Ameritrust appears in Inc. 500 for second yearMortgagePress.comInc. 500, Ameritrust Inc. magazine has named Ameritrust Mortgage Company LLC 416th in its 25th annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest growing private companies in the United States, up from 487th in 2005. Ameritrust earned the distinction by growing by 350.6 percent and gaining 183 employees over the past three years. "The mortgage industry continues to be very tough in this environment of climbing interest rates," said John Owens, Ameritrust president and CEO. "I am pleased for our company to be recognized as we continue to enable consumers the joy of homeownership." Charlotte, N.C.-based Ameritrust Mortgage Company LLC is a residential mortgage lender. For more information, call (866) 878-7826 or visit www.ameritrust.com.