Resource Financial Services, a privately owned mortgage banker headquartered in Columbia, SC, announced today that Hammond Edwards, a banking executive with more than 30 years experience, has joined their team as a mortgage banker. Edwards will use his extensive knowledge to advise Resource Financial customers on mortgages and refinancing while helping them achieve their financial goals.
Prior to his role as Mortgage Banker with Resource Financial Services, Edwards held senior executive level positions with several large regional banks. Throughout his professional career he has built a strong reputation as a leader in the banking industry and in the communities he serves.
“We are excited about the depth of Hammond’s experience and how it can help shape the future of our company going forward,” explained A. Wade Douroux, President and CEO of Resource Financial Services. “Whether it’s a first-time homebuyer, baby boomers buying a second home, or a homeowner wanting to take advantage of low mortgage rates to refinance – our customers will benefit from Hammond’s experience.”
“I am thrilled to join the team at Resource Financial Services,” said Edwards. “As local decision makers with in-house underwriting, they have the power to do things differently and give customers a better mortgage experience, which is something I believe is important in banking today.”
Hammond is a 1997 graduate of Louisiana State University’s Graduate School of Banking and a 1986 graduate of the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in finance and insurance. He serves as treasurer of Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of the USA, Mountains to Midlands Council and also serves on the Board at Glenforest School in Columbia, SC.
Resource Financial Services has seven locations in the Carolinas and is licensed in seven states as well. The Columbia office and company headquarters is located at 2717 Devine Street. Learn more online at rfsmortgage.com.
About Resource Financial Services
Resource Financial Services was originally established in 2008 by a team of experienced mortgage bankers who wanted to make it easier to get a home loan in South Carolina. In 2012, the firm was named number 227 on Inc. magazine’s list of the 500 fastest growing private companies in America. The company sold to CertusBank at the end of 2012 and relaunched under its original name in 2015. The local independently owned company offers a dedicated team of full-service mortgage bankers and insurance agents who serve customers from six convenient locations in Columbia and Sumter, South Carolina and Cary, Charlotte, Jacksonville and Wilmington, North Carolina. For more information, please visit rfsmortgage.com.