Executive Bios

Jeremy Stewart

President of Orion Lending

Jeremy Stewart is the President for Orion Lending, a DBA of American Financial Network Inc. He is charged with building the infrastructure and leads all departments with his trademark enthusiasm, efficiency and customer-focused vision.

Jeremy Stewart's ability to build a highly successful organizational infrastructure began with a foundational degree in Finance from California State University, Long Beach. Soon after, Mr. Stewart launched his career as an investment advisor with Smith Barney, where he became one of the youngest interns turned advisors to pass the Series 7 and 63 licensing exams.

Continuing his rapid industry ascent, he then successfully headed up investment portfolios and mortgage sales growth for Citigroup before joining Acoustic Home Loans. There, Mr. Stewart helped grow the company into the 27th largest wholesale lender in the country, 325 employees strong. A three-time winner of Acoustic's Presidents Circle as an Account Executive, his consistent high performance earned him a promotion to Sales Manager, where he ranked number one in overall volume and funding production.

Prior to launching Orion Lending, Mr. Stewart brought his winning touch to ClearVision Funding in 2010. From scratch, a vision took shape and ClearVision's trajectory and success became a byproduct of his disciplined management skills and performance. Mr. Stewart spent over 4 years building a winning blueprint taking ClearVision from just 8 employees and 3 licensed states to 210 employees across 36 states. Under his leadership ClearVision consistently achieved a 20 percent month-over-month production growth and funded over $2 Billion per year.

Mr. Stewart's unwavering dedication, humble energetic infectious positivity, and penchant for minimizing risks, motivating staff, and integrating such precision tools as reports and data have helped him build a truly impressive track record during his career.

Curtis Edwards

Executive Vice President of Orion Lending

Curtis Edwards is the Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Orion Lending. His oversight includes Sales, Operations and Marketing. With many years' experience in the financial industry, Mr. Edwards has specialized in sales, operations, recruitment and management in Wholesale Lending.

As a successful sales leader, he consistently surpassed funding goals year after year, and has been an integral part of many companies' maturity and success. Earlier in Mr. Edwards' career, he was an Account Executive at Acoustic Home Loans, Lending First Mortgage, and National Sales Manager at Nations Direct Mortgage. As his career progressed, he had the opportunity to join ClearVision Funding in early 2011 as a Regional Manager. As the company flourished, Mr. Edwards was promoted to National Sales Manager and ultimately, Senior Vice President of Sales.

As a Senior Level Manager, he insists on being actively involved in the day to day production, always considering new and innovative ideas to improve the broker's experience. His rare hands-on approach and guideline intensive sales focus has aided in the discovery and success of many of tomorrows up and coming mortgage leaders.

Mr. Edwards' education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Administration from California State University, Long Beach.

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