AFN’s Wall of Props


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    Grace Jolley gave props to Drea Giles [217]

    Drea is always wanting to learn more and excel at what she is doing, which is AWESOME. Also she deserves props because she feeds us home cooked food!

    – May 18, 2018


    Grace Jolley gave props to Crystal Casteel [217]

    Crystal is a woman of many trades! She goes where she is needed and kills the task at hand! THANK YOU, CRYSTAL!

    – May 18, 2018


    Grace Jolley gave props to Frank Lamp [217]

    I have worked with Frank for almost three years now and he has been constantly growing and trying to be as helpful as he can to the ones around him. He is an awesome Sales Manager that is always trying to keep us pumped up and going! You are appreciated Frank!

    – May 18, 2018


    Grace Jolley gave props to Michelle Catano [217]

    Michelle is extremely knowledgeable and always open to help anyone around her! She is such a joy to work with!

    – May 18, 2018


    Drea Giles gave props to Martin Wilson [217]

    Martin continues to impress. He molds easily to changes, is always thorough in his work making transitions easy. Keep up the excellent work, Martin!

    – May 18, 2018


    Christopher Terpening gave props to Brendon Ward [217]

    Brendon is always focused and stays on task. He gives 110% to his guests and will try everything to help them. He also makes everyone laugh and makes the day fun that is why he gets props.

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Jack Sherman [217]

    Jack,

    Thank you for always being the highest level mentor I have ever had in my business career. You are a true pioneer and visionary in the Mortgage Banking Industry and at AFN and I’m so fortunate to have you as my mentor and friend. You mean the world to me for a lot of reasons but especially for this incredible opportunity that you gave me almost 10 years ago to be everything I could be at Team AFN. All of the Sherman’s mean everything to me but I know you already know that but I wanted to say it again. Thank you. Team AFN and the Sherman’s have truly changed my life and for that, I am so grateful. As a Team AFN Ambassador, I am driven to take the Team AFN Mission Statement and Vision to the highest level around the country by epitomizing what it means to be Team AFN. I cherish the opportunity every day since day 1 and I Love Team AFN.

    Thank you All star…Your leadership has impacted me in so many ways.

    Great Job!

    TC

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Ashlee Potts [217]

    Ashlee is awesome. She loves Team AFN and is always willing to go above and beyond to support her team. She is such a pleasure to work with and she is a high level professional and communicator and she is on top of things like I rarely see around the country. Every time I travel 3000 miles to be a part of the New Jersey Division for events she always takes care of me to make sure that I am ok and that I feel supported and at home. That means the world to me when I am in New Jersey and what she does for Matt and John is off the charts awesome. They are an incredible team together that is high level synergy. Teamwork is epitomized in the New Jersey Division and I know Ashlee has a lot to do with that because of how much she cares. A True Team AFN All star.

    Thank you and Great Job.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Jaime Bowen [217]

    Jaime has been so loyal to Team AFN and she always brings professionalism, knowledge and a high level of motivation with all her loans and with everyone she works with. She epitomizes what it means to bring high level customer service and I’m so thankful that she is not only on my Divisional Team but on Team AFN. She is true Team AFN all star.

    Great Job and Thank you Jaime.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Brendon Ward gave props to Chris Terpening [217]

    He really puts the effort into every call and never gives up. Chris is also extremely attentive to detail and consistent and that’s why he gets my AFN prop!

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Matt Schultz [217]

    Matt is so Team AFN. He is so professional and courteous in everything he does at Team AFN. His ability to communicate not only effective but positive and from a place of encouragement and his knowledge is such a benefit for not only his division but for the entire Team at AFN across the country. His loyalty to Team AFN is off the charts and I am so thankful to be on the same team with Matt. Great job supporting you and John’s division to #1 in the company on your way to 100 million per month. Awesome. Matt is a true Team AFN All star.

    Awesome.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to John D’Onofrio [217]

    John is such a powerful leader and his work ethic is off the charts at Team AFN. I truly love his loyalty for Team AFN and what his division is doing across the country is incredible by being #1. John truly epitomizes what it means to be a part of team AFN because not only is he there for his division but he is always there for everyone at Team AFN. John is truly a Team AFN allstar.

    Thank you John

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Drea Giles gave props to Crystal Casteel [217]

    Crystal assists with all departments, and brainstorms ways for an easy flow. Great multitasker!

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Jon Gwin [217]

    Jon should be given props every single day as far as I’m concerned because Jon epitomizes what Team AFN is all about. His support level, knowledge base, and communication is off the charts at Team AFN. John is such a pillar to all of our success at Team AFN so I wanted to say Great Job and again acknowledge you as a true Team AFN All Star and thank you for all you do for Team AFN.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Crystal Casteel gave props to Frank Lamp [217]

    Frank keeps our office pumped up. He is always willing to help out everyone on the Sales team as well as the Processing team. If you have a question, you can always go to Frank for an answer.

