Governor Northam announces 80 new jobs coming to Chesterfield

Governor Northam announces 80 new jobs coming to Chesterfield
(Source: Capital News Service)

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced that 80 new jobs will be offered over the next three years through Petal, a new credit card company built to help people succeed financially.

Petal aims to make safe and affordable credit accessible to everyone, even for those who have no credit or no prior experience with credit.

Petal is will make an investment of over $300,000 into establishing a new service and operations center in Chesterfield.

“With its proximity to nearly 30 higher education institutions, this region will train and supply the next generation of skilled professionals, ensuring the company has access to a wealth of top talent for years to come. We welcome Petal to Virginia and look forward to their success in Chesterfield County," Northam said.

Virginia competed with Austin, Salt Lake City, and New York City - where Petal is headquartered - for the project.

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