At Advance Financial, our mission is to be the leading retailer of financial services in the communities that we serve by building strong and profitable relationships with our employees and our customers.
We are in the business of serving others… that is what we do, who we are, and why we are here; therefore, we will strive to always serve our customers with courtesy, efficiency and integrity.
We value our employees as our most important asset; therefore, we will strive to serve our employees with the same respect and consideration, which we expect them to show our customers.
Because we offer a wide variety of services and are open 24/7, we are growing faster than any other company in the area. That means great opportunities and awesome earnings potential for enthusiastic, friendly and professional people who want to be part of the Advance Financial team.
Awards and Recognition
Advance Financial is proud to have been honored with awards and recognition for various different reasons, such as community service, our training program, best in business, chamber of commerce, workplace and learning, as well as recognition for members of our executive team. See below for a selection of the awards and recognition we have received.
We won gold for Corporate Giving in the Golden Bridge Global Awards. We were honored for our corporate citizenship program, and the Advance Financial Foundation, which gave $203,755 in charitable contributions in 2015 to education and health and wellness organizations in Nashville and the other 34 cities throughout Tennessee where we have storefronts. Employees also logged a total of 1,557 community service hours in these cities. In the first half of 2016 the program gave $142,000 and volunteered nearly 1,000 hours.
We were named a 2016 winner in the One Planet℠ Business and Professional Excellence Awards and were recognized in two categories, at the Gold level for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program of the Year and the Silver level for Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year.
Advance Financial recently received the highest honor in its industry: The Financial Service Centers of America (FiSCA) William Siegel Financial Service Provider of the Year Award. The company was also recognized as one of the seven financial service centers granted the 2016 Activa Award for leadership in their community through volunteerism and ongoing charitable contributions.
The Stevie® Awards are the world’s premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. In 2017, we were named a Bronze winner for Company of the Year, Financial Services, in the large category.
The coveted annual CEO World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, corporate social responsibility, and milestones from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups. We are so proud of our Female CEO of the Year – Gold Winner for Corporate Social Responsibility, Tina Hodges.
Now in its 7th year, Best in Biz Awards honors companies, teams, executives and products for their business success in the current and previous year. We were honored to receive a Silver Award for the Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year
The Inc. 5000 ranks the country’s top 5000 fastest-growing private companies. The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth over a four-year period.
We have been on the Inc. 5000 list for six years in a row. We ranked #1165 in the overall ranking in 2012. #1590 in the overall ranking and #96 in Financial Services Companies in 2013, #1771 in the overall ranking in 2014, #2230 in the overall ranking in 2015, #2061 in the overall ranking in 2016 and #2000 in the overall ranking in 2017.