Moody's and S&P assign financial strength ratings to Thrivent

Thrivent, a diversified financial services organization, announced today it has received two financial strength ratings.

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Thrivent names Carolyn Sakstrup as Chief Growth and Generosity Officer

Thrivent, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services organization, announced that Carolyn Sakstrup will be joining the company as executive vice president and chief growth and generosity officer. She will lead the organization’s efforts to ensure millions of people understand how Thrivent’s purpose-driven approach to money can help them achieve financial clarity, enabling lives full of meaning and gratitude.

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Two Thrivent board members named to Savoy Magazine's 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors List

Thrivent, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services organization, announced today that two board members, N. Cornell Boggs, III and Lynn Crump-Caine, have been named to Savoy Magazine’s list of Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. The list recognizes African American men and women for their executive and business leadership in national and global-leading corporations. Boggs has served on the Thrivent Board of Directors since 2013, while Crump-Caine joined the board in 2016.

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Mike DeKoning joins Thrivent as senior vice president of Insurance Solutions

Thrivent, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services organization, announced that Mike DeKoning has joined the organization as senior vice president of Insurance Solutions.

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Facts, Figures & Recognitions

  • Facts & Figures

    Learn more about Thrivent here. 

    Serving 2.3 million clients

    A++ (Superior)
    AM Best

    Highest of 13 rating categories1
    June 2021 -

    $162 billion assets under management/ advisement*

    $12.8 billion total adjusted surplus*

    $208 million funds raised and donated by Thrivent, clients and others*


  • Recognitions

    See the ways others view Thrivent through the awards and recognition we've received.

    Ethisphere – World's Most Ethical Companies® (2012-2021)

    For the last decade, Thrivent has been named as one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere. This recognition is given to companies that demonstrate a commitment to ethics and compliance, culture of ethics, corporate citizenship and responsibility, governance, and leadership and reputation. Ethisphere is a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.


    DALBAR – Mutual Fund Service Award (2020)

    In the first year it applied for the award, Thrivent Mutual Funds was thrilled to be recognized by DALBAR with the 2020 Mutual Fund Service Award for striving to provide best-in-class telephone service to its mutual fund shareholders during a year that has brought pandemic-induced stresses, volatile markets and in many cases, financial hardship. The award honors Thrivent Mutual Funds for delivering a superior standard of care and the high priority they place on serving their clients.


    2020 Women on Boards (2011-2020)

    Thrivent has been selected as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning "W" Company for nine consecutive years for championing diversity. Recipients of this award have 20 percent or more of their board seats held by women.

    2020 Women on Boards

    Excellence in Financial Literacy Education™ (EIFLE) Award (2008-2013, 2015, 2016, 2019)

    Thrivent has received 10 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards from the Institute for Financial Literacy in recognition of its commitment to innovation and quality financial literacy education efforts. The awards were given for Thrivent’s adult education programming.


    Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Green Professional (2016–2019)

    Thrivent was recognized as a Green Professional by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for taking action on sustainability.

    Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Green Professional

Our Leadership

Visit leadership biographies to learn more about Thrivent's executive officers and board of directors.