SALT LAKE CITY, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celtic Bank Corporation has announced the hiring of John Liley as Vice President of Mortgage Lending, and Gary Matkin and Darron Rowley as Mortgage Loan Officers. The hire is part of Celtic Bank's aggressive growth strategy to increase its mortgage department and compete for mortgages regionally and nationally.
"John, Gary and Darron have been in the mortgage business through the thick and thin and have always thrived. We are excited to add them to our team as we continue to grow," states Reese Howell Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Celtic Bank Corporation. "We couldn't be happier to have them on board and for John to lead our Mortgage Department."
Liley comes to Celtic Bank with 18 years of lending experience and has worked for companies such as Utah Mortgage Loan Corp, Premier Mortgage, First Franklin and Beehive Credit Union.
"I am excited to be a part of such a great company. Celtic Bank has the right mindset and resources to help me build a powerhouse mortgage team," says Liley. "Mortgage rates continue to be at historic lows and I know that my team can help a lot of people save money on either their current mortgage or on a new home purchase."
About Celtic Bank:
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, Celtic Bank supports customers throughout the country and is a leading provider of small business loans, 7(a) SBA loans, real estate financing and construction loans. Celtic Bank is an Equal Housing, SBA Preferred, and FHA lender. Deposits are insured by the FDIC.
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SOURCE Celtic Bank Corporation