40 Under 40 Award

40 Under 40 Awards

The MMLA is pleased to announce its "Rising Star"
Member Recognition Program!

Did you know that the average age of a Mortgage Loan Officer in this country is 54 years old?!!  Our mortgage industry is aging and the MMLA thought it would be important to spotlight the young professionals in the industry. 

The Michigan Mortgage Lenders Association’s (MMLA) Rising Star Award is a prestigious designation that is awarded to the “Rising Stars” of the Michigan mortgage industry. As the mortgage industry continues to evolve, the MMLA recognizes the importance of having young industry leaders involved to continue moving the mortgage industry forward. Past winners have been loan officers, branch managers, marketing coordinators, title company representatives and others, representing all aspects of the mortgage industry.

The MMLA is seeking nominations for this annual award which recognizes young achievers based on factors such as commitment to the industry, awards and accolades, philinthropic successes, and impact on the mortgage industry in Michigan. Winners will be announced at the Annual Lending Conference and will be honored at the Annual


Please join us in congratulating to these individuals as the first class of "40 Under 40" for the MMLA:

FIRST NAME LAST NAME COMPANY NAME
Jienelle Alvarado Trott Law PC
Marie Applegate Mortgage Center
Matt Baffo First State Bank
Melissa Bridges Bodman PLC
Brendon Chapin The Huntington National Bank
Holly Chelette United Bank Mortgage Corp.
Katrina Cole Inlanta Mortgage
Katrina Cummins Envoy Mortgage
Miguel Dominguez Guaranteed Rate
Tom Girardot Team Mortgage Co
Cesar Gonzalez Mercantile Bank
Nathan Gould Union Home Mortgage
Ashlee Gurrero GreenStone Farm Credit Services
Giles Hofacer Synergy Appraisal Services
Jessica Hurd GreenStone Farm Credit Services
Rosanna Kwiatkowski First State Bank
Trinity Lancione Guardian Mortgage Company, Inc.
David Lauer Guardian Mortgage Company, Inc.
Jennifer Leveck Union Home Mortgage
Kyle Lis Quicken Loans
Jimmy Morris Synergy Appraisal Services
Nicole Nahodil, CMB Mortgage 1, Inc.
Josh Nawrot Northern Mortgage
Amy Palus Mercantile Bank
Summer Parker Potestivo Associates
Erika Parker Synergy Appraisal Services
Tim Pascarella Ross Mortgage Corp.
Ryan Porter Synergy Appraisal Services
Katie Potas Michigan First Mortgage
Reigis Recchia Arbor One Mortgage Group/Mortgage 1
Paula Rosneck Essent Guaranty, Inc.
Jennifer Sayegh Trott Law PC
Patrick Scott Mercury Network LLC
Scott Sharda Evolve Bank & Trust
Mark Simonson Consumers Credit Union
Matthew Smith Ballard Spahr LLP
Scot Veneklase Mortgage 1, Inc.
Melanie Walny Dort Federal CU
Michael Woods Potestivo Associates
Heidi Zuniga Dort Federal CU

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