Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. is a Six-Time Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces Winner

Dec 08, 2015, 13:48 ET from Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.

HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. is honored to have been selected a Houston Chronicle Top Workplace for 2015. Cornerstone has achieved this distinction every year since 2010, making this the company's sixth consecutive year as a Top Workplace. Cornerstone is also the highest ranked company among mid-sized mortgage lenders in Houston.

The Top Workplaces list recognizes Houston's leading 150 employers, from small companies with less than 150 employees to large companies with more than 500 people. Evaluations are based on survey responses from more than 78,000 area employees. WorkplaceDynamics, a research firm on organizational health and employee engagement, conducts the surveys. The winning companies are chosen based on qualities such as management leadership, compensation, opportunities for advancement, workplace flexibility, and diversity.

Willie French, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc., credits the company's open dialogue between managers and staff for promoting a healthy and proactive work environment. "We welcome our employees' feedback to help us be a better company for our customers, our co-workers, and our communities."

Cornerstone offers many initiatives and activities that support and recognize its employees. The CARE Program provides financial aid to employees or immediate families experiencing crisis or hardship. Cornerstone also holds monthly fun day gift card drawings, fundraising events to benefit the CARE fund and community non-profit organizations, and an annual appreciation event with catered lunches and health and wellness amenities.

"Here at Cornerstone, our mission is to make a positive difference," says Marc Laird, Chairman and CEO of Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. "While this recognition is a testament to our workplace culture and environment, it's the result of our people who come each day to share our mission, pursue our vision, and embrace our core convictions. Our employees are our greatest asset, but more importantly, they are our family."

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Established in 1988, Cornerstone (NMLS 2258) is a refreshingly unique national home lender with thousands of highly-satisfied clients who return to Cornerstone year after year, loan after loan. The company operates with integrity, listens to determine the appropriate loan product that meets its clients' home financing needs, and is committed to meeting the agreed-upon closing date. For more information, please visit

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