DETROIT, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation's second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced a partnership with 26 of the most recognizable collegiate athletic programs in the country. As part of the newly formed relationship, Quicken Loans and the participating schools are teaming up to offer game day giveaways and in-game activities to enhance the overall fan experience.
"The combination of hard-working, dedicated student athletes and passionate, enthusiastic fans makes college athletics some of the most exciting and closely followed sporting events," said Jay Farner, President and Chief Marketing Officer for Quicken Loans. "Quicken Loans is no stranger to bringing excitement to college sports with unique events such as hosting the first college basketball game on an active aircraft carrier or offering a billion dollars for a perfect college basketball tournament bracket. We look for interactive ways to enhance the fan experience, and these partnerships are sure to do that."
Running now through April 4, the company will be presenting a sweepstakes giving fans at all 26 partner universities the opportunity to win tickets for the 2016-2017 men's basketball season. Fans can receive more information, and enter directly, by visiting their participating school's athletics website.
"These partnerships are meant to be more than signs inside the stadium – we will actively interact with the fans to rally around their communities and together celebrate the athletic traditions of each school," said Farner. "We're excited to meet all of these great fans and honored to be included in the overall passion and excitement of college athletics."
The full list of universities includes:
- Arizona State
- Florida State
- Georgia Tech
- Michigan State
- NC State
- Oregon State
- Penn State
- Southern California
- Texas A&M
- Texas Christian
- University of New Mexico
- Virginia Tech
About Quicken Loans
Detroit-based Quicken Loans Inc. is the nation's second largest retail home mortgage lender. The company closed $200 billion of mortgage volume across all 50 states since 2013. Quicken Loans generates loan production from web centers located in Detroit, Cleveland and Scottsdale, Arizona. The company also operates a centralized loan processing facility in Detroit, as well as its San Diego-based One Reverse Mortgage unit. Quicken Loans ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Primary Mortgage Origination" in the United States by J.D. Power for the past six consecutive years, 2010 – 2015, and highest in customer satisfaction among all mortgage servicers in 2014 and 2015.
Quicken Loans was named among the top-30 companies on FORTUNE magazine's annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the last 12 consecutive years, ranking No. 12 in 2015. It has been recognized as one of Computerworld magazine's '100 Best Places to Work in IT' the past 11 years, ranking No. 1 in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2007, 2006 and 2005. The company moved its headquarters to downtown Detroit in 2010, and now more than 10,000 of its 13,000 team members work in the city's urban core. For more information about Quicken Loans, please visit QuickenLoans.com, on Twitter at @QLnews, and on Facebook at Facebook.com/QuickenLoans.
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