Member Spotlight by Apprisen
Provide us with a brief summary of your business’ services
Apprisen is an accredited nonprofit focused on helping people build their financial health. We have helped over 1M individuals in their financial journey, by empowering them to manage money, get out of debt and build their financial future. We offer a variety of custom solutions that create a culture of financial well-being, for employers and individuals.
IRIS ConnectED is an innovative, engaging & interactive digital financial education platform designed to build financial health. From learning how to manage your finances, to buying a home or building an emergency fund, these convenient on demand courses integrate Apprisen’s 6 Steps to Financial Health- no matter where one is in their financial journey
Financial Coaching- Apprisen Financial Fitness Coaches empower, support & motive clients to achieve their financial goals. Through a series of holistic coaching session participants deep dive into their personal finances, review credit, set financial goals and create a custom action plan that will boost your finances from surviving to thriving! Receive tools and resources that will engage & ignite healthier financial habits.
Our Debt Management Program is a structured repayment plan set-up and managed by Apprisen to help consumers manage unsecured debts. With one convenient monthly payment, the Debt Management Program may reduce interest rates, lower monthly payments, and bring accounts current. Access to a financial specialist throughout the program, a built-in education component provides tools & resources to help build financial health.
Tell us about your company’s mission and values
Our Mission: Helping individuals improve their financial well-being through counseling, financial education and community outreach.
Apprisen knows that financial stability is a key component of a happy, healthy and balanced life. Healthier, happier people, make happier, healthier employees. That’s why we offer free or low-cost financial services to fit our client’s needs, no matter where they are in their financial journey. Our trusted financial experts provide customized one-on-one guidance that is confidential & convenient. We find solutions to unique financial concerns in an atmosphere of trust, creativity and non-judgement.
What are the services you use the most (or are looking forward to using) from the Columbus Chamber?
It’s all about connections! We love connecting with local organizations and finding creative ways to partner so we are excited about the chamber helping facilitate those connections through networking events and email lists!
How do you stay engaged with trends that you see in your industry?
We are members of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling and HUD who keep us well informed of industry data and trends. We also have strong community connections with financial institutions, community organizations and employers and facilitate conversations on the financial health struggles of the individuals we serve. In addition, as financial services become more digital, we are very engaged with the fintech community to ensure we are able to serve clients conveniently and securely.
What is your company culture like?
Apprisen is a great place to work! As a small business, we have a close-knit team despite many of us working virtually. We strive to stay mission driven, passionate and connected so that we can support our clients through their financial health struggles.
What does it take to be a successful employee at your company?
A passion for financial health and a desire to serve others.
What makes Columbus such a great place to do business?
The community has a strong business base with a very diverse work force that emphasizes culture and arts while retaining our midwestern values.