- Rising star
Allyson Kreycik has had a good year. She had a baby and became the seventh highest female originator in the country, with $164m in originations in 2012. She jumped ship from a failing mortgage business, joined Guaranteed Rate, a franchised mortgage banking company, and started a new life in Boston.
- How I built my tight-knit team of power producers
Jodie V. Tanga was just 22 when she stumbled across an irresistible opportunity to set up her own branch of a friend’s mortgage company in Hawaii. A decade later, she’s her own boss and business is booming. Tanga says the secret to her success is simple: “I work very, very hard and I embrace change”
- Rising from the ashes
Two and a half years ago, Michael Mann was fed up. Following a series of personal and professional challenges, he was on the brink of closing his under performing mortgage brokerage and launching a new career. Fortunately, he changed his mind and decided instead to radically change the way he did business. The gamble paid off, and this month Mann’s team is closing 25 loans worth around $5m