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92%
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Academy Mortgage CEO Adam Kessler
Adam Kessler
403 Ratings
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  • "No Cons, I actually don't mind waking up to come to work haha(in 25 reviews)

  • "As I know we have done over and over again here at Academy, proven by with loan officers in the top 200 for mortgage originators(in 17 reviews)

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  1. Excellent Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous in Draper, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Academy Mortgage full-time

    Pros

    To people, culture, and investment in growth is exceptional. The company and its leadership do a great job of making initiatives known and planning for the future. People are engaged and contribute to a known vision.

    Cons

    You can find cons with any great place, but would be stretching.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to make and act on the vision of delivering dreams, inspiring hope, and building prosperity known.

  2. Would you like to work at a place that motivates you to come to work?

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    Current Employee - Operations Trainer in Draper, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Academy Mortgage full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Academy Mortgage has a strong culture connection with employees, but even with those that have heard of who Academy is and stands for. Not only do I love the culture, I love the People and connections we make with Home Office and the field. I've learned what my Purpose is as an individual which helps strive my Passion to Perform at my fullest Potential and help gain Productivity. Academy values its employees, due to...

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    Cons

    The only cons that I have are simple things that are currently are being worked on. So at the end of the day, my cons are not really cons anymore. :)

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you do! The culture and belief that you have in yourselves and the rest of the employees, does show and your messages are being heard by us all. Thank you for all you do.

  3. Love my Job!

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      Current Employee - Processing Team Lead 
      Recommends

      I have been working at Academy Mortgage full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Great team environment. Everyone works together to get the loan to closing. Great PTO and Holiday time off.

      Cons

      I don't have none at this time

    • Friendly Co-workers

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Academy Mortgage full-time

        Pros

        Self management and ability to plan your own work and schedule

        Cons

        Was given a lot of last minute work I had to quickly get to

      • Helpful (1)

        Could be better but not bad

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        Former Employee - Loan Processor in Seattle, WA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Academy Mortgage full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Tight knit community. Does a good job of supporting sales.

        Cons

        Not investing in management training for sales people. Benefits suck. Need to standardize training for operations.

        Advice to Management

        Work on supporting ops more. Improve benefits.

      • Branch Manager in Dallas was challenging to work with.

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        Former Employee - Sales in Dallas, TX
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Academy Mortgage full-time

        Pros

        Great Company if your in the inner circle

        Cons

        Statements and promises made and lack of follow through.

        Advice to Management

        Pay attention to the conduct of branch managers particularly in Dallas. Work to engage the branches and make sure the company culture seeps into branch culture. No need to treat people unfairly.

      • Fantastic place to work

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        Current Employee - Post Closing Specialist in Atlanta, GA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Academy Mortgage full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Small time atmosphere with big time support.

        Cons

        Nothing negative to report. It's really an all around great employer. Every level of management and leadership is top notch.

      • Underwriter 2

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        Current Employee - Underwriter II in Houston, TX
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Academy Mortgage full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Great corporate vision & values, work life balance, co-workers are like family, opportunities for growth

        Cons

        No bonus program for underwriters

      • Mortgages

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        Current Employee - Underwriter in Hendersonville, TN
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Academy Mortgage full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Family oriented company, great benefits

        Cons

        I have no Cons

      • Great Culture

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        Current Employee - Team Leader in Dallas, TX
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Academy Mortgage full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Academy truly cares about their employees. Their mission embodies many of my same values. They offer career growth and opportunities while providing resources to every individual in reaching their goals.

        Cons

        Management personnel change too frequently. Processes and protocols are inconsistent.

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