Julie Brinker, department supervisor of Wallick & Volk Mortgage in Waco, says as soon as she started her profession in mortgage lending, she by no means appeared again.
“I like making a distinction in households’ lives and being part of the American Dream of homeownership,” she mentioned.
Born and raised in Waco, Brinker thought of changing into an accountant due to her love for math. Mortgage lending got here straightforward to her, she says, as a result of it makes use of these math abilities.
“I started my profession in mortgage finance within the ’80s the place I labored at Pioneer Financial savings and Mortgage,” she mentioned. “I’ve labored for Wallick & Volk Mortgage since April 2008. My function is department supervisor and licensed mortgage originator.”
Her department consists of 5 licensed mortgage officers, one transaction coordinator, two mortgage processors, one mortgage nearer and a receptionist/setup clerk. It’s one-stop purchasing for their shoppers.
“We originate, course of the recordsdata, draw the closing paperwork and fund the loans,” she defined. “This enables our crew to be consistently hands-on with the borrower’s transaction.
“In our day and time, a lot of our opponents originate their loans then ship the mortgage recordsdata to a centralized workplace to course of and shut. I’m proud that we not solely present glorious customer support however we additionally present jobs in our native market.”
Brinker says she was drawn to working with Wallick & Volk Mortgage as a result of it’s a family-owned enterprise that has thrived since 1932.
The corporate is constructed on mortgage information and an unwavering dedication to shoppers to offer the very best requirements of customer support, information and integrity, she mentioned.
As a department supervisor, Brinker is answerable for all phases of management and administration course within the Waco workplace.
Wallick & Volk, which has company places of work in Cheyenne, Wyoming, has branches throughout seven states.
Stage of Excellence
A high mortgage originator within the firm, Brinker has reached the corporate’s President’s Membership standing yearly since she joined Wallick & Volk in 2008. To qualify for President’s Membership, a person should originate and shut a minimal of 100 loans or have $18 million in closed loans through the calendar 12 months.
Throughout 2019 the Waco department assisted 331 households in buying houses, leading to greater than $70 million in manufacturing, she mentioned.
“Over the previous 30 years there have been so many adjustments in our business,” Brinker mentioned. “I like my job as a result of it’s difficult, consistently adjustments and is so rewarding to make a distinction in households’ lives.”
She sums up her life away from the workplace as a “Christ follower, spouse, daughter, mom and