Churchill Mortgage has announced Don R. Baskin as its newest area manager where he will be responsible for opening new retail branches throughout Middle Tennessee. Baskin brings more than 37 years of mortgage banking experience to Churchill Mortgage. As senior vice president and mid-south regional manager for Bank of America Mortgage, he managed 26 mortgage offices across Georgia and Tennessee for nearly 30 years. Most recently, he served as senior vice president and state manager for First Tennessee Home Loans, where he was responsible for 16 mortgage offices in Tennessee.
Baskin is a 12-year recipient of the Chairman/President Club Award at Bank of America and a four-year recipient of the Chairman/President Club Award at First Tennessee Home Loans. Baskin also served as president of the Nashville Mortgage Bankers Association (NMBA).
An active member of his community, Baskin is a deacon at Two Rivers Baptist Church and was a past chairman of the Board at Donelson Christian Academy. He is a spokesperson for the Donate Life, Tissues and Organs organization, and has coached Donelson Little League for more than 30 years. Baskin earned his bachelor’s degree in Science from Middle Tennessee State University and currently resides in Old Hickory, Tenn.
“Don is a proven veteran of the mortgage industry here in Middle Tennessee, and we look forward to his efforts in expanding our presence to further support local communities with their homeownership goals,” said Mike Hardwick, president, Churchill Mortgage. “We could not be more excited about him joining our Churchill Mortgage team.”