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eCU Mortgage Taps Mortgage Veteran as President

Gerald Canon, who has spent a quarter of a century in the mortgage business, has been named President of eCU Mortgage, the CUSO mortgage company that serves credit unions throughout Texas.

As President, Canon will provide overall leadership as the company expands in its mission of helping credit unions provide streamlined, personalized mortgage services to their loan-seeking members.

“Gerald Canon has the perfect blend of underwriting, loan servicing, regulatory, sales, and management experience to lead eCU Mortgage,” said Mike McWethy, EVP of First Service Credit Union, the parent of eCU Mortgage.

“He is widely known in the industry for his leadership skills and most importantly, he fully understands the needs of credit unions.”

Canon most recently was district manager at Mortgage Center, where he worked with credit union partners in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Ohio. Previously he was a VP at Marine Credit Union in Wisconsin and before that was vice president of lending at Oregon Bank, also in Wisconsin. He has also served in executive positions for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and First Capitol Mortgage Corp.

eCU Mortgage is a subsidiary of First Service Credit Union of Houston. Its broad range of mortgage services allow credit unions to deliver thorough loan disclosures to their members, assure compliance, and retain their unique branding to assure a close member relationship.

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Rachel Williams attended Texas Christian University (TCU), where she graduated with Magna Cum Laude with a dual Bachelor of Arts in English and History. Williams is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, widely recognized as the nation’s most prestigious honor society. Subsequent to graduating from TCU, Williams joined the Five Star Institute as an editorial intern, advancing to staff writer, associate editor and is currently the editor in chief and head of corporate communications. She has over a decade of editorial experience with a primary focus on the U.S. residential mortgage industry and financial markets. Williams resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband. She can be reached at [email protected].

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