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What One CEO Learned From His Old Coach, Tom Izzo

04.17.2017

37-year-old Mat Ishbia is CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), and while that may sound impressive enough, he also played basketball at Michigan State University for four years and went to three Final Fours. Now, Ishbia’s years of dedication to basketball have helped him lead his billion-dollar mortgage company.

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04.17.2017

37-year-old Mat Ishbia is CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), and while that may sound impressive enough, he also played basketball at Michigan State University for four years and went to three Final Fours. Now, Ishbia’s years of dedication to basketball have helped him lead his billion-dollar mortgage company.

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04.13.2017

United Shore donated Easter baskets to all of the kids staying at Whaley Children's Center, hand-delivering them to the center in Flint. United Shore team members came together to provide gifts and a memorable experience for 40 children who call Whaley's home, making sure it is an Easter they won't forget.

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03.24.2017

According to a report on Michigan family-owned businesses published by Crain’s Detroit Business, United Shore recorded the largest year-over-year revenue increase among companies on the list with a 68 percent increase in revenue from 2015 to 2016. United Shore’s primary business division, United Wholesale Mortgage, set an all-time company record for loan volume in 2016, surpassing $23 billion in loan production. Overall, United Shore was the 21st largest family-owned business in Michigan in 2016 with a revenue of $857 million. The mega grocery chain Meijer, Inc. topped the list with a 2016 revenue of $17.9 billion.

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03.06.2017

The time for sitting on the sidelines is over. With last year’s mortgage rates hitting historic lows and the Federal Reserve eyeing another rate hike later this year, prospective homebuyers have more reasons than ever to achieve their dreams of homeownership. But biding your time or using the wrong lender could cost you…big time. Still unsure? Read on and see why low interest rates coupled with some of the best choices in mortgages are making 2017 a banner year for home-buying.

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02.27.2017

Troy-based United Wholesale Mortgage has been named the country's No. 1 wholesale mortgage lender by mortgage journal Inside Mortgage Finance, the company said in a news release. United Wholesale, which commands a national market share of 11.1 percent, said it recorded its best loan volume of nearly $23 billion in 2016, a 77 percent increase from its 2015 loan volume. This mirrors the growth of its parent company United Shore Financial Services LLC, which expanded its headquarters and plans to hire 600 in 2017.

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02.27.2017

If you want to be a good leader, you've got to actually interact with those that you're leading. It seems like straightforward advice, but it can be difficult to implement. "A lot of leaders struggle with being in the weeds of their business," United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia says. "They think that they can just manage from 30,000 feet. That's not how successful companies are run."

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02.17.2017

For United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia, it's not about what you know. Ishbia says that specific skills, such as salesmanship, graphic design, or programming, can be taught. Those don't guarantee whether or not a candidate will succeed at the Troy, Michigan-based financial services business. "I don't care about your résumé," Ishbia says. "I don't care about what school you went to. I don't care about what you did at your last company."

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02.16.2017

United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia says he likes to run his organization "like a 2,000-person basketball team." It's a mentality he's taken from his days playing on the Michigan State Spartans under coach Tom Izzo. Ishbia isn't exactly ordering the employees at his Troy, Michigan-based financial services business to run suicides or practice their layups.

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02.08.2017

If your company is wondering how to increase employee interest in its community-reach programs, one business has come up with a novel approach to getting donations and higher participation. Last year, Troy-based United Shore donated more than $150,000 to strengthen the Metro Detroit community – and 100 percent of the decisions were made by the company’s team members, not leadership. That’s because United Shore handles its charitable donations a bit differently than most companies in the area, utilizing a Pay It Forward program that puts team members in control of the company’s funds.

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02.03.2017

As quickly as United Shore Financial Services has become one of the largest, fastest-growing mortgage lending companies, so are the reasons to celebrate milestones and the people who drive its growth. Leadership from the Broad College of Business joined United Shore at its metro-Detroit offices on January 31 to celebrate two honors: the investiture of Douglas Hughes, associate professor of marketing and interim department chairperson, to the United Shore Faculty Fellow in Sales Leadership, and to present United Shore’s President and CEO, Mat Ishbia, with Broad’s Young Alumni Award.

