AFN’s Wall of Props


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    Drea Giles gave props to David Dongey

    David Dongey is always on the phone building relationships with borrowers or working diligently to provide what is needed. I know when something is needed, I can rely on him to provide it quickly. Stay Driven David!!!

    – September 21, 2018


    Drea Giles gave props to Yanni Stefanidis

    Yanni came in and has been consistently driven, he gathers what is needed quickly, and is very involved with borrowers. He ceases opportunities, great to have him!

    – September 21, 2018


    julie waldron gave props to stephany garcia

    Customer was sad she had other home offer fall through due to home inspection. When she found another home Stephany got right on it and was excellent from start to finish. was cleared in 10 business days! Awesome job Stephany!

    – September 21, 2018


    Casey Hasley gave props to Robyn Williams

    Robyn is always there for me to help get loans closed. Today she stepped in for a branch that does not even belong to her because their processor is out. Her work ethic, positive attitude and loyalty to our borrowers is unsurpassed and exceptional.

    – September 21, 2018


    Jonathan Carrico gave props to Tori Cegielski

    Tori is such a treasure to this company. Thank you for everything you do!

    – September 19, 2018


    Jonathan Carrico gave props to James Carter

    James is always a team player. Thank you for your hard work!

    – September 19, 2018


    Michelle Graziano gave props to Stephanie Wilder

    Steph is an awesome addition to the NJ ops family!! She fits in so perfectly and she knows exactly what she is doing! Steph, whenever i have a question, you always help me out! Thanks for being so great!

    – September 19, 2018


    Jonathan Carrico gave props to Raul Esparza

    Raul always goes above and beyond! Thank you for all the hard work!

    – September 19, 2018


    Stefanie Wynne gave props to Yang Hai

    Yang is an extremely helpful co-worker to have and is always willing to assist with a file. He always has a positive attitude as well.

    – September 19, 2018


    Stefanie Wynne gave props to Stephanie Wilder

    Stephanie is a wealth of information and has been a great resource. Not only does she answer my questions but she follows up with an email so I can save the information for future reference.

    – September 19, 2018


    Keiron Jackson gave props to Casey Haley

    Casey, is the “BOMB”. How many underwriters make you think a file through and stay on you until it clicks? She make my job easier. Thanks again for your consistency.

    – September 19, 2018


    Sue Kerr-Cope gave props to Katie Compton

    Katie is amazing! As an LO, she goes over and above to help wherever and whoever needs help. She takes the bull by the horns and takes care of business, I love her work attitude!

    – September 19, 2018


    Matty Chavira gave props to Ashley Ramirez

    We had a meeting at our corporate office and Ashley Ramirez did an Amazing Job in making our guest feel welcome, she was attentive to everyone’s needs, whether it was water or contacting IT for setting up the presentation. She was on it!
    Thank you so much Ashley!
    We really appreciate you and all you do!!!
    ~Matty Chavira
    AFN Escrow

    – September 18, 2018


    Katie Compton gave props to Sue Kerr-Cope

    She is amazing! Always willing to help even when it isn’t necessarily her responsibility!!!

    – September 18, 2018


    Stacy Ramirez gave props to Ted Clavel

    For going above and beyond to help out today.

    – September 18, 2018


    Michelle Graziano gave props to Naveed Afshar

    Nav has been such a fantastic addition to the AFN team! He is quick with his replies and always has an answer for every question I may have. Thank you for all your help, Nav! The operations team appreciates ALL your hard work!! Thank you!!

    – September 18, 2018


    Michelle Graziano gave props to Bernadette Campos

    Bern! You are such an amazing manager to your team. You look out for everyone to make sure everything is in their best interest for them to be great at their job. I also want to add you are the best person to talk to when i have a question about closing/funding! You’re the best, Bern! Love ya!

