NASHVILLE, TN — Inc. magazine ranked Advance Financial, the national leading fintech company, 2,285th on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The ranking serves as the company’s seventh straight year appearing on the list, which represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small and midsized businesses. Advance Financial ranked 22nd among the 47 Tennessee-based companies that made the list.
“Appearing on the Inc. 5000 list for the seventh straight year is a true testament of our company’s continued growth,” said Advance Financial Chief Executive and Chief Experience Officer Tina Hodges. “We recently welcomed our 1,000th employee and will soon celebrate our 100th store opening, and we look forward to our future successes.”
Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The recognized companies’ aggregate revenue totaled $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.
“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. Editor in Chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”
Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000. Complete results of the Inc. 5000 can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
Founded in 1996, Advance Financial is a leading multi-state fintech company based in Nashville, Tennessee. Family owned and operated, the company is aggressively investing in the expansion of its market presence. In keeping with its vision of a world-class customer experience, Advance Financial is delivering instant lending decisions and brick-and-mortar money services 24/7/365. The company maintains an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and was named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country for the sixth year in a row. For more information visit https://www.af247.com.