Guaranteed Rate opens new branch in Atlanta

Atlanta branch manager has more than 20 years of mortgage experience

Guaranteed Rate opens new branch in Atlanta

Guaranteed Rate has expanded in Atlanta, hiring Dean Mellon as branch manager.

The newest branch is the company's sixth office in Georgia, including Savannah, Athens, St. Mays, Gainesville, Waycross, and Suwanee.

"The grand opening of the Atlanta branch is a reflection of Guaranteed Rate's growth throughout the state of Georgia," said Derik Taylor, regional sales manager at Guaranteed Rate. "We continue to see increased opportunity and have hired a talented local team that knows the Atlanta homebuyer community well. We are excited to be building a team with the best of the best. Dean has a history of building tremendous success with customers and partners in the area and we are thrilled to have him on board."

Mellon brings to the role over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry. He most recently served as senior mortgage officer at BankSouth Mortgage. Mellon was also the senior vice president at Brand Mortgage Group.

"What enables Guaranteed Rate to be a top retail lender in the country will certainly benefit our new realtor partners and customers," said Mellon. "Guaranteed Rate has cutting-edge technology coupled with excellent customer service and an outstanding base of products to offer our customers, which will enable us to excel as a mortgage lender in Atlanta."