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01.31.2017

For the second year in a row, United Shore Financial Services has been selected as a Training Top 125 award winner byTraining magazine, this time ranking 44th on the list of companies with the most successful learning and development programs in the world.

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01.27.2017

Troy-based United Shore Financial Services announced it is expanding its headquarters facility by 20,000 square feet and plans to add 600 employees in 2017. The space will be renovated to include a new welcome center, training rooms and workspace. The United Shore team has grown by 100 percent since 2014. The company hired more than 1,000 in 2016.

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01.26.2017

United Shore Financial Services LLC has expanded its operations by 20,000 square feet as the Troy-based mortgage lender plans to hire 600 people in 2017, the company announced this week. The $250,000 expansion includes a new welcome center, a multi-room training center and more workspace in the 275,000-square-foot headquarters that founder and chairman Jeffrey Ishbia purchased in 2013.

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01.18.2017

Having fun is part and parcel of the culture at United Shore Financial Services, a 30-year-old Troy, MI-based company that houses the nation’s number-one wholesale lender, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM). According to Mat Ishbia, president and CEO, fun is good for business. “If you take care of your people, they’ll take care of your clients,” says Ishbia. “We’re here 40 hours every week. And we want it to be a place that our team members enjoy and have fun while they’re at work.”

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12.27.2016

United Shore was named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation in 2016 by the National Association for Business Resources, marking the fourth year in a row that the company has earned this distinction.

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12.05.2016

United Shore, based in Troy, not only celebrated the holidays with a Christmas party at COBO Center, but it was also the company's 30 year anniversary which is a pretty big deal. In celebration of the milestone, United Shore went all out and booked none other than Nelly to do a surprise performance for the employees — and we must say that we're slightly jealous that we didn't receive an invite.

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12.01.2016

United Shore Executive Vice President of Sales Allen Beydoun has been named a Vanguard Award winner by HousingWire, one of the housing industry’s premier news outlets. This award cuts across every demographic to present a comprehensive list of industry professionals and business leaders whose influence is felt throughout their organizations, their communities and the whole housing economy.

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11.22.2016

For the second year in a row, United Shore has been selected as a Training Top 125 award winner by Training magazine, a list that ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

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11.21.2016

United Shore has been named a Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces in 2016 – the fifth year in a row it has earned this recognition. The Troy-based mortgage company ranked as one of the top 30 companies in Michigan, and in the top 10 among large companies (500+ people) in the state.

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11.18.2016

You may have heard of an Escape Room. No, it’s nothing serious; it’s not safety-related. It’s a fun team-building activity that has grown increasingly popular throughout the U.S. over the last few years—mostly by gaming companies interested in providing the general public a new and entertaining way to spend money in their free time. But now mortgage giant United Shore is flipping the script a bit, utilizing an Escape Room as a New Age experiential training tool to enhance mortgage knowledge and team-building among its 1,800 team members.

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11.15.2016

Nearly 100 United Shore team members got together to create an epic workplace version of the Mannequin Challenge. The video gives a peek at some of the cool perks and amenities that make United Shore's culture so great.

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10.25.2016

You need to do one thing very well to succeed in the mortgage business, and large banks are learning that lesson the hard way. They have been focused on too many things, and as a result, they are experiencing disruption and are retreating from the mortgage business. While this isn’t a good situation for the banks, it’s a great opportunity for consumers, who can benefit from better and more affordable services from smaller independent companies, which aren’t held back because of conflicts of interest or too little time to devote to mortgage borrowers.

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10.04.2016

Feeling sick and going into work anyway is a fact of office life; many people worry that if they don’t show up for work no matter how their health is doing they’ll face repercussions. That’s not a great idea. But what is a pretty smart move is what United Shore, a Troy-based company, recently did for its employees. United Shore added a full-time doctor’s office into its headquarters for exclusive use by the company’s 1,800 team members. United Shore team members will benefit from 24/7 phone or text access to these doctors, no waiting for appointments and more focused attention than a traditional doctor’s office.

