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CrossCountry Mortgage Wins Multiple Awards for Exceptional Workplace Culture

CCM, as well as Company Founder and CEO Ron Leonhardt, Jr., Recognized for Building Leading Culture

We work together. We win together. Named a top workplace for 6 years running

Cleveland, Ohio, June 28, 2022CrossCountry Mortgage (CCM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing retail mortgage lenders, recently received several awards recognizing its achievements in building outstanding engagement, empowerment and satisfaction among its employees in Northeast Ohio and throughout the U.S. The company, which has more than 1,000 team members in Greater Cleveland and more than 8,000 nationwide, has consistently been ranked as one of the region’s top workplaces. 

For the sixth consecutive year, CCM has received the Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces Award from and The Plain Dealer. Based entirely on survey results from employees at hundreds of Northeast Ohio businesses, this award measures alignment, execution, connection and several other workplace culture drivers considered critical to organizational success. 

In addition to the Top Workplaces Award, and The Plain Dealer presented their 2022 Top Leader Award for companies with 500 or more employees to CCM Founder and CEO Ron Leonhardt, Jr.

CCM also recently was one of 30 Northeast Ohio organizations to receive Smart Business Magazine’s 2022 Smart Culture Award. This award highlights area businesses and non-profits that demonstrate how a positive culture can drive performance, position an organization as an employer of choice and impact the bottom line.

“CrossCountry Mortgage is a place where smart, passionate, team-oriented people from all walks of life are empowered to do and be their best at work,” said CCM Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Stracensky. “We have fun, we work hard, and we value the contributions of every employee in providing a truly superior customer experience.”

In addition to local honors, CCM has received dozens of awards and other distinctions for business growth and employee achievement. The company has appeared eight times, including in 2021, on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private businesses. Most recently, CCM has been recognized as a Scotsman Guide Top Mortgage Lender and more than 500 of its loan officers appeared on the Scotsman Guide Top Originators list, a leading performance benchmark for mortgage industry organizations and professionals.


CrossCountry Mortgage (CCM) is one of the nation’s largest retail mortgage lenders, with more than 8,000 employees operating more than 600 branches across all 50 states. Our company has been recognized eight times on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private businesses and has received many awards for our standout culture. We offer more than 100 mortgage, refinance and home equity solutions – ranging from conventional and jumbo mortgages to government-insured programs for Veterans and rural homebuyers – and we are a direct lender and approved seller and servicer by Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae. Through our dedication to getting it done, we make every mortgage feel like a win. Visit

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