Culture + Careers

Our culture is more than snacks, happy hours, a cool office, and working from home (but we definitely have all of those). Our culture is about working and growing together, our mission, and our values. We call it H.U.S.T.L.E., and it’s how we collaborate, celebrate, and help each other — and our customers.
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woman wearing a HUSTLE shirt
Our Core Values

H.U.S.T.L.E — More than a T-shirt Slogan.

So of course we had to put it on at-shirt, but it's something that guides us every single day

Hard Work

Extraordinary results come from extraordinary effort. Get it done. No excuses.


We're all in this together! Be helpful. Communicate. Lift one another up.


Deliver results. Exceed goals. Find a way to win.


Celebrate the wins. Own the losses. Accountability is the best fuel for growth.

Learn Every Day

Be creative. Be curious. Take initiative. Challenge the status quo.


Start everything by understanding the needs of others. And then exceed their expectations.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Upright

Our employee-led DEI program puts employee ideas at the forefront of creating a truly inclusive and diverse culture at Upright. While our DEI efforts are evolving every day, our employees are passionate about it and it’s a priority initiative now and in the future.

Our Current Partnerships

Community Engagement for Young Professionals
Upright is bullish on Cleveland, so we’re proud to partner with Engage! Cleveland to further their mission of attracting, engaging, and retaining diverse talent in the CLE.
Unify Jobs
We've partnered with Unify Jobs to find even more talented teammates.
Job Openings for Diverse Candidates
We're dedicated to diverse hiring, so we've also partnered with Diversity Job Board tofind our fellow teammates among minority, female, and disabled candidates.

Upright is a great place to work.

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Fastest Growing Company

2023 #1068, 2022 #2122, 2021 #2556,
2020 #647, 2019 #42

Smart Culture Awards

2022, 2020, 2018 and the Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces

2022 #1
Purpose Jobs Best Places to Work in Midwest Tech, 2022
Purpose Jobs Best Companies for Work-Life Balance, 2022
Smart Culture Conference and Awards Winner, 2022
Smart Culture Conference and Awards Winner, 2018
Welp Magazine, Top Real Estate Investment Companies, 2021
GCP, Best of Tech Awards Finalist, 2022, 2021
Deloitte Technology Fast 500, 2020, 2022
NorthCoast 99 Best Place to Work, 2019
LendIt Fintech Emerging Real Estate Platform, 2017
The Financial Times’ The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies, #17, 2020
Our CEO and Founder, Matt Rodak, has been recognized for his insight and leadership.
Financial Technology Report’s
Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs, 2020
Startup Weekly’s
Founders to Watch, 2019, Industry Thought Leaders, 2019
Purpose-Driven CEO by Purpose Jobs, 2023
Forbes Real Estate Council former member
Matt Rodak speaking to the Upright team at a company summit
Career Openings