NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, today announced its plans to open a new call center in Danville, Virginia.
"We are excited to open this new call center just a few hundred miles away from where we started 22 years ago," said Kevin Stevenson, president and chief executive officer of PRA Group. "I am grateful to the Governor and our local and state officials, as well as the Tobacco Commission, for their support in making this new site possible. I look forward to long-term growth and success in Danville," continued Stevenson.
Danville Mayor Alonzo Jones said, "We are so delighted to welcome PRA to our wonderful city. This is truly a winning scenario for all involved. A win for PRA to come to a community with a quality workforce ready to help the company grow, a win for the citizens of Danville to provide quality employment opportunities, and a win for the Commonwealth of Virginia to help an existing Virginia company expand within the state."
The new site will have the capacity to employ approximately 500 employees. The company anticipates holding career fairs in the spring of 2019 and to have its first training classes in the summer of 2019.
About PRA Group
As a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, PRA Group returns capital to banks and other creditors to help expand financial services for consumers in the Americas and Europe. With more than 5,400 employees worldwide, PRA Group companies collaborate with customers to help them resolve their debt. For more information, please visit www.pragroup.com.
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