American Reporting Company (ARC) is pleased to announce it has joined Ascend Companies, Inc. This carefully executed decision will be beneficial to both companies, their clients, and their partners. ARC will continue to function independently for the immediate future, then begin to combine their operations, while also focusing on expanding appraisal product offerings to Ascend client partners.
ARC brings its thirty-five plus years of experience in the mortgage industry, a significant presence in the Pacific Northwest, and an impressive level of concierge service in appraisal, credit, and verifications.
Ascend Companies, which includes Advantage Credit, Partners Credit, Advanced Data, and Credit Interlink, will provide ARC expanded access to data sources as well as their proprietary software solutions. ARC will enable Ascend the capability of offering expansive appraisal services to its client partners.
This collaboration combines two entities primed and aligned for continued growth. There will be an immediate unification of best practices. The partnership will optimize resources for scale, expand product offerings, bolster industry-leading customer service levels, and accelerate innovation.
“Blake Matheson, Don Unger, and I own companies that share a strategic goal of saving our client’s time by providing innovative products and excellent service levels” Francois Madath (President and Owner of ARC.)
“I couldn't be happier to be joining forces” states Blake Matheson, CEO of Ascend and its affiliated companies. “ARC demonstrates a unique commitment to the highest standards of service and innovation on both the borrower and collateral side of the mortgage ledger. Their clients are true thought leaders. We look forward to learning from ARC, collaborating with them, and leveraging the full portfolio of Ascend Companies to support a continuing legacy of excellence for employees and customers alike.”
Don Unger, President of Advantage Credit, Inc., echoes these sentiments saying “I am pleased and excited to have all of the members of the ARC team join Ascend Companies. The commitment to customer satisfaction is apparent in every aspect of the ARC organization. We all expect to gain from this combination of companies.”
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