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2017 Rising Stars: Jeremy Stewart

President of Orion Lending

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Jeremy Stewart is president of Orion Lending, a national wholesale lender and DBA of American Financial Network, which funded its first loan in January 2015. That year, the company funded 1,105 loans at $273 million, then grew significantly in 2016 to 4,467 loans at $1.328 billion.

For 2017, the company projects a loan volume of $2 billion. The company combines innovative technology, products and competitive pricing to assist its network of originators grow and develop their referral business and clientele.

Stewart began as an investment advisor at Smith Barney, then successfully managed investment portfolios and mortgage sales growth for Citigroup before joining Acoustic Home Loans. Stewart helped grow the company into the 27th largest wholesale lender in the country with 325 employees.

Prior to launching Orion Lending, Stewart spent over four years building ClearVision from just eight employees and three licensed states to 210 employees across 36 states. Under his leadership, ClearVision has achieved a 20% month-over-month production growth and funded more than $2 billion per year. 


There’s a lot to accomplish before 6 a.m. Rising early, having a game plan and attacking it has been a habit that’s helped me execute both in business and outside of my work family, at home. I find creative strategy and tactical thoughts to be especially pure and rich before 6 am.

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