WRLD - World Acceptance Corporation

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World Acceptance Corporation

108 Frederick Street
Greenville, SC 29607
United States

IndustryCredit Services
Full Time Employees4,851

Key Executives

Ms. Janet Lewis MatriccianiCEO, Pres & Director871.66kN/A49
Mr. John L. Calmes Jr.Sr. VP, CFO, Treasurer and Principal Financial & Accounting Officer377.73kN/A37
Ms. Tara Elizabeth BullockSr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel261.88kN/A45
Mr. Daniel Clinton DyerExec. VP of Branch Operations402.38kN/A44
Mr. Jeff L. TinneySr. VP of Western Division266.06kN/A55
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


World Acceptance Corporation engages in small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small and medium-term larger installment loans, as well as related credit insurance and ancillary products and services to individuals. It also provides automobile club memberships to its borrowers; and income tax return preparation and electronic filing services. In addition, the company markets and sells credit life, credit accident and health, credit property, and unemployment insurance in connection with its loans; and develops and provides computer software solutions for the consumer finance industry. It serves individuals with limited access to other sources of consumer credit, including banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses, and credit card lenders. As of May 31, 2017, the company operated 1,327 offices in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, as well as Mexico. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

Corporate Governance

World Acceptance Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.