MAX names new mortgage originator for East Alabama

AUBURN, AL (May 27, 2015) — MAX has named Steven Soltau as Mortgage Originator for East Alabama.  Soltau will oversee the mortgage loan process and work with local residents and realtors in Lee County and surrounding areas to help them meet their financial goals.  His office will be in MAX’s Auburn Downtown location.

MAX and Soltau are excited about what he brings to the team. Soltau said, “I am excited to join MAX because I feel that we have the right leaders in place and the right products to help our customers and businesses navigate in today’s economy and achieve their financial goals for success.”

Soltau began his banking career in Tallahassee, Florida in 2000.  He became a branch manager in Jacksonville, Florida in 2004 and most recently was an assistant vice president and branch manager in Opelika.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Florida State in 2003 and has also graduated from two executive level banking schools. He is active in the Lee County community, including serving as Activities Chair of the Opelika Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors since 2007.  This January, he joined the Board of Directors for Opelika Main Street.

“Mortgage lending will always be a vital part of the financial life of most families and businesses,” said Martin Head, MAX Chief Lending Officer.  “Steven brings a combination of energy, knowledge and caring to our customers in a way that will maximize their chances of financial success and freedom.  We’re excited that Steven has joined our team, and we know customers will be delighted to have him on their team as well.”

About MAX
MAX is a leading, locally owned financial institution in central and east Alabama, with more than $1 billion in assets. Serving our communities for the last 60 years, MAX provides a full suite of consumer and business banking products, including checking, savings, loans, online and mobile banking. MAX has 15 branch locations across its central and east Alabama footprint. Please visit us at

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