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Daniel Andersen Senior Mortgage Banker Peoples Home Equity • Oak Brook Terrace, Ill. With just eight years in the mortgage business, Daniel Andersen has surpassed each and every goal that he set for himself when he began, to be the mortgage professional that everyone wants to work with. Daniel is a senior mortgage banker at Peoples Home Equity, and has built The Andersen Team. Daniel is very knowledgeable and his customer focus is commendable. He works hard to ensure that every borrower has the best loan experience. Daniel has more than 175 FiveStar Zillow reviews, and is pleased to be part of the 40 Under 40 this year!

Vice President, National Inside Sales and Development Freedom Mortgage • Phoenix, Ariz. Help others and you too will succeed. Karl Benjamin’s many business partners will be the first to tell you about his influence on their growth. Having started his wholesale career at Countrywide as an account executive to his recent promotion as vice president of national inside sales at Freedom Mortgage, Karl has always been trying to find ways to make others around him more successful. A graduate from Arizona State University with a communications background, Karl believes that a strong sales team begins with great communicators who strive to make others better through longterm success.

Jenay Bowen Senior Loan Officer Summit Funding • Plano, Texas Jenay Bowen leads as a top producer in the lending industry. She has more than 10 years of experience in the business and offers a well-rounded, highly communicative mortgage lending process. She and her team are committed to providing the highest level of integrity and genuine care and concern for their clients. Jenay is also a professional business coaching member of The Core Training Inc. where she continues to strive and learn to be the best she can be. What drives Jenay most is her family. As a wife and mother of two small children, she understands that family is extremely important.

Chief Audit Officer Parkside Lending LLC • Chandler, Ariz. Serving as chief audit officer for Parkside Lending LLC, Mike Burns manages internal audit, fraud, origination and servicing QC programs. Mike is proud to be a part of a company that is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of both our clients and their customers. He recently implemented a multi-stage pre-fund QC process that reduced the impact of QC audit on closings by 80 percent. With more than 15 years in the industry, his experience includes operations, training, quality control, process improvement, and risk management. Mike earned his MBA in 2009 and is a Certified Internal Auditor candidate.

Cari Burris Director of Operations Nationwide Appraisal Network • Oldsmar, Fla. Cari Burris is a founding partner of Nationwide Appraisal Network. Her leadership and dedication to the organization is believed to be what sets the company apart from many of its competitors. A main goal for Cari this year includes the design of a more technologically efficient solution for enhancing quality control. Her team follows in her footsteps when it comes to service and commitment to vendors and clients and as a business owner, she believes her team’s involvement and dedication to the community is truly inspirational. On her downtime, she is spending time with her family, cooking and gardening.

Amiee Carr Loan Officer Southern Trust Mortgage • Virginia Beach, Va. Amiee Carr transitioned into the mortgage industry in 2013 after spending eight years as a real estate agent in Hampton Roads, Va. She prides herself as a trusted resource for her clients as well as real estate agents. Aimee is committed to helping clients through the entire lending process, from planning/loan application to closing and beyond. Her goal is to create lasting client relationships by making the process as stress-free as possible with good communication backed by a great product. n National Mortgage Professional Professional Magazine Magazine n n DECEMBER DECEMBER 2014 2015 P R O F E S S I O N A L M A G A Z I N E ’ S 4n0National U N DMortgage ER 40

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Product Manager and Head-Mortgage Center of Excellence Wipro Gallagher Solutions Inc. • Franklin, Tenn. Abhinav Asthana manages the enterprise loan origination product innovation and consulting strategy. He is a design enthusiast and over the course of the last five years, he has led strategies in reimagining borrower’s journey and has been championing Borrower Journey Engineering and Design Thinking in the mortgage industry. He has published thought papers on creating digital process “pathways” for Millennial borrowers. Abhinav has been a trusted adviser to several of Wipro’s clients in the mortgage space and has helped them re-imagine their borrowers’ journeys in addition to adding mobile capabilities to help their sales staff offer “concierge-like” services to their borrowers.

President & CEO BRIK Home Loans • San Diego Andy Brikho has consistently performed and has been awarded top producer for 11 consecutive years. His 16 years of successful lending experience has led him to open up his own company, BRIK Home Loans, based in his hometown of San Diego. BRIK Home Loans strives to efficiently serve its clients with the utmost integrity, honesty and dependability. In his personal time, Andy loves to spend time with his wife Sandra and three children. Andy enjoys spending time with family, laughter, traveling, charity, and being active in the community.


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