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Mid America Mortgage welcomes Dennis Loxton as national sales manager in its reverse mortgage division

Dennis Loxton of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has hired Dennis Loxton as national sales manager in the company’s reverse mortgage division. A veteran of the reverse mortgage industry, Loxton joins Mid America from Liberty Reverse Mortgage, where he ran the Eastern wholesale division as regional vice president. At Mid America, Loxton will be responsible for recruiting top-tier loan officers to join the company’s reverse mortgage division.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Gary D. McKiddy as Chief Risk Officer

Mid America Mortgage -- Gary D. McKiddy

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Gary D. McKiddy has rejoined the organization in the role of Chief Risk Officer (CRO). McKiddy will leverage his nearly 40 years of experience in corporate financial management across multiple verticals, including mortgage banking, to help Mid America Mortgage manage risk and improve operations amidst the ongoing expansion of its product line.

Three Mid America Mortgage Loan Officers Make the Cut for NAMMBA’s Top 100 by Units

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ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that three of its loan officers – Michael Bogar, DeAnna Morgan and Christine Pervan – have been included on the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) list of top 100 female and minority loan officers, measured by units.

Mid America Mortgage Donates $250,000 to Services of Hope

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ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has donated $250,000 to Services of Hope, a 501(c)(3) organization in Dallas aimed at providing assistance and support for community needs that do not fit in a traditional category. Mid America’s donation will be met by matching funds by the City of Dallas as part of the Driver of Poverty Grant – Barriers to Poverty.

Mid America Mortgage Adds Pete Jackson as Divisional Director for Wholesale/Non-Delegated Correspondent Channel, Tim Frohock as Regional Director

Pete Jackson of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Pete Jackson has joined the company as a divisional director and Tim Frohock as a regional director. With more than 30 years of wholesale and correspondent lending experience, Jackson and Frohock will play a critical role in the continued growth and success of Mid America’s wholesale/non-delegated correspondent lending channel.

Mid America Mortgage Securitizes Its First Ginnie Mae eNote with eCustodian Wilmington Trust

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ADDISON, Texas, June 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has completed its first Ginnie Mae eNote transaction with Wilmington Trust, an approved and active eCustodian under Ginnie Mae’s Digital Collateral Initiative. Having announced its first eNote transaction in August 2016, this represents the next step in Mid America’s ongoing digital mortgage adoption efforts across its retail, wholesale and correspondent lending channels.

Mid America Mortgage CFO Michael Kennemer Receives HousingWire’s Inaugural 2021 Finance Leaders Award

Mid America Mortgage CFO Michael Kennemer

ADDISON, Texas, May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Michael Kennemer has been named to HousingWire’s inaugural 2021 Finance Leaders awards, recognizing the top finance executives driving financial performance, expanding margins, improving liquidity and helping their businesses access capital markets.

Mid America Mortgage Loan Officers Named Top Producers and Originators

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ADDISON, Texas, April 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that four loan officers garnered spots on National Mortgage News’ Top Producers of 2021 list and nine loan officers were named a Top Originator by Scotsman Guide.

Mid America Mortgage Receives ‘2021 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For’ Honors for Second Straight Year

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ADDISON, Texas, March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has been named one of the “2021 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For” for the second consecutive year by mortgage industry trade publication National Mortgage News.

Mid America Mortgage Launches Click n’ Close Title to Provide Digitally-Driven Real Estate Closing Services Powered by RON

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ADDISON, Texas, March 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has launched Click n’ Close Title, a digital-first residential title insurance company, to deliver more comprehensive digital mortgage closing services to the residential real estate market.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Katherine Carlsen as Underwriting Manager

Katherine Carlsen of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that mortgage industry veteran Katherine Carlsen has joined the company as underwriting manager. In her new role, Carlsen will utilize her more than 30 years of mortgage industry experience to lead underwriting for Mid America, enabling the company to sustain its track record of compliant loan origination while maintaining its industry-leading turn times.

