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Southern Trust Mortgage names Jack Lane as President

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The addition of Jack Lane as President of Southern Trust Mortgage is a key factor in the company’s upward trajectory.

Southern Trust Mortgage is thrilled to announce that effective October 1, 2018, Jack Lane will be joining the company as President. A widely-respected leader in the industry, Mr. Lane has over 25 years of experience leading multibillion-dollar retail mortgage lenders, including 7 years as President at Monarch Mortgage and TowneBank Mortgage.

Southern Trust Mortgage is uniquely positioned as a mortgage lender by having strong internal leadership, structure, and vision, as well as being backed by an established bank. Combining Mr. Lane’s proven leadership with a brand on the rise like Southern Trust creates a powerhouse that is primed for further expansion and influence. This comes on the heels of an already massive year for Southern Trust that included the release of their widely-praised Priority Approval initiative and a successful rebranding campaign.

“Given Southern Trust’s culture of putting their loan officers at the center of an amazing customer experience], this was the obvious choice for the next chapter in my career,” said Lane, “As I researched my options, it became clear that Southern Trust Mortgage has built an extraordinary platform that consistently delivers a level of service that loan officers and their customers can’t find anywhere else.”

“Southern Trust was the obvious choice for the next chapter in my career” – Jack Lane

Jerry B. Flowers III, the founder, and current President and CEO of Southern Trust had this to say: “Having a guy like Jack, with as many opportunities as he has, decide to make Southern Trust Mortgage his next home makes me very proud of our people and what we’re building.” Mr. Flowers will remain actively involved at Southern Trust Mortgage as Executive Chairman and majority shareholder, “I will do more of what I enjoy most which are recruiting and engaging directly with loan our officers.” Anthony T. (Tuck) Reed will assume the role of CEO.

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