SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Savannah resident and Navient employee Rachel Gleason George has received the company's quarterly Navigator Leadership Award. As vice president and associate general counsel, George was nominated for providing a high level of service to the company and exemplifying the Navient values of leadership and proactivity.
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The quarterly award recognizes one employee who demonstrates one or more of Navient's core values: customer-centricity, proactivity, leadership, stability, integrity and innovation. With a tenure of two years, George's team in Reston, Va., manages the legal work to support the company's corporate finance strategies and is a go-to source for her knowledge of the marketplace lending sector.
Known for her ability to motivate and inspire those she works with, George attributes her success in the workplace with unwavering optimism, no matter what challenges lie ahead.
"It's important to wake up each day with a positive outlook and a ‘go-getter' attitude," said George. "This mindset helps with tackling obstacles throughout the day and makes anything seem possible."
Recently, George was instrumental in helping the company complete a significant acquisition, exhibiting an understanding of the complex business and legal landscape required during contract negotiations.
"Since joining the company, Rachel has brought energy, discipline and process improvements to both the legal department and to the various business units with which she works," said Jack Remondi, president and CEO, Navient. "Rachel's actions and work productivity display the type of results that are hallmarks of a true business leader."
George is a member of the board of directors of the Structured Finance Industry Group, a trade industry advocacy organization focused on improving and strengthening the broader structured finance and securitization market.
Navient is a leading asset management and business processing services company headquartered in Wilmington, Del.
Navient (Nasdaq:NAVI) is a leading provider of asset management and business processing solutions for education, healthcare, and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels. The company helps its clients and millions of Americans achieve financial success through services and support. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, Navient employs team members in western New York, northeastern Pennsylvania, Indiana, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and other locations. Learn more at navient.com.
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