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10.03.2016

United Shore Financial Services is the first large company in Southeast Michigan to sign a contract with a direct primary care provider to bring a doctor's office right into the workplace. Salta Direct Primary Care will house medical staff in a 1,300-square-foot clinic at the company's Troy headquarters. The mortgage wholesaler is believed to be the first company to create such an arrangement.

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09.16.2016

Former college and professional athletes including ex-Detroit Lions players Eddie Murray and Lomas Brown will join local media personalities in a charity softball game 2 p.m. Saturday at Jimmy John's Field in Utica.

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09.14.2016

The business of United Shore, is mortgages. They are the parent company of Shore Mortgage and United Wholesale Mortgage. The culture of United Shore, however, revolves around its people.

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08.29.2016

United Shore was recently selected as one of the 2016 Cool Places to Work in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business. This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Michigan, benefiting the state's economy, its work force and businesses.

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08.25.2016

United Shore's Executive Vice President of Sales, Allen Beydoun, is featured in the August issue of National Mortgage Professional magazine as the Mortgage Professional of the Month. In the article, Beydoun discusses his career and his outlook for the mortgage industry in the months to come.

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08.18.2016

So many people spend their days sitting – and sitting a lot. People who work desk jobs might spend a minimum of eight hours a day sitting hunched over a desk.

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08.17.2016

United Shore made Inc. magazine’s prestigious list of the fastest-growing private companies in America in 2016, the third year in a row that the company has achieved this distinction. The consistent high growth speaks to the lender’s commitment to being a forward-focused, innovative leader in the market, as United Shore is primed to record its best annual sales production in company history this year.

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08.12.2016

United Shore President/CEO Mat Ishbia shared some insight with Business News Daily on tactics that companies can use to increase team member morale in the workplace.

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08.11.2016

Earvin “Magic” Johnson headlined United Shore’s company rally today to help the Troy-based top workplace celebrate its 30-year anniversary in style. He spoke at the company’s hour-long outdoors rally, delivering an impactful motivational speech to more than 1,700 team members.

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08.10.2016

Corp! Magazine highlighted the 2016 United Shore Summer Olympics, the first in company's history. Coordinated by Summer Team Members and executed with help from our Engagement Team, the Olympics were a big hit as more than 200 team members competed in individual events and the entire company got involved in team events.

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08.08.2016

Chief People Officer Laura Lawson spoke to Forbes magazine about United Shore's Business Innovation Group (BIG) program and how it benefits millennials looking for a unique way to start their careers.

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08.01.2016

United Shore Chief Operating Officer Melinda Wilner was recently selected as one of HousingWire’s 2016 Women of Influence, a list that the national housing publication released today. Now in its sixth year, the Women of Influence distinction recognizes leaders who are driving housing economy, from lenders and service providers to real estate agents and housing non-profits.

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07.22.2016

Fast Company magazine featured United Shore’s 3 p.m. Dance Parties in an article featuring companies that use creative ways to keep their team members engaged in the afternoons – in ways that don’t involve caffeine.

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07.20.2016

United Shore was selected by Fortune magazine as one of the 30 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance in the nation.

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07.01.2016

Imagine this: Half of your company’s employees are Millennials, that age or generation known for its ingenuity, strong opinions and social activism.

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06.29.2016

United Shore is one of several companies in southeast Michigan that made Fortune magazine’s list of the nation’s top 100 best workplaces for millennials in 2016. The list was based on a magazine survey of more than 88,000 millennials (born 1981 or later) at more than 600 companies.

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06.28.2016

United Shore was selected by Fortune magazine as one of the nation’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2016, based on the list that was released this week.

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06.15.2016

Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard accepted a donation of around 25 bicycles from United Shore for the Sheriff’s Re-CYCLE for Kids program. The bicycles will be given to children from the Whitmer Human Resource Center Elementary School who had perfect attendance this school year.

