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Tina Hodges, Advance Financial CEO, named to list of “2019 In Charge”

Hodges just one of Five Middle Tennessee Women Leaders to Earn Spot on the Prestigious List

Nashville Post’s “In Charge” List for the financial industry recognizes the top lenders, advisors, and investors in Middle-Tennessee. Tina Hodges, CEO and CXO, of Nashville’s leading financial services and fintech company, Advance Financial, is just one of total 38 recipients in 2019; only five of whom are women.

The annual list is pulled together by the Nashville Post as well notable publications, the Scene and Nfocus, and represents the best of the best in the Nashville area.

“It’s an honor to be named among noteworthy leaders and I thank the Nashville Post for giving me this honor,” said Ms. Hodges, who founded Advance Financial in 1996 and built it into a leading financial services company.

Hodges has overseen the tremendous growth of Advance Financial in recent years. In 2018, the company surpassed two big milestones, hiring its 1,000th employee and opening its 100th store, each of which is open 24/7 and offers FLEX Loan line of credit loans, check cashing, free money orders, free bill-pay, low $2 ATM services and more. The retail footprint of Advance Financial extends across all of Tennessee. Advance Financial also offers online loans in 12 states.

Both Hodges and Advance Financial have been the recipient of numerous honors and awards. Recent recognition includes 2019 American Marketing Awards Woman of the Year and Fastest Growing company of the year.

About Advance Financial

Founded in 1996, Advance Financial is a leading FinTech company based in Nashville, Tennessee. With more than 100 stores in Tennessee and online services in 12 states, Advance Financial provides fast lending decisions on line of credit loans and other financial services, 24/7/365. Recent recognition includes 2018 Inc. 5000 fastest growing private companies (7 straight years); A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau; Nashville’s 4th fastest growing company (2018, Nashville Business Journal); Forbes Best Employers for New Graduates (2018); and, Indeed Top-Ranked Workplace for Compensation/Benefits (2018). For more, visit