Churchill Mortgage recently announced the new hiring of 15 industry professionals across its California, Michigan, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia branches. The company’s latest additions are an effort to be prepared for National Homeownership Month in June and to support continued growth through the summer months.
“National Homeownership Month underscores the importance and aspiration of owning a home as part of the American Dream,” said Mike Hardwick, president of Churchill Mortgage. “For all of us at Churchill, preserving this dream is important, as well as imperative to long-term economic stability.”
Churchill Mortgage, founded in 1992 and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Churchill Holdings, Inc. is privately owned by over 300 of its employees, according to the release. This company provides conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA residential mortgages across 33 states. It is also the only mortgage lender endorsed by nationally syndicated radio personality and personal finance expert and author, Dave Ramsey.
In the Brentwood, Tennessee location, Churchill welcomes Ross McBride as processor with 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry, the company announced. Kelly Lesko and Darren McCroskey will also work in the Tennessee location as home loan specialists with more than 12 years of combined expertise. The lender also adds Rick Wooten and Garrett Fredrick as home loan specialists in training. Christopher Talley joins as a technical support specialist and David Bacon as an accounting intern. Jenny Moehle serves as a loan partner for the company in the Tennessee location.
Donna Sartin will also work in Tennessee at Churchill’s Chattanooga branch as a home loan specialist, the company said. She has more than 16 years of industry experience and is a member of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors and the Tennessee Association of Realtors.
According to the Churchill, Kevin Shaknazarian and Mark Faulkenberry bring three decades of combined expertise to the company's branches in Houston and North Texas, respectively. Valarie Padilla is the lender’s newest production assistant in Orange, California and Emily Day joins the Herndon, Virginia branch as a receptionist. In Michigan, Derrick Kring joins the Lansing branch as a home loan specialist assistant and Seth Vanderwey joins as a home loan specialist in training in Grand Rapids.
“We’re continuing to see positive momentum within the housing market, and as such, we will continue to expand our team to meet borrower demand,” Hardwick said. “We remain dedicated to making debt-free homeownership enjoyable, practical and achievable.”