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Ryan Mandley [217]

    Ryan is always so positive and always has incredible vision for his team and his branch. Ryan is a high level entrepreneur and his presence on Team AFN makes a difference. The BMG branch is coming on strong and I truly believe that Ryan has a lot to do with it. He is always a high level communicator and has been very loyal to Team AFN.

    Great job Ryan for all you do with your team and in the AFN Masters Program.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Raul Esparza [217]

    Raul is so customer service friendly and always brings service with a smile which epitomizes what Team AFN is all about. His knowledge of the AFN system is off the charts and his ability to communicate positively and effectively makes him a true Team All-star.

    Thank you for all you do for Team AFN. It is definitely noticed.

    Great job.

    Anthony A. Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Richard Fitzpatrick [217]

    Richard is one of the most loyal people at Team AFN. His level of knowledge, professionalism and courtesy are a benchmark for all of us to shoot for and I’m so thankful that we are on the same Team together in my Division and at Team AFN. What he does in the support of his branch and the AFN Reverse Mortgage Division takes a tremendous amount of commitment and he is a true team AFN All star.

    Thank you Richard,

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Diana Gray [217]

    Diana is one of the most professional and dynamic Branch Managers that I have seen at Team AFN and her loyalty to Team AFN has been off the charts. She is a great leader because she truly cares about her team. Her branch is #1 in my Division and I’m so thankful to have this Team AFN All star a part of Team AFN.

    Thank you Diana.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Matt Maine [217]

    Matt is awesome in every way at Team AFN especially the way he truly loves Team AFN and the people he comes in contact with. He has always been so supportive of everything I do at Team AFN and his energy at corporate is always at the highest level of positive and supportive which is the epitome of Team AFN. Matt truly is an AFN Allstar.

    Great job and thank you Matt.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Walter Wakeman gave props to Tori Treyes [217]

    Tori is a combination between Taylor Swift and Super Girl. When it comes to helping clear legal compliance issues she takes the Blank Space and finishes the issues with no problem. Thanks for all the help Tori!

    – May 18, 2018


    Walter Wakeman gave props to Cynthia Sanchez [217]

    Cynthia is like Huntress when it comes to dealing with problems. She identifies the issue and then goes after it with her full attention making sure that the question is answered and nothing else will bother the file. Thank you Cynthia!

    – May 18, 2018


    Jamie Schoedl gave props to Stephanie Esparza [217]

    Stephanie’s dedication to her work, and her funding department co workers is astonishing. She is always able to take the time to answer questions, show care and concern with any issues. She is a remarkable manager and influence. It is a pleasure to work with her. Thank you, Stephanie.

    – May 18, 2018


    Jimmy Vuong gave props to Kirstin Rowley [217]

    Kirstin makes it very easy to ask for help and provide feedback. These attributes are often overlooked but are so important for a good team member.

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to John Sherman [217]

    I just wanted to say that I think that John’s vision for Team AFN is incredible as he is always 6 months ahead of where we are currently. His leadership and knowledge have been not only a big part of Team AFN but for my personal growth within Team AFN.

    Thank you John for all you do for all of Team AFN and our families.

    You are a True Team AFN All Star.

    TC

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Mike Matalka [217]

    Mike is a true Team AFN Powerhouse in not only his level of professionalism and knowledge but how much he loves Team AFN. He shows his dedication to Team AFN by always being supportive of not only his Division but for all of Team AFN. I am so thankful that Mike is part of Team AFN as he is making a powerful impact on the Team AFN of today but for the future of Team AFN. Mike is a true Team AFN Superstar. Thank you and great job.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Robert Chain gave props to ashlee shields [217]

    Constantly does a wonderful job with great advice.

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Eric Winblad [217]

    Eric is such a high level professional in every way at Team AFN. His professionalism and knowledge is off the charts and his willingness to support not only his Division but all of Team AFN makes him a true Team AFN Superstar.

    Thank you and great job superstar.

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Tori Cegielski [217]

    Tori is a high level professional with an incredibly positive attitude and she loves Team AFN. She has really supported the AFN Loyalty program besides all of her other duties at Team AFN. She has always got a smile on her face and communicates at a high level. Great Job!

    Anthony Casillas

    – May 18, 2018


    Crystal Casteel gave props to Rachel Hull [217]

    Rachel is always so upbeat and positive. Her kindness is contagious.

    – May 18, 2018


    Anthony Casillas gave props to Ashlee Shields [217]

    Ashlee is one of the most talented marketing professionals I have ever had the pleasure to work with. She is a high level communicator and extremely pleasant and always goes above and beyond. She epitomizes Team AFN. Thank you Ashlee.

