Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

2018 Distinguished Citizen

WHS Class of 1982

Mortgage Financing, Entrepreneur, Business


Professional

  • CEO, President, and Founder of Signature Mortgage Corporation - Est. 1996
  • Signature Mortgage Corporation has closed over $3.75 billion in residential loans since its inception and has assisted over 20,000 families achieve home ownership throughout Ohio, Michigan, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and Colorado
  • Co-owner of Title Works, LTD
  • CEO of Signature Mortgage Properties, LTD
  • National Association of Mortgage Bankers

Honors/Awards

  • INC magazine, 500 Fastest Growing, Privately Held Companies in America - 2013
  • IBM Lotusphere Speaker/Presenter, International Annual Conference hosted by IBM - 2011
  • First E-Sign Load (eSignLive) Application Document Set in the Mortgage Industry - 2010
  • Signature Mortgage was selected to beta test E-Sign technology with Salanis Technologies and IBM Lotus Live
  • Signature Mortgage was featured in business book "Small Giants - Companies that Choose to be Great Instead of Big" - 2006
  • INC magazine 500 Fastest Growing, Privately Held Companies in the USA, 323% Sales Growth - 2004

Community Involvement

  • Wishes Can Happen
  • Pathway for Caring
  • Food Bank
  • Massillon Tiger Booster - Sideliner - Supporter
  • Massillon Tiger Football - 1979-1981

Education

  • Washington High School - 1982
  • University of Akron, B.S, B.A. - 1987
  • US Veteran - Ohio Army National Guard
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