Name: Academy Mortgage Corporation - Jess Patterson. Descripton:Founded in 1988, Academy Mortgage is one of the nation’s largest and most respected independent mortgage lenders. Academy's mission is to be the 1st Choice home loan lender of every Realtor, Builder, and Homeowner who shares our commitment to sustainable homeownership. To accomplish this goal, we continue to do what we do best:We are 100% focused on retail mortgage banking.We deliver exceptional mortgage service.We are committed to responsible lending practices.We hire and retain the industry’s best mortgage professionals.We provide market-leading mortgage solutions and tools.Unlike banks and mortgage lenders that consolidate operations and service offsite, Academy has the distinct advantage of being a direct lender—all loan processing, underwriting, closings, and funding are handled locally. As a result, loans close in a matter of days rather than months. Our company is recognized nationwide for our unwavering commitment to responsible lending, especially in today’s rapidly changing economy.We are the #1 Independent Purchase Lender in the country and a top-tier lender for purchase, FHA, resale, and builder loans. Academy soars ahead of the industry by continuously delivering the Gold Standard in customer service. Our company is dedicated to being the BEST independent mortgage banker in the country.