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E. Kory Stafford is the president and chief executive officer of AMUSA Commercial Capital, a division of Alpha Mortgage, USA. AMUSA Capital, founded in 1993, is a private lending institution, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. It services most US states with a few program exceptions. AMUSA has closed thousands of transactions in its twenty-five years in business.
AMUSA Commercial Capital, referred to as "a problem solver" by its clients, is an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau and maintains an A+ rating. This achievement is a direct reflection of the level of service they provide and their ability to assist with even the most challenging loan scenarios.
Under Kory's astute direction, AMUSA offers commercial real estate loans ranging in size from $100K to $10M, on a variety of property types, including single-family 1 to 4, Investment properties, multi-family, and most commercial property types. They can also overcome many common obstacles such as lower credit scores and income documentation by offering programs that accept bank statements in lieu of personal tax returns.
Kory is well known for his extensive knowledge of commercial real estate lending strategies, problem solving, negotiations, and loan structuring. He has funded thousands of transactions during his 25 years in the industry and received numerous accolades for his outstanding service and commitment as a business leader.
In 2003, the National Republican Congressional Committee presented Kory with the National Leadership Award for his service as honorary chairman of the Business Advisory Council. He is also listed in Who's Who in Executives and Businesses and a former member of the Dallas chapter of The Young Entrepreneurs Organization.
Additionally, Kory has been an invited guest and speaker on several television and radio programs. From 1997 until 2008, Kory hosted the Saturday afternoon, Alpha Mortgage Show, broadcast on radio stations such as ABC, News Talk 820, and WBAP out of Dallas, Texas. He also hosted Minding Your Business Radio with Kory Stafford on The Business Survival Radio Network live from 660 KSKY in Dallas, and pioneered multi-media advertising campaigns for the mortgage industry in the early 90's and 2000's.
When he is not engaged with professional obligations, Kory maintains an active profile within church and community and is a born-again Christian. He is an accomplished musician, having played guitar and piano for the rock band, Classic Steel, a motorcycle and boating enthusiast, and most importantly, a dedicated husband and father to three grown children with 6 grandchildren.