Mike joined Mortgage Warehouse in 2007, and currently serves in the capacity of Vice President of Lending. Mike works closely with secondary market investors and third party vendors to keep Mortgage Warehouse an industry leader in total mortgage price to the homeowner. Mike has a wide range of job functions including but not limited to underwriting decisions, marketing, pricing, and ensuring compliance with all State and Federal laws. Even with his executive responsibilities, Mike still ranks as one of Mortgage Warehouse’s top producing loan originators always making time to work directly on the front lines with the customer. Mike is known for having the “heart of a teacher” when it comes to helping homeowners understand today’s mortgage loan process.
Mike has 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry during which time he has been involved with well over $1 billion in mortgage fundings. Mike’s career is filled with prestigious recognition including awards such as Loan Officer of the Year and breaking multiple company production records. During the nationwide mortgage boom from 2001-2006, one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in America chose Mike as the best role model to hire and train its employees. Mike has trained over 300 new loan originators, processors, underwriters, and managers during his career. By 2005, Mike was largely responsible for establishing complete mortgage operations in 16 major cities extending from Orlando, FL to Denver, CO. Since 2007, Mike has played a key role in the growth and success of Mortgage Warehouse. In the worst years of the housing crisis (2009 and 2010), Business First recognized Mortgage Warehouse as one of Louisville’s 50 fastest growing companies…the only mortgage company on this list. Mike was critical in evolving Mortgage Warehouse from a mortgage broker, into a lender that funds its own mortgage loans. This laid the groundwork for high demand mortgage options such as the popular no closing cost loan program and interest rates well below the national average.
Mike has completed over 150 hours of mortgage licensing education in Kentucky, Indiana, Florida, and Texas. Mike achieved the National Dean’s List Award at St. Catharine College. Only ½ of 1% of all college students in America receive this award for academic excellence. Mike has passed the National S.A.F.E. mortgage exam, along with 5 other state specific exams. Mike is also a direct endorsed mortgage loan underwriter by the Federal Housing Administration. Mike currently holds mortgage licenses in Kentucky, Indiana, and Florida.
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