Coats and Company named 2005 Lender of the Year by SunTrustMortgagePress.comCoats and Company, SunTrust Mortgage Coats and Company Inc. has been awarded SunTrust Mortgage's 2005 Lender of the Year award. The award recognizes key business partnerships within the mortgage industry. Coats and Company Inc. has maintained a business relationship with SunTrust Mortgage since 2004, and in 2005, Coats and Company Inc. sold more than $568 million in mortgage volume to SunTrust Mortgage. "Our overall relationship with Coats and Company Inc. has been a very positive one," said Tammie Gravlee, Southeastern account executive for the SunTrust Mortgage Correspondent Division. "From locking in loans to post-closing auditing and shipping, we appreciate this outstanding business partnership and look forward to continued business with Coats and Company Inc." Coats and Company Inc. is a retail mortgage banker based in Birmingham, Ala. For more information, call (800) 992-6847 or visit http://coatsandco.mortgagewebcenter.com. Richmond, Va.-based SunTrust Mortgage Inc., a subsidiary of SunTrust Inc., is a mortgage loan originator. For more information, call (800) 786-8787 or visit www.suntrustmortgage.com.