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Nashville Business Journal Recognizes Churchill Mortgage Founder and President Mike Hardwick as “Most Admired CEO”

November 12, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2018--Churchill Mortgage announced that founder and President Mike Hardwick has been named one of Most Admired CEOs of the year. Churchill is a leader in the mortgage industry providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 46 states.

For the seventh consecutive year, the Nashville Business Journal has recognized Middle Tennessee executives for their leadership skills, business acumen and community impact. This year’s award recipients were curated through closed voting by award nominees themselves to carefully identify which business leaders are most admired by their peers.

“To be recognized by my fellow business leaders in Nashville, who all lead with integrity and care deeply for our community, is not only an honor for myself, but for the entire Churchill team,” said Hardwick. “I have had the pleasure of leading Churchill these past 26 years, but it is only through the support and commitment of each and every employee that we have achieved such great success.”

A Nashville native, Hardwick founded Churchill Mortgage over 26 years ago and has used his expertise in banking, financing and real estate to grow Churchill into a demonstrated leader in the mortgage industry. Through his leadership, Churchill’s team of more than 350 employees has helped more than 100,000 families through the mortgage process, all while building long-lasting relationships founded in Churchill’s core mottos of putting people over profits and guiding borrowers with the heart of a teacher.

Hardwick is also actively involved in the Nashville community and serves on numerous boards and committees, including the Churchill Foundation and as founder and board director of Studio Bank. Hardwick also previously served on the Friends of the Arts Board at Belmont University, on the board of Christ Church Nashville, as chairman of the Finance and Endowment Committees of Christ Church, as founder and board director of Franklin National Bank, founder and CEO of SEC Realty Corporation, founder and owner of Escrow Services of Tennessee and founder and owner of Churchill Insurance.

About Churchill Mortgage ® Founded in 1992, Churchill Mortgage is a privately-owned company by its more than 350 employees. A full-service and financially sound leader in the mortgage industry, the company provides conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 46 states. As heard on personal finance expert and author Dave Ramsey’s nationally syndicated radio show, the lender’s mission is to help borrowers achieve debt-free homeownership and build wealth through a smarter mortgage plan, regardless of their starting point. Churchill Mortgage is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Churchill Holdings, Inc.

Churchill Mortgage’s notable achievements include recognitions as a “Top Lender” by Scotsman Guide: Residential, a six-time “Top Workplace” by The Tennessean and a “Top 100 Private Company” and “Best in Business” by the Nashville Business Journal. For more information about Churchill Mortgage, visit www.churchillmortgage.com or follow the company on LinkedIn, Twitter @ChurchillMtg, Instagram and Facebook at www.facebook.com/churchillmortgage.

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CONTACT: For Churchill Mortgage

Jacob Hamilton, 678-781-7226

jacob@williammills.com

or

Derek Howard, 678-781-7215

derek@williammills.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA TENNESSEE

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE

SOURCE: Churchill Mortgage

Copyright Business Wire 2018.

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