Jon Maddox - Chairman
As a senior executive in mortgage banking since 1972, Jon Maddox brings a rich experience and expertise to all critical areas of company success, from operations to production, and sales for both retail and wholesale venues and across conforming and nonprime lending products. He is very adept at driving growth and profitability due to his hands-on roles in six separate mortgage startups, two of which were federally insured financial institutions.
After serving in the US Army as a Military Policeman from 1968 to 1970, Mr. Maddox began his career in banking. Jon has served at every level of mortgage lending. His experience ranged from loan officer, regional manager, vice president, senior vice president, executive vice president and finally president of well respected insured and uninsured financial companies.
Jon quickly became very adept at start-up lending companies. He was instrumental with the monetization of Encino Savings in 1980, part of the founding team at Guardian Savings Bank, a principal and EVP of CoreWest Banc, EVP and Chief Production Manager at Acoustic Home Loans, and served as President of Clear Vision Funding, originating over $1.5B per year from a start-up in just a year.
Mr. Maddox has earned a reputation as a strong innovative leader that knows how to start mortgage companies, and hire qualified personnel to ensure strong and well respected professionals. He brings a material wealth of experience, knowledge and industry relationships to Urban Mutual as Chairman of the lending division and parent company advisory board.