Garth Graham heads STRATMOR Group’s marketing strategy and execution practice, which focuses on lead generation and lead management methods and practices primarily for the consumer direct and retail mortgage origination channels. Graham has over 25 years of experience in sales and marketing, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to successful startups, including management of two of the most successful e-commerce platforms, and was one of the original founders of mortgage.com.� As an executive with ABN-AMRO, Graham was part of the executive group and author of the 5-year strategic plan that led to the successful $9 billion sale of the mortgage company to Citigroup in March of 2007 which closed before the market downturn.Graham was a founder and key member of the executive management team at mortgage.com, and led the company through its dramatic expansion in the late 90s and successful IPO in 2000, before its ultimate sale to ABN AMRO. �Mortgage.com originated the first mortgage through the Internet in 1997 and was the original platform for the Quicken and Microsoft mortgage initiatives.Graham also worked for 9 years at Chase Manhattan Mortgage, where he developed the corporate and affinity marketing programs, securing Fortune 500 accounts, including the successful sale of Union Member Mortgage Program, an exclusive relationship between Chase Mortgage and the 13 million members of the AFL-CIO.Graham’s regular columns in National Mortgage News and American Banker are widely read. He has been quoted extensively in industry periodicals, resulting in over 40 million press impressions over his career. Graham studied Economics and Computer Science at the University of Virginia and has completed Six Sigma Champion and Green Belt Training.�
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