First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation (FGMC) announced that Marla Grassgreen has joined the company as director – USDA program manager. Grassgreen’s professional career includes 25+ years of mortgage industry experience with emphasis in USDA’s Rural Housing Program.
“FGMC has been USDA approved since 1996,” said Andrew Peters, chief executive officer, First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation. “One of our strategic initiatives is to provide our TPO’s with a dedicated resource that possesses exceptional USDA program sales and training skills to further educate, develop and nurture loan originators, processors and underwriters. Marla brings FGMC her years of direct experience in the USDA arena, making her a value-add both internally and externally.”
Prior to joining First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation, Grassgreen’s professional career includes director – Rural Housing division manager with PMAC Lending; rural development underwriter of TPO with Chase Rural Housing; vice president of operations, Service First Mortgage; and, account executive – Real Estate Finance (TPO), with Chase Home Finance. From 1995 to 2003, Grassgreen was with First NLC Financial Services, where she held the following positions: senior credit officer, underwriting manager, training manager and underwriter for TPO Originations.