GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 21, 2020 – Homespire Mortgage (HMC), a leading national residential mortgage lender, announced Shondra B. Jenkins has joined its team as Director of Philanthropy and Community Engagement, to further develop and enhance its corporate social responsibility programs and outreach. Homespire Mortgage is a national leading mortgage lender and approved Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac seller and servicer, providing affordable loan options now across 34 states.
Jenkins comes to Homespire Mortgage with nearly 20 years of experience designing, implementing and measuring corporate social responsibility programs. Prior to joining the team, Jenkins founded and was CEO of SBJ Consulting, and led the philanthropy efforts for Sodexo, a leading food service and facilities management company, creating targeted and impactful social responsibility programs. Serving as the Executive Director of the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation in Gaithersburg, Md., she oversaw the fundraising and distribution of $35 million in grants to non-profit partners working to end childhood hunger across the nation.
In her new role, Jenkins will work to strengthen and further develop Homespire Mortgage’s “Inspired to Impact” social responsibility program. This initiative is focused on creating meaningful change in the communities the company serves by helping to eradicate homelessness and to increase homeownership for veterans through charitable contributions, philanthropic partnerships and employee volunteerism.
“I am excited to join Homespire Mortgage, a company that shares my belief in supporting local communities and inspiring fellow employees to give back through meaningful activities that really make a difference,” said Jenkins. “I’m excited to be a part of the team and look forward to getting started.”
“Shondra’s passion and proven track record for creating and fostering innovative partnerships are a perfect match for Homespire’s culture and vision,” said Todd Sheinin, Chief Operating Officer for Homespire Mortgage. “As active partners in all our communities, our goal is to serve, support and enrich these local areas. Our Inspired to Impact initiative is a major component of the company’s vision and we look forward to Shondra’s work in helping to drive and expand its success.”
For learn more about Homespire Mortgage’s Inspired to Impact program, visit www.homespiremortgage.com/inspired-to-impact.
About Homespire Mortgage Corp.
Homespire Mortgage is an award-winning mortgage lender, proudly operating across 34 states with the mission of guiding and supporting homebuyers to responsibly and affordably finance their dream of homeownership. As an Equal Housing Lender and approved seller and servicer with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Homespire has been helping open the doors to ownership for thousands of homebuyers since 2006 by simplifying the mortgage process and providing affordable mortgage and loan options, while delivering an exemplary customer experience.
Homespire has been named to the Inc. 5000’s List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the past three years, as well as one of the “Best Mortgage Companies to Work for” by National Mortgage News for the last two years. For more information, please visit www.homespiremortgage.com, and follow Homespire Mortgage on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.