Why Live Oak

Benefits like you’ve never seen before

With 100% covered health insurance for all employees and their families, plus competitive salaries, a 401k match and generous vacation days, we make sure our folks are taken care of.

World-class campus

Based in Wilmington, NC, our campus is a beautiful, environmentally-conscious collection of buildings meant to enrich our employees’ lives. A fitness center, a health clinic and two onsite restaurants allow Live Oakers to be the best version of themselves.

A passion to innovate

Our teams embrace bold ideas and push beyond the status quo, all in the name of purpose-built products and services. We’re committed to attracting, building and retaining top talent who continue to fortify our mission.

Flexible Work Model

We understand the value of work-life balance and know that everyone has unique priorities, both at the office and at home. The well-being of our people is the foundation of our flexible mindset and we trust in our teams’ ability to do meaningful work, regardless of their surroundings.

If we take care of our people, they’ll take care of our customers."

– Chip Mahan, Chairman and CEO

When the founders of Live Oak set out to create something special, they knew that employees and their diverse experiences would be the bedrock of the company. As the bank has grown, that relentless focus to take care of our people has not changed.

Meet Our Leadership Team

You Belong Here

Employee resource and interest groups are centered around shared experiences, aiming to foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates diversity, builds belonging, drives diverse thought leadership and puts Live Oak values at the core of our operations.

Women Inspired Network

WIN provides the women of Live Oak an environment to share experiences, challenges and solutions to help expand their professional careers through education, collaboration, and advancement.

Minority Professionals Aligning Communities

MPAC aims to inspire and empower Black, Indigenous, and Latinx employees to use their diverse and unique voices to lead, align, and showcase their identity, interests and needs.

Pride

Fosters an inclusive and accepting community for LGBTQIA+ employees by promoting visibility, education and support with the intent of creating a safe environment where every employee can be their authentic selves.

Working Parents

Supports and elevates the parents working for Live Oak and advances the products and services designed for our customer base sharing in the parental experience.

Asian American Pacific Islander Community

This group supports AAPI employees through empowerment and collaboration, focused on education and transparency and creating leadership opportunities.

Veteran Empowerment Team

Nurtures a strong community for our military members, their families, veterans and civilian allies through awareness, engagement and leadership initiatives.

  • Women Inspired Network

    WIN provides the women of Live Oak an environment to share experiences, challenges and solutions to help expand their professional careers through education, collaboration, and advancement.

  • Minority Professionals Aligning Communities

    MPAC aims to inspire and empower Black, Indigenous, and Latinx employees to use their diverse and unique voices to lead, align, and showcase their identity, interests and needs.

  • Pride

    Fosters an inclusive and accepting community for LGBTQIA+ employees by promoting visibility, education and support with the intent of creating a safe environment where every employee can be their authentic selves.

  • Working Parents

    Supports and elevates the parents working for Live Oak and advances the products and services designed for our customer base sharing in the parental experience.

  • Asian American Pacific Islander Community

    This group supports AAPI employees through empowerment and collaboration, focused on education and transparency and creating leadership opportunities.

  • Veteran Empowerment Team

    Nurtures a strong community for our military members, their families, veterans and civilian allies through awareness, engagement and leadership initiatives.

We Believe in

Dedication

You possess a deep commitment to Live Oak Bank’s mission and core values, exemplified through a strong work ethic, adaptability and pride in your work.

Ownership

You take initiative to deliver positive results by proactively and creatively solving problems, while maintaining a high degree of quality.

Innovation

You embrace fresh ideas and fearlessly contribute new solutions to emerging or existing problems.

Teamwork

You foster collaboration, accountability and trust with others and understand that together, we do more.

Respect

You treat everyone with courtesy, politeness, and kindness.

Emerging Leaders

Seed and grow. That’s our approach to hiring the best and brightest young talent. Those who are just entering the workforce may not have a full understanding of their career trajectory — and that’s okay. We provide support and a true sense of community for anyone kickstarting their careers.

Early Career & Internships

As part of the Live Oak team, you’ll have the chance to shape the next chapter of banking while supporting the backbone of our nation – small businesses.

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Live Oak Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. We consider applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status or disability. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify human resources at careers@liveoak.bank

EEO is the Law

Commitment to Diversity
Live Oak Bank is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Live Oak Bank and is an important principle of sound business management.

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