Rescue One Financial

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Rescue One Financial, LLC.
Industry Financial Services
Founded 2007
Headquarters Irvine, California, USA
Key people
Bradley Smith, Mark Photoglou, and Branden Millstone, Co-Founders and CEOs

Rescue One Financial is a financial services company located in Irvine, CA. It ranks #21 in the Inc. 500|5000 top 100 fastest growing companies within the Financial Services Industry, with an overall ranking of 308.[1] The company is a member of the American Fair Credit Council (AFCC).[2]


Rescue One Financial was founded in 2007 by Bradley Smith, Mark Photoglou, and Branden Millstone with a focus on consumer debt management. Services are offered in 31 states.[3] The company manages $2 billion of consumer debt,[1] with over 750 million dollars of unsecured debt settled.[4]

In 2013, the company showed a three-year growth of 1,406%, with revenues of $31.6 Million in 2012, compared to $2.1 Million in 2009. During that time, they added 26 jobs, bringing the total number of employees for 2013 to 53.[1]

Co-Founder and CEO Bradley Smith was previously a key player in a notable Rule 144 trade at Merrill Lynch, selling more than 5 million shares of The Walt Disney Company.[3] Smith was featured in Inc. Magazine in September 2010 as "America's Fastest Growing Debt Collector,",[5][6] in Inc's award-winning article "The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship" by Jessica Bruder in September 2013,[7][8] and has been featured in the media as a financial expert.[9][10][11][12][13]


Member of the AFCC, The American Fair Credit Council [14]

Certified by the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators (IAPDA) [15]

The United States Organizations for Bankruptcy Alternatives (USOBA) [16]


Ranked #21 Fastest-Growing Financial Services Company by Inc. Magazine [1]

Ranked #4 Fastest Growing Company by the Orange County Business Journal [17]

Ranked #30 Fastest Growing Business in LA/OC

Ranked #308 in the Inc 500, 2013 [1]

Ranked #57 in the Top 100 California Companies by Inc. Magazine [1]

Ranked #28 in the Los Angeles Metro Area by Inc. Magazine [1]

See also[edit]


Credit Counseling

List of finance topics


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