Horizon Consulting Wins Recompete Bid with the Atlanta Home Ownership Center

Jan 21, 2010, 10:00 ET from Horizon Consulting

$17 Million Contract for Post Endorsement Tech Reviews lasts for 5 years

LANSDOWNE, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Horizon Consulting announced today that they have been re-selected to continue to provide Post Endorsement Technical Reviews for the Atlanta Home Ownership Center (HOC). The contract, valued at $17,686,560, runs for the next five years and the work performing detailed loan quality control review will continue to be done from Horizon's headquarters in Lansdowne, VA. Horizon has performed Post Endorsement Technical Reviews for the Atlanta HOC for over 10 years

"Horizon is honored to be able to continue our relationship with the Atlanta Home Ownership Center (HOC) on the Post Endorsement Technical Review contract," says President and CEO, Wanda Alexis Alexander. "To have this contract awarded to Horizon yet again is a great accomplishment, and is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team."

This contract renewal comes at a time when there is great concern regarding mortgage fraud, an issue that is of major importance to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its HOCs. "The concern regarding mortgage fraud is something we are well aware of," says Julie Hansen, Horizon's Project Manager for the tech review contract.  "We make it a point to keep abreast of all the news that is coming out about the mortgage fraud issue, and will continue to stay on top of everything so that we can be most effective." Horizon has hired additional employees to work on this project, and anticipates creating more jobs and expanding their staff as projected volumes increase.

Overall, Horizon has been working with HUD since 1994, and currently serves the Philadelphia, Denver and Santa Ana HOCs as well as Atlanta.  HUD embraces Horizon's high standards of ethics, management and accountability in all their work; which Horizon takes very seriously.  Horizon is well-experienced in Post Endorsement Technical Reviews, and the company's strong corporate culture and experienced underwriters help provide great service for the Atlanta HOC.

About Horizon Consulting

Horizon Consulting is a minority and women-owned business specializing in high volume work flow management and consulting services to a wide variety of local, state and federal government agencies. Headquartered in Lansdowne, Virginia, Horizon is the leader in project management and processing high volume work efficiently. From needs assessing and project framework design to application processing and quality assurance, Horizon has over 15 years of experience serving government agencies, and has developed a reputation for professionalism, dependability, and excellent customer relations. In 2002, the company was named to the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing privately held companies in the U.S. For more information please call 703-726-6430 or visit www.horizon-inc.com.

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