Mid America Mortgage Expands Access to Down Payment Assistance Program to Its Correspondent Partners

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ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has added down payment assistance (DPA) to the slate of mortgage products and services offered through its correspondent division. This is an expansion of the DPA program Mid America created for its retail channel in 2019 in partnership with the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Jemma Pachiano to Chief Operating Officer

Jemma Pachiano of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has promoted former National Support and Training Director Jemma Pachiano to Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Mid America Mortgage Hires Julas Hollie as Correspondent Division Sales Director

Mid America Mortgage Hires Julas Hollie

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Julas Hollie has joined the company as sales director for Mid America’s Correspondent Lending division. In this role, Hollie is responsible for increasing loan acquisitions through strategic marketing and customer outreach.

Mid America Mortgage’s Kara Lamphere Named 2020 HW Woman of Influence

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere has been named a 2020 HousingWire Woman of Influence. A two-time winner (2017), Lamphere was recognized this year for her continued efforts to push the envelope regarding what is possible for lenders in today’s origination environment.

Mid America Mortgage Named to ‘2020 Best Mortgage Companies To Work For’ List by National Mortgage News

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ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of the “2020 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For” by mortgage industry trade publication National Mortgage News. Mid America ranked 20th among 40 lenders recognized nationally.

Mid America Mortgage Bolsters Servicing Department with New Hires

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ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that it has added John Bargas, Donnell Mitchell and Wendy Strawn to its servicing department. Bargas will lead the department as Executive Managing Director of Servicing and the combined experience and expertise of all three hires will make an immediate impact.

Mid America Mortgage Executives to Speak at Upcoming MBA, ALTA Events

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ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that two of its executives will be sharing their expertise at upcoming events for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the American Land Title Association (ALTA), respectively.

Mid America Mortgage Named Top 25 Mortgage Company by MReport Magazine

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ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of MReport’s “2019 Top 25 Companies in Mortgage and Servicing.”

Mid America Mortgage Completes In-House Conversion of Its Mortgage Servicing Operations

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ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that it has completed the transition of its servicing operations to its newly-formed in-house servicing department. As of November 4, 2019, Mid America’s national servicing portfolio, will be managed by an internal staff of approximately 40 employees located in the firm’s Addison, Texas headquarters.

Mid America’s Jemma Pachiano Honored as HW Insider

Jemma Pachiano of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Mid America National Support and Training Director Jemma Pachiano has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(tm) list. This year, 50 individuals were selected for the honor by HousingWire’s editorial team based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Michael Cooksey to Executive Managing Director of Production

Mike Cooksey

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has promoted Michael Cooksey, founder of Mid America’s most successful branch The Cooksey Team, to Executive Managing Director of Production. In this new role, Cooksey will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring the success of Mid America’s current network of retail branches nationwide, as well as recruiting and on-boarding new branches.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Kerry Webb as Director of Business Development

Mid America Mortgage Hires Kerry Webb

ADDISON, Texas, April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has hired Kerry Webb as Executive Managing Director of Business Development. In this role, Webb will be responsible for recruiting, managing and motivating teams of mortgage professionals to meet and exceed productions goals that align with the overall company’s strategic volume growth and profitability goals.

Mid America COO Kara Lamphere Honored as ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association

COO Kara Lamphere at MBATech 2019

ADDISON, Texas, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that Mid America Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was one of four mortgage technology innovators honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) as a 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star. The award, now in its 18th year, recognizes “industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions in mortgage technology.”

Mid America Mortgage Earns Multiple Top Mortgage Workplace Honors

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ADDISON, Texas, March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named a top mortgage workplace by two industry trade publications. In addition to garnering Top Mortgage Workplace honors by Mortgage Professional America (MPA), Mid America was also named a Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) in the magazine’s January issue.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode Named Top 25 Industry Leader by MReport

Jeff Bode of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that CEO Jeff Bode has been named one of MReport’s 2019 “The Top 25 Industry Leaders & Influencers.” As MReport Editor-in-Chief Rachel Williams noted in the December 6 announcement regarding the awards program, “MReport’s Top 25 Industry Leaders list celebrates individuals whose unique perspectives are strengthening the industry’s future.”

The Cooksey Team Achieves 35 Percent Increase in Profitability in 2018 Despite Overall Mortgage Market Decline

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DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top-producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has achieved year-over-year growth in volume and profitability for the sixth year running. In 2018, The Cooksey Team increased its overall volume by 27 percent over the previous year and increased the number of loan units closed by 28 percent.

Kara Lamphere of Mid America Mortgage Named to Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women

Kara Lamphere of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s 2018 list of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Pamela Misner to Manage Underwriting

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ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has retained Pam Misner as Underwriting Manager. With nearly 30 years of mortgage expertise, Misner will direct Mid America’s mortgage loan underwriting and collaborating on the expansion of origination and production teams for Mid America’s West Coast branches.

The Cooksey Team Included in Dallas Business Journal’s ‘2018 Best Places to Work’

The Cooksey Team - Best Places to Work

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has been recognized for a second straight year by Dallas Business Journal as one of its “Best Places to Work.” The branch was one of only 100 companies recognized in this year’s list.

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere Repeats as One of MPA Magazine’s Elite Woman in Mortgage

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere

ADDISON, Texas, July 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was named by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine to the publication’s list of 2018 Elite Women in Mortgage. This is the second consecutive year that Lamphere has received this recognition.

Mid America Mortgage to Offer Warehouse Lines of Credit on Seasoned and ‘Scratch and Dent’ Loans

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ADDISON, Texas, May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced that the firm has expanded its relationship with Spectrum Mortgage Holdings, LLC to offer warehouse lines of credit in conjunction with its Whole Loan Purchase program. This will provide sellers the flexibility to finance loans being sold to Mid America, including seasoned and ‘scratch and dent’ loans.

The Cooksey Team’s Brandon Findley Cracks the Top 200 of Best Mortgage Lenders’ 2018 List of Top Texas Loan Officers

Brandon Findley

DALLAS, Texas, May 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that Best Mortgage Lenders has ranked Cooksey Team loan officer (LO) Brandon Findley at No. 198 in Texas based on the total number of loans closed in 2017. Specializing in the Dallas market,

Darren Lovell of The Cooksey Team Ranks Third on Best Mortgage Lenders’ 2018 List of Top Loan Officers in Flower Mound, Texas

Darren Lovell

DALLAS, Texas, May 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that Best Mortgage Lenders 2018 has ranked loan officer (LO) Darren Lovell at No. 3 in Flower Mound, Texas, based on the total number of loans closed in 2017. Lovell also placed at No. 226 statewide according to the rankings, which are published in conjunction with Ask a Lender and Scotsman Guide Media.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode to Share eMortgage Insights at Texas MBA and MBA Secondary Conferences

Jeff Bode of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, May 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that its Owner and CEO Jeff Bode will be sharing his expertise on digital mortgage origination and securitization at two upcoming industry conferences.

Best Mortgage Lenders 2018 Ranks Wesley Ryan Grubbs of The Cooksey Team as the No. 1 Loan Officer in Flower Mound, Texas

Wesley Ryan Grubbs of The Cooksey Team

ADDISON, Texas, April 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that its loan officer (LO) Wesley Ryan Grubbs has been ranked No. 1 in Flower Mound, Texas, based on total number of loans closed in 2017, according to Best Mortgage Lenders 2018. The rankings, which are published in conjunction with Ask a Lender and Scotsman Guide Media, also placed Grubbs at No. 157 statewide.

The Cooksey Team Founder Michael Cooksey Recognized by Mortgage Professional America in 2018 Hot 100

Mike Cooksey

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today its founder Michael Cooksey has been honored by housing industry trade magazine Mortgage Professional America (MPA) on its 2018 Hot 100 list.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode Recognized by MPA in ‘2018 Hot 100’

Jeff Bode of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that owner and CEO Jeff Bode has been honored by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine in publication’s sixth annual Hot 100 list of mortgage industry professionals who have made a notable impact over the past year.

Michael Cooksey Named One of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s ’40 Under 40′

Mike Cooksey

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that its founder Michael Cooksey has been named one of “The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40” for 2017 by industry trade magazine National Mortgage Professional.

Mid America Mortgage to Purchase Assets from Two Oklahoma Lenders

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ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has signed a letter of intent to purchase the assets of Oklahoma City-based American Southwest Mortgage Corp. and an affiliated firm, American Southwest Mortgage Funding Corp. As part of the agreement, Mid America will incorporate American Southwest’s operations into Mid America’s mortgage platform and secure an interest in their respective pipelines and select assets. Further, Mid America will also offer employment to loan production staff members from each organization.