Stanley C. Middleman is the founder and CEO of Freedom Mortgage Corporation, one of the largest and fastest-growing non-bank lenders in the U.S. mortgage industry today. He is a nationally recognized business strategist, real estate investor and philanthropist, with over 30 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry.
Since founding Freedom Mortgage in 1990, Mr. Middleman has grown the company into one of the nation’s largest U.S. originators and servicers, with over 4,300 employees and contractors in more
than 75 U.S. locations. Freedom Mortgage has been named a “Top Workplace” by the Indianapolis
Star Tribune and Philly.com, and has been ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for six consecutive years.
Mr. Middleman is an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), where he serves on both the MBA Board of Directors and the MBA Residential Board of Governors. He has also served on numerous advisory boards in the mortgage industry, including Freddie Mac and Ellie Mae. He is currently a member of the Housing Policy Executive Council and serves on the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) Corporate Board of Governors. Mr. Middleman also serves on several non-profit boards, including the Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
Mr. Middleman was the recipient of the 2019 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Greater Philadelphia Award in the financial services category. A strong supporter of U.S. servicemen and veterans, he received the 2018 Liberty USO Chairman’s Award in honor of his company’s service to the military community in Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. Most recently, he was named the 2019 American Cancer Society of Southern New Jersey Individual Honoree of the Year. He is also recipient
of the Temple University Fox School of Business Corporate Award and the Fox School of Business Centennial Award.