Movement Mortgage, a top 10 national retail mortgage lender, has hired James Essen as Regional Director for its Upper Midwest Region including Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Illinois.

An experienced mortgage professional, Essen joins Movement Mortgage to specialize in furthering business development and cultivating customer -focused relationships on behalf of Movement Mortgage in the Upper Midwest. Prior to joining Movement Mortgage, Essen served as the District Manager for Eagle Home Mortgage overseeing growth in four states.

“I’m blessed to be joining the Movement family. I have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than just another mortgage company,” says James Essen. “I was drawn to the positive impact Movement makes in communities all while producing an exceptionally high number of mortgages at an incredibly rapid pace.”

Essen resides in Twin Cities, Minnesota with his wife, Amber, and five children. His hobbies include traveling, golfing, reading and coaching youth sports.

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Abby Scott

Abby Scott is the public relations specialist at Movement Mortgage and a contributing author to the Movement Blog. A huge Gamecocks fan, Abby graduated from “the real Carolina,” aka the University of South Carolina, not too long ago. She can most likely be found trying to adjust to life as an actual adult, thinking about what’s for breakfast this Friday or finding memes that are far too relatable on Instagram.