SCOTTSDALE, AZ, February 12, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In a move that will position Arizona-based mortgage company, V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc., to contend for becoming the largest privately held mortgage company in southern Arizona, the company announced that it will add more than 65 employees.
As part of this increased presence in southern Arizona, mortgage industry veteran Hunter H. Sampsel has joined V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. as regional vice president.
"Sampsel is an exceptional leader in our industry and we are pleased to welcome him to V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc.," said Jay Barbour, Founder and President of V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. "Sampsel will be managing the day-to-day operations for all of southern Arizona, as well as providing support and expertise as we continue to expand our national footprint."
This move comes on the heels of the recent expansion of V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. into the Hawaii market. The company opened an office in Honolulu this past November bringing the number of states with V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. offices up to six.
Sampsel, who brings more than 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry, opened American Home Mortgage in 1997, and then worked under the Fairway Independent Mortgage Company starting in 2009. He holds a degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Arizona.
"V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. offers the tools, products and resources needed to successfully manage and further grow the region," said Hunter H. Sampsel, Regional Vice President, V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. "The company is also recognized as one of the best places to work and that emphasis on culture benefits employees and clients alike. I'm looking forward to being a part of such a highly regarded, forward-thinking organization."
"V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. has experienced rapid growth over the past several years," said Mai Yahn, Executive VP, Corporate Growth & Strategic Planning, V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. "Our growth in the Tucson area, as well as our expansion into Hawaii, is part of our continued plan to increase V.I.P. Mortgage Inc.'s presence nationally."
Regulatory guidelines require that the full legal name "V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc." be used in all references to the company.
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V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. is a mid-size mortgage banker committed to restoring the reputation of the mortgage industry. With nearly 40 years combined experience, V.I.P. Mortgage Inc.'s principals offer a 'hands-on' approach that cultivates a family culture enveloped in entrepreneurial spirit. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Jay Barbour founded V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. in 2006 amidst the collapse of the housing industry. With licenses in 13 states - AZ, CA, CO, HI, IL, IN, MI, NE, NM, TX, UT, WA, and WI - the company has grown to employ more than 300 people in 20 branches nationwide. As both the mortgage banker and broker, V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. offers in-house underwriting, funding and processing, and presents a fully transparent origination platform. For more information, visit http://www.vipmtginc.com or call (800) 680-8799. NMLS 145502. Equal Housing Opportunity Lender.
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