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Celebrating National Mentoring Month

Celebrating National Mentoring Month

Submitted by: Olivia Bass We are very excited to be celebrating National Mentoring Month! Inaugurated in 2002, this designation was assigned to promote mentoring in the US and to the positive effects it can have on our lives, both personally and professionally! We know the value of a great mentor and that is why we hold the TEAM UP Mentorship program in such high regard within the Company! In preparation for the official kick-off on January 11th, we will begin by celebrating “I am a Mentor” Day with a social media campaign. We are asking all of our TEAM UP …

Lindsey Reed Smith Named Chief People Officer

Lindsey Reed Smith Named Chief People Officer

Submitted by: Jamie Lane, Director of Communications We have some exciting news! We are thrilled to announce that Lindsey Reed Smith, our current Senior VP of talent, has been promoted to our first-ever chief people officer! Our Company has experienced a tremendous year in terms of development and growth and much of that cultural shift can be attributed to Lindsey’s leadership. President Otto Bielss announced, “It is my honor to promote Lindsey into this inaugural role as she has been a dedicated confidante to the leaders within our organization and truly is the heartbeat of the TMX Finance Family of …

Creating a Culture of Service

Creating a Culture of Service

Submitted by: Kaitlyn McCormack, Senior Recruiting Manager I have a confession. When I was asked to facilitate a training on “Creating a Culture of Service”, I was a little apprehensive. The phrase is somewhat lofty and ambiguous, so to help make it more digestible, the first thing I did was Google the meaning of culture (as it applies to a company) and the meaning of service. Here is what I found: The culture of an organization is practically its DNA; it is implied, not expressly defined, and develops organically over time from the cumulative traits of the people the company …

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day! We’ve had so much fun celebrating kindness all week- we’ve seen pictures and posts of breakfast treats at the office, kind words, kind acts to team members and strangers, and most of all, smiling faces! In fact, we even have the “RAK Police” patrolling the hallways of our Dallas corporate office capturing acts of kindness from our team members. Check out these great shout-outs and posts our team members made below, but you’ll have to check the TMX Finance Family of Companies social media pages to see everyone’s acts of kindness. Remember to …

Fighting for Cole – The Journey to ‘Cancer-Free’

Fighting for Cole – The Journey to ‘Cancer-Free’

On March 15, 2015, Misty Edwards, Senior Treasury Specialist for the TMX Finance Family of Companies, received news that would turn her and her family’s life upside down. She had to hear four of the scariest words no parent ever wants to hear – “Your son has cancer.” Misty had taken her son Cole to the doctor for what she thought was just a cold. However, the doctor immediately sent Cole for testing and that’s when everything changed. “Hearing that your 19-month old son has cancer was beyond anything I could have imagined. Then we were told he had an …

Annual Food Drive Results

Annual Food Drive Results

The TMX Finance Family of Companies held its annual Company-wide food drive during November and December of 2016 and was able to contribute: Drumroll, please……………………………………………………………………… Congratulations to the entire Company on giving back to the many communities in which we live and work! Otto Bielss, President, was extremely pleased with our third-year results, “TMX Finance Family of Companies operates stores in many of the states that are ranked in the top 10 nationally for having the highest hunger rates, so I am thrilled with the level of support we received from all of our team members. We are here to …

Introducing: TEAM UP!

Introducing: TEAM UP!

The Talent Team is always looking for new ways to be innovative – whether that means rolling out succession planning to create clear career paths for our team members, or thinking outside the box to improve the candidate experience, we never waste an opportunity to optimize the efficiency and quality of our teams. How are we doing it next? Our Workforce and Succession Planning team has developed a 6-month long mentorship program, where existing and successful leaders will be paired up with rising talent within the organization. Introducing: TEAM UP! The addition of this program is paramount to the development …

Shout-Out to our Teams

Shout-Out to our Teams

Recently, the TMX Finance Family of Companies created a new Company website. We wanted to create a website that paints the full picture of what our Company is all about and what we do here every day. We want everyone to see how we help people and make a difference in the lives of our customers and our team members. Throughout the new site, you will hear the words “family” and “team” – in our videos, in our TMX Ambassador testimonials, when reading about career opportunities, and more. We are very proud of the team-oriented, family environment we foster here …

The Golden Ticket Winner Series

The Golden Ticket Winner Series

Remember our awesome Golden Ticket winners? They are team members who are recognized by our President for doing outstanding things every day and are awarded a pair of tickets to a Dallas Mavericks game. Each of the November golden ticket winners has attended a Mavs game and sent us a recap of their experience. Check them out below and find out why they were nominated. Stay tuned for the December winners and their recaps! Golden Ticket Winner Preston Grimshaw, Financial Analyst Dallas, TX Read why Thadd Tokerud, Director of Financial Planning Analysis, nominated Preston: While Preston could still be considered …

Crazy Costumes & Candy

Crazy Costumes & Candy

Halloween at the TMX Finance Family of Companies is always a ghoulishly hilarious time. In addition to the haunted sounds of ghosts roaming the halls, you will also hear lots of laughter! Our corporate team members celebrate with costume contests and our store operators like to dress up and make their customers’ smile. Doing business with a vampire is always fun!  And of course the candy adds a special touch and seems to last well into November… No wonder they say the holidays add a few extra pounds- especially if you’re like us and start with candy weeks before Halloween! …

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