CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov 5th, 2008 – Charlotte Business Journal has awarded Ameritrust Equity Services ?2008 Best Places to Work.? Over 40,000 businesses in the Charlotte area, thousands of companies and employees to compete with: Ameritrust Equity Services proudly accepts this award. In addition: Ameritrust was the only mortgage company to be honored. John Owens, CEO of Ameritrust Equity Services; contributes the continued success of Ameritrust with a Culture that employees can grow professionally and personally. ?We are a results driven company while maintaining a high level of sociability and positive culture. We are a Family friendly company with an open door policy that management encourages,? explains Owens. ?The mortgage industry continues to be very tough in this environment of uncertainty. I am pleased for our company to be recognized as we continue to enable our customers the joy of homeownership,? said John Owens, CEO and President of Ameritrust.