Churchill Mortgage’s Matthew C. Clarke Announced as Winner of Nashville Business Journal’s 2015 CFO Awards

– Clarke named top CFO for Medium Private Company category –

announced that chief financial officer and chief operating
officer, Matthew C. Clarke, was announced as the winner of Nashville
Business Journal
’s 2015 CFO Awards
for the Medium Private
Company category.

Now in its seventh year, the CFO Awards honor Middle Tennessee’s top
financial professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as
corporate financial stewards. The five categories recognize outstanding
individuals from small, medium and large private companies, public
companies and non-profit organizations. Winners were announced at an
awards dinner on Oct. 6 at the Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.
and will be featured in a special issue of the Nashville Business
on Oct. 9.

Clarke is a veteran of the financial industry with more than two decades
of experience in business development, operational management, strategic
planning, banking, process development, mergers and acquisitions, and
risk management. Under his leadership, Churchill has grown to more than
300 employees and expanded into more than 15 new markets across the
country within the past four years. His role in establishing the
Brentwood-based company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan has allowed the
lender to continue operating debt-free, as it serves Middle Tennessee as
both a top local employer and a trusted source for borrowers nationwide
seeking to achieve the American dream of homeownership.

“All of the honorees recognized by Nashville Business Journal
have a positive impact on our local communities and demonstrated their
commitment to service,” said Mike Hardwick, president of Churchill
Mortgage. “As one of our own, Matt has been a significant driver of
success and continued growth for Churchill Mortgage. His vision and
strategic leadership are irreplaceable and the CFO Award is yet another
accomplishment that reinforces what he means to this company.”

About Churchill Mortgage

Founded in 1992, Churchill Mortgage is a privately owned company by its
more than 300 employees. A prominent and financially sound leader in the
mortgage industry, the company provides conventional, FHA, VA and USDA
residential mortgages across 34 states. Unique within the industry, it
is the only mortgage lender endorsed by nationally syndicated radio
personality and personal finance expert and author, Dave Ramsey. Through
its consultative approach to lending and strong commitment to local
communities, the lender focuses on the right loan product for each
borrower, providing the education and tools necessary to ensure
borrowers’ financial stability. Churchill Mortgage is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Churchill Holdings, Inc. For more information about
Churchill Mortgage, visit
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For Churchill Mortgage
Michael Touchton, 678-781-7215