Dec 06 2017

Named a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor


Academy Mortgage was the only Home Loan lender to be given the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award

Draper, Utah, December 6, 2017—Academy Mortgage has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2018. Academy ranks #18 on the list of large companies, which includes household names like Facebook, Bain & Company, In-N-Out Burger, and Google. Furthermore, Academy Mortgage is the only home loan lender on the list of 100. The company’s overall rating is 4.5 out of 5, with more than 350 reviews.

The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its 10th year, relies solely on the input of employees, who voluntarily and anonymously elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments, and companies via Glassdoor.

“We can’t thank our employees enough for sharing their reviews of Academy on Glassdoor,” said Academy Mortgage CEO Adam Kessler. “Companies that have employees who love where they work are more productive and more engaged. This translates into a competitive advantage when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. Further, this award is a symbol of our employees’ belief in our commitment to excellence and our vision to Inspire Hope, Deliver Dreams, and Build Prosperity.”

When sharing a company review on Glassdoor, employees are asked to rate their satisfaction with the company overall and key workplace factors like career opportunities, compensation, benefits, senior management, as well as culture and values. Academy employees cite the company’s family culture, focus on work/life balance, community service initiatives, and myriad of company benefits as reasons for their high satisfaction working for Academy.

The Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by employees between November 1, 2016 and October 22, 2017. To be considered for the large category, a company must have at least 1,000 or more employees and have received at least 75 ratings across eight workplace attributes. The final list is compiled based on Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, and takes into account quantity, quality, and consistency of reviews.

For the complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2018, please visit:,24.htm.


About Academy Mortgage: Academy Mortgage is one of the top independent purchase lenders in the country as ranked in the 2016 CoreLogic Marketrac Report. Academy's mission is to be 1st CHOICE in delivering the dream of sustainable homeownership by inspiring hope and building prosperity in the families and communities we serve. Academy is headquartered in Draper, Utah; has more than 330 branches and 3,200 employees across the country; and is licensed to originate loans in 49 states and Washington D.C. For more information, please visit

About Glassdoor: Glassdoor is one of the world’s largest jobs and recruiting sites where employees can anonymously share their workplace experiences. Launched in 2008, Glassdoor now has reviews and insights for approximately 700,000 companies in more than 190 countries.

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