Alvin Shah

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Title: Managing Partner
Company: First Opinion Mortgage
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Alvin Shah, Managing Partner at First Opinion Mortgage, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mortgage refinancing.

Backed by a BBA from Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, achieved in 2002, upon entering the workforce Mr. Shah pondered what area of business would be the best fit for his personality and passions. Coincidentally, his father had told him that he needed to refinance his house, and he asked Mr. Shah to take the lead because the process was quite complicated. Mr. Shah took on the difficult task with stride and decided this area of business-suited him quite well. Today, Mr. Shah is a distinguished executive with more than 15 years of experience in the business and holds a local award for Best in Gwinnett, as well as a national award for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.

For the past eight years, since 2013, Mr. Shah has notably served as managing partner at First Opinion Mortgage, where he leads a team of nearly 200 people and takes pride in helping them reach their financial goals. First Opinion Mortgage offers residential mortgage loans including conventional, FHA, VA, jumbo, and non-QM loans. With low-interest rates and minimum closing, since 2004 the team at First Opinion Mortgage has given their clients access to lending in 24 states with in house underwriting and direct lending. In his role with First Opinion Mortgage, in addition to his daily tasks, Mr. Shah likes to educate others, as he takes the most pride in watching people grow within the company and in the field as a whole professionally.

Prior to his current, executive role, Mr. Shah was President of the Capital Lending Group in Suwanee, Georgia from 2005 to 2013. However, he commenced his career as a mortgage loan officer with U.S. Residential Mortgage in Atlanta from 2003 to 2005. Looking towards the future, Mr. Shah intends to expand First Option Mortgage into a highly respected and recognized mortgage company nationwide. He attributes his success to persistence and remembers to give back to the community and charity when he can, believing that service should become a natural piece of life once a certain level of success is attained.

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