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Training and Development

Training and Development

Submitted by: Cameron Gregg, General Manager I committed to the great TMX Finance Family of Companies team in 2010 and haven’t looked back since. Over my 8 years with the Company, I have been a part of many programs/webinars/podcasts targeted towards my growth and development both as a leader and employee. The training and development efforts we have at the Company, I believe, are unmatched to anyone else in this industry. The innovative ideas and training environments we have for team member growth is what also separates us from others. In my perspective, the most impactful project we have been implementing recently …

Leadership and Responsibilities

Leadership and Responsibilities

Submitted by: Angela Bilodeau, General Manager  I have been in management for many years and have been exposed to many training sessions, but none have been as supportive and beneficial as the Mentor Program provided by the TMX Finance Family of Companies. When I first started this journey of the Mentor Program I was a General Manager who thought I was ready for the next level.  What I learned was that I was a General Manager who craved knowledge, feedback and experience so that I could learn to develop the next generation of sales associates for our Company. I learned that there …

Ability to Adapt Quickly

Ability to Adapt Quickly

Submitted by: Alejandra Gonzalez, Store Manager Having the ability to adapt rather quickly once change is implemented has served me well. Throughout my time with the Company I have taken every opportunity to be a student. I’ve been privileged enough to have worked in various offices all around Southern California, but the travel wasn’t the best part. The people were. I don’t believe in luck, but I believe in preparation meeting opportunity. That exact thing happened when I was offered an opportunity to participate in the mentorship program. I’ll admit I was nervous, but I refused to turn down an …

2018 Holiday Shopping Guide

2018 Holiday Shopping Guide

Submitted by: Alex Hulsey, Corporate Operations Coordinator The Holiday Season is upon us and it is the perfect time to eat, drink, and be merry! This can be a little difficult to do when dealing with the stress of gift shopping. Fortunately, the TMX Perks Program is here to help us with our holiday shopping so we can enjoy one of the happiest times of the year and save big money! We are ready to give this season, show our loved ones how much we appreciate them, and enjoy doing it. We have put together a 2018 Holiday Gift Guide …

Serving People in Need

Serving People in Need

Submitted by: Kateri Flood, Store Manager, U.S. Army I am currently a Sergeant on Army Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR). I decided to join the Alabama National Guard (NG) after Hurricane Katrina because I wanted to serve the people of our nation in their time of need. I enlisted in June 2006 as a Private First-Class Logistic Supply Specialist. I was called to active duty for the Operations Enduring Freedom in October 2009. After returning from Afghanistan, I was selected for a change of duty as a Human Resources Sergeant. I was awarded HR Sergeant MOS by exceeding standards in August …

Soldier for Life

Soldier for Life

Submitted by: Vernon Ervin, Senior General Manager, U.S. Army My name is Vernon Ervin. I served in the U.S. Army for 5 years and achieved the rank of Sergeant in 2.5 yrs. in service. My initial responsibilities as a squad leader and SQT NCO taught me a number of transferable skills that I currently use today, such as: team building, setting expectations and achieving goals in a specific time frame, delegation, perpetual coaching, accountability, focus, tenacity, evaluation and re-direction, and most importantly, loyalty and commitment. The military helped me develop a tremendous amount of confidence in myself and my abilities. …

Diwali – Festival of Lights

Diwali – Festival of Lights

Submitted by: Yogamaya (Maya) Sanekommu, Director of Information Services Delivery Diwali or Deepawali also known as the “Festival of Lights” is one of the most popular festivals in the Indian Sub-Continent.  Deepawali literally means a “row of lamps” and is celebrated not just by Hindus, but also by Jains, and Sikhs. Hindus follow a lunar calendar and Diwali is celebrated in the month of “Kartika” that typically overlaps October and November. This year Diwali is being celebrated all over the world on November 7th. There are several mythological stories and historical events associated with the celebration of Diwali. These stories …

Big City Innovation

Big City Innovation

The TMX Finance Family of Companies was recently recognized at the internationally acclaimed annual Yext conference in NYC, which featured keynote presenters like Neil deGrasse Tyson, Dr. Hannah Fry, and David Blaine. Amongst an impressive pool of national and international companies like Taco Bell, Denny’s, Suntrust, and Capital One, our Marketing team was nominated for the “Innovative Brand of the Year Award” given to teams who are recognized as early adopters of new technology, advocates for new fields in the Yext platform, and mavericks who leverage advanced features in creative ways to future-proof their digital brand experience. As of today, …

I’m Human, Just Like Everybody Else

I’m Human, Just Like Everybody Else

Submitted by: James Placek, Vice President Authorized Appraiser I have had the privilege of living with my sister-in-law, Bridget Jones, since 2004. Bridget has Down syndrome, which makes her not only special, but extraordinary. She is full of love and cheer. Guess what? She is more like me and you than you know. Instead of me telling you everything about her, let’s hear directly from Bridget! “Hey everybody, my name is Bridget Jones. I’m 43 years old. Many people don’t understand what I’m all about- why I’m special. I’m human just like everybody else. Most people know that I am famous …

The Legal Eagles Present 2018 Legal Summit

The Legal Eagles Present 2018 Legal Summit

By: Kala Kozdron, Senior Paralegal At the end of this summer, the Legal, Compliance, and Bankruptcy teams were all able to attend the first TitleMax Legal Summit. Legal was also happy to host members of the Ops and Human Resources teams. The Summit, hosted by Legal, featured several panels of speakers. The speakers were attorneys, whom we use to assist and represent us in various matters across our footprint. These attorneys, referred to as our “outside counsel,” traveled from all over the country to come and speak at the Summit. The attorneys were grouped into panels (small groups), and discussed …

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