    Anthony

    – May 18, 2018


    Crystal Casteel gave props to Drea Giles [217]

    Drea is a team player. She is ready to help out anyone in the office and always ready to learn something new.

    – May 18, 2018


    Crystal Casteel gave props to Michelle Catano [217]

    Michelle is always ready and willing to help everyone on her team as well as the Sales team. She is always supportive and positive.

    – May 18, 2018


    Courtney Washington gave props to Monica Rojas [217]

    She gets props for being a great manager. She has picked up this new process for us and led by example. She’s great at training and providing the tools I need to be a success for our company! Not to mention a great/awesome all around individual!

    – May 18, 2018


    Maria Cummins gave props to Krista Bradford [217]

    I work remotely so I don’t get to form a lot of co-worker bonds. Krista has always made me feel included and that means so much to me. She is a very good manager because she responds in a timely manner, will always go the extra mile to help, and treats me with respect. I hope this “prop” lets her know how much she is appreciated!

    – May 18, 2018


    Hailey Castillo gave props to Greg Perez [217]

    Greg is great! He’s the best loan officer in the whole world. He’d be better if he could make sure that our office had eating utensils on a consistent basis, but hey, nobody’s perfect. Thanks, Greg, for all you do!

    – May 18, 2018


    Walter Wakeman gave props to Ted Clavel [217]

    Ted is the ultimate team player. He might not be seen as the highlight reel starter, but his team-play may have a bigger impact than anyone will ever know. Every aspect of his game is on point within Team AFN. Thank you Ted!

    – May 18, 2018


    Mike Fimbres gave props to Kristi Suarez [217]

    For consistently issuing timely, accurate, and make-sense approvals. Making herself available to think through scenarios to make loans happen and always having a positive attitude!
    Thank you, Kristi!

    – May 18, 2018


    Hailey Castillo gave props to Gina Allen [217]

    Gina is the best underwriter in the world and she’s an amazing person on top of that. She’s the number 1 VIP of our branch, next to Greg of course. Thank you, Gina, for making my job so much more enjoyable 🙂

    – May 18, 2018


    robert chain gave props to Jessica Wiggins [217]

    A jewel to work with and a credit to the company and department.

    – May 18, 2018


    Kevin McRae gave props to Sash Budakyan [217]

    Sash has gone above and beyond for our branch. He always is communicative on all files, to the point of helping our office on an important deal over the weekend. He is always positive and takes each opportunity as a teaching moment which we appreciate. He is an important asset to our team.

    – May 18, 2018


    Hailey Castillo gave props to Shawn Janes [217]

    Shawn is the best. We make such a great team. He’s REALLY good at his job. He’s quick, efficient and just truly the best. Thank you, Shawn, for your amazing attitude and work ethic!!

    – May 18, 2018


    Drea Giles gave props to Rachel Hull [217]

    Rachel is so detail oriented and knows if something isn’t understood, she will explain with patience and as thorough as possible. It has always been a pleasure working along side with Rachel. If she has a circumstance that she can teach, or something beneficial to share to the team, she does not hesitate. Thank you Rachel for all you do!

    – May 18, 2018


    Anita Todras gave props to Matt Fields [217]

    Helps structures deals so there are no turn downs.
    Does all possible to make loans close on time!!

    – May 18, 2018


    Maria Cummins gave props to Susan McLaughlin [217]

    Susan has an amazing brain! She leads a big team of underwriters and I know she stays perpetually busy. Yet she is one of the first people I think to go to whenever I have an unsolvable issue or unanswered question. She never makes me feel like I am bothering her and I appreciate the respect she shows me. I just want her to know that I return that respect 10 fold! She deserves more than just “props”, she deserves her own day!

    – May 18, 2018


    Robert Chain gave props to Danielle Noldon [217]

    Very helpful and willing to roll up her sleeves and help.

    – May 18, 2018


    Walter Wakeman gave props to Karina Sanchez [217]

    The Miss Marvel of Compliance Karina shuts down problems with her power of knowledge and contributes to a great fix for any situation a file might face. Thank you Karina!

    – May 18, 2018


    Drea Giles gave props to Michelle Catano [217]

    Michelle is very new to our Branch, at the time of entrance she has gone above and beyond to help streamline our process with teamwork. She shows willingness to listen and teach in what she knows. Props, Michelle!

    – May 18, 2018


    Anita Todras gave props to Madison Bryant [217]

    Does whatever is necessary to make loans close on time!!

    – May 18, 2018


    Michael Floerke gave props to Jennifer Foraker [217]

    Jennifer has always been that person with a great attitude that you don’t see often, but definitely want to work with. She is honest, candid, effective, thorough, and detailed. She is a hard worker, very organized, and never gives up on a file without exhausting all options. Best of all, she is still improving and keeps getting better over time.

    – May 18, 2018