Tina Hodges named ‘A Most Influential Woman’ by National Group

October 8, 2018Tina Hodges, the CEO and CXO for Nashville-based Advance Financial, was named to CEO Connection’s list of the ‘Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market.’Mike Hodges, the chairman of Advance Financial, said, “Tina works hard everyday to make Advance Financial better.” He further added that he was very proud of what she had accomplished and that he looked forward to what she does next.This list recognizes women entrepreneurs and leaders effecting change and innovation in mid-market companies (companies with a revenue between $100 million and $3 billion). The 25 awardees were evaluated based on their first impression on social media, community involvement, their company’s annual revenue, and number of employees.Hodges’ passion for community service has been duly acknowledged. In 2017, Advance Financial’s employees volunteered 3,500 hours and the company donated $450,000 to various communities, all under Tina’s leadership. Recently, the company celebrated its most recent recruit, its 1000th employee. Furthermore, the company is set to open its 100th location in Tennessee, making financial services easier to access throughout the region.About Advance FinancialFounded in 1996, Advance Financial is a family-owned and operated FinTech company based out of Nashville, Tennessee. True to its vision of providing easily accessible financial services, coupled with a stellar customer experience, Advance Financial is delivering brick-and-mortar money services and instant lending decisions 24/7/365.For the 7th time in a row, Advance Financial was named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country in 2018. Furthermore, The Nashville Business Journal named Advance Financial as 2018’s 4th fastest growing company in Nashville. Finally, Forbes ranked Advance Financial as 205th on its list for ‘Best Employers for New Graduates’. For more information visit https://www.af247.com