Congrats to the Scotsman Guide’s Top Veteran Originators of 2019!

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top veteran originators

Congratulations to all the incredible originators announced on the Scotsman Guide Top Veteran Originators 2019 list!

Jungo is proud that several Jungo users were featured as top veteran originators! Read more about these stand-outs:

top veteran originators

Rick Ward

Benchmark Mortgage

Colorado Springs, Colorado 

21 Years in the Industry 

Total Volume in 2019: $87,711,328

Ranked #6 in Top Volume with $87,711,328.

Rick Ward is a proud US Army Veteran who served most of his military career overseas. After 8 years of service, he spent the next 25 years developing his mortgagee business. Today, he is continuing to grow his healthy referral business. Additionally, he earned top producing honors in 2014-2018. He and his team are focused on remembering that people don’t really care how much you know until they know how much you care. 

top veteran originators

Jason Higham

Cherry Creek Mortgage Co., Inc.

Woodlands, Texas

1 Year in the Industry 

Total Volume in 2019: $75,623,274

Ranked #12 in Top Volume with $75,623,274.

Jason Higham prides himself on providing personalized and attentive service to clients. He is a top 10 producer at Cherry Creek Mortgage Company. He keeps his focus on building a “boutique style” mortgage branch of top producing loan originators. As one of the featured mortgage coaches for The Core Training, Inc, a nationally acclaimed mortgage and real estate business coaching company, he contributes twice a month to carefully selected groups of mortgage professionals. 

top veteran originators

Alicia Blackwood

American Dream Wholesale Brokers, powered by Answer Home loans

Roseville, California

19 Years in the Industry 

Total Volume in 2019: $73,074,114

Ranked #17 in Top Volume with $73,074,114.

Alicia Blackwood has been in the mortgage business for almost 20 years. She loves her job and this passion to help families get into their homes is her way of making a positive impact. Her favorite saying is “failure is not an option” and she implements that in her business practices. 

top veteran originators

Kevin Penalvert

JWH Financial Inc. 

Irvine, California

7 Years in the Industry 

Total Volume in 2019: $67,126,009

Ranked #21 in Top Volume with $67,126,009.

Kevin Penalvert is an ambitious individual wanting to succeed in the financial services industry as a senior mortgage banker. He has experience in both military operations and financial services and he believes that increased knowledge leads to greater success and personal growth. His team holds an average of 10 years experience as mortgage professionals. They strive to make the home financing process a breeze from start to finish. 

Congrats to all of the originators who made the Scotsman Guide’s 2019 Top Veteran Originators list! We are so happy to work with you and your team to make your business even more incredible. Make sure to reach out and congratulate them on their accomplishments!