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06.08.2016

Mat Ishbia has a simple rule for keeping meetings at United Shore Financial Services LLC short and on topic: no technology.

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06.03.2016

HousingWire recognized some of the top leaders in the mortgage industry in 2016, including United Shore Chief Digital Officer Justin Glass.

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05.31.2016

How important is culture? All-important, says Mat Ishbia, president and CEO of Troy-based United Shore Financial Services LLC. In 2011, the company did about
$1.8 billion in mortgages, with most of its employees crammed into 25,000 square feet of space in a former Farmer Jack grocery store in Birmingham.

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05.11.2016

Companies have to remain vigilant, flexible and two steps ahead in order to survive. Resting on laurels will only lead to disruption - and eventually, demise. Being hot now is no guarantee of being hot two to three years down the line, especially given the rapid advancement of modern technology.

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05.09.2016

United Shore, the parent company of United Wholesale Mortgage, the #1 wholesale lender in the nation, is pleased to announce that Chief Risk Officer Linda Terrasi and Vice President of Operations Andrea Frank have been named Elite Women in Mortgage by Mortgage Professional America magazine.

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05.06.2016

As a lead-up to Mother's Day, United Shore hosted a "Moms Back to Business" Career Fair for moms looking to relaunch their careers at the company. Attendees were able to network with United Shore team members, tour the facility, and participate in on-the-spot interviews.

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03.10.2016

A frontline job in the mortgage business often entails long hours and overtime, but a metro Detroit company has challenged that convention with a maximum 40-hour workweek that has meant happier employees and new production heights.

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03.07.2016

Lender’s Client Service model instrumental in becoming nation’s #1 wholesale lender & top workplace.

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02.18.2016

Mat Ishbia and Melinda Wilner have made waves in the mortgage industry, and made 2016’s Mortgage Professional America’s Hot 100 list!

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02.04.2016

Working at United Shore offers some unique benefits, including ping pong tournaments.

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01.29.2016

United Shore collected and shipped nearly 60,000 bottles of water and over 10,000 paper/plastic goods to the Flint community. The collection is the result of week-long relief drive in which the local community and more than 1,500 United Shore team members participated in.

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12.30.2015

Our President and CEO Mat Ishbia appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to share his prediction on mortgage rates in 2016, and weighs in on millennials entering the housing market.

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12.01.2015

This award recognizes industry leaders who are moving the housing and mortgage finance fields forward and are committed to growing the housing market.

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11.22.2015

United Shore has been named by the Detroit Free Press as one of the Top Workplaces in 2015. This marks the fourth year in a row that the company has earned this recognition.

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11.19.2015

United Shore has been selected as a winner of the 2016 Training Top 125 award by Training magazine.

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10.20.2015

When's the last time you worked 40 hours in a week and then unplugged and went home?

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10.18.2015

The average American workweek went from 40 hours to 47 hours at most companies. At United Shore though, they are pushing back against the trend and working a "firm 40."

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10.09.2015

The playing field within the mortgage industry continues to become increasingly level across the board, retail and wholesale lenders alike, as innovative technology and a steady revival of public image continue to serve as great equalizers for companies of all sizes.

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10.09.2015

Laura Lawson holds the title of chief people officer at United Wholesale Mortgage. Admittedly, it is not the type of title that one would find in most mortgage companies.

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09.28.2015

UWM Touts Advantages of Brokers on Fox Business Network

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09.22.2015

President and CEO Mat Ishbia was recently named to the Crain's 30 in Their Thirties list. He leans on his knowledge he gained back at Michigan State University coaching and playing under Coach Tom Izzo for growing the company.

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09.18.2015

Which one would you go with? Read as our President and CEO Mat Ishbia defends mortgage brokers.

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09.18.2015

In order for mortgage brokers to keep up with big banks and retail lenders, wholesale lenders must provide them with the latest technology.

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09.11.2015

For the second year in a row, United Shore made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America – ranking in the top 28 percent of companies in 2015. The lender achieved a three-year sales growth of 291 percent from 2011 to 2014.

