This honor is a tribute to our commitment to make a difference
Detroit, MI (Vocus) November 23, 2010
Quicken Loans Inc. continues to re-define routine corporate culture after being awarded the National Philanthropy Day Outstanding Corporation Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter. The award recognizes organizations that are dedicated to improving the quality of life in their community and around the world.
“This honor is a tribute to our commitment to make a difference,” said Wendy Kemp, AVP of Community Relations at Quicken Loans. “Our team members, our clients, and our community - all shape who we are everyday.”
Kemp accepted the award in front of approximately 500 people representing over 100 non-profit organizations.
Last year, Quicken Loans donated more than $1 million to 250 non-profits and charitable organizations throughout southeast Michigan and northeast Ohio. Over the past five years, Quicken Loans has partnered with and contributed more than $5.1 million to 513 different charities.
In 2009, Quicken Loans organized 30 volunteer events in which team members logged 1,764 volunteer hours. To date, in 2010, Quicken Loans team members have participated in 50 events and have logged more than 1,800 volunteer hours.
The honor culminates a month of achievements for the Detroit-based mortgage lender, including being voted the #1 place to work by the Detroit Free Press and celebrating the closing of its one-millionth loan.
“Our family of team members is stronger than ever,” said Kemp. “Whether you’ve been working here for five months or 15 years, everyone has the drive to better their community.”
Past winners of the Outstanding Corporation Award include Charter One Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Toyota USA Foundation, and General Motors Corporation.
About Quicken Loans Inc.
Quicken Loans Inc. is the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender and among the five largest overall retail home lenders in the United States. The company closed more than $25 billion in retail home loan volume across all 50 states in 2009, and recently closed its 1 millionth loan. Quicken Loans employs approximately 4,000 team members and generates loan production from five web centers located in Michigan, Ohio and Arizona. Quicken Loans also operates a centralized loan processing facility in Michigan as well as its San Diego-based One Reverse Mortgage unit. “QuickenLoans.com” has been named “Best of the Web” by Forbes and Money magazines. Quicken Loans has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the country’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” seven consecutive years, ranking as high as #2. Quicken Loans has also been named in the top-15 of Computerworld magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work In Technology” for six years in a row. Quicken Loans ranked #1 in the Detroit Free Press’ ‘Top Workplaces of 2010’ List. The company recently moved its headquarters and 1,700 of its full-time team members to downtown Detroit. For more information about Quicken Loans, please visit http://www.quickenloans.com.
About Rock Holdings Inc.
Rock Holdings Inc. is the parent company for several financial services related businesses and employs over 4,000 team members. These client-focused and technologically-driven companies include Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online home lender and its One Reverse Mortgage unit, the fastest growing reverse mortgage lender in America; Title Source, a nationwide leader of title insurance and settlement services; Quicken Loans Mortgage Services (QLMS), a mortgage origination platform servicing community banks and credit unions across the country; In-House Realty, the preferred real estate partner of Quicken Loans that matches clients with trusted real estate agents in all 50 states; and, Quizzle.com, the online innovator and website where consumers manage their home, money and credit. Rock Holdings, Inc. also recently moved its headquarters to downtown Detroit.