Churchill Mortgage expanded their presence by recruiting sixteen new staff in Georgia, Michigan, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. In Brentwood, Tenn., Churchill adds Austin Heithcock as a loan partner and Kathy Mendenhall and Shannon Kaiser as its newest underwriters with more than two decades of combined industry experience. The lender also adds Cindy Moore as its newest home loan specialist; Christina Forster as a customer care specialist; and Teresa Maiser as an administrative coordinator. Also joining in Tennessee at Churchill’s Memphis branch, Ina Ballard and Gilbert Battle are home loan specialists. Battle is an industry veteran with 40 years of industry experience and is a member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS and Ballard has more than two decades of mortgage expertise.
Sarah Bennett is the lender’s newest assistant vice president in Houston and has received notable industry recognition for her leadership and production volumes. In addition, Peggy Hollingsworth joins as a sales support manager with more than 25 years of experience.
In Herndon, Va., Churchill adds Chad Hartsfield as a home loan specialist and Carolina Espinoza as a home loan specialist assistant. With more than 15 years of experience, Hartsfield is a member of the Financial Planners Association and works remotely from Colorado. Joining Churchill’s Lansing, Mich. branch is Laura Weale as a home loan specialist. Kathryn Camp is the lender’s newest home specialist in Greenwood, S.C. and is also a member of the South Carolina Bankers Association.
William Hach supports Churchill’s branch in Kennesaw, Ga. as a processor and loan officer with more than a decade of experience and Tammy Brooks joins the lender’s Jackson, Miss. branch as a mortgage broker.
“The National Association of Realtors recently reported that total existing home sales in October were six percent higher than a year ago and that sales have remained above year-ago levels for the past 28 months,” said Mike Hardwick, president of Churchill Mortgage. “Appetite for mortgages is growing, and while many of the largest institutions cut jobs within their lending departments, Churchill is growing along with this increased demand. We stand ready to support potential borrowers, and to do so, we will continue to actively recruit the industry’s very best.”