FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® Name New American Funding A Best Workplace for Diversity for Second Consecutive Year
- Dec. 6, 2018
- Taylir Paynter
New American Funding has been named one of the Best Workplaces for Diversity in the country for the second consecutive year by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®. The national mortgage lender ranked #42 in the nation for 2018. The 4th annual list is based on employee feedback and the amount of diversity within an organization’s workforce.
To see the 2018 list, please visit: https://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-workplaces/diversity/2018
Great Place to Work® evaluated several areas including how diverse each organization and its management team is, and how employees feel they are treated in their workplaces. Among the employees surveyed, 97% believe New American Funding has a great atmosphere and employees take great pride to work for the company.
“At New American Funding, we take pride in celebrating our diversity. We respect and embrace our employees’ contributions,” said Co-Founder and President Patty Arvielo. “It is an extreme honor to be ranked on this list for the second consecutive year and we are thrilled to know that we are creating such an outstanding work environment for all our employees.”
Arvielo has successfully established a company that’s 43% minority, 35% millennial, and 57% women with many holding C-level positions. She has also created programs, where diverse groups can advance within the company and can openly communicate their feedback. Through her mentorship program “Thrive and Lead,” she provides New American Funding employees and external mortgage professionals intensive mentoring for a period of three months.
New American Funding has received several notable accolades commending its diversity efforts, including a Gold Stevie® for Employer of the Year – Financial Services and National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America award for Best Workplaces for Women and Minorities.