United Shore promises no layoffs during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted at 1:11 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 13:11:37-04

(WXYZ) — Pontiac based United Shore mortgage company, which also includes UWM, says their CEO Mat Ishbia is committed to not laying off anyone during the current global crisis.

Ishbia made the comments during an all company address, part of which was released by the company.

“Our neighbors, family and friends are getting sick and losing their jobs at a staggering rate while facing incredible stress about their finances in the middle of this global crisis,” said Ishbia. “This is a scary time but we are going to get through this as a team and as a family. Being a family company is not just a nice thing to say when it is convenient; it is the core of who we are. When times are tough, that is when family steps up for each other and carries one another through. Every single member of this family is equally important and I can’t think of a better way to let 5,800 people know we’ve got their back than giving them job security at a time like this. I will sleep on their couch before I lay anyone off.”

The company is also offering fee-free telemedicine, taking their company team building activities online, and providing discounts and special offers through partnerships with Rite Aid and Door Dash.

“I am proud of what our team has been able to accomplish leading up to and during this time from setting records to the way we care about each other and our clients” said Ishbia. “Together we can accomplish anything and when we are all able to be back together under one roof we will be stronger than ever.”

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