Coast Guard veteran and military mortgage specialist William R. Kelly Jr. has joined Mortgage Network Inc., one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the eastern U.S., as a mortgage loan officer in the company’s Danvers, Mass., branch office.
Prior to becoming a licensed mortgage professional, Kelly served for 24 years as an active duty U.S. Coast Guard officer. At the Pentagon, he worked with all military branches at the Joint Chiefs of Staff and within the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
As a career mentor and educator, Kelly also served as the Coast Guard Service Advisor to the U.S. Naval War College and taught homeland security and risk management courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level. He is a Gulf War veteran and served in the Persian Gulf, Bahrain and Kuwait.
Kelly is a certified military mortgage specialist and an expert at helping veterans obtain home financing. He is licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and owns property in both states.
In his new role, Kelly will be responsible for serving home buyers and home owners throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire.