Tara Ryan

Tara Ryan

Mortgage Consultant

Tara has been helping clients obtain home financing since retiring from Corporate America in 2004.  She holds a bachelors of electrical engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Emory’s Goizueta Business School.  Tara especially enjoys working with first time home buyers to help educate and make them feel comfortable navigating the home finance maze.

Richard Ryan

Richard Ryan

Branch Manager

Richard is also an Electrical Engineer from Georgia Tech.  He retired from Corporate America in 2002 to begin his mortgage career.  As branch manager, he is responsible for managing processes and people to insure a smooth on-time closing.  He leans heavily on technology to help the entire team communicate efficiently and to identify potential problems early in the process.

Lee Freeman

Lee Freeman

Client Concierge: Contract To Close

Lee helps our clients from the time that they go under contract through closing.  Lee collects all supporting documents including paystubs, w-2s, tax returns, bank statements, etc and packages the loan file for our underwriting and closing teams.

Melissa Hefner

Melissa Hefner

Disclosure and Closing Specialist

Melissa handles setting up files for initial disclosure as well as providing closing disclosures.  This is that large electronic stack of documents that you sign at the beginning and end of getting a mortgage.  There are a lot of pages and it takes a keen eye to make sure that everything is set up correctly.

Lis Bassett

Lis Bassett

Client Concierge: Contact to Contract

Lis is most likely the person you speak to when you first call our office.  She handles guiding our clients through the pre-approval process from first contact until they find their dream home and go under contract.  Lis uses her 15 years of banking experience to help insure that any potential problems are discovered and solved early in the process.

Alex Kelley

Alex Kelley

Client Concierge: Contact to Contract

Alex handles guiding our clients through the pre-approval process from first contact until they find their dream home and go under contract.  Alex uses his quick wit and friendly demeanor to put our clients at ease.

Sherri Domenech

Sherri Domenech

File Setup Specialist

Sherri works behind the scenes gathering key items for the file including appraisal, insurance, tax transcripts, verification of employment, condo documentation, and many others.

Caroline James

Caroline James

Marketing Specialist

Caroline uses her years of marketing experience to provide marketing support to our team.  She manages our facebook page, schedules events for our referral partners, and works with our corporate marketing team to design collateral material specific to the Atlanta market.

Dijana Saric

Dijana Saric

Client Concierge: Contact to Contract

Dijana handles our clients from initial contact through contract.  She holds a Math Degree from Georgia Tech and her excellent analytical skills are very valuable to our team.  Dijana is originally from Croatia.