News : Springleaf Holdings Seeks 200 for Bilingual Tempe Call Center
Dec 3, 2014 -- Tempe snagged another consumer finance call center with the announcement that Springleaf Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LEAF), a nationwide consumer finance lender, will open an operations center early next year, creating 200 jobs.
Springleaf's Tempe Central Operations Center opens in the Baseline Corporate Center at Baseline Road and Interstate 10 in February.
This new facility will create more than 200 jobs, with a special emphasis on opportunities for bilingual worker opportunities. Based in Evansville, Indiana, Springleaf also has a service center in Flagstaff.
"Our solid growth over the last two years necessitated this expansion and we're delighted to be expanding into Tempe, an ideal location for us," said Jay Levine, president and CEO of Springleaf Holdings. "We are pleased to be the newest corporate resident in this vibrant community and happy to be contributing to Tempe's continued economic development."
Springleaf joins a growing list of companies taking advantage of the Arizona workforce to provide direct service to western and mountain region customers. Similar to the Vanguard facility in Scottsdale, Springleaf's Tempe operations center will be equipped to provide backup operations for the company's other service centers.
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Springleaf is a leading consumer finance company providing loan products to customers through its nationwide branch network and online presence. Springleaf has a nearly 100-year track record of high quality origination, underwriting and servicing of personal loans, primarily to nonprime consumers. Springleaf operates one of the largest consumer finance branch networks in the United States, serving its customers through nearly 830 branches in 26 states.
Published: Thursday, December 4, 2014