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08.25.2015

United Shore, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders, has been recognized as one of Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2015 by the Michigan Business and Professional Association. This is the fourth consecutive year that United Shore has received this honor, in addition to receiving the “Best of the Best” Overall Award in 2014.

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08.20.2015

Melinda Wilner has been promoted to COO at United Shore.

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07.31.2015

HousingWire recently interviewed Mat Ishbia, President and CEO of United Shore to find out how he took the knowledge he learned on the court and applied it to business.

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07.29.2015

New Orleans Saints running back Edwin Baker, a former standout at Michigan State University, took a proactive approach to preparing for his post-football career by working at United Shore during this off-season.

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07.20.2015

CNBC's Diana Olick talks about the interest-only comeback, requirements to get a loan, and how it plays into the real estate market.

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06.22.2015

United Shore is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County to hold a first-of-its-kind philanthropic event, as United Shore will host a major shed-building initiative on its campus.

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06.17.2015

United Shore is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President of Capital Markets Kirstin Hammond and Chief Marketing Officer Barbara Yolles have been named Elite Women in Mortgage by Mortgage Professional America magazine.

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06.12.2015

United Shore has announced a new $500,000 gift that will create a five-year partnership with the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business. The gift will create a new faculty fellow position in the business school to enhance sales research and education.

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06.09.2015

United Shore has partnered with Michigan State University's Broad College of Business to create a faculty fellow position and enhance sales research.

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06.01.2015

HousingWire recognized some of the top leaders in the mortgage industry in 2015, including United Shore President and CEO, Mat Ishbia.

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05.28.2015

For the second year in a row, United Shore took over the 52nd Annual Birmingham Fair, hosting a private company event for its 1,200 team members and their families. In all, more than 3,700 people of all ages were in attendance and were able to enjoy free food and drinks, free carnival games, and unlimited rides.

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05.22.2015

United Shore is searching for top talent, and presents promising career opportunities for military veterans looking for an exciting and fulfilling workplace.

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05.08.2015

United Shore Chief Strategy Officer Barbara Yolles was honored as a “Woman of Achievement” at Vista Maria’s 16th Annual Celebrating Women event.

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04.30.2015

United Shore President and CEO Mat Ishbia was named by Corp! Magazine as one of its 2015 Most Valuable Professionals in Michigan.

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04.09.2015

Many companies wonder how do you get your team engaged and keep them motivated. Find out Mat Ishbia's secrets to inspiring team members.

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04.09.2015

As a former Michigan State point guard and student assistant coach under Tom Izzo, United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia took lessons he learned on the court and applied them to business. Here's some lessons that you can also apply to your business.

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04.09.2015

United Shore CEO, Mat Ishbia, knows better than most people how crazy March Madness can be and the lessons that are learned on the basketball court.

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04.09.2015

United Shore has made it easier for team members to donate to charities in an attempt to give back to the community and get team members involved. They now offer payroll deductions to give to select charities such as Habitat for Humanity.

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04.04.2015

Current New Orleans Saints running back, Edwin Baker, is looking towards life after the NFL. During the current off-season he has been working with the Team Member Services department at United Shore.

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02.09.2015

United Shore is set to continue expanding, aiming to hire 400 new team members in 2015.

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02.02.2015

Following a record-breaking 24 hours of snowfall in the Metro Detroit region, United Shore employees were greeted with free valet service at the front entrance so they didn't have to trek across the slippery parking lot.

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01.23.2015

nited Shore, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing independent mortgage lenders, has announced the promotion of Erin Castro to the position of Consumer Advocate.

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01.20.2015

For the second year in a row, United Shore has been recognized as a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For in 2014 by the National Association for Business Resources.

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01.08.2015

Want to knock out more than one of your New Year's resolutions in one move? United Shore provides the amenities to make your four goals achievable - including a state-of-the-art fitness center that helps employees find a work-life balance.

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01.07.2015

United Shore aims to hire more than 400 new positions in the next 12 months and is a one-stop shop for professionals looking to achieve the top New Year’s resolutions.

