First Community Mortgage announces new chief diversity officer

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Murfreesboro-based First Community Mortgage (FCM) has announced the promotion of Miguel Vega, to the Executive Team as Chief Diversity Officer/ SVP Business Development and Community Outreach.

Vega has been with FCM for almost two years, leading the Multi Cultural Lending Initiative (MCLI) team. The new position reinforces the commitment of FCM with diversity and inclusion as well as focusing on serving multicultural markets and underserved communities. Vega has been the driving force behind FCM winning the honorable Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Diversity Award for market outreach in 2017.

“Miguel brought considerable leadership and inspiration to FCM’s community outreach efforts. Selfless passion and energy – this describes Miguel best,” said FCM EVP and Director of Lending, Andy Voyles. “He has shown what it takes to lead such a powerful initiative in such a diverse and exciting market here in Middle Tennessee. He embodies the meaning of hard work and dedication in helping families, who may not have thought they had the opportunity to own a home, reach their dreams of owning one.”

Vega will be leading initiatives that impact diversity and inclusion, business strategy, and business development at FCM. He will be responsible for creating opportunities that define, assess, and promote diversity with educational and equal housing opportunities. He will also help the organization with cultural profieciency by generating a vision for corpoate growth and how to foster an environment of inclusiveness in relation to race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexuality, nationality, ability, etc.

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