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COLUMBIA, Mo., Dec. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Veterans United Home Loans, based in Columbia, Mo., was recognized as the No. 29 job creator in the United States yesterday in Inc. magazine's inaugural Hire Power Awards. The awards honor America's 100 top private job creators over the past three years. Veterans United generated 564 jobs from 2008 to 2011.
Additionally, Veterans United was ranked in the top 10 of two other lists, placing No.1 for Missouri job creation and No.1 for job creation among financial services companies.
"It's no secret, we see our employees as ultimately responsible for our successes and for making us better each day – that's how so many positions were created," said Nate Long, CEO of Veterans United. "I think this award really recognizes our commitment to serve veterans, active military and each other. The quality of each of our employees and their dedication has allowed us to grow and continue to write this story, and we want everyone who works with us to experience this."
Founded in 2002, Veterans United is the nation's No. 1 dedicated VA lender. Its mission is to help veterans and active military members take advantage of the home loan benefits earned by their service. It financed more than $1.6 billion in loans in 2011, growing from $1.1 billion in 2010. The company is approaching $3 billion in financing for 2012. In November, the company was named the No. 21 best medium place in the country to work by Great Place to Work.