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01.06.2015

United Shore President/CEO Mat Ishbia talks about how he applied lessons he learned on a NCAA championship basketball team coached by Tom Izzo to the mortgage business and built an industry leading company.

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12.30.2014

When United Shore CEO, Mat Ishbia, made the transition from the basketball court to the mortgage industry, he took the lessons he learned with him and applied them to business. As he learned about the mortgage industry, he also built a culture and team of people around the philosophies and lessons he learned under Michigan State University head basketball coach, Tom Izzo.

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12.11.2014

Mortgage Professional America Magazine named United Shore CEO, Mat Ishbia, Chief People Officer, Laura Lawson, and Chief Digital Officer , Justin Glass, to the MPA Hot 100 List. For the second year in a row, MPA Magazine has listed the top 100 people in the mortgage origination community that have made waves in the industry this year.

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12.11.2014

United Shore team members know how to celebrate the holidays. You might even venture to call them professional celebrators.

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12.11.2014

United Shore celebrated a tremendous year in 2014 – the second-best in company history, even in the slowest mortgage production year of the century – by rewarding its team members with extravagant prizes at this year’s holiday party. The success was headlined by momentous sales in November, which ranked as the fourth-highest single-month total in 28 years of business.

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12.11.2014

United Shore and Palace Sports & Entertainment announced a multi-year partnership that includes naming rights to Club West and presenting "Super Saturday" theme night for Saturday home games.

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12.11.2014

United Shore and Palace Sports & Entertainment announced a multi-year partnership that includes naming rights to Club West and presenting "Super Saturday" theme night for Saturday home games.

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12.02.2014

United Shore, home to the nation’s No. 1 wholesale lender, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), appoints Justin Glass to Chief Digital Officer. The newly created position is another signal of the company’s focus on innovation and unparalleled client service experiences.

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11.17.2014

United Shore, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing mortgage lenders, was named a Crain’s 2014 “Cool Places to Work”. With a unique corporate culture and laser-focus on people, this marks the first time that United Shore has earned this award and caps off its remarkable year-long run of multiple awards in the Best Place to Work category.

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11.03.2014

United Shore was recently named “Best of the Best” Company to Work For by Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest.

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10.14.2014

United Shore made HousingWire’s inaugural list of the industry’s 50 fastest growing companies, ranked at #39.

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10.08.2014

Unique corporate culture makes employees happy for the third consecutive year, winning the "Best of the Best" Overall Award.

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09.04.2014

Laura Lawson has been promoted to United Shore’s newly created Chief People Officer.

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09.03.2014

Inc. 5000 recently ranked United Shore in the Top 25% of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2014.

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04.07.2014

All of the lessons Mat Ishbia learned on the court next to Tom Izzo at Michigan State carried over to his business at United Wholesale Mortgage.

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04.04.2014

New regulations have tightened up lending across the board, which means borrowers need to be careful to calculate the true cost of an investment property.

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03.27.2014

Appraisal-management companies are quickly growing and while they help enforce regulations, lenders still must be careful because they can still be held liable. It is important that lenders know what to look for in an AMC.

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03.05.2014

Despite the cold winter weather slowing down the housing market, lenders are taking the time to form bonds with real estate agents so that they are prepared when the market picks back up.

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02.20.2014

Familiar names such as Wells Fargo used to be normal when discussing the No. 1 wholesale lender in the country. This time it is a new face who has broken into the top spot in wholesale: United Wholesale Mortgage.

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02.14.2014

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) just announced the launch of their mobile application, which allows brokers the ability to access loan information on the go.

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01.06.2014

Adjustable rate mortgages developed a bad rap for being riskier and less cost effective in the recent low-interest rate environment. But as interest rates on conforming loans continue to climb, more borrowers are leaning toward ARM loans.

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11.18.2013

There are different ways people can save money on costs when closing a mortgage. While most costs are fixed, there may be some difference in lender fees.

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10.04.2013

Just as the housing industry was picking back up, the government shutdown happened. Feeling the uncertainty surrounding the market, many buyers are waiting until the government re-opens to jump in.