    – September 18, 2018


    Michelle Graziano gave props to Barbara Soriano

    Barb, you are a ray of sunshine even on the cloudiest of days. She is so loving and caring about her coworkers as she is her job. Keep up the incredible work! Love you so much!!

    – September 18, 2018


    Michelle Graziano gave props to Cameron Saranczak

    Cameron is one of the hardest workers I know. As soon as he gets into the office, his eyes do not leave his computer screens until it is “COFFEE TIME!” Cam, you are AWESOME! Keep doing what you’re doing because you are doing an incredible job!

    – September 17, 2018


    Michelle Graziano gave props to Howard York

    Howard has been such a wonderful addition to the NJ ops office. He is a hard worker, getting to the office early and jumping right into his work. Howard, you are simply the best! Love ya!

    – September 17, 2018


    Michelle Graziano gave props to Veronica Vallin

    Veronica is an absolute pleasure! Every time I have a question or an issue, she is my go to! Veronica helps me with everything and I cannot thank her enough! Veronica, you are a ROCK STAR! Thank you!!

    – September 17, 2018


    Jonathan Carrico gave props to Vanessa Herrera

    Vanessa is always TeamAFN. Thank you for your help with this issue.

    – September 17, 2018


    Stefanie Wynne gave props to Jessica Haines

    I have reached out to Jessica several times with compliance questions and she is always super helpful and quick to respond. She is a great resource!

    – September 17, 2018


    Stefanie Wynne gave props to Dorota Huber

    Dorota has received a few rush files from my branch and we appreciate the fact that she was able to accommodate them and want to thank her for dealing with impatient title companies.

    – September 17, 2018


    David Dongey gave props to Drea Giles

    Moving files clean and quickly. Always responding and answering any questions I have towards my loan. Amazing personality. Very proud to work with such a hard working person.

    – September 15, 2018


    Yanni gave props to Drea Giles

    Drea is excellent at giving me immediate feedback about a borrowers file. She CC’s me on any information concerning the file and is an absolute pleasure to work with.
    She should be processing all of my loans!

    – September 14, 2018


    Elizabeth Chen gave props to Brad Patterson

    Anytime I need anyone to step in to help me clear post closing conditions, Brad is always there to make things happen!

    – September 13, 2018


    Neil Anders gave props to Gina Gil

    Gina is one of the hardest working people I have ever met. She oversees so much and seems to always have the right answer or know exactly where to go to get. She gracefully pushes more business through than anyone I have ever seen. She is laser focused, always makes herself available, and takes great pride and passion in all her work. Again just today she helped me with an appraisal challenge and it saved the deal and got my loan docs out. What a true professional and team player.

    – September 13, 2018


    Wayne Landru gave props to Brad Patterson

    Always goes above and beyond when helping with our post closing issues.

    – September 13, 2018


    Ashlee Shields gave props to Kirstin Rowley

    Thanks for managing the creative requests last week when I was out. You’re the best! I appreciate you and all your hard work 🙂

    – September 13, 2018


    Gaby Lockhart gave props to Nick Catt

    Nick thank you for helping me to be compliant and all the other great things you do when I get stuck; you are amazing.

    – September 13, 2018


    Bunny Starkey gave props to Faye Mamaradlo

    Faye it the best!!! She is always there and ready to help in anyway to get our docs out for us.. I love working with her she is the best 😉

    – September 13, 2018


    Gaby Lockhart gave props to Raul Esparza

    Raul you are amazing in working with us Loan Officers. I appreciate you a lot.

    – September 13, 2018


    Gaby Lockhart gave props to Vanessa Herrera

    Vanessa helped me with a very difficult task and she was amazing. She has a lot of knowledge.

    – September 13, 2018


    Annie Ortiz gave props to Kristi Suarez

    I’m giving Kristi Suarez props because she is always available to cover assignments when people are out sick. Keep up the good work, Kristi.

    – September 12, 2018


    Wilmagene Spence gave props to Cameron Saranczak

    Cameron covered for me when I was recently off and he did a better job than me actually being here, lol. Thanks so much for your help Cam and you are a mentor and inspiration.

