KALAMAZOO, MI (Jan. 3, 2019) – For the third straight year, Amerifirst Home Mortgage has received national recognition as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation.
Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the 35-year-old mortgage company is one of 512 national winning organizations out of 2,400 nominations submitted to The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) for consideration.
“When you get the right people in place with the right attitude, it’s amazing what can happen in a company,” said Amerifirst CEO and Co-founder Mark Jones. “Over the last 35 years we’ve been able to surround ourselves with incredible people who share our values and our vision of making a meaningful difference in the lives of others. It’s always an honor for our team to be recognized for the great work they do each and every day.”
Amerifirst CEO and Co-founder David Gahm agrees. “We’re proud to be part of a community of places where people want to work,” he said. “We’ve been in business for over three decades because of our culture of honesty, integrity and fairness and respect for others. We value teamwork and know that we are stronger by working together. Our success is the culmination of people caring about people. It’s not fabricated. It’s not make-believe.”
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For ® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence within the workplace. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.
Amerifirst employs over 700 team members and provides home financing opportunities for thousands of families each year, especially in rural and underserved communities and among first-time homebuyers. It operates in branches across a dozen states throughout the U.S. and is recognized by Inc. 5000 for its 78 percent growth over a three-year period. Amerifirst is a division of Amerifirst Financial Corp.