COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Residential Finance Corporation, an award-winning nationwide home mortgage lender, has promoted Joe Buxton to the position of vice president of sales. In his new role, Buxton will oversee and manage the company's branch managers in Columbus, Ohio and develop sales strategies to further Residential Finance's market growth.
"Joe has demonstrated great success in sales during his tenure at Residential Finance, so he was a natural choice for this position," said Mark Fowler, chief revenue officer and vice president of production for Residential Finance. "Joe also has deep product knowledge and has consistently shown an ability to collaborate well with other departments throughout the company. In his new role, we expect Joe will have an enormous impact on the company's future."
Buxton joined Residential Finance in 2006 as a loan officer and was quickly promoted to branch manager. As vice president of sales, he is responsible for fostering communication and teamwork throughout the company as well as hiring, compensation, rewards and recognition among the sales force, and enhancing the understanding and application of sales tools.
Buxton has won numerous awards during his tenure at Residential Finance, including the President's Club Award for Excellence in Sales Management for the last three years.
"I'm very excited about my new, expanded role," Buxton said. "As we continue to increase our sales force to keep up with the company's growth, my focus will be on recruiting, training and developing future leaders and broadening our Realtor referral program. I'm looking forward to a fantastic year."
Originally from Scio, Ohio, Buxton earned a bachelor's degree in financial economics from Bethany College in West Virginia. He lives in Columbus with his wife Sarah and son Lennox.
About Residential Finance Corp. (RFC)
Founded in 1997, Residential Finance Corporation (www.ResidentialFinance.com), offers homeowners and homebuyers nationwide a wide range of home mortgage loan options, including special lower-rate government-insured FHA and VA loans, residential mortgage loans, jumbo mortgage loans, and reverse mortgages. The company's highly-trained staff delivers mortgage expertise and customer service excellence, winning many awards, including Columbus Business First Corporate Caring Award, Columbus Business Journal Best Place to Work, Florida Trends Best Company in Florida, American Business Award Sales Department of the Year, Inc Magazine INC5000 Fastest Growing Company, and American Society of Training and Development Excellence in Practice. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Residential Finance has branches throughout the country, and is seeking loan officers and branch managers to join their network of branches. For more information about these positions, please visit MyRFCCareers.com or email Jobs@MyRFC.com. NMLS#1652. Equal Housing Lender. Equal Opportunity Employer.
SOURCE Residential Finance Corporation