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Life at Chime

Chime’s story is best told by those writing it—Chimers themselves. Our Life at Chime blog takes a look behind the scenes at the work Chimers do and the people they are.

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A look back at Financial Progress Month™

In April, we decided to rebrand Financial Literacy Month to Financial Progress Month™. Our goal for the month was to make financial education accessible and fun. Here’s a look at the many ways we celebrated the month and helped our members, communities, and employees unlock financial progress™.

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It’s a Chimed Life: Meet Thanh Khong, Director of Engineering

Discover Thanh Khong's journey to becoming an Engineering Director at Chime®️, where he shares insights into his management philosophy and how he empowers teams.

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Belonging at Chime®: Our 2024 CRG Summit

Chime’s Diversity, Equity, and Belonging (DEB) team decided to support our CRG leads in their meaningful work by organizing Chime’s first-ever CRG Summit. Here’s a look at the event and how it came together.

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Bringing ‘Pay Progress Forward’ to Life

Imagine: You’re given the choice to get double the money you need to unlock financial progress (TM) or take just what you need and give the rest to a stranger in a similar situation to your own. What would you do?

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It’s a Chimed Life: Meet Brian Mullins, SVP of Product

“The way we move money around the world is constantly evolving, and we are always coming up with ways to move money faster, more accurately, and safely. Since my first role at a tech company, the world of fintech has evolved with digital payments,…

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It’s a Chimed Life: Meet Amine Asmerom, Chime’s Chief Accounting Officer

“Chime® is the first company I’ve worked at that is truly mission-driven, and it’s a mission I can relate to very personally,” says Amine Asmerom. “When my parents moved to the U.S. in the late nineties and tried to buy a home, they were asked about…

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Chimers in Leadership: Meet Margaret Lee, Director of Lifecycle Marketing and CRM

“When I joined Chime, it was my first role as a director,” says Margaret Lee (she/her/hers) of her career move to Chime®️. “It’s common for women to read a job description and focus on all the requirements we’re missing, but I was trying to break…

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Chimers in leadership: Meet Shara Chang, Chief Compliance Officer

“I’m really grateful to have come from a line of strong, bold, and incredibly hardworking women who were culture carriers for our family and community,” says Shara Chang. “All of the women in my family worked hard and had several jobs — and they taught me to work hard, too.”

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Chimers in leadership: Meet Sam Krause, VP, Member Strategy & Experience Operations

“I’ve always been someone who gravitates towards opportunities to have an impact broader than what’s right in front of me,” says Sam Krause (she/her/hers) of becoming a leader. “That’s what ultimately led me to take on leadership roles in my…

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Behind the scenes: Chime® Launches Chime Deals

“Our members have often told us that the early part of the Chime member journey is full of excitement. We wanted to create a Chime feature that would continue to bring excitement — and help them unlock financial progress™ — long after they enroll.”

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Chime Celebrates Women’s History Month: Finding your version of success

We sat down with a few ChimeHers members to learn what success means to them and how their concepts of success have changed over time.

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It’s a Chimed Life: Meet Celeen Rusk

Hear Celeen's career story and learn about her journey to Chime.

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Chimers Chime In: The value of our Blackness at work

We sat down with a few Chimers to explore how their Blackness and being perceived as Black people by others (through stereotypes and biases) have shaped them.

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Black History Month Chimer spotlight: Chad Foster

For Black History Month 2024, AfroChime, the Chimer Resource Group (CRG), whose mission is to uplift and nurture the Black community at Chime, set the month’s theme as We Are The Culture: ‘We Are The Culture’ centers on the vibrant tapestry of Black…

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It’s a Chimed Life: Meet Nicolette Chambers

Follow Nicolette Chambers' inspiring career journey from studying English to navigating various roles until finding her passion in software engineering. Discover her insights on transitioning careers, pursuing coding, and finding fulfillment in the tech industry.

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