T-CETRA Named A Winner Of The Columbus Top Workplaces 2021 Award By Dispatch Media Group

—Financial technology firm wins top workplace award for the first time — 

DUBLIN, OH (May 5, 2021) — T-CETRA has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by Columbus C.E.O. Magazine Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization including alignment, execution, and connection.  

“We are honored to be selected as a Top Workplace by Columbus CEO. This award is a reflection of not just management but of every single one of our employees. This is truly a team effort and we will continue to cultivate a culture of teamwork, compassion, and diversity,” said Abdul Akel, Founder and CEO, T-CETRA.  

T-CETRA boasts approximately 200 team members, with the majority based in Central Ohio. Founded in 2007, T-CETRA is continuing to experience tremendous growth, with almost a 30% workforce growth in 2020.  

“During this very challenging time, Top Workplaces has proven to be a beacon of light for organizations, as well as a sign of resiliency and strong business performance,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “When you give your employees a voice, you come together to navigate challenges and shape your path forward. Top Workplaces draw on real-time insights into what works best for their organization, so they can make informed decisions that have a positive impact on their people and their business.” 


T-CETRA is a leading financial technology enabler that converts cash payments into secure, auditable, cashless transactions at over 10,000 retail locations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico that primarily serve cash preferred customers. Our payment solutions bridge the digital divide for these underserved communities and are used by Fortune 500 companies within the wireless, online marketplace, subscription based premium service, transportation, healthcare, charitable, and government sectors, connecting them to the 84.8 million un/derbanked individuals in the U.S. For more information about T-CETRA, visit 

About Energage

Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 14 years of culture research and the results from 23 million employees surveyed across more than 70,000 organizations,  Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit or 

Media Contact: Heidi Ames, Communications Manager 


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