The Next Chapter in the Book of Life


As most of you know, I have begun the next chapter in my mortgage career since my previous newsletter. I am happy to report that I’ve joined American Pacific Mortgage as Regional Vice President, covering Southern California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii. This opportunity allows me to lead a team of quality branches while focusing everyday on […]

2018 Fall Symposium–The Power of You


The Power of You is an exciting event that includes a number of well-known mortgage industry experts designed to inspire and educate. Listen to Melissa Wright, EVP of Production, talk about our line-up of speakers for the break-out sessions. Today, the key to differentiating yourself is creating an experience your clients will remember for all […]

Oprah Wants You to Live Your Best Life (and I Do, Too!)

Success is a journey, not a destination. It’s the little things that really make up the big things. In reality, you are really all you have – take care of yourself.


You know why I like Oprah? Because she doesn’t sugarcoat things. She’s honest about her struggles, her weakness, regrets and downfalls. She’s also honest about her successes, displaying pride when appropriate and thanking others when it was a group effort. Her love of culture, all people and many, many causes makes her a great role […]


Different generations have different perceptions of an ideal home, Many see their dream home as something absolutely achievable, Our focus is, and should remain, on how we can help each client achieve their version of the American Dream


I came across kind of a fun survey the other day that asked Americans to describe the home of their dreams. According to Northshore Fireplace, the average American dream home is a newly constructed modern house with slightly less than 2,200 square feet. The most desired luxuries of this dream home were land and privacy. […]


There’s room for fun and productivity in the summer, Clearly defined goals and ongoing assessments encourage success, Every good plan starts with a good leader


June, July and August tend to mean fun in the sun, right? That actually wasn’t a trick question – they do! However, that fun should co-exist with productivity. When that happens, our time outdoors is so much more meaningful, relaxing and stress-free. S. Chris Edmonds knows this all too well. He believes a workplace centered around purpose, […]