TROY, Mich., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Shore President and CEO Mat Ishbia was named by Corp! Magazine as one of its 2015 Most Valuable Professionals in Michigan.
Ishbia was picked by the selection committee as one of 34 honorees out of hundreds of nominations. The award honors Michigan executives, entrepreneurs and executive millennials that are making business happen in Michigan and hitting home runs for their companies and their communities.
"It's a great honor to be recognized by Corp! Magazine as one of its inaugural MVP recipients," Ishbia said. "More than an honor for me, it's really a testament to the accomplishments that we've been able to achieve as a team at United Shore. We have tremendously talented people who are passionate about being great at what they do."
Ishbia was appointed as the CEO of United Shore, one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders in the country, in May 2013. The company's largest division, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), is the No. 1 wholesale lender in the country. With a vision to create a more perfect mortgage world, Ishbia quickly asserted himself as a game changer in the mortgage industry.
A champion for mortgage brokers throughout the country, Ishbia's business strategy – utilizing an inside sales team and committing to a relationship-driven approach, trendsetting technology development, and elite client service – has helped UWM establish itself as the nation's preferred wholesale lender.
UWM regularly communicates with its brokers to equip them with timely, relevant news, including daily rate sheets, weekly emails about company products and pertinent industry information. Company leaders also conduct quarterly webinars and hold information sessions several times annually.
Previous honors that Ishbia has received include the Crain's 40 Under 40; National Mortgage Professional Top-40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals under 40; Mortgage Professional America Hot 100; and William Malcolm Distinguished Man of Benevolence Award.
Corp! Magazine will feature all of the winners in its May/June print issue and in a special digital ePublication story that will run on April 30, 2015.
About United Shore
Founded in 1986, United Shore is one of the largest, coolest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders in the United States. It is home to United Wholesale Mortgage, the No. 1 wholesale lender in the country. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, United Shore employs 1,200 team members. In addition to receiving the Cool Places to Work award, United Shore has also been named the "Best of the Best" Overall Company to Work For in Michigan, 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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