AFN’s Wall of Props


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    Yolanda Miller gave props to Maria Martin

    I have been a Loan Officer for over 16yrs, and Maria Martin is the best closer I have ever worked with. Maria goes above and beyond on every loan, every time. I never worry about my loan once it is assigned to Maria. She makes me look good!
    THANK YOU, MARIA!!

    – October 20, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Kim Skulavik

    Kim was a helpful piece in our BMU puzzle. She helped us get our “key to success” flash drives ordered and set up in time for the managers conference. We are so very thankful for all her help before, during and after! Thanks Kim!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Christina Maine

    Christina is such a great addition to the marketing team and AFN. She is quick to pick up on new things and is always willing to learn. I am so appreciative of her and her positive, can – do attitude. Thanks for being my pal!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Kirstin Rowley

    Kirstin always goes above and beyond with everything she does. She is an amazing artist and is always willing to help us out. She is a bright beam of sunshine. I am so grateful to share this office with her and I’m even more grateful to call her a friend. Thank you for being you. <3

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Josh Jimenez

    I’m super thankful to have Josh over in our corner. He helps keep the atmosphere light and fun. He is always willing to help the countless employees who walk up and need something immediately. He is the best DJ AFN has to offer. We have adopted him as honorary HR and I’m glad he’s on the team!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Steve Moudy

    Steve is always so busy and some how makes time to help the countless employees who walk up and need something asap. I appreciate him and all of his help. I also really enjoy having him over in our corner of the office. We have adopted him as honorary HR and I’m glad he’s on the team!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Ryan Pinkney

    Ryan is the best! I am very appreciative that we have strong communication and he always makes time to go back and forth with me and onboarding to better assist AFN employees. He always answers his phone by the second ring, that’s talent. Thanks for being you!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Andy Kalyviaris, Esq.

    I appreciate Andy and all of his help. I know he doesn’t often have the time to spend on everyone but he always makes it work. Thanks for being you, Andy!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Ashley Ramirez

    Ashley is a bright beam of sunshine. She is always so warm and welcoming and I love walking front and seeing her face. She is doing a great job up front. I appreciate all of her help and her always positive attitude. Keep it up Ash!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Ted Clavel

    Ted is doing an amazing job as receptionist. He goes above and beyond when assisting us and the rest of AFN. He is so quick at picking up new things and is always the first person to ask if there is anything else he can help with. I love walking up front and always receiving his warm hello! Keep it up Ted!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Susie Sensenbach

    When you think of Team AFN, you think of Susie. She is the most spirited person I have ever met. She is always looking for the best in any situation. She brings a cheery comforting vibe everywhere she goes. Susie goes above and beyond to help everyone. She consistently reaches out to all employees to make an impact even if it’s just a simple hello or a friendly conversation. I am so honored to have her as my supervisor, mentor and I appreciate all the attention she gives our team. She makes work feel like home.

    – October 19, 2018


    Mae Rago gave props to Marife Faye Mamaradlo

    Fey is amazing!!! She is always there when you need her, she is efficient and accurate. When it comes time to get docs on a loan it can be very stressful, Fey answers and is always ready to be helpful in getting docs out, so our loans close on time!! Thank you Fey I don’t know what we’d do without YOU!!!!! So many loans closed in time because of you!!! Props Fey!!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Yvette Hidalgo

    Yvette is one of the best reasons to be apart of Team AFN. She goes above and beyond all day for everyone and everything. She is the definition of teamwork makes the dream work. I am so lucky to call her my teammate and my friend.

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to Stacy Ramirez

    Stacy has been killing it. She gives 110% when completing her tasks and duties. She keeps us laughing all day and always has a positive attitude. I’m grateful for her being on my team!

    – October 19, 2018


    Tori Cegielski gave props to James Carter

    James is an outstanding representative of the HR department and of AFN. I only hear the best things about James and how much all AFN employees love him. I am very thankful and proud to have him on my team. James, you da BEST! Keep doing you!

