Items Tagged with 'Casey Crawford'


  • Casey Crawford’s online Movement Bank takes off

    Movement Mortgage CEO's online bank venture is growing
    Back in June 2017, Movement Mortgage CEO Casey Crawford purchased First State Bank, a Danville, Virginia-based bank, with hopes of creating an online bank. Now that’s starting to pay off. In a new interview with the Charlotte Business Journal, Crawford explains that growth for the bank is going to be a “continual process” but many changes have happened already.
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  • WATCH: Movement Mortgage CEO explains recent staff layoffs

    "It's a tough market. And we want to play offense"
    When a CEO becomes known for spreading the message of love to his coworkers and clients, it can be hard then to turn around and announce a round of layoffs. But that’s just what Casey Crawford did to his staff this morning, in a very impassioned way. And we have it all on video, first only on HousingWire.
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  • Movement Mortgage CEO: Robots will not replace loan officers

    "You can't automate empathy"
    In the most recent episode of “The Winner’s Circle”, HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney discusses a range of issues with Movement Mortgage CEO Casey Crawford, from how to increase black homeownership to how technology is changing mortgage lending. When asked about the application of artificial intelligence and automation in lending, Crawford said he anticipates that every tactical element is going to be automated but he reminds us that there is no replacement to human interaction.
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  • Movement Mortgage in the Winner’s Circle: We need to increase black homeownership

    Here’s what CEO Casey Crawford is doing to fix it
    In the newest episode of "The Winner's Circle", Casey Crawford, the CEO of Movement Mortgage, reflects on his childhood, NFL career and how he builds morale at Movement. But games and sports are no longer his strongest passions. In fact, he believes minorities need to be encouraged to buy homes much more than they are today. "The low rate of black homeownership is a problem," he says. Here’s what he is doing to fix it.
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  • Movement Mortgage CEO to Loan Officers: Why we don’t buy refi leads

    Free read for the next 24 hours
    It’s the beginning of a new month and that means the latest issue of HousingWire Magazine is out. As Loan Officers, I know that there is an entire cottage industry looking to nickel and dime you to death. But, not HousingWire. While the magazine represents a large portion of editorial work each month, for our readers, we’re giving you free access for 24 hours to read the cover story: a profile of Movement Mortgage CEO Casey Crawford.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Larger than life: Casey Crawford at Movement Mortgage

    Crawford's vision is bigger than just making money
    He wears t-shirts to his televised interviews; not very CEO. He played sports at a high level, but rarely brings it up and when he does he talks about it as a mere chapter in his life. Honestly, who plays a Super Bowl and doesn’t describe it as the defining moment in their personal journey? Casey Crawford, that’s who. His family is a big part of his life of course, but he talks about his even larger family — his coworkers — in terms that are just as glowing.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2017 HW Vanguard: Casey Crawford

    Founder and CEO at Movement Mortgage
    Over the last year, Founder and CEO Casey Crawford has continued to drive Movement Mortgage to industry-leading growth. The company is on track to originate more than $13 billion in residential mortgages in 2017, up 10% from 2016. 
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  • Movement Mortgage opens new operations center in Virginia

    Will add 750 financial services jobs in area
    Movement Mortgage may be less than 10 years old, but its imprint on the housing finance market continues to grow. In its latest venture, the billion-dollar mortgage lender announced it officially opened its new job operations center at Military Circle in Norfolk, Virginia.
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  • Here's the first annual stakeholder report on Movement Mortgage's rapid progress

    Financed more than $12 billion in residential mortgages in 2016
    Movement Mortgage is less than 10 years old and is already making a major imprint on the housing finance market. Two big drivers behind this growth in 2016 include financing more than $12 billion in residential mortgages and launching a new digital mortgage app. This first annual Movement Impact Report to stakeholders on its business operations, growth, and community investments gives an in-depth overview of how the company is performing.
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