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Introducing Our First Ever, Chief Opportunity Officer!

Introducing Our First Ever, Chief Opportunity Officer!

The TMX Finance® Family of Companies is pleased to announce its recent groundbreaking hire to the TitleMax® executive team –Max has officially signed on as the Company’s first-ever Chief Opportunity Officer. Within this role, he will serve as not only the face of the organization, but the executive driving force behind improving the understanding and connection the Company has with its consumers. As COO, Max will be responsible for leading the Store Operations teams toward a more innovative future with modernized critical thinking and optimized customer experience. Though his home base will be the Savannah Corporate Campus, Max will spend …

Hiring Today: A Read on the Current State of Affairs in the Labor Market

Hiring Today: A Read on the Current State of Affairs in the Labor Market

Submitted by: Lindsey Reed Smith, Senior Vice President, Talent Management  The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released a report titled “The Employment Situation – September 2017” breaking down the numbers and factors surrounding employment and unemployment in the U.S. at this point in time. As anyone who’s been paying attention knows, Hurricanes Irma and Harvey caused severe damage and displacement of many people in Florida and parts of the Southeast, as well as in Texas and areas of the Gulf Coast. We felt this as a Company due to our team members and customers being affected in those areas (check …

Helping Fight Hunger One Can at a Time!

Helping Fight Hunger One Can at a Time!

Submitted by: Maggie Yarbrough, Social Media PR Strategist  The TMX Finance Family of Companies held its 4th Annual Company-wide food drive during   October and it was a resounding success! Thanks to the generous support of our customers, community partners, and team members- we collected 23 tons of food, which equates to 137,240 meals to support our neighbors in need! That’s a “ton” of meals! Together, we crushed last year’s totals making this initiative one for the books! Today, one in six people in America faces hunger while 49 million Americans struggle to put food on the table. Our food drive …

Why R.E.D. Friday

Why R.E.D. Friday

Submitted by: Kris D. Reece, Sr.  General Manager – TMX Certified Trainer R.E.D. (Remember Everyone Deployed) is a very important movement for my family and I.  We, like a lot of families, have a rich military history going back to the 1800’s in our hometown of Ellijay, Georgia.  My son decided that he wanted to serve his country at the age of 16 to follow in my father’s footsteps into the United States Air Force.  Soon after getting his permanent station in Little Rock, AR he met his wife who is also active USAF.  Two months after their marriage, she was …

#DefineYourDrive- Family

#DefineYourDrive- Family

Submitted by: Troy Shetron – TitleBucks General Manager, Georgia I joined the military straight out of high school and completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) in 2002. I was deployed to Iraq from 2005 to 2006 and again later in 2007. After receiving injuries as a result of a road side bomb (IED), my drive changed when I was discharged from Active Duty with medical disability. I had to be the one to challenge myself to turn and take a new path and excel at it. I returned to civilian life and began managing a retail store for …

#DefineYourDrive- Determination

#DefineYourDrive- Determination

Roxanne Powell – TitleMax General Manager, Alabama I decided to join the Army National Guard after my sister deployed to Afghanistan. When I went to her deployment ceremony, I witnessed the selfless service of my sister and her brothers-and-sisters in arms. I saw the dedication and the comradery of soldiers that gave up their freedom to protect ours and that is what made me want to join. I joined because I wanted to serve my country, I wanted to do something to help others, and give back to my community. Joining the military is what has made me into the …

#DefineYourDrive- Family

#DefineYourDrive- Family

Submitted by: Jason Connell – District Director of Operations, Georgia I grew up in a small Georgia town where I was taught at a young age that hard work, integrity, and family were most important. I was fortunate enough to be raised by some amazing people, not just parents but uncles, aunts, and grandparents that helped mold me into the person I am today. Upon high school graduation, I became a United States Marine. Being a Marine instilled in me the disciplines to work hard and never quit. In my retail career and now here at TitleMax, I have had …

#DefineYourDrive- Passion

#DefineYourDrive- Passion

Submitted by: Kevin Godwin – District Director of Operations, Georgia I joined the Company in 2004 as a General Manager (“GM”). In just four years, I worked hard and was named a District Director of Operations (“DDO”) and four years later, I earned my next promotion to a Regional Director of Operations position, leading at the time, the largest region in the Company. However, two years later family issues led to me stepping back into a different role to be able to better assist my family. During that time, I buried one child, graduated another from college, and recently adopted …

The GMs Tell All: Fabiola Toscano

The GMs Tell All: Fabiola Toscano

We’re excited to launch a new video series based on our recent GM Town Hall Meetings. The internal Company videos are a compilation of several Town Hall style meetings our Company President, Otto Bielss, held virtually with our store operations team members across the country. The General Managers asked the questions and our leadership team was ready with the answers! These are unscripted meetings where our team members discuss their ideas, ask questions, or share concerns. Read about some of our team members who participated in the meetings as they share their experience. Submitted by: Fabiola Toscano, General Manager, Arleta …

The “Lost-Cause Child”

The “Lost-Cause Child”

Submitted by: Tammy Bonser, InstaLoan Customer Service Representative Sarasota, FL Let’s be honest, when people think of Down Syndrome many of them immediately think of chunky people stuck in institutions, but I’m proud to say that is not true. I found out my son, Dale, was going to be born with Down Syndrome when I was 30 weeks pregnant. I was only 28 years old and had to get ready to raise a child who would need just a little more help than most babies. He came home from the hospital on oxygen, with a feeding tube, and required constant …

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