    – September 11, 2018


    Keith Williams gave props to Cameron Saranczak

    Cam gets in, gets the job done, and does not mess around. All business with a great sense of humor and great energy!
    -Thank you!

    – September 07, 2018


    Nasim Tourigny gave props to Stephanie Esparza

    Stephanie is a miracle worker! Every day with all the stresses of last minute closings and everything that’s thrown at her, she’s still trying to push and help people get closings out, all with a smile on her face. Thank you for being so amazing at what you do!

    – August 31, 2018


    Nasim Tourigny gave props to Susan McLaughlin

    A big thank you to Susan! She is always willing to jump in and help in every way possible to get loans to the finish line. Thanks for always being so willing to help, you are the epitomy of what Team AFN stands for!

    – August 31, 2018


    Jessica Saucier gave props to Rolland Alexander

    Rolland is a pleasure to work with! No matter what, he is always willing to help out on files and answer compliance questions, at any time. Every time I reach out for his assistance, he immediately takes initiative to get every file audited correctly, and efficiently, to achieve a cleared for docs, even if he was not the initial auditor. He is truly an asset, and a great team player. This goes for the entire compliance team, as they are all a pleasure to work with. Thank you for all you do for our team, Rolland, we appreciate your dedication and hard work!

    – August 31, 2018


    NOEL ZIEGLER gave props to Rolland Alexander

    Rolland is great and very quick to answer any questions I may have!!!!

    – August 30, 2018


    Noel T Ziegler gave props to Linda Neal

    AWESOME lady to work with!

    – August 30, 2018


    Ashley Potts gave props to Caleb Lutsch

    Caleb is always such a pleasure to work with. His turn time on responses are always very fast, and he’s very quick to jump in and help when needed. Keep it up Caleb! NJ Branch Relations values YOU!

    – August 30, 2018


    Mary Wright gave props to Joseph Wishnick

    I would like to recognize Joe for his dedication during his transition to AFN! As we know transition isn’t the easiest. Thank you, Joe for being so patient and willing to work hard to pioneer the way for your Branch! We are greatly looking forward to working with you guys!! Keep up the good work!

    – August 30, 2018


    Mary Wright gave props to Caleb Lutsch

    I would just like to recognize Caleb for his hard work to get his branch up and running. I know transition isn’t the easiest and although we have run into some bumps, he has kept an amazing attitude and continues to be an absolute pleasure to work with. Thank you, Caleb!! Keep up the great work 🙂 We’re so happy that you’re back!

    – August 30, 2018


    Kimber Shan gave props to April Mae Hong

    I appreciate April as one of my AFN managers in many ways.

    If there is ever anything you need done or direction on how to complete it, April will not only step in to assist; she will also provide the tools needed to complete the task.

    She is the definition of what TEAM AFN stands for.

    Thank you, April!

    – August 28, 2018


    Gaby Lockhart gave props to Michele Velasco

    I am very grateful to have Michele as my Processor she is very knowledgeable and I know that I can trust her 100%.

    – August 28, 2018


    Vickie Lasher gave props to Karen Kristoff

    This woman worked tirelessly and diligently to help me close a nightmare file! She was still working on it at 8:30 last night and first thing this morning. Her customer service goes above and beyond! She is a true asset to our company! Thank you so much Karen! Without you this file never would have closed!

    – August 28, 2018


    Brandon Johnson gave props to Erik Papke

    Erik has been helping me structure a 203k loan for a family friend. I really appreciate his guidance and willingness to spend time with me answering the client’s questions. Thanks Erik!

    – August 27, 2018


    Sarah LaForest gave props to Sue Kerr-Cope

    Sue has been the most helpful person, any question or concern I have had she has been able to answer and help guide me in the right direction. Id be lost in this transition without her.

    – August 27, 2018