CEO: Mary Ann McGarry
No. of local employees: 732
Investors: McCarthy Capital of Omaha, Nebraska (75 percent), Guild senior management (25 percent)
Headquarters: Kearny Mesa
Year founded: 1960
Company description: Independent mortgage lender
As the mortgage market gets more competitive and the wider economy grows more volatile, Mary Ann McGarry and her fellow investors at Guild Mortgage are taking things in stride...