AFN’s Wall of Props


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    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


    Robert Chain gave props to Devan Wagstaff [217]

    Hard working cheerful professional.

    – May 18, 2018


    Anita Todras gave props to Laura Voss [217]

    Does all possible to make loans close on time!!

    – May 18, 2018


    Gina McGinley gave props to Rolland Alexander [217]

    Rolland is always more then helpful, if we hit a snag on a file he will always see what he can do to help resolve the situation and always is able to help guide us. He is so wonderful and Temecula McRae Branch really appreciates him.

    – May 18, 2018


    Marielle Kwiatek gave props to Michelle Graziano [217]

    For working the hardest that I’ve seen anyone work, constantly helping everyone with their needs, being the best desk mate and making sure we have enough goldfish! 🙂

    – May 18, 2018


    robert chain gave props to Lesha Brewer [217]

    Goes beyond her required duties.

    Team player with great attitude and a HEART.

    – May 18, 2018


    Noah Kovner gave props to Elvis Mehic [217]

    Elvis has done a tremendous job of ensuring we fund every loan on time, even when we encounter the unexpected. He takes ownership of his files and pride in getting them across the line in time. He communicates with title/escrow effectively and is readily available if anything is needed. Thanks, Elvis!

    – May 18, 2018


    Walter Wakeman gave props to Jessica Haines [217]

    Jessica is the real Wonder Woman in compliance. Saving the day when there is trouble because there isn’t a problem she can’t fix! Thank you, Jessica!

    – May 18, 2018


    Walter Wakeman gave props to Rolland Alexander [217]

    Rolland drops dimes like it’s nobody’s business. He is there for an assist in any situation! You get a problem out of left field and Rolland will be there with the field and assist to put that problem out like it was nothing. Thank you Rolland!

    – May 18, 2018


    Michelle Holloway gave props to Roseanne Stankovitz [217]

    I want to give Props to Roseanne for taking the time to train me and being available when I need help. This help and support is so important to my job. I am so grateful for Roseanne 🙂

    Thank You

    – May 17, 2018


    Christina Matyac gave props to Jon Parrill [217]

    Jon goes above and beyond to support my new hires transition. Thanks Jon!

    – May 17, 2018


    AMANDA BEAM gave props to APRIL HONG [217]

    Thank you April for always stepping up and helping out when we are having problems or just need something expedited quickly!

    – May 15, 2018


    Matthew Maine gave props to Ed Fink [217]

    Where do I start? When it comes to Ed, there is nothing he can’t help with. Ed is AFN’s number one resource. working with him is such a pleasure. When you leave his office, it is guaranteed that you learned something that will help you at AFN or in life. He doesn’t give half thought out answers. He tells you yes or no and tells you why. Ed, you are the best.

    – May 11, 2018


    Matthew Maine gave props to Rick Asrani [217]

    Rick is always there to help you with your loan scenarios. He gives you insight, helps interpret guidelines, and offers suggestions on how to make loans work

    – May 11, 2018


    Matthew Maine gave props to Annalyce Mitchell [217]

    Annalyce is the best processor to work with. Always taking time to help me out with my repetitive questions and keeping me calm. Also, thanks for helping me think of solutions when things don’t go as planned.

    – May 11, 2018


    Matthew Maine gave props to Josh Vega [217]

    Josh made funding my cash out refi super easy. During the rescission period he worked with escrow and got everything ready to go so when the period was over, he could send the wire first thing in the morning.

    Thanks Josh!

    – May 11, 2018


    Stefanie Wynne gave props to Courtney Moore [217]

    We had an arduous Homestyle file at the end of last month that I am sure took up a lot of Courntey’s time. We just wanted to let her know we appreciate the time and effort she put into getting the file closed and funded!

    – May 11, 2018


    Stefanie Wynne gave props to Jessica Haines [217]

    Jessica stayed late one night to get a file cleared through compliance so it could be sent to the closing dept. for a next day closing. We really appreciate her diligence and commitment!

    – May 11, 2018


    Derek Peters gave props to Steven Fisher [217]

    Working with Steven has been phenomenal! He is always on top of everything and keeps me updated! This has been such a breath of fresh air and gives me confidence my client is being serviced well! I cannot wait for our next one! Great work!!!

    – May 11, 2018


    Gina McGinley gave props to Josh Vega [217]

    Josh is the most amazing person, He has jumped in to guide our office in our first Texas transaction. He is helpful and patient and encouraging. He is one of my favorite people at AFN.

    – May 11, 2018


    Raul Esparza gave props to Adriane Ortega [217]

    Having Adriane at AFN is such a blessing. She is always willing to help despite how much she already has on her plate. She always puts a smile on my face and brightens my day with her positive energy. Keep doing you, Adriane.

    -Raul

    – May 09, 2018


    Rita Romaker gave props to Beth Nugent [217]

    Shout out to Beth for being the fastest 2nd sign Underwriter out there! She is always willing to jump in and review a loan no matter how late in the day and always does it happily! Thanks for being such a great team player, Beth!!

    – May 08, 2018


    Jackelyn Elliott gave props to Mitchell West [217]

    Mitch has been such a wonderful help to our branch while we are down a closer. I get numerous praises from inside employees and outside company’s on how much they enjoy working with him.

    – May 08, 2018


    Sherri Sensenbach gave props to Joshua Jimenez [217]

    Josh is always here for us, he will stop eveything to assist. Josh has been helping us immensely with concur. He is intelligent, always has a smile on his face and hilarious. I am grateful to have him as a co-worker.

    – May 08, 2018


    Christina Borodkin gave props to David Do [217]

    David is amazing. He is always willing to go the extra mile to assist with corresponding with investors, getting files submitted for me, and follow up. I would be lost without his assistance with navigating our Jumbo and Non-QM investors. His follow up is top notch.

    – May 08, 2018


    Christina Borodkin gave props to Annie Ortiz [217]

    Annie is amazing. She is always on the ball with getting files out to the investors and following up on approvals and conditions for me. If I ever need assistance she is always very quick and happy to help…or to find an answer for me.

    – May 08, 2018


    Jonathan Carrico gave props to Susie Sensenbach [217]

    Susie was able to help me get medical insurance for my family. Thank you so much Susie.

    – May 08, 2018


    Jonathan Carrico gave props to Tori Cegielski [217]

    Tori was able to get me the items i needed to get my family covered with our new Insurance. Thank you again and again and again!

    – May 08, 2018


    Jenn Cutler gave props to Steve Moudy [217]

    Steve took the time to reach out and fix my printer issue this am. He went above and beyond and clearly with all the steps he took, I couldn’t have fixed this myself. I’m so grateful for such a quick fix and the speed of service. He’s amazing!!!

    – May 03, 2018


    Kim Worthington gave props to Stephanie Esparza [217]

    Want to thank Stephanie for all of the assistance she provides. She is always so very helpful even when it’s outside of the funding department. She goes above and beyond to research and resolve any issues that may arise here on the east coast. Even when she is pulled out of meetings to take our call. Thanks again for all that you do Stephanie!

    – May 03, 2018