New office hub and investments in the market will support Visa clients, partners and local communities
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced today plans to grow its presence in Atlanta, including opening a new office in 2022.
“As Visa continues to grow, it is critical we have a strong local presence in areas where we do meaningful business,” said Kim Lawrence, head of the U.S. market, Visa. “Growing our presence and workforce in Atlanta will enable Visa to serve our clients more effectively, support talent development and contribute to the long-term success of local communities.”
Visa’s new office will be located at 1200 Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta and represent a wide range of Visa teams and functions, with a particular concentration of technology and client services teams. Several global and regional company leaders will be re-locating to Atlanta to support its employee base, which is expected to grow to approximately 1,000 employees over the next few years.
“Atlanta represents an epicenter of financial technology expertise, resilient entrepreneurs, diverse perspectives and a vibrant community culture,” said Michelle Gethers-Clark, chief diversity officer and head of corporate responsibility, Visa, who will reside in Atlanta and help to lead the new office. “We are committed to investing in and supporting the robust talent pool in Atlanta with rewarding professional development and growth opportunities.”
Visa’s expansion in Atlanta builds on the company’s commitments to serving its communities. Visa has had a firsthand look at the area’s