Achieve receives AZ Big Media 2024 Champion of Change and Newsweek America’s Greatest Workplaces awards

Leader in digital personal finance recognized for innovation and community impact, as well as workforce mental wellbeing and diversity efforts

May 20, 2024

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 20, 2024 Achieve, the leader in digital personal finance, has been named a winner of AZ Big Media’s 2024 Champion of Change, an annual awards program recognizing individuals and companies that are making positive changes that impact the Arizona community. With a significant presence in Tempe, Ariz., Achieve has positively contributed to the local business landscape through leadership, visionary thinking, and philanthropy while helping everyday people move forward on the path to a better financial future.

Additionally, Achieve has been recognized by Newsweek in both its inaugural America’s Greatest Workplaces for Mental Wellbeing and second annual America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity lists. The company has been awarded a 4.5-star rating for its ongoing support of its employees’ mental wellness and offering impactful resources. Similarly, Achieve was awarded a 4.5-star rating for its ongoing commitment to fostering inclusive and diverse work environments. Newsweek partnered with Plant-A Insights Group for comprehensive, multi-stage evaluations to develop each list.

“Since our founding more than 20 years ago, we have worked hard to ensure that our business positively impacts the population at large," said Achieve Co-Founder and Co-CEO Brad Stroh. “Our mission is to help everyday people move forward on a path to a better financial future and every day, we work in service of that mission, whether on the phone supporting new members or in the community through volunteering and philanthropy. We're honored to be recognized for our contributions to the Arizona community as well as for our commitments to our team members.”

“Driving positive change is at the forefront of what we do at Achieve,” said Achieve EVP of Human Resources, Linda Luman. “Our ability to impact lives — whether our teammates, members or community at large — can be attributed to our dedicated and collaborative workforce, bringing fresh perspectives, experiences and a culture of care.”

These recognitions build upon Achieve’s strong track record of award wins, including being 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. The company was also named the top company on the Phoenix Business Journal’s Best Places to Work list for the third consecutive year as well as named to the Az Business magazine’s AZ Big 100 List, which recognizes the 100 people and companies who will shape Arizona’s business community in 2024, for the second consecutive year. Additionally, Achieve leadership has recently been recognized by esteemed programs including the 2024 Arizona ORBIE Awards and OnCon Icon Awards.

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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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