FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
St. Louis, MO (October 5, 2017) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm is excited to announce they have been named one of the largest women-owned businesses in the St. Louis region by St. Louis Business Journal for the second year in a row!
Cornerstone is ranked #10 this year, moving 2 rankings up from its #12 place last year. Businesses meeting the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s criteria for a woman-owned enterprise were considered for the list. The Missouri Department of Economic Development classifies a business as a woman-owned enterprise if at least 51% of the company is controlled and operated by a woman or group of women. Cornerstone’s ranking is based on the 2016 revenue, which was a 28% growth increase from the 2015 revenue.
Angi Stevenson is the President/CEO of Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. She has more than 30 years of senior management and operational experience within mortgage banking operations.
When asked about making the list for a second year in a row, Ms. Stevenson said, “I am thrilled to see the growth that Cornerstone has had in the past several years. This means a great deal to me, but our employees also play a large part in our company’s success. They work hard every day to give our clients the best experience possible and contribute to the growth of the company.”
Angi Stevenson and her late business partner, Jim Dean, co-founded Cornerstone in 1996. Cornerstone began as a two person lending team transforming into one of the fastest growing INC. 500/5000 companies in America, with over 200 employees and 18 locations. The company was built on providing the very best service for their customers’ home loan needs. Cornerstone’s closed loan production has surpassed $1 billion in closed loans for the past two years.
About Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was founded by Jim Dean and current President/CEO Angi Stevenson in 1996. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is licensed in 11 states and has over 200 employees, with 18 locations and continues its rapid growth. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is an A+ accredited lender with the Better Business Bureau and continues to have an outstanding reputation. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. secured approvals from all three federal agencies: Fannie Mae (2010), Ginnie Mae (2012) and Freddie Mac (2013). In addition, Cornerstone is also recognized as a Top USDA Lender in Missouri, currently holding the #3 ranking and is a ProLoan Approved Lender. Cornerstone has been featured as one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in America by INC. 500/5000 for 6 years in a row. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was named a Top 100 Mortgage Company in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine, is listed as one of the top-producing mortgage lenders in the country by Scotsman Guide, and Forbes Magazine has featured Angi Stevenson and Cornerstone. Regionally, the company has been the #1 fastest growing mortgage banker in Missouri for the last five (5) years and is currently the 2nd largest privately-held mortgage banker in the state. Cornerstone is also the 17th fastest growing privately-held company in the St. Louis region. Processing, underwriting and closing are completed locally by Cornerstone. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is an Equal Housing Lender.
For More Information, Contact:
Angi Stevenson, President/CEO
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. – NMLS 223109
17280 N Outer 40 Rd., Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63005