Achieve honored as a 'Best Place to Work in the Bay Area' by San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal

Digital personal finance leader earns recognition for eighth consecutive year

June 17, 2024

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 17, 2024 Achieve, the leader in digital personal finance, has been named one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal, marking its eighth consecutive appearance on the list.

The Best Places to Work Awards celebrate local employers who have gone above and beyond to create an outstanding workplace culture. The rankings are based on confidential surveys of employees that measure success in team dynamics, trust in leadership, communication and more, with only the top-scoring companies in the region earning the coveted right to be named one of the Best Places to Work. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Achieve employs nearly 2,500 people nationwide and was recognized in the midsize company category.

"This achievement is a testament to the exceptional culture at Achieve, one that emphasizes collaboration, innovation, and the well-being of our team," said Brad Stroh, co-founder and co-CEO of Achieve. "Our employees are the heart of our company, and we are committed to providing an environment where they can thrive both personally and professionally. Thank you to our dedicated team for making this award possible through their passion and hard work.”

To date, Achieve has served over 1.5 million customers, resolving or consolidating more than $24 billion in debt. The company empowers individuals to make better financial decisions by managing expenses and debt, saving money, and planning for the future. Achieve provides innovative technology and relationship-driven support for every step of a consumer's financial path, including personal loans, debt resolution, home equity lines of credit, financial tools, and apps - including Achieve GOOD™ (Get Out Of Debt), a new mobile app that helps consumers overcome financial challenges. Through comprehensive education and cutting-edge resources, Achieve helps everyday people move forward on the path to a better financial future.

"Being named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area is a profound affirmation that we are successfully delivering on our mission to create an outstanding workplace," said Linda Luman, executive vice president of human resources at Achieve. "This honor reflects our commitment to inclusivity, growth, and opportunity for all our employees. We believe that when our people are supported, empowered and passionate about the mission, they bring their best selves to work every day."

This recognition adds to Achieve’s tradition of accolades for both the company and its leaders. Recently, Achieve was also named to Built In’s 2024 Best Places to Work List for the sixth consecutive year, as a top employer in San Francisco and Dallas.

View the entire Best Places to Work in the Bay Area list here .

About Achieve

Achieve, THE digital personal finance company, helps everyday people get on, and stay on, the path to a better financial future. Achieve pairs proprietary data and analytics with personalized support to offer personal loans, home equity loans, debt resolution and debt consolidation, along with financial tips and education and free mobile apps, Achieve MoLO (Money Left Over) and Achieve GOOD™ (Get Out Of Debt). Achieve has 2,500 dedicated teammates across the country with hubs in Arizona, California, Florida and Texas. Achieve is frequently recognized as a Best Place to Work.

Achieve refers to the global organization and may denote one or more affiliates of Achieve Company, including (NMLS ID #138464); Achieve Home Loans, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS ID #1810501); Achieve Personal Loans (NMLS ID #227977); Achieve Resolution (NMLS ID # 1248929) and Freedom Financial Asset Management (CRD #170229).


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