Kalamazoo, MI /October 18, 2017/ -- Amerifirst Home Mortgage, a division of Amerifirst Financial Corp., announces that its elite mortgage lending team has recently grown with the addition of Jamie Brown, a 20+year mortgage industry veteran, as
Brown oversees and drives Amerifirst’s deeper expansion into Florida and works out of the independent community mortgage lender’s offices in Winter Park and Tampa, Fla.
“Our success is dependent upon our most prized resource…our people. Jamie personifies service and always puts others before himself – true qualities of a great leader. He and his team are integral to our future growth,” said David Gahm, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Amerifirst Mortgage Banking Group.
The high-performing professional joins an esteemed organization which was recently recognized by Inc. 5000 for its 78 percent business growth over a three-year period.
“We’ve always stressed the importance of hiring the right people that fit our culture. Jamie’s exceptional work ethic, authentic character and strong track record exemplifies the quality of talent we have surrounded ourselves with at Amerifirst. Everyone here shares the mission of ensuring our customers have an outstanding mortgage experience,” said Mark Jones, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Amerifirst.
Since 1996, Brown has been a leading producer in the industry. He previously owned his own mortgage brokerage firm that he sold to Prospect Mortgage in 2010 and served as Area Production Manager for them until 2012. He was then hired as a Market Leader at Movement Mortgage in October of 2012 to lead in the Orlando, Tampa Bay, and Sarasota markets He resigned his position recently to accept this new Opportunity. “I’m honored to be in this position and already feel part of the family. I now see why the cornerstone of Amerifirst’s messaging is, “Welcome Home.” It’s not just a catchphrase, but an authentic feeling permeating throughout the company. I am excited about the future and look forward to motivating my team to foster growth and to show true Value to all that are part of the team” said Brown.
The married and blessed father of six resides in Safety Harbor, Fla. where he enjoys being involved with his family, church, volunteering at the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch and Bay Area Pregnancy Center, and coaching youth football and basketball.
About Amerifirst Home Mortgage:
Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Amerifirst Home Mortgage is an independent community mortgage lender founded in 1983 by entrepreneurs Mark Jones and David Gahm. Amerifirst is committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of its customers, its employees and the communities they serve. The Amerifirst team of over 500 professionals offers a full line of mortgage products including FHA loans, VA mortgage loans, USDA Rural Development loans, Renovation loans and conventional lending. Amerifirst is licensed in a dozen states across the Midwest and Southeast Regions, and takes great pride in establishing quality relationships with its customers by continuing to service their loans. Amerifirst Home Mortgage is a division of Amerifirst Financial Corp.