FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Freedom Bank of Virginia (OTCQX:FDVA) continues to expand and grow the bank’s mortgage division. Thomas Patton has joined Freedom Bank as an Assistant Vice President and Senior Underwriter. Patton joins his old partners Richard Hutchison and Jamie Adkins of Virginia Heritage Bank where this team was instrumental in developing the mortgage platform and mortgage division. Patton has been in the mortgage industry for over 40 years and is a graduated of the University of Virginia. In addition to Patton Freedom has employed Ms. Mattie Little as a mortgage loan processor to provide underwriting and loan officer support. Both Mr. Patton and Ms. Little were previously with Eagle Bank. Chief Mortgage Officer Richard Hutchison stated that “the key to a successful mortgage operation is a strong core as this provides loan officers with the opportunity to be very successful. I have worked with Tom for over 12 years and along with Jamie Adkins, Mattie Little and the rest of the Freedom Mortgage Team, I am confident that we will build a successful mortgage operation with a focus on affordability and first time homebuyers.”
Freedom Bank is a community-oriented, locally-owned bank with locations in Fairfax, Vienna and Reston, Virginia. For information about Freedom Bank’s deposit and loan services, visit the Bank’s website at www.freedombankva.com.
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