Freifeld receives 2005 Businessman of the Year awardMortgagePress.comThe Business Advisory Council Global Branch Solutions, one of the nation's five largest net branch organizations, has announced that its president, Mitch Freifeld, has received the prestigious 2005 Businessman of the Year award. The award is provided on an annual basis by The Business Advisory Council to a U.S. business leader who has effectively integrated business and financial success. "It's great to see The [Business] Advisory Council recognizing someone from the mortgage industry," stated Mitch Freifeld, president and founder of Global Branch Solutions. "As a mortgage professional, I have worked toward building an organization that helps brokers and borrowers reach their goals. Since we established Global Branch Solutions two years ago, this commitment has helped the company grow to become one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation and one of the largest net branch organizations. I am honored to receive this prestigious award." Freifeld is an active member of the mortgage industry. Recently, he became the Finance Committee chair for the Florida Association of Mortgage Brokers West Coast Chapter. He is also spearheading The Coalition Against Broker Fraud, an organization comprised of 13 net branch organizations that have joined forces to help prevent mortgage fraud. In 2003, he co-founded Global Branch Solutions with Scott Losch, the company's CEO, and has been a driving force behind Global Branch Solutions' unprecedented success. For more information, visit www.netbranch101.com.