George Ballew named Top Executive of the Year in Mortgage Banking by IAOTP
George Ballew, Senior Vice President of Member Options LLC, was recently named Top Executive of the Year in Mortgage Banking for 2021 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his exceptional leadership, commitment and excellence within the banking sector.
While inclusion in the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special award recipients are recognized on the basis of their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, other affiliations, and contributions to their communities. All laureates are invited to attend the annual IAOTP Awards Gala at the end of this year for an evening in honor of their accomplishments. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
With nearly three decades of professional experience as a seasoned mortgage banking executive, Mr. Ballew has certainly proven himself to be accomplished and an expert in the field. He is a dynamic, results-oriented leader who has demonstrated success and professionalism throughout his career. Mr. Ballew is responsible for the management and operations of Member Options LLC, a mortgage division of the University of Virginia Community Credit Union, which serves homeowners throughout Central Virginia.
His impressive repertoire of past roles has included Vice President / Director of Mortgage Division at Planters Bank & Trust Company, Regional Director of Mortgages at BB&T Mortgage, CEO / Mortgage Division at First Bank, Senior Vice President at Opportunity Bank of Montana, Branch Manager at Embrace Home Loans, and Senior Branch Manager at Integrity Home Mortgage Corp.
Mr. Ballew specializes in mortgages, banking services, management, sales, loan origination, residential homes, real estate financing, working with investors, general management, financial services, working with first-time home buyers and Federal Housing Authority (FHA) loans in the United States. . In addition, he is a member of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) of the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Prior to embarking on his professional career, Mr. Ballew attended Blue Ridge Community College where he received his degree in Banking and Finance. To further his education, he obtained his direct endorsement underwriter certification through HUD and his Virginia mortgage license.
Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Ballew has received awards, accolades and has been recognized around the world for his exceptional leadership and commitment to his profession. This year he will be considered for a feature article in Top Industry Professionals (TIP) magazine and for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). Over the past few years, Mr. Ballew has been recognized as Professional of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Recipient by several organizations.
IAOTP President Stephanie Cirami said: âChoosing Mr. Ballew for this award was an easy decision for our panel. He is brilliant at what he does, has great foresight, and is humble and motivated. We look forward to meeting him at the gala and he will be an incredible asset to our organization. “
Looking back, Mr. Ballew attributes his success to his persistence, integrity and his highly regarded reputation as a leading executive in mortgage banking. When not working, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports and traveling. Looking ahead, Mr. Ballew will continue his efforts to organize and build mortgage divisions and companies for banks and credit unions and enjoys the challenges of building successful and profitable organizations.
For more information on Mr. George Ballew, please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-ballew-95859b172/
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