Mark A. Jones is Co-Founder of Amerifirst Home Mortgage. Amerifirst is a full-service mortgage banking company based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Mr. Jones and his partner started Amerifirst in 1983, and has confidently led and adapted his business model in a constantly-changing industry and a shifting market.
Since 1983, Amerifirst has grown from operating in one state with 8 employees to conducting business in 10 states with over 500 employees. In 2009, AmeriFirst began to retain mortgage loan servicing. Amerifirst now services 99% of its loans in-house and has a portfolio that presently stands at $2.5 Billion (More than 26,000 loans).
Under Mr. Jones' leadership the company has garnered a number of local and national awards. Amerifirst has been recognized by INC magazine as one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in America for the past five consecutive years. Amerifirst is the largest rural development lender and the third-largest FHA lender in the State of Michigan, and is one of the top ten FHA 203(k) lenders in America.
Mark is also a Huffington Post contributor: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-a-jones/