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Flow Science, Inc. – 2012 Winner, The Principal® 10 Best

Flow Science believes their retirement plan service provider’s ability to provide one-on-one meetings has a big impact on employees’ overall financial security. “They’re very hands-on and in contact with our participants. They offer one-on-one meetings here in our office periodically,” says Thomas Jensen, president of Flow Science.

Winning-edge benefits

  • 90 percent employer-paid medical insurance premiums for employees and dependents
  • 401(k) plan with a 100 percent employer match up to 10 percent of pay, plus discretionary profit-sharing contribution; average employee deferral of 10 percent
  • 100 percent employer-paid premiums for short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 100 percent employer paid premiums for $100k life insurance & AD&D policy
  • Wellness benefit that reimburses employees up to $500 dollars a year for health-related activities

Financial professionals

Flow Science relies on these financial professionals:

  • Marta Crossey Goodrich, Dougher and Fridline Benefit Consultants
  • Curtiss A. LaCross, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith, Inc.

Charitable donation

Flow Science selected The Food Depot to receive a $2,500 donation from The Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc. as part of their Principal 10 Best award.

The Food Depot of Santa Fe received a $2,500 contribution on behalf of Flow Science. From left: Thomas Jensen (Flow Science), Sherry Hooper, Executive Director, The Food Depot, Kathleen Rotto (Principal Financial Group), Aimee Abby, Human Resources Manager, Flow Science, and Jill Gentry, Development Director, The Food Depot.

Recognition event

Flow Science celebrates being named one of The Principal 10 Best Companies—2012.
See more photos (PDF: 1 MB).

Thomas Jensen, President, Flow Science, accepts The Principal 10 Best Company award from Kathleen Rotto, Director, Principal Financial Group.

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Fast facts

  • Location: Santa Fe, N.M.
  • Type of business: Computational fluid dynamics software development
  • Number of employees: 29
  • Founded: 1980
  • Percent of employees participating in 401(k) plan: 100 percent
  • Web site:

Why the judges selected them

David Wray, Principal 10 Best Judge and President, The Profit Sharing/ 401k Council of America (transcript):

About the company

Flow Science develops FLOW-3D®, a highly-accurate computational fluid dynamics software, giving close and careful attention to each customer's special modeling needs. Flow Science supports a worldwide customer base of commercial, academic and government users. In 2010, Flow Science celebrated its 30th year.

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