Meet the Team
Loan Officer NMLS# 1523910
Carena may be part-unicorn. Her mix of intelligence and care for people is rare, and why our clients love her. A South-African Greek immigrant, She has a unique perspective and desire to help people achieve their dreams in and out of the mortgage industry. Carena moved here from Atlanta 3 years ago. On weekends, you'll catch her cheering on the GA Bulldogs, hanging with her dog, Stella, or enjoying the sun at the beach.
Joe is our operations manager. When he's not working to expedite every process involved in helping with loans, he is executing top-secret ninja techniques we do to help our clients, Realtor® Partners and Loan Officers experience their own “Success Avalanche”. He is a 7-year Army Infantry veteran and a Purple Heart recipient. In his free time, he enjoys boating, running and singing karaoke (he’ll be keeping his day job).
Loan Officer NMLS# 1506180
Jennifer is an experienced mortgage guru with 20+ years of mortgage and banking experience. Also a certified yoga instructor, she has a relaxing, happy and peaceful demeanor as she helps our clients through the mortgage process. Outside of work, she enjoys watching her 2 boys play baseball and lacrosse with her husband, and when she has the opportunity to vacation out of state she hitting the slopes, snow skiing.
Alexa has a perfect combo of memorably-friendly and super-intelligent. She plays a key role in helping our team deliver the “wow” we aim to provide to our mortgage clients. She chose to work here because she "could tell this is amazing team, who does business honestly...and seems to have a good vibe" (I told you, Alexa is smart). She loves spending time hanging out with her 2 kids, and enjoys going to the beach in her free time.
Becky leads our Follow-Up Partner® team. She ensures that our clients are proactively communicated with through their preferred mediums. Whether it's phone, text, email, or social media, she's always there to connect with you. Becky was born and raised in the Tampa area, and is also a Gator fan. She has a 7-year old daughter, 2 cats and 3 dogs, so they definitely give her plenty to do in her free time.
Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS# 1648127
Karen brings years of mortgage experience and sales successes to our team. Clients and Realtor partners recognize her drive to provide top notch customer service and her creative approach to being a "problem solver." These qualities are what set her apart in this business. In her free time, Karen proudly wears the title of "Mortgage Mom" taking care of two young children and enjoying time on the water with her husband Chris, who is a full time fisherman.
Kristina is the founder of our processing ninja position by being, well, a ninja mortgage processor. She is ridiculously proactive and detail-oriented, which helps our team consistently get loans closed ahead-of-schedule. Tackling any surprises along the way, she eliminates the opposition closing your loan fast. She loves to be outdoors, kayaking or biking with her husband. They are literal dog-whisperers and animal lovers including parrots and turtles.
Allison is another processing ninja on our team. She’s been in the mortgage industry for 12 years, and processing for 7 yrs. She lives and breaths the motto "results matter most" and has the technical knowledge our clients rely on from us. Allison is married to her husband, Rob, and they live in Tampa with their 2 Japanese Chin dogs (they are hilarious!). Embracing her local pride, she’s a huge Bucs and Lightning fan.