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Christina Baker Joins Academy Mortgage as Executive Vice President of Operations

Christina Baker Joins Academy Mortgage as Executive Vice President of Operations Draper, Utah, Wednesday, February 8, 2017—Christina Baker has joined Academy Mortgage as Executive Vice President of Operations.

In the role of EVP of Operations, Baker will oversee credit, project management, and all field and home office operations. With more than a decade of operations experience, Baker has worked in nearly every job capacity in the mortgage industry, from Loan Officer to Chief Operations Officer.

Before joining Academy, Baker was the Vice President of National Operations at First California Mortgage Corporation and, prior to that, Chief Operations Officer at Mortgage Solutions Financial.

“Christina brings strong, unique, and varied mortgage and military leadership experience to our company,” said James Mac Pherson, president of Academy. “She will play a key role in helping our company enhance our policies and procedures as we continue to transform and grow across the United States.”

Before starting her career as a mortgage professional, Baker served as an Adjutant General Officer in the U.S. Army for just over six years. She received her bachelor’s degree from West Point and a master’s degree from Webster University.

For more information, please contact Nicole Green at (801) 259-8657 or


About Academy Mortgage
Academy Mortgage is one of the top independent purchase lenders in the country as ranked in the 2016 CoreLogic Marketrac Report. It is the company’s mission to become 1st CHOICE in delivering the dream of sustainable homeownership by inspiring hope and building prosperity in the lives of its employees, homebuilders, real estate agents, and in the communities that it serves. Academy is headquartered in Draper, Utah; has more than 260 branches and 2,400 employees across the country; and is licensed to originate loans in 49 states and Washington D.C. For more information, please visit