Pensions & Investments Eddy Award for “Special Projects/Public” that got over 1,000 participants on board with the importance of investing. OneAmerica also won third place for “Special Projects” for its pretirement multimedia campaign (including our ‘pretirement starts now’ video.) The P&I Eddy Awards recognize outstanding communication efforts by both plan sponsors and service providers to educate participants about how to invest their defined contribution plan assets wisely for retirement.1 In 2021, two clients – USA Swimming and the Foundation for Early Childhood – tied for first place in the P&I “Financial Wellness” category.


In his prestigious recognition, OneAmerica client VINIK Sports Group is a finalist for the 2022 competition in the Corporate 401(k) ≺ $25MM category3. VINIK Sports Group joins OneAmerica clients who were finalists in the 2020 competition: Denver Art Museum in the Nonprofit DC ≺ $500MM category and Ace Precision in the Corporate 401(k) $25MM-$50MM category4.

Best In Class 401(K) PLANSPONSOR

J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. was named a 2022 Best in Class 401(k) Plan winner by PLANSPONSOR. Best in Class 401(k) Plans were rated by way of a proprietary system that weighted usage/implementation of more than 30 criteria related to plan design, oversight/governance and participant outcomes.5 LDI Industries Inc. of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, was recognized in the 2021 competition6, and the Development Corporation for Israel won the 2020 Best in Class 401(k) Plan designation.7

NAPA Advisor Choice Awards

OneAmerica® was recognized as a top recordkeeper in NAPA's 2023 Advisors' Choice Awards. Selected as a top-5 recordkeeper based on advisor response, OneAmerica companies received recognitions across multiple markets and service categories.

Large Markets ($100-$250 Million)

Service Categories: Participant Tools, Calculators, Plan Sponsor Website, Mobile App, Regulatory Support, Staff Credentials, Education Materials, Multi-Lingual Capabilities, Plan Health, Wellness, Retirement Income.

Mega Markets (>$250 Million)

Service Categories: Mobile App, Advisor Support, Education Materials, Multi-Lingual Capabilities Plan Health, Wellness, Retirement Income


OneAmerica retirement managers Sue Gossett (2020)8 and Paul Worthington (2021)9 were separately selected among the top five finishers in back-to-back years in this best-of-the-best competition.

Plan communications

Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) Signature Awards

Harrison Poultry won a 2021 PSCA Signature Award for “Overcoming Obstacles”10 joining our clients Massey Services, Denver Art Museum and RTI Surgical as previous honorees in the PSCA, a competition designed to honor excellence in plan communication and investment education.

Financial Strength & Ratings

In 2022, OneAmerica retirement services received a “platinum” award for Welbit, two “gold” awards for US Radiology and Cascade Timber Consulting, Inc., and an “honorable mention” to Cox Health.11 In 2021 OneAmerica received three “gold” awards12 – (Milwaukee Transit, Waller Law and Bio-Techne) and in 2020, OneAmerica won a “gold ” for work on the Seacoast website, while Rick Steves Europe and Oregon Social Learning Center each received an “honorable mention” award. The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals’ Hermes Creative Awards are the creative industry’s preeminent third-party evaluator of creative work.

MarCom Awards

The MarCom Awards honor excellence in marketing and communication and is administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. OneAmerica received two awards in the 2021 MarCom Awards competition for custom communications─Milwaukee County Transit Services (MCTS) was a platinum winner, and WelBilt won gold. In 2020, Bio-Teche was a platinum winner and Morrow Equipment was a gold winner.13

  • PLATINUM: Milwaukee County Transit Services (MCTS) in the Strategic Communications / Marketing/Promotion Campaign: Integrated Marketing (scored 90 – 100)
  • GOLD: WelBilt in the Strategic Communications / Marketing/Promotion Campaign: Integrated Marketing (scored 80 – 90)
W3 Awards

In addition, Bio-Techne was a silver winner in the W3 Awards, which celebrate digital excellence – honoring websites, online marketing, web video.14