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Delta Community Home Loan Specialists Win State-Wide Recognition

Veteran Mortgage Lending Professionals Honored for Productivity and Ethics

ATLANTA (March 18, 2019) – Delta Community Credit Union (, Georgia's largest credit union with $5.8 billion in assets congratulates two of its Home Loan Specialists for winning recognition from the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia (MBAG) for demonstrating excellence in their field throughout 2018.

MBAG Awards

Delta Community Product Marketing Manager Alicia Barber, Home Loan Specialists Rhonda Dearing and Mattie Ford, Residential Lending VP Kathy Weber, and Residential Lending Manager Cynthia Reed at the MBAG Awards ceremony in Atlanta.

Rhonda Dearing and Mattie Ford were honored with MBAG’s prestigious Platinum Award, which is awarded to loan originators who demonstrate excellence with high ethical standards and productivity. Throughout 2018, Dearing generated more than $38 million in mortgage loans, and Ford more than $34 million.

“For nearly 20 years, Mattie and Rhonda have established themselves as trustworthy advisors who help prospective home buyers navigate what can be a stressful process,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. “Their significant productivity reflects the confidence our members place in them to provide sound, personalized service.”

MBAG is a trade association for mortgage lenders, brokers and others in real estate finance in Georgia. It promotes the highest professional and ethical standards and provides ongoing educational opportunities to mortgage lending professionals.

About Delta Community Credit Union

Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing better service and value on the products consumers use to manage household expenses and save for the future. Founded in 1940, Delta Community is Georgia’s largest credit union with more than 390,000 members, three out-of-state branch locations and 26 branches in metro Atlanta. It welcomes anyone living or working in metro Atlanta as well as employees of more than 140 businesses including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.