Michael A. Hammond JD
CMT- Founder and President
Michael Hammond is responsible for overseeing the daily operations and long-term strategic vision of NexLevel Advisors. A seasoned technology executive, Hammond brings close to two decades of leadership, management, marketing, sales and technical product and services experience. His expertise spans start-ups to multi-billion dollar corporations, running businesses, business units, marketing, sales, strategy and product and services organizations. Mr. Hammond brings exceptional insight, leadership, passion, and strategies that create revenue growth, and profitability. Hammond now dedicates himself exclusively to helping other businesses achieve extraordinary levels of success.
An entrepreneur, business leader, and thought leader, Mr. Hammond has extensive experience in Financial Services, and held prior executive positions such as CEO, CMO, VP of Business Strategy, Director of Sales and Marketing and Director of Marketing for such companies as Accenture Mortgage Cadence, Martopia, Dynatek, West Publishing and SMH.
Hammond is only one of 60 individuals to earn the prestigious Certified Mortgage Technologist (CMT) designation, which is presented to information technology professionals in recognition of their industry experience, professional education and knowledge of the unique technological needs of the real estate finance industry.
In addition, Hammond is viewed as a thought leader within the mortgage technology space and has been published numerous times in leading real estate finance publications such as Mortgage Banking Magazine, Tomorrow’s Mortgage Executive, National Mortgage News, National Mortgage Professional and Today’s Lending Insight. He is also a recognized speaker who regularly presents at national and state mortgage association conferences and other industry related events.
Hammond received a B.S.B.A. in Marketing from Xavier University and earned a law degree from the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University. In addition, Hammond is an Executive Mentor at Xavier University and serves on the advisory boards at Xavier University and Progress In Lending. Michael is the Chairman of the Board at Catholic Vantage Financial.