Plaza Home Mortgage Inc. has raised $99,472.37 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure during its month-long campaign to support breast cancer prevention and cure. To recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Plaza Home Mortgage Inc. pledged to make a donation to Komen for every loan closed from October production. As a result of the extraordinary efforts of Plaza associates and customers nationwide, Plaza Home Mortgage was able to raise $99,472.37.
“Plaza is proud to support Komen’s mission of finding the cure and ending breast cancer forever,” said Kevin Parra, CEO and co-founder of Plaza Home Mortgage. “So many people are touched by friends or loved ones fighting this disease, but I have to say we were overwhelmed by the impact this had on our associates; we heard an outpouring of personal stories when we announced our pledge.”
Plaza Home Mortgage’s gift will help fund the largest investment in breast cancer research in the world next to the U.S. government and the largest program of free breast cancer treatments and services for America’s uninsured women and their families.
“The generosity of Plaza Home Mortgage’s executives and employees will provide women across the country with hope, caring and a chance to survive this deadly disease,” said Laura Farmer Sherman, executive director of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego.
Kevin Parra, President, James A. Cutri, EVP National Production and Michael Fontaine, Chief Financial Officer, presented the check to Laura Farmer Sherman, Executive Director of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, at Plaza Home Mortgage headquarters in San Diego on Feb. 14, 2013. Plaza senior executives attending included Ralph Lovuolo, SVP Lending Operations; Michael Modell, SVP Capital Markets; Julie Manson, SVP Risk Management; and Karen Neidhart, SVP Underwriting. The gift from Plaza Home Mortgage Inc. represents the efforts of its employees and customers in all 12 regional offices, two divisions and corporate headquarters.
“As one of the larger mortgage Wholesale/Correspondent companies across North America, we are in a unique position to increase awareness to our customers nationwide,” said James Cutri, EVP of National Production and Co-founder of Plaza Home Mortgage.
From left to right: Ralph Lovuolo, SVP, Lending Operations; Michael Modell, SVP, Capital Markets; Julie Manson, SVP, Risk Management; Kevin Parra, President; Laura Farmer Sherman, Executive Director, Susan G. Komen for the Cure; James Cutri, EVP, National Production; Karin Neidhart, SVP, Underwriting; and Mike Fontaine, EVP, CFO