TROY, Mich., Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Shore has been named the Gold winner in the "Best Place to Work – Large Companies" category in the 2015 Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. United Shore was selected as the single Gold winner among all companies with more than 1,000 employees.
Now in its fifth year, Best in Biz Award winners are determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 46 judges from highly recognized newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, radio outlets and analyst firms. More than 600 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.
"We're thrilled about receiving the Best Places to Work award, as it is a tribute to the outstanding teams and people we have here," said Mat Ishbia, president and CEO of United Shore. "There is such a strong sense of fun and friendship among United Shore team members, and it's so clear that everyone cares about one another – that's what makes this such a great place to work."
United Shore, the parent company of wholesale lender United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), has built a reputation as both a top-producing business and a national top workplace by changing the game within the mortgage industry. Focused on morphing a commodity into a service-based business, the company's energetic and family-oriented culture revolves around a concerted effort to value its greatest asset – its people. UWM ranked as the No. 2 wholesale lender – and No. 13 overall lender – in the country in 2015.
In addition to the Best Place to Work award, United Shore was also recently named a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For; Detroit Free Press Top Workplace; Crain's Cool Place to Work in Michigan, and Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Company.
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2015, visit www.bestinbizawards.com.
About United Shore
Founded in 1986, United Shore is one of the largest, coolest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders in the country. It is home to United Wholesale Mortgage, the top lender among more of America's independent mortgage brokers. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan; United Shore employs more than 1,300 team members. In addition to being named the "Best of the Best" Overall Company to Work For in Michigan, United Shore has also been named a Crain's Coolest Place to Work, Top Workplace, Inc. 5,000 Fastest Growing Company, and a National Best and Brightest Company. For more information, visit unitedshore.com.
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