Cal Ripken Jr., former Baltimore Oriole and baseball Hall of Famer, has agreed to be the spokesman for mortgage lender NewDay USA LLC, the company announced Tuesday.
"In addition to serving as spokesperson for NewDay USA's philanthropic activities, Ripken will headline outreach campaigns in local communities that focus on career development, employee recruitment and NewDay USA University, a state-of-the-art educational initiative designed to prepare current employees and new recruits for successful careers in mortgage banking," the firm said in a statement.
NewDay is a headquartered in Fulton, in Howard County, and is a division of private investment firm Chrysalis Holdings LLC. The mortgage company focuses on providing services for seniors, veterans and active-duty service members.
"I am pleased to represent NewDay USA and its efforts to create opportunities for young people, support members of the armed services and help families in communities across the nation," Ripken said in the statement.