DeAnn Ellis, Senior loan officer, Element Funding
DeAnn Ellis has been a leader in the mortgage industry for more than 20 years. She built her expertise in home lending by working for various lenders and has even owned her own mortgage company. Currently a senior loan officer for Element Funding in Covington, Georgia, Ellis and her team service the entire state. Through the years, she has been recognized for her expertise and has consistently earned top producer honors. She won the Element Funding President’s Club Award in 2015 and Chairman’s Club Award in 2016, and has received recognition from various publications. She also ranked among the top 1% of mortgage originators in America in 2016, thanks to a volume of more than $46 million.
Ellis is the co-author of the Amazon bestseller The Mortgage Storm. She is also an instructor for American Real Estate University, where she teaches courses for continuing education. In addition, she is a member of the chamber of commerce for Walton and Newton, the East Metro Women’s Council of Realtors, the East Metro Board of Realtors and the Walton Barrow Board of Realtors, and serves on the board for Action Ministries, an agency established to feed hungry children.