KANNAPOLIS, N.C.– Ditech Mortgage Corp (“ditech”), one of the mortgage industry’s best-known brands, has partnered with Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, in a multiyear agreement.
ditech will serve as an associate sponsor of Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s team beginning with the Sept. 12-14 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. ditech will appear on the C-post of the No. 4 Chevrolet and on the chest of Harvick’s firesuit.
“At ditech, we’re all NASCAR fans,” said Patti Cook, President of DT Holdings, parent company of ditech. “NASCAR is part of the fabric of America and so is ditech’s goal of securing home ownership for as many Americans as possible. Everyone – from our employees to our customers – can’t wait to cheer on Kevin’s amazing team on the racetrack.”
Headquartered in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, ditech’s overarching goal is to change the experience of securing a mortgage. The company views itself not as being in the mortgage business, but rather as being in the business of helping Americans reach their dream of homeownership. It routinely employs NICE as a four-letter word, translating to:
ditech employs three sales channels for its mortgage and refinance loans: direct-to-consumer, through a team of home-loan specialists who are easily accessible by phone and online; retail, via loan specialists located throughout the United States; and the correspondent market, by partnering with more than 600 financial institutions. The company offers a full range of home mortgage products for both purchase and refinance, including fixed-rate mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages, jumbo loans and FHA loans.
“What ditech stands for are the same things I stand for,” said Harvick, a winner of 25 Sprint Cup races, including NASCAR’s crown-jewel events: the Daytona 500, Brickyard 400 and Southern 500. “Anyone who knows me knows that I’m pretty direct, and that I expect people to be treated fairly and honestly. It’s how I operate, and it’s how we all operate at Stewart-Haas Racing. Our expertise is in racing, and ditech’s is in the mortgage industry. Together, we make a powerful team that delivers on and off the racetrack.”
“While Kevin and Stewart-Haas Racing pursue victories on the racetrack, ditech is relentless in our pursuit of securing the American Dream,” said Rich Smith, Chief Marketing Officer at ditech. “We and our customers are excited to partner with such an admired brand, and all of us look forward to many victories ahead.”
Ditech Mortgage Corp (“ditech”) is a well-known home lender. Headquartered in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, the company provides residential mortgage products through a team of home loan specialists who are easily accessible by phone (1-800-700-9212), online and in-person. The company’s Correspondent Lending division has a legacy of building successful business solutions and partners with more than 600 financial institutions nationwide, providing capital market expertise and financial stability. ditech is owned by Walter Investment Management Corp., an asset manager, mortgage servicer and originator focused on finding solutions for consumers and credit owners. For more information, please visit www.ditech.com.
About Stewart-Haas Racing:
Stewart-Haas Racing is the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team co-owned by three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation – the largest CNC machine tool builder in the western world. The team fields four entries in the elite Sprint Cup Series – the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet for Stewart, the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet for Danica Patrick, the No. 4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet for Kevin Harvick and the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet for Kurt Busch. Based in Kannapolis, North Carolina, Stewart-Haas Racing operates out of a 140,000-square-foot facility with approximately 270 employees. For more information, please visit us on the Web at www.StewartHaasRacing.com, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/StewartHaasRacing and on Twitter @StewartHaasRcng.
- Krista K. Massey
Former Group Vice President, Director of Sponsorships and Event Marketing
SunTrust Banks, Inc.