FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
St. Louis, MO (August 24, 2015) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm is excited to announce they have been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America, according to the 2015 INC. 500/5000 list.
With this exclusive ranking, Cornerstone has now been featured on the INC. 500/5000 list for 5 consecutive years. The list represents a comprehensive look at America’s independent entrepreneurs and highlights the fastest growing companies in America.
Cornerstone has grown by more than 66% over the last three years, adding 80 new employees. The company’s revenues exceeded $22 million in 2014. In the last year, Cornerstone opened new offices in Festus, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas. The company is now licensed in Florida and North Dakota in addition to Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Ohio, California and Texas, and operates an online-based direct-to-consumer mortgage lending division called SmartMortgage.com.
When asked about this year’s ranking, Angi Stevenson, Senior Vice President/COO, said “We are honored to be named one of the fastest growing companies on the 2015 INC. 500/5000 list for 5 years in a row. What inspires Cornerstone is the desire to be better than our competitors by providing our customers with the best service possible. We have a team who seeks to constantly move the bar a notch higher. We will continue to build on our practices, strategies and superior service that has made us so successful.”
Vice President, Brad Bradford went on to say, “This recognition would not be possible without our great clients and referral partners. We would also like to thank our extraordinary team of dedicated Cornerstone employees for making it possible for us to reach these heights each year.”
About Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was founded by Jim Dean and current President/CEO Angi Stevenson in 1995. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is licensed in eight (8) states and has over 185 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 four (4) 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.
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Angi Stevenson, President/CEO
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.
17280 N Outer 40 Rd., Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63005