Southside Mortgage Corporation has been serving Southside Virginia for over 10 years.

Owner, Bruce Settle, has been in the banking, mortgage and lending business since 1976.

Southside Mortgage Corporation's mission is to provide you with quality service for all of your mortgage needs and to assist you in reaching your goals.

Our company provides the following:

- First Time Home Buyer Programs
- Conventional and VA Loans
- Home Equity Lines of Credit
- Special Credit Needs
- Construction and Commercial Loans


Bruce Settle
South Hill Office







Central Carolina Bank  (1993-1994)

Mortgage Loan Officer/Secretary-Treasurer

Originate, process and underwrite conventional, FHA, VA and FMHA mortgage loans

  • Originated, processed and closed over $3.8 million in loan volume during 1993 and over $3.3 million for 1994

  • Initiated and increased FHA loan limits in Person County, NC for the first time in 18 years

  • Enhanced business development by setting up a call/referral program with real estate brokers

South Boston Bank   (1991-1992)

Mortgage Loan Officer

  • Originated, processed and underwrote conventional FHA and VA mortgage loans.

Benchmark Community Bank  (1989-1991)

Assistant Vice President & Manager

Opened and staffed the South Hill office.

  • Originated and supervised the processing of loan growth from $0 to $10 million and deposit growth from $0 to $9 million in a two year loan

Cenit Bank for Savings (1983-1989)

Consumer Loan Officer (1988-1989)

Coordinated direct field servicing with branch network and established relationships in the business community to originate and close consumer loans.

  • Originated and closed $2 million in consumer loans.

Branch Manager (1983-1988)

Managed and directed all phases of branch operations, including personnel management, customer relations, loan origination, application review, loan approval and policy administration.

  • Originated and supervised the processing of loans totalling over $2 million annually, as well as a deposit and investment volume in excess of $2.3 million


  • Bachelors degree in Business Management - Averett College

  • Associates degree in Business Administration - Chowan College

Leadership/Community Involvement

  • Rotary Club Of South Hill - Past President

  • Shriners Club Of South Hill - Past President

  • South Hill Chamber Of Commerce - President

  • Mecklenburg Chamber Of Commerce Leadership Program - Graduate/Member of Govering Board

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