To better serve the needs of borrowers and meet the growing industry demand for housing, Churchill Mortgage added 24 new employees across eight states during the fourth quarter.
Since January, the lender has added more than 100 mortgage professionals in the 38 states it serves and continues to forecast strong growth into 2017.
“The addition of these 24 mortgage professionals, combined with all of our successes this year, gives me a great deal of optimism about the state of the mortgage industry heading into 2017,” says Mike Hardwick, president of Churchill Mortgage, in a release.
The 24 new employees are spread across branches in Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
In Brentwood, Tenn., Churchill welcomed Chris Spence as a home loan specialist, David Bruce as a mortgage planning specialist and Latrese Flowers as a closing coordinator. The branch also added Zachary McCollum as an associate developer, Stephanie Rogers as a loan processor and Sean Lewis as a technical support specialist.
In Herndon, Va., the lender added Donna Hale and Salman Ahmad as senior loan processors; Lynda Marie Stewart, Robert Lewandowski and Robert Jenkins as home loan specialists; and Annie Tang as an assistant processor.
Cindy Robinson and Krista Northrop joined Churchill’s Phoenix branch as a home loan specialist and loan processor, respectively; and Heather Manning and Lindsey Berry joined in Grand Rapids, Mich., as home loan assistants.
In Portland, Ore., the lender welcomed Nicole Cook as a home loan specialist and Ashley Davidson as an assistant processor. Churchill’s Dallas branch also welcomed William Brewer and Darren Edgar as home loan specialists. The lender also added Kathy Rex as a home loan specialist in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Mara Coronado-Maller as a home loan specialist and Suzanne Moreton as a loan processor in Orange, Calif.; and Renee Shepherd as a home loan specialist in San Diego.
Privately owned Churchill Mortgage now boasts more than 380 employees.