Freedom Welcomes Largest Single Class of New Employees
July 29, 2019
TEMPE,Ariz., July25, 2019 – This month, Freedom Financial Network (FFN) iswelcoming the largest group of new employees it has started at one time in itsTempe office.
The group of 75 is filling roles in loanservicing, client services, payment operations, and underwriting. The new hiresare part of the company’s year-long goal to hire 1,000 people at its Tempecampus.
“Typically, we have hired and onboarded new employees in small groups,” explains Linda Luman, FFN’s senior vice president of human resources for Freedom Financial Network. “This month, we’ve been able to fill more positions than ever at the same time. It’s an exciting period of growth for the company in Tempe.”
FFN recently launched a new careerswebsite, and held its firstonsite career fair at its new campus in Tempe. The company’s recruitmentprocess puts the focus on the candidate experience, says Luman, and onrecruiting individuals who are passionate about helping people, learning newskills and creating a lasting positive impact in the lives of others.
“It’s gratifying to see how our investment inthe recruiting process and website has improved our ability to attract, hireand retain employees,” states Luman. “The recent expansion of our Tempe campus,with its extensive amenities, also is helping us to remain one of the Phoenixarea’s best places to work.”
Earlier this year, Freedom Financial Networkopened the second building in its 300,000-square-foot office campus at 2116East Freedom Way. The state-of-the-art building includes a coffee bar, 24-hourMicro Market and the 18,000-square-foot Rio Café. The café features anextensive menu with healthy-choice options, executive and sous chefs, acatering manager and seating for nearly 400. An outdoor backyard venue seats120. In addition, the parking facility offers chargers to employees so they cancharge their electric and hybrid vehicles while at work.
The company’s growing presence in Tempe continues to contribute to the Phoenix area’s economy. Last year, an independent economic impact study conducted by the Seidman Institute, the consultancy arm of W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, concluded that the company contributed approximately $306.8 million to the Arizona economy in 2018.
“We believe that success is only achieved bydoing what is right for our clients, our employees and our communities,” saysAndrew Housser, FFN co-CEO and co-founder. “We empower our people to put theirideas into action and transform their careers. We cultivate a culture thatfosters openness, collaboration and fun. Freedom Financial Network is proud tobring new investment, jobs, and employment opportunities to the Phoenix areaand to deepen our decade-plus relationship with those who reside in the Valleyof the Sun.”
Freedom Financial Network (www.freedomfinancialnetwork.com)
Freedom Financial Network, LLC, is a family of companies providing innovative solutions that empower people to live healthier financial lives. For people struggling with debt, Freedom Debt Relief offers a custom program to significantly reduce and resolve what they owe more quickly than they could on their own. FreedomPlus tailors personal loans to each borrower with a level of customer service unmatched in the industry. For consumers enrolled in qualifying debt relief programs, ConsolidationPlus offers loans that accelerate debt settlements and enable them to be free of the debts sooner. Bills.com offers a resource site with simple tips, advice and tools to help consumers make smart financial decisions.
Headquartered in SanMateo, California, FFN also operates an office in Tempe, Arizona. The companyemploys more than 2,400 and was voted the best place to work in the Phoenixarea for two consecutive years.