NerdWallet announces expansion into Scottsdale
The company’s third U.S. office location will house its primary sales team
SCOTTSDALE (January 13, 2022) — NerdWallet, Inc. (Nasdaq: NRDS), a website and app that provides consumers and small businesses with trustworthy financial guidance, announced today it is establishing the company’s third U.S. location with the opening of an office in Scottsdale.
“As one of the nation’s leading financial services companies, we are thrilled NerdWallet has chosen Scottsdale as their third office location,” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “We are excited NerdWallet will be part of our dynamic business and financial services industry, creating highly-skilled jobs while increasing their presence on the West Coast.”
The approximately 10,000-square-foot facility located in Lincoln Towne Center will house the company’s sales team including account executives, sales managers and administrative positions. The new office space is a core pillar in NerdWallet’s direct sales strategy expansion.
“We’re excited to be expanding into Arizona because of the diverse and growing population, which offers high performing skilled talent from top local universities, a thriving technology ecosystem and accessibility,” said Andy Bell, Head of the Phoenix Sales Team at NerdWallet.
Founded in 2009, NerdWallet is on a mission to provide clarity for all of life’s financial decisions. NerdWallet provides trustworthy and knowledgeable financial guidance for everything from credit cards to mortgages to investing, through educational content, tools and calculators, product marketplaces and the NerdWallet app.
“As a fintech leader, NerdWallet’s decision to expand into Scottsdale showcases the opportunity Greater Phoenix presents to innovative companies,” said Chris Camacho, President & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “The region’s operating environment will be of great benefit to NerdWallet, and the company will find opportunity while paving the way for more high-level jobs for residents.”
“Congratulations to NerdWallet for making the wise choice to join a growing number of Scottsdale financial services companies,” said Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega. “Our city is proud of our highly-skilled workforce and our renowned quality of life that will contribute to NerdWallet’s ongoing success.”
With this expansion, NerdWallet is joining Arizona’s robust business and financial services landscape. Recent announcements in the last year include HomeLight, which announced plans to hire up to 300 more people at its Scottsdale office over the next year; LiveRamp announced plans to open a new office in Tempe; PennyMac Financial Services opened its new mortgage sales and operations center in Phoenix; and Align Technology announced its new global corporate headquarters in Tempe.
NerdWallet (Nasdaq: NRDS) is on a mission to provide clarity for all of life’s financial decisions. As a personal finance website and app, NerdWallet provides consumers with trustworthy and knowledgeable financial information so they can make smart money moves. From finding the best credit card to buying a house, NerdWallet is there to help consumers make financial decisions with confidence. Consumers have free access to our expert content and comparison shopping marketplaces, plus a data-driven app, which helps them stay on top of their finances and save time and money, giving them the freedom to do more. NerdWallet is available for consumers in the US, UK and Canada.
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For more information, visit NerdWallet.com.
About the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create – attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit azcommerce.com and follow the ACA on Twitter @azcommerce.