Cristen Talbert, National underwriting manager, Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group
As Gold Star’s national underwriting manager, Cristen Talbert takes great pride in leading both the corporate and West Coast underwriting teams. Ensuring the delivery of highly accessible, quality-driven underwriting during the past five years, Talbert is admired for creating open lines of communication between originators and underwriters, and is fiercely committed to maintaining exceptional turnaround times. Previously holding a number of leadership roles in the banking arena and with the US Department of Agriculture, Talbert is particularly skilled in process improvement and developing superior training initiatives. Talbert also served in the US Air Force during the Gulf War.