First Community Mortgage (FCM) has appointed Antonio Roundtree as its new vice president of community engagement.

“We are excited to welcome Antonio in this new role, responsible for increasing lending activities, promoting homebuyer and financial education programs, and community outreach efforts across communities we serve,” said Keith Canter, chief executive officer of First Community Mortgage.

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“In this strategic role Antonio will help us meet the needs of historically underserved communities – by leading our efforts to provide affordable housing products, resources, tools and events that help build generational wealth, championing diversity and inclusion improvement, furthering the reach of our multi-cultural lending initiative division, and facilitating more relationships and growth of our retail division.”

In a statement, FCM said that Roundtree previously “worked in banking, last focusing on Rutherford County, Nashville and extending to Knoxville [both in Tennessee].”

“Serving and fostering the community is one of the main pillars of First Community Mortgage’s mission, and I am proud to join the team, focusing on traditionally underserved markets,” said Roundtree. “It’s exciting to launch our community development initiative, the primary tool toward intentional engagement, providing communities with relevant assistance, educational and financial services to generate more homeownership opportunities.”