Michelle Bobart, Senior vice president, Guaranteed Rate
The former owner of her own mortgage firm, Michelle Bobart brings more than 19 years of experience as a loan officer to over 2,000 clients in the greater Chicago area. As a trusted lending advisor, Bobart focuses on building stable, lifelong relationships with her clients, partnering with them throughout their journey to reach their financial goals.
Her unique, client-focused approach removes the anxiety and confusion associated with the loan process, resulting in flawless transactions. As a result, she has been consistently recognized as one of the leading mortgage bankers in the area, receiving accolades from both national trade publications and local media, including being named Five-Star Professional by Chicago magazine from 2011 to 2016.
A passionate advocate for victimized women, Bobart is dedicated to helping women overcome domestic abuse and sexual exploitation. She serves on the board of directors for Stepping Stones Network, a nonprofit organization with a mission to educate and engage the community to prevent domestic commercial sexual exploitation and provide comprehensive, restorative care to survivors. She also volunteers at the Cook County Jail, leading Bible study groups for women behind bars.