Sammons Enterprises is a multi-faceted, global holding corporation that owns and operates businesses across a diverse range of industries. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, in the United States, with assets approaching $40 billion, Sammons ranks among the largest privately owned companies in the world.
Sammons Enterprises was founded by Charles A. Sammons. The company’s roots originate in Dallas, Texas, where Mr. Sammons began Reserve Life Insurance Company in 1938, providing the foundation for what has grown into Sammons Enterprises.
Beginning in the early 1950s, Mr. Sammons began to diversify the company’s operations, purchasing interests in the communications, industrial products distribution, insurance, travel and hospitality industries. Under Mr. Sammons’ leadership, his pioneering companies built success stories in each of these industries.
Today Sammons Enterprises is comprised of a diversified portfolio of investments, including wholly-owned businesses and investor partnerships in industries such as insurance, financial services, hospitality, industrial equipment and real estate, among several others.
The strength of Sammons Enterprises and its bottom line are the 3,500 people around the world who are part of the Sammons family of companies. Sammons prides itself on employing the highest quality of personnel, placing emphasis on strong work ethics, high moral values and superior employee benefits. An integral part of Sammons’ benefits program is its Employee Stock Ownership Plan in which employees have the opportunity to impact the success of their individual business and the value of their personal holdings.