New American Funding
has been named a Top Workplace for Women in the country for the second consecutive year by Fortune and Great Place to Work. The national mortgage lender ranked 30th in the nation on the fourth annual list of 75 Best Workplaces.
The annual list recognizes organizations that stand apart from their peers in creating a workplace that goes above and beyond for their female employees. Rankings are determined by employee surveys. The survey consists of questions regarding culture, leadership, fairness and other elements essential to an excellent work environment.
“We’re extremely honored to have Fortune recognize us for having an outstanding workplace for women,” said Patty Arvielo, Co-Founder and President of New American Funding. “I believe passionately that women play a key role within our organization and we take great pride in the fact that our women feel respected and empowered here at New American Funding.”
Arvielo empowers women in her organization by creating mentorship programs and ensuring women team members always have a place at the table. Women comprise of more than half of New American Funding’s total workforce at about 57 percent, with many holding C-Level positions.
Through Arvielo’s initiative, “If You Want to Grow, We Want to Know,” employees can openly share with her their goals and aspirations to advance in the company. Patty also established “Thrive and Lead” to provide New American Funding employees and external mortgage professionals intensive mentoring for a period of three months.
Additionally, New American Funding has received notable accolades including a Gold Stevie for Employer of the Year and Best Workplace for Millennials by Fortune and Great Place to Work.