Our Story

Our founders bring more than 100 years combined experience in mortgage banking. More than 100 years combined experience in bringing you home.

Unlike many of today’s mortgage banking leaders, our founders began their careers in the trenches, calling on Realtors and homebuilders and assisting their customers with mortgage financing. The result is a company that, from the top down, is intimately familiar with each step in the lending process required for all parties to feel secure. We lead a team of knowledgeable and well-trained professionals that is recognized by customers, employees and competitors alike as the model of excellence in residential mortgage banking.

Our mission is to secure and provide the most favorable mortgage financing products and pricing to meet the unique needs of each customer. We’re here to take care of you and provide superior service every step of the way.

Our Guiding Principles

We are committed to taking care of our customers, our employees and our community.

Customer Commitment

We don’t just work for our customers; we work with them to anticipate, understand and meet their needs. Every customer is exceptional. That’s why we are, too. We work to provide the most innovative and financially appropriate home loan products along with industry-best service and performance quality. It’s the first step toward your new home and a long-term partnership with us that will adapt and grow with your needs over time.

Empowering Our Employees

Our commitment to our customers is second to none because our employees are second to none, and we provide a workplace that empowers and enables them to not just meet but to exceed expectations. We are dedicated to making this an exceptional place to come to work every day, where our employees are valued and their passion for what they do and the community they represent is recognized.

A Focus on Community

Our corporate identity is founded upon uncompromising integrity; we do what is right without hesitation and without exception. By holding ourselves to the highest ethical and moral standards, we are able to focus on continually seeking ways to improve our processes and performance.We focus on staying ahead of an ever-changing economy and staying plugged into the needs of our community.

Our Leadership

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JIM A. ABBOTT, MASTER CMB CHAIRMAN

Jim Abbott was with First Union Mortgage Corp. for 34 years, and served as its President and CEO from 1980 to 1995. Jim has served as President of the Mortgage Bankers Association of the Carolinas and in 1990 was the recipient of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award.

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PHIL MAHONEY, PRESIDENT & CEO

Phil Mahoney was previously a senior executive officer with Wells Fargo Mortgage. He served as Southeastern US Regional Loan Production Manager and later as Group Head of Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures. Phil has served as President of the Mortgage Bankers Association of the Carolinas.

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BILL STOKES, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Bill Stokes joined American Security Mortgage in 2011 as a partner and Senior Vice President, Director of Secondary Marketing. Having served as Secondary Marketing Division Manager for two nationally ranked mortgage banking companies, Bill has over 16 years of experience in that line of mortgage banking and 15 years of experience in Institutional Investment Management.

KATHY ADAIR, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS DECISION MANAGER 


SCOTT JONES, SENIOR VP, RESIDENTIAL PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT