Online Trading Academy™ Named Great Place to Work™

Irvine, CA, July 1, 2019 - For the second year in a row, Online Trading Academy has been awarded the honor of being named a Great Place to Work by independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Online Trading Academy earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found here. The survey of over 200 employees nationwide indicated 94% of employees say Online Trading Academy is a great place to work. Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation.

“We congratulate Online Trading Academy on their Certification,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Best Workplace List Research at Great Place to Work. “Organizations that earn their employees’ trust create great workplace cultures that deliver outstanding business results.”

“We are proud to be named a Certified Great Place to Work for the second year in a row,” says Gene Longobardi, Chief Operations Officer at Online Trading Academy. “Having a great company culture is paramount to who we are and what we believe in, and we are thrilled that our wonderful employees have reported a consistently positive experience with their coworkers, their leaders, and with their jobs. Leading with love and helping our team members thrive in their work and their lives helps us to fulfill our mission to enrich the lives of our students around the world.”

OTA Franchise Corporation dba Online Trading Academy (“OTA”) is also a Certified B Corporation, recognized by B Lab as a business that is a force for good in the world. This designation, achieved by only 2,788* businesses around the globe, reflects the heart of OTA and its employees to make a difference in their communities, their workplace, and the world. The company has also been named one of Orange County California’s Top Workplaces for five years in a row.


Online Trading Academy is a world leader in financial education for investors looking to build life-changing skills designed to help make the right moves in the financial and real estate markets. Students learn under the guidance of experienced traders in an interactive classroom setting with extensive online education resources. The courses are geared toward individual investors or traders, novice or experienced, who want to learn how to use similar tools and trading techniques as the professional traders on Wall Street. OTA has its roots in the largest trading floor in the Western US, founded in 1997. From a single education center in Irvine, CA, Online Trading Academy has expanded to more than 47 worldwide locations.

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