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Promontory Interfinancial Network Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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Promontory Interfinancial Network Co-Founder, President & CEO Mark P. Jacobsen
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  1. "Great people, good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Promontory Interfinancial Network full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic people first attitude. Certainly take care of employees. Very transparent. CEO is very open and accessible. Decent perks. Quality health care and vacation, though absence of employer funded HSA is a let-down. Good vacation policy and 3% 401K match. Good pay when you join, or if you show a higher salary elsewhere! Familial culture.

    Cons

    Not too much room for growth. Manager and above is pretty set across all departments. Once in, salary increase and bonus is nothing to write home about. If

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your top performers. Don't wait for them to come to you with another offer to up their pay etc. Provide a path for growth, maybe create a couple of positions if necessary. Be open to adopting new tech and encouraging training in those.


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    "Great company to work for - working on lot of innovative financial products"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Promontory Interfinancial Network full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Environment with zero politics. Everybody including the senior management share the work load which I have seldom seem in other companies.

    Cons

    Growth prospects minimal and very low salary hikes

    Advice to Management

    Create a growth plan for employees which involve financial incentives and pay raises


  3. "Good moving towards great."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Promontory Interfinancial Network full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    HR does good job to boost moral.

    Cons

    Career path clarity is needed.


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  5. "Great company?"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Promontory Interfinancial Network full-time

    Pros

    Company is enjoyable to work for and the job is not too stressful. People are pleasant and easy to get along with.

    Cons

    No advancement opportunities and they get around it by using banding in which you do more for no title and no increase in pay.

    Advice to Management

    for those of us that have a lot of years left to work promotions are important.


  6. "Tight-knit organization"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Promontory Interfinancial Network full-time

    Pros

    the IT organization is very focused and disciplined, with top-notch people who have been retained from large consulting firms. They execute effectively and analytically and have proven their ability to build successful custom solutions that meet the business need.

    Cons

    The organization as a whole is small and lacks career growth opportunities that larger firms have to offer. They tend to make decisions slowly and like to analyze (perhaps too much) the options in front of them.

    Advice to Management

    Reinforce a culture of appreciation - you have good talent. Make sure you recognize how lucky you are to have the people you've got and make sure the staff feel your gratitude for the solid performance so many of them offer.


  7. "Working at PIN"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Promontory Interfinancial Network full-time

    Pros

    PIN is a dynamic company; it is one of a kind. It’s Wall Street meets Silicon Valley meets Capitol Hill. There is never a dull moment… There are lots of opportunities for growth, both for the company and its employees. Speaking of employees, I have not worked with such amazing people before... people that are not only experts in their field, and whom you can learn from, but people that are for the most part genuine and considerate. I have many friends at Promontory.

    Cons

    PIN is constantly innovating and developing new services and products… and while that creates for an exciting environment - - wearing multiple hats - - and having to be able to pivot at a moment’s notice can be a challenge at times. Challenges are ultimately what you make of them and are a window for opportunity; however, no matter what your role is at PIN, there will be times that you feel stretched thin.

    Advice to Management

    An employee first culture is the best culture and is a lot about what makes PIN great. No matter how big we become, please do not forget this principle.


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