Jon Maddux is CEO and co-founder of Drop Mortgage, Inc. Drop Mortgage is a mortgage lender with the focus on residential jumbo niche loan programs.
Before the mortgage crisis, he was President of IMS Lending, a local mortgage company in Del Mar, CA. In December 2007, Jon Co-Founded and became CEO of YouWalkAway.com.
Since January 2008, YouWalkAway.com has helped over 8,000 customers navigate through the hardship of foreclosure and/or a short sale. You Walk Away has been featured in news publications and TV news programs such as: 60 Minutes, ABC Nightline, CNN, NBC’s The Today Show, Good Morning America, Yahoo Finance, Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune, Money Magazine, NPR, AP, NBC, CBS and Fox News among many others. Many of these publications have used quotes from Maddux about mortgages, short sales, and foreclosure.
Specialties: Creative financing. Structuring real estate deals. Jumbo loans after foreclosure or short sale. Multifamily properties and commercial financing. Creative consulting on projects that involve economic foresight, marketing and out of the box thinking. Co-founded AfterForeclosure.com featured on CNBC.
Music: Signed to Warner Music Publishing from 2006-2008. Jon has worked with Major Label recording artists in the following genres: Country, Rock, Pop & Christian (including Smashmouth, Plain White T’s, John Michael Montgomery, Parmalee, Kutless). Jon wrote original songs and recorded all the music for an upcoming international children’s TV show The FoFo Figgily Show. Jon played in Signed Christian band for two records and two tours 1992-1994.