Life @ Calamos

Calamos offers an entrepreneurial environment where employees can collaborate with some of the industry's most extraordinary individuals. Calamos takes pride in our integrity, professionalism and relentless focus on putting our clients first. At Calamos we are passionate about what we do and are committed to excellence.

Growing your Career at Calamos

Calamos places a high priority on the development of its associates. We provide quality learning opportunities to support the development of associates and the achievement of the strategic goals and values of the firm. At Calamos we strive to expand associate's skill set expertise, develop leadership and an execution-driven culture and support continuous learning and the sharing of knowledge across the organization.

Programs such as the Development Path of a Calamos Leader Program ensure that associates develop the skills they need to be successful, advance their careers, and meet the challenges of our growing organization. This program incorporates instructor-led training courses, eLearning courses, 360 feedback, individual development plans, experiential assignments, action learning assignments, a mentoring program, and other workshops to provide our leaders at all levels of the organization with the strategies, knowledge and skills required for their current and future roles.

Calamos Academy

The Calamos Academy is a strategic commitment to the long-term success of the company and its associates. It supports the mission of making Calamos a learning organization with a focus on excellent client service and continuous improvement.

Calamos Academy provides a multitude of resources for the development of Calamos associates including instructor-led and eLearning courses as well as educational whitepapers, videos, etc. Calamos Academy includes not only a physical training center but also an online learning portal for Associates – The Calamos Academy Virtual Campus. This online platform provides learning resources to assist associates with the development of their skills and knowledge of the industry, investments fundamentals, business skills, leadership development and more.

Community Involvement and Sponsored Events

360 Youth Services Spring Ahead Run
360 Youth Services Spring Ahead Run

For the seventh year in a row, Calamos will be the presenting sponsor and host of the 360 Youth Services Annual Spring Ahead Run. The 2014 event will take place Sunday, May 4 at CityGate Centre. Proceeds benefit 360 Youth Services.

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Calamos participates in the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, which helps bring children into the workplace to understand their parents' daily activities, as well as explore personal career choices.

Naperville Wine Festival
Naperville Wine Festival

Calamos will be the lead sponsor and host of the 2014 Naperville Wine Festival, held August 22-23, 2014 at CityGate Centre. A portion of the proceeds from the Naperville Wine Festival are donated to the Naperville Area Humane Society. View 2013 Wine Festival Video

Calamos Cares
Calamos Cares

Calamos Cares is the company's community volunteering program, which provides opportunities for associates to share their time and talents with local and national non-profit organizations. The program also allows associates to create stronger relationships with each other outside of the workplace. Recently, the Calamos Cares team volunteered at the Northern Illinois Food Bank and participated in both the March of Dimes March for Babies and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce

Calamos has been a member of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce since 1994. The company sponsors the Chamber's annual Economic Forecast Breakfast and the organization's Inaugural Gala where past board members are thanked for their service to the community and current board members are introduced, including a representative from Calamos.

Choose DuPage
Choose DuPage

Calamos is a leader in regional economic development through Choose DuPage, an organization that drives economic development in DuPage County by leveraging the area's growth for the benefit of county businesses and residents. John Calamos, Sr. is on the board of directors for the organization.

Why Calamos

Company Cafeteria

Company Cafeteria

Calamos encourages associates to eat together. Our gourmet cafeteria offers daily entrees, salad bar, sandwich station, make-your-own pizza and more.

Naperville, IL

“Best Places to Live”

2012 Money Magazine rated Naperville, IL as a Best Place to Live because of great job opportunities, top-notch schools, safe streets, economic strength and more. To learn more about Naperville visit: Naperville.net

Calamos' Green Building

Calamos' Green Building

The 180,000 square foot office building is a first-class, state-of-the-art headquarters. One of the first privately developed buildings in Chicago registered under LEED Green Building Rating System. Read more »