Portfolio Recovery Associates

120 Corporate Blvd Norfolk, Virginia 23502
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Locally headquartered Portfolio Recovery Associates, recently named to Forbes’ Top 25 Best Small Companies in America and Fortune’s 100 Fastest- Growing Companies, is a leader in the U.S. consumer debt buying industry.

“Essentially our mission is to help our customers find a way to get out of debt,” says Laura Howard, AVP, Talent Management.
The company employs more than 3,300 call center associates and corporate support staff throughout the U.S. and in the U.K. Howard says that people are attracted to PRA because it is an exciting, energetic workplace that rewards success with prizes, trips, bonuses and other incentives.

“People can come in, learn a new career, and their earning potential is much higher than in most organizations,” she explains. 
“We’re a performance-based environment, so how hard you work determines your salary. You’re in control of your compensation, and people here like that.”

In addition to the financial benefits, the company’s continued robust growth offers uncommon opportunities for advancement. “We really love to promote from within,” says Howard.

“We work hard here, but at the same time we celebrate our successes and recognize that we would not be the company we are without the people we have.”

“We’re an organization that is on the move, and with that comes the opportunity to start a career here, to grow within our community, and to really be a part of something very special.”

PRA is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, with more than 3,200 employees in 10 U.S. states and the United Kingdom. 

PRA companies offer a broad range of debt purchase and business service solutions to a diversified base of financial institutions and government clients.

PRA's debt purchasing subsidiaries are among the leading debt buyers in the U.S.  They purchase consumer and small business accounts that have been charged off from the books of major banks, retailers, credit unions, consumer and auto finance companies, telecommunications, utility providers, student loan lenders, and other businesses. They also purchase accounts that have established repayment commitments through bankruptcy court proceedings.

People looking for a career, not just a job, find unlimited opportunities at PRA. We offer a clear path to advancement and give our employees the education, tools and support they need to succeed. With our company’s rapid growth, PRA offers stable employment now and for the future.

Culture of Respect and Teamwork

Respect – for our customers, clients and one another – is the heart of our organization. We respect the abilities of our employees and have an open culture that encourages innovative thinking. We believe in the power of teamwork to produce better results.

We Reward Motivation and Initiative

People who succeed here are goal-oriented, persistent and passionate. They have the flexibility to see an issue from multiple perspectives, and the ability to create results that positively impact the company’s bottom line.

Competitive Pay and Comprehensive Benefits

PRA’s success has been driven by the talent and commitment of our employees. To ensure that we continue to attract and retain a world-class workforce, we offer competitive pay and benefits.

Learn how you can start you new career with a dynamic local company in a high growth industry by contacting us today. Contact us today!

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120 Corporate Blvd
Norfolk Virginia 23502
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  • Office Phone 757-519-9300
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