Visa announces major expansion, 1,000 new jobs in midtown Atlanta

ATLANTA — One of midtown Atlanta’s biggest financial technology companies has announced they are about to dramatically increase their footprint in Georgia’s capital city.

Visa said they plan on occupying a 123,000 square foot office at 1200 Peachtree Street and hiring 1,000 new employees over the next few years.

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Visa’s Chief Diversity Officer and Head of Corporate Responsibility Michelle Gethers-Clark said Atlanta’s deep talent pool helped the company make their decision.

“We are thrilled to enhance our long-term presence in Atlanta,” Gethers-Clark said. “It’s an expansion that comes with a commitment to invest in Atlanta’s diverse talent pool by fostering the next generation of leaders through rewarding career development and growth opportunities.”

The company’s new office facility is expected to open in 2022 with a focus on technology and client services.

“As the starting point for Atlanta’s Transaction Alley, Fulton County is a national leader in FinTech talent,” said Chairman of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners Robb Pitts. “We are thrilled such a strong company like Visa has decided to invest in our vibrant and tech-centric community.”

“Metro Atlanta is the global hub of the FinTech and payment processing industries as a result of years of strategic ecosystem support and the collaboration of many partners,” said Metro Atlanta Chamber President and CEO Katie Kirkpatrick.


The company said they are actively hiring for positions in client services, product management, software development, risk and security, finance and more. You can find out more about jobs with Visa by visiting their website.

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