Foundation Financial Group named one of Jacksonville's 'Top Companies That Care'

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  • Jacksonville, FL (1888PressRelease) January 25, 2011 - One of the country's fastest-growing mortgage lenders, Foundation Financial Group is also a caring company.

    Jacksonville Magazine named Foundation Financial Group among its annual Top Companies That Care in Northeast Florida. The magazine will feature Foundation Financial Group in its January issue and will honor Foundation Financial Group at a luncheon on Jan. 13 at The Omni Jacksonville Hotel. Foundation Financial Group earned the prestigious award for its various contributions in community service.

    "Foundation Financial Group is honored to have Jacksonville Magazine recognize our good corporate citizenship," CEO Paul V. Scott said. "Each year, Foundation Financial Group employees make financial contributions, in-kind donations and volunteer hundreds of hours to worthy organizations that focus on education, workforce development, environmental sustainability, and health and wellness for each community in which we are located."

    Foundation Financial Group's philanthropic services department spearheads all of Foundation Financial Group's volunteer efforts by choosing specific charities, devising a budget for each charity event and then coordinating the employees who volunteer at the events. In 2010, Foundation Financial Group's Jacksonville employees donated more than 100 volunteer hours at such local charities as the Disabled American Veterans, Jacksonville Humane Society, Second Harvest Food Bank and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure cancer charity. Companywide, Foundation Financial Group donated more than 250 volunteer hours in 2010.

    About Foundation Financial Group

    Founded in Atlanta in 1998 as Homeowners Mortgage of America Inc., Foundation Financial Group is a full-service, residential mortgage lender and licensed in more than 30 states specializing in refinancing prime mortgage loans, as well as Federal Housing Administration and government-sponsored home loan programs. Providing professional fast-paced, customer-driven service, Foundation Financial Group closes its average loan in 16.72 calendar days, compared to the typical industry time span of about 45 business days. While Foundation Financial Group maintains its mortgage operations headquarters in Atlanta, it relocated its executive headquarters to Jacksonville, Fla. in 2004. Foundation Financial Group operates additional mortgage centers in Charlotte, N.C., Raleigh, N.C., Rochester, N.Y., and Savannah, Ga. Foundation Financial Group enjoys an industry-leading Federal Housing Administration compare ratio and an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, the highest accreditation the BBB gives. For more information, call 866-334-1001 or go to

    About Jacksonville Magazine

    Jacksonville Magazine is a monthly consumer magazine reaching 22,000 subscribers, and published by White Publishing Company. It covers the lifestyle and interests of an upscale, active and educated audience. The publication provides information about people, issues, events and businesses that impact Northeast Florida residents' lives. It mainly focuses on fashion, restaurants, healthcare, hospitality and lifestyles and society. Jacksonville Magazine is on twitter at JacksonvilleMag and online at

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