    – October 19, 2018


    Adrian Mota gave props to Ericka Garcia

    Big props to Ericka for how she handles tough files. She defiantly goes above and beyond to try and help the borrowers and the team. She is a great leader.

    – October 19, 2018


    Nicole Sherman gave props to Elysia Bucello

    Elysia has gone above and beyond as usual. Special thank you to her for a particular difficult and tedious loan assigned to her. She made it happen! Her experience, patience and knowledge were the main reason for its success! Thank you for everything!

    – October 19, 2018


    Brittany Blankenship gave props to Rebecca Skiles

    Thank you for making the transition here at AFN Smooth. You made my first 2 loan closings very easy. I’m looking forward to the continued partnership. You’re one of a kind.

    – October 19, 2018


    Susie Sensenbach gave props to Tori Cegielski

    Tori puts her whole heart into anything she does. She is doing an excellent job representing Team AFN for the ALS Walk! She works endlessly to assist all employees and managers, yet always makes time for the extracurricular stuff. This is important too! Tori always keeps a smile on her face, even during rough times! Thank you, Tori!

    – October 19, 2018


    Heather Craig gave props to Jessica Saucier

    Jessica has a great attitude and work ethic! I appreciate her dedication to making my job easier, as this gives me more time to take care of my customers/borrowers while generating more happy customers. In addition, by her taking more tasks off of my plate, this allows me to have a healthy work/life balance that is essential to my happiness. Jessica thank you, for all that you do!

    – October 19, 2018


    Sue Kerr gave props to Sarah Melendez

    Sarah is always very prompt in getting back to me with answers to questions I have regarding licensing. I appreciate her help and timeliness in getting things taken care of, makes my day and job that much easier. Thanks Sarah!

    – October 19, 2018


    Drea Giles gave props to Yanni Stefanidis

    Yanni is an over achiever, he will do whatever it takes to aide his clients and exceed their expectations. I am please to work alongside this hard worker!

    – October 19, 2018


    Kirk Kephart gave props to Efren Padilla

    Efren has been very helpful helping us learn and make the transition to OB pricing.

    – October 19, 2018


    Sonjia Moyer gave props to Laurel Garvey

    Laurel is the greatest. She is an excellent Underwriter and really knows her stuff. She is a pleasure to work with and is a dedicated team player. She is always there for our entire branch whenever we need her. We can’t thank her enough for everything that she does.

    – October 19, 2018


    Steven White gave props to Yanni Stefanidis

    Yanni is one of our newer LO’s starting with us only about 2 months ago. In that time, Yanni has consistently been on the top submitting the most loans, having the most talk time, and making the most effort. He is one of the hardest working LO’s on this floor and I am very lucky to have him as part of my team. Keep up the great work, sir!

    – October 19, 2018


    John Ruha gave props to Eva LaFond

    Eva helped show me how to do something I do not normally do. I am thankful for her assistance.

    – October 19, 2018


    Noel Ziegler gave props to Linda Neal

    Linda is awesome, thank you so much for reviewing my file last night .

    – October 19, 2018


    Theresa Passalaqua gave props to Noel Ziegler

    Props for getting a 1 touch approval after submission! Great job!!

    – October 19, 2018


    Ray Gulam gave props to Tamara Sharp

    Great work ethic, always working files (I don’t think she eats or sleeps), highly resourceful, extremely knowledgeable, very responsive and all with a wonderful attitude! AFN has a ROCK STAR in Tamara!

    – October 19, 2018


    Kirk Kephart gave props to Vanessa Herrera

    Vanessa and Branch Relations has been awesome helping us learn and make the transition to OB pricing.

    – October 19, 2018


    Erik Lyewski gave props to Oriol Mange

    Oriol has been a huge help with my pipeline. He has done loan reviews and itemized everything I need to push my files. If I have a question, he will immediately come to assist me. Thanks.

    – October 19, 2018


    John Ruha gave props to Steve Moudy

    Steve went out of his way to help with an issue we had and I am grateful.

