Ameritrust CEO racks up awardsMortgagePress.comAmeritrust Mortgage Company, awards John Owens, president and CEO of Ameritrust Mortgage Company LLC, has been selected as Entrepreneur of the Year by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. The award honors local entrepreneurs for their successful startup business savvy. Owens won in the category of companies with 35 to 150 employees. Ameritrust also made the top 40 list from Carolina Parent Magazine for family-friendly companies for the second year in a row. "It's great to be recognized by two outstanding organizations [the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and Charlotte Parent Magazine]," said Owens. "We celebrated our 10th anniversary this year a major milestone so it is a great honor to receive these awards. Being recognized for creating a company culture where employees want to come to work everyday is very gratifying. It has always been one of my top goals." Ameritrust Mortgage Company LLC, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is a privately-held residential mortgage lender offering specialized products in 34 states. For more information, call (866) 878-7826 or visit www.ameritrust.com.