COLUMBIA, SC – May 8, 2012 – Wonida Welch is new regional manager at Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises. She most recently served as branch manager and mortgage loan originator with the company. Welch’s regional management duties will include overseeing branch operations in three markets – Columbia, Charleston and Sumter, S.C. – for the full-service regional mortgage-banking firm headquartered in Columbia.
Welch is a veteran of the mortgage industry with more than 20 years of experience and has been recognized as Top Loan Officer (2007) by the S.C. State Housing Authority and Mortgage Banker of the Year (2001). Welch credits a dedication to customer service and a passion for helping families purchase their first home as factors that motivate her work. Welch has a long history of community involvement in Columbia: She has served as a member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce board of directors, Habitat for Humanity board and as board chair for the Community Relations Council.
About Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises
A wholly owned subsidiary of CoastalStates Bank on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises, Inc. is a full service regional mortgage-banking firm headquartered in Columbia, S.C. The company arranges and buys loans from community banks, Farm Credit Banks, mortgage brokers and credit unions throughout the Southeast. In addition, the company benefits from a strong retail presence in South Carolina and now emerging into North Carolina, making it one of the largest privately owned and most successful mortgage banking firms in the Southeast. Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises, Inc. corporate offices are at 2530 Devine Street, Columbia S.C., 29205. For more information on Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises, Inc., call Claudia Satterfield at the Corporate Office at (803) 765-9932 or visit the company’s website at www.homeownersmtg.com.