    – October 19, 2018


    Steven White gave props to Michelle Catano

    Michelle is always finding ways to make our files move, always willing to sit and talk with each of our sales team about potential files, and reaching out, herself, to corporate getting the info we need. We are so lucky to have Michelle among our ranks.

    – October 19, 2018


    Trina Scott gave props to Joshua Heinz

    Josh has always had or made the time to answer questions, take over and complete a task without complaining and he always exceeds expectations. He has the most patience I have ever seen and in the most difficult situations he finds solutions for us. I wanted him to know he is not just appreciated but LOVED within our department because he has our backs at all times!!!

    – October 19, 2018


    Theresa Passalaqua gave props to Linda Neal

    For always doing an AWESOME job! The time she takes with us to explain situations and helps us to figure out solutions. Linda you are a vital part of the success of our branch and we love working with you!!

    – October 19, 2018


    Joe Savino gave props to Maria Martin

    Excellent branch support with fast and detailed closing and turn times.

    – October 19, 2018


    Joe Savino gave props to Perla Tellez

    Fast funding within 40 minutes

    – October 19, 2018


    Steven White gave props to Drea Giles

    Drea has been a huge asset to our branch starting off as a Junior Processor moving her way up to full Processor. Since becoming a processor, her files have been clean and have moved extremely fast getting to CTC in a matter of days. Keep it up, Drea!!

    – October 19, 2018


    Sarah Woodrick gave props to Jennifer Mazza

    We had 2 closings yesterday and Jen funded them both within 30 minutes of getting docs. Great Job Jen!!!

    – October 19, 2018


    David Ross gave props to Amy Valdivia

    I want to thank Amy for the fabulous testimonial you gave to Debbie Lovett on our new program “The Simple Reverse Solution”. We appreciate your support!

    – October 16, 2018


    Amy Abernathy gave props to Tinika Harrup

    Thank you for everything you do for us! I am so lucky to have you as my fearless leader! Your dedication to the teams success never goes unnoticed. Happy Boss’s Day to the best boss there is!

    – October 16, 2018


    Amy Valdivia gave props to Michael Fleming

    Michael’s support is amazing. Today, social media marketing is integral to our business. He offers ideas, content and encouragement and of course, always with a smile!

    – October 16, 2018


    Michele Velasco gave props to Tinika Harrup

    On this Bosses Day, I would like to send Major Props to my Boss, Tin! She is one in a million. She is so devoted to her employees and to our branch. Thank you so much for being a great boss and a dear friend. Truly one of kind!

    – October 16, 2018


    Sandi Dasch gave props to April Hong

    April, I thank you so much for all the help you have provided. You are making this transition to AFN very easy and less overwhelming!

    – October 15, 2018


    Mike E Carnes gave props to Jack Sherman

    Jack always had a smile and made me feel welcome, it was a joy to meet him. I’d put him in the sales department because he did such a great job selling me on the greatness of this company.

    – October 12, 2018


    Eric Winblad gave props to Cheryl Aganowski

    Cheryl always goes above and beyond to help with any issues we present her. She is very responsive every time I call or email her.

    – October 12, 2018


    Kim Skulavik gave props to Michael Fleming

    Michael always has a great attitude where ever he goes even when stuck inside a stuffy t-rex. We didn’t do a lot of social media but we couldn’t have run a smoother conference without you. 🙂

    – October 12, 2018


    Kim Skulavik gave props to Kirstin Rowley

    It always amazing me on the amount of great stuff you create each day. The conference was no different. The look and feel of it was awesome. You did a great job!

    – October 12, 2018


    Kim Skulavik gave props to Chirstina Maine

    Without Christina coordinating all our registration list, we wouldn’t know who was coming! I appreciate how when there’s stuff needed to be done, you readily volunteered to help. Thank you for your help in all aspects of the conference. You are awesome.

    – October 12, 2018


    Kim Skulavik gave props to Corey Trujillo

    Thank you for everything you did. You were amazing during the conference and gave great guidance throughout the whole process. We could not have put on a better show without you.

    – October 12, 2018