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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

St. Louis, MO (September 27, 2016) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm is excited to announce they have been named one of the largest women-owned businesses in the St. Louis region by St. Louis Business Journal.

Cornerstone is ranked #12 and is the only mortgage banker on the largest women-owned businesses list. At the time, Cornerstone had 181 local employees and 208 total employees. Businesses meeting the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s criteria for a woman-owned enterprise were considered for the “List.” The Missouri Department of Economic Development classifies a business as a woman-owned enterprise if at least 51% of the company is controlled and operated by a woman or group of women.

Angi Stevenson is the President/CEO of Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. Ms. Stevenson has more than 30 years of senior management and operational experience within mortgage banking operations. She is well informed in the ever-changing and complicated regulatory compliance arena that governs mortgage bankers and ensures those changes are properly conveyed at all levels within the organization. Her expertise, knowledge, leadership and dedication have helped the company achieve impressive performance on a consistent basis. Angi’s hard work, attention to detail and strong leadership skills have proven to be effective in setting the foundation for the outstanding service that Cornerstone provides to its customers.

Angi Stevenson and her late business partner, Jim Dean co-founded Cornerstone in 1996. Cornerstone began as a two person lending team transforming into one of the fastest growing INC. 500/5000 companies in America, employing over 200 people with a lending presence in 10 states. The company was built on providing the very best service for their customers’ home loan needs. Cornerstone’s closed loan production has surpassed $900 million annually, with over $1 billion in closed loans for 2015.

About Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was founded by Jim Dean and current President/CEO Angi Stevenson in 1996. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is licensed in 10 states and has over 200 employees, with 16 locations and continues its rapid growth. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is an A+ accredited lender with the Better Business Bureau and continues to have an outstanding reputation. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. secured approvals from all three federal agencies: Fannie Mae (2010), Ginnie Mae (2012) and Freddie Mac (2013). In addition, Cornerstone is also recognized as a Top USDA Lender in Missouri, currently holding the #3 ranking and is a ProLoan Approved Lender. Cornerstone has been featured as one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in America by INC. 500/5000 for five (5) years in a row. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was named a Top 100 Mortgage Company in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine, is listed as one of the top-producing mortgage lenders in the country by Scotsman Guide, and Forbes Magazine has featured Angi Stevenson and Cornerstone. Regionally, the company has been the #1 fastest growing mortgage banker in Missouri for the last five (5) years and is currently the 2nd largest privately-held mortgage banker in the state. Cornerstone is also the 17th fastest growing privately-held company in the St. Louis region. Processing, underwriting and closing are completed locally by Cornerstone.

For More Information, Contact:
Angi Stevenson, President/CEO
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. – NMLS 223109
17280 N Outer 40 Rd., Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(314) 995-9919

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