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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, …

Celebrating Our Hearts

Celebrating Our Hearts

Submitted by: Janie Ginn, Senior Benefits Analyst   Today, we are celebrating one of the most important things about ourselves: our hearts. I’m sure I could speak for the majority of our TMX Finance Family when I say that we don’t think much about the health of our most vital organ until something goes wrong with it. That is why, today, we are celebrating World Heart Day and want you to put your hearts at the top of your priority list!  Here are 5 tips to help you succeed in making sure you love your heart as much as it loves you! …

TMX Finance® Family of Companies Earns 2019 Military Friendly® Employer Designation

TMX Finance® Family of Companies Earns  2019 Military Friendly® Employer Designation

The TMX Finance® Family of Companies is excited to announce that the Company has earned recognition as a 2019 Military Friendly® Employer. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 200 companies participated in the Military Friendly Employers portion of the 2019 Military Friendly® Companies survey. Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by VIQTORY with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Otto Bielss, president of the TMX Finance® Family of Companies was thrilled about …

Thankful and Blessed to Beat the Odds

Thankful and Blessed to Beat the Odds

Submitted by: Schelley Roessler, General Manager My name is Schelley Roessler and I’m 38 years old. I’m a wife of 12 years and a proud mom of Callie, 10 and Camden, 9. In August 2010 my life was turned upside down for me and my family. I have always had health problems, but never did I think the worst of it would start at age 29. I had my daughter and son only 14 months apart. I had terrible pregnancies and my doctor thought that having children in a closer year span would help with my endometriosis after having children. However, …

My Experience Volunteering at Operation Kindness

My Experience Volunteering at Operation Kindness

Submitted by: Frankie Tijerina, Product Marketing Manager Life is short. A dog’s life is even shorter. Why not fill it with kindness? For those of you that know me, and my devout love for dogs, it’s probably no surprise that I would jump at the chance to volunteer at an animal shelter. I grew up around dogs and developed a deep passion for these incredible animals. It’s not unusual to see me running down the street to pet a dog. You know that ‘Me When I See Dogs’ meme? Yep – that’s me! And I have no shame. I’m completely …

Celebrating Family and Freedom

Celebrating Family and Freedom

Submitted by: Shaunna Harris, General Manager July 4th is the time of year when my family always holds our annual family reunion. We have a celebration of all the generations along with a celebration of our freedom in our great country. The food is amazing when everyone is competing to have the best BBQ! The memories we make each year are talked about for years to come (those remember when moments!). It is a day you can feel the love and support of your entire family from being together. The faces of the children as they watch the fireworks are …

A 4th of July Promise

A 4th of July Promise

Submitted by: Janeisha Spruiell, General Manager 2009 was a rough year for me. I am originally from Chicago, but I tell people that I am from Dallas because I have been here for so long. It has always been me and my mom here in Texas while most of my other family are still in Chicago or East St. Louis, and I didn’t visit very often to either place to see them. In March 2009, my mom passed away and my Grandmother passed away soon after. I was heartbroken and distraught. My mother was the only family I had been …

Ted Helgesen Named Chief Business Officer

Ted Helgesen Named Chief Business Officer

The TMX Finance Family of Companies is proud to announce the promotion of Ted Helgesen to our newest executive position, Chief Business Officer. In this inaugural role, Ted will lead the Company’s customer-facing business operations and is responsible for delivering results that contribute to the maximum profitability of our operations while catapulting the business into the next stage of customer growth and market opportunity. Ted joined the Company bringing over 20 years of multi-unit managerial and executive leadership experience with him to the role of Director of Operations where he trained for seven months in District 1 of Division 1. …

Jerald Horner Named Chief Information Officer

Jerald Horner Named Chief Information Officer

Submitted by: Maggie Yarbrough, Social Media and PR Strategist We have some very exciting news! We are thrilled to announce that Jerald (Jerry) Horner, our current Senior Vice President of Technology, has been promoted to Chief Information Officer! In this new role, Jerry will continue to lead the IT team and ensure the Company’s technology needs are met and that the IT initiatives are aligned with the organization’s intermediate and long-term growth strategies. Jerry will remain in the Dallas corporate office, reporting to the President of the Company, Otto Bielss, and continue providing strategic direction for the IT Department in …

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