HousingWire Honors Dianne Crosby and Lizzie Garner as Recipients of the 2019 Women of Influence Award
CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the nation, congratulates Vice President of Mortgage Lending Dianne Crosby and Executive Vice President Lizzie Garner for being honored as HousingWire's Women of Influence.
The award is bestowed annually to high-achieving women who work to push the U.S. housing economy forward and make notable contributions to both their businesses and to the industry at-large. The Women of Influence award honors "the shapers, the changers, the ones who are making a difference in the housing industry and paving the path for others to follow."
"I couldn't be happier to see Dianne and Lizzie recognized for their hard work and accomplishments," said Victor Ciardelli, Founder and CEO of Guaranteed Rate. "Both women are highly dependable, think big and take personal ownership of everything they do. They are very worthy recipients of this honor and I am grateful to be able to work with women like Dianne and Lizzie every day."
Both women were named Women of Influence in response to their participation as founding members of the Guaranteed Rate Organization of Women (GROW) an internal organization that aims to create a collaborative platform for women in order to champion their successes, as they work to thrive at Guaranteed Rate.
Over the last 18 years, Crosby has emerged as one of the top loan originators in the country—ranking 23rd among the Top Women Originators in 2018 according to Scotsman Guide.
Garner has been with Guaranteed Rate since 2013 and has helped the company achieve a record-setting year and grow to be one of the Top Three Retail Lenders according to Scotsman Guide.
Since 2000, Guaranteed Rate has built a foundation of delivering competitive pricing, mortgage products and unmatched expertise from its top-producing loan officers, helping thousands of customers move into their dream homes. The company introduced the world's first Digital Mortgage, creating an easy-to-understand, transparent loan process, which has led to an industry-leading customer satisfaction rating and exponential growth.
About Guaranteed Rate Companies
The Guaranteed Rate Companies, which includes Guaranteed Rate Inc., and Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, has over 5,000 employees in a total of 700 offices across the U.S and will fund $36 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Chicago, Guaranteed Rate Inc. is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States. Founded in 2000 and licensed in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., it has helped homeowners nationwide with home purchase loans and refinances. The company has established itself as an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and delivering unparalleled customer service. 2017 marked the launch of Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage. Collectively, the companies have earned honors and awards including: "Top Lender for Online Service" for 2018 by U.S. News & World Report; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman Guide's Top Retail Mortgage Lenders 2018; Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years; and Best Online Lender and Best Lender for FHA Streamline Refinance by NerdWallet in 2019. Visit rate.com for more information.