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Silver Hill Financial LLC has introduced a comprehensive
Learning Center to properly train new employees to fill positions
within the company. With exploding hiring needs, the company is
responding to the challenge in an innovative fashion.
"Our unique Learning Center is changing the way the mortgage
industry looks at employee education, recruitment and retention,"
said Joanna Schwartz, senior vice president of Silver Hill
Financial LLC. "We're very proud of the progress we've already made
and of our inaugural graduating class of 18 students."
With the Learning Center designed and in place, the company
wanted to bring in a top-notch trainer to run the program.
Accordingly, Silver Hill has hired Brian Wallace as its new
director of training. In this position, Wallace is responsible for
all aspects of training development and delivery of the program. He
has 19-plus years of mortgage experience and has trained more than
2,000 loan officers across the country in sales technique,
system-based origination, product knowledge and management
The Silver Hill training program is an intensive, three-week
program, in which students are in training sessions all day, every
day. Part of the uniqueness of the program is that it works with a
variety of bright and qualified candidates, regardless of mortgage
industry experience. It covers a history and overview of the
mortgage industry, an in-depth look at Silver Hill's loan program
and why it's unique, as well as insightful presentations from
company executives. Upon graduation, the students are asked to rank
the departments in which they would like to work, and then are
assigned positions with the company based on where management
believes they are the best fit. In the first class, virtually all
of the 18 students were placed in their first choice of
"Having just completed the program, I can already see Silver
Hill's commitment to its employees," said Alex Roman, a member of
the inaugural graduating class of the Learning Center. "It gave me
a great baseline knowledge of the mortgage industry, as well as an
inside look at the innovative approach Silver Hill takes to its
For more information, visit www.silverhillfinancial.com.