Tustin, CA - New American Funding today announces a panel of independent judges have selected the mortgage banker as a Finalist in the 2016 Stevie® Awards for Great Employers. The awards are presented by the Stevie Awards, which organizes several of the world’s leading business awards, including the prestigious International Business Awards and American Business Awards.

The 2016 Stevie® Awards for Great Employers recognize the best companies to work for, and the teams and professionals that help create and drive great workplaces.

“This truly is an exceptional work place. We’re a team, we’re a family, and we feel good about working here. I think doing things the right way gives people a place where they can feel safe, and it’s why so many people want to be a part of our team,” said Katie Traviglia, Director of Human Resources at New American Funding.

Judging commentary on the New American Funding award submission included statements such as, “Good cohesive leadership that translates into high employee morale” and “Great employee engagement initiatives. Out of the box and unique. Love the Egg toss.”

NAF360 is New American Funding’s company culture initiative, which embraces a family-like feeling in the workplace, emphasizing work-life balance, and treating one another with 360 degrees of respect. During the year, NAF360 hosts a variety of events and competitions to cultivate the NAF360 spirit. Events like an Egg Toss, Pizza Eating Contest, Water Balloon Fight, Spirit Week, and a Halloween costume contest are regularly hosted by NAF360.

The final results will be announced during a gala event on Friday, September 30 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Finalists from the U.S.A. and several other nations are expected to attend.