HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. has been named a Houston Chronicle Top Workplace. Cornerstone has achieved this distinction since 2010. Cornerstone is also the highest ranked company among mid-sized mortgage lenders in Houston.
Willie French, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc., credits the company's open communication between managers and staff for creating a healthy and proactive work environment. "Our employees' honest feedback is key. We encourage their input and ideas to help us be a better company for our customers, our co-workers, and our communities." Cornerstone offers many initiatives and activities that support and recognize its employees. The CARE Program provides financial aid to employees or immediate families experiencing crisis or hardship. Cornerstone also holds monthly fun day gift card drawings, fundraising events to benefit the CARE fund and community non-profit organizations, and an annual appreciation event with catered lunches and health and wellness amenities. "It's an honor to be recognized as a Top Workplace by our employees for the past seven years," says Marc Laird, Chairman and CEO of Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. "I am truly inspired by their commitment to our mission, vision, and convictions and am grateful they chose Cornerstone as their work family." The Top Workplaces list recognizes Houston's leading 150 employers, from small companies with 50 employees to large companies with more than 500 people. Evaluations are based on survey responses from 76,694 area employees. WorkplaceDynamics, a research firm on organizational health and employee engagement, conducts the surveys. The winning companies are chosen based on qualities such as alignment, effectiveness, connection, and management. The survey also asks respondents about other factors such as employee engagement, confidence in company leadership, and compensation and benefits. To learn more about Houston's Top Workplaces, please visit http://www.chron.com/business/top-workplaces/. ABOUT CORNERSTONE HOME LENDING, INC. (NMLS 2258)Established in 1988 in Houston, Texas, Cornerstone exists to make a positive difference in people's lives. The company operates with integrity, listens to determine the appropriate loan product that meets its clients' home financing needs, and is dedicated to meeting the agreed-upon closing date. For more information, please visit www.HouseLoan.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150922/269604LOGO