NASHVILLE, TN — Leading fintech company Advance Financial, led by husband-wife team Mike and Tina Hodges, was named the winner of the Family Business category at the 2018 NEXT Awards. Organized by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, the NEXT Awards recognize businesses of all sizes that make a significant impact on the Middle Tennessee economy.
“Nashville is our home, so we’re honored to play our part in making this city one of the best in the nation for starting a business,” said Tina Hodges, chief executive and chief experience officer, Advance Financial. “We couldn’t imagine our headquarters based anywhere else.”
Edley’s BBQ and R.C. Mathews Contractor were also named finalists in the Family Business category. Winners were celebrated at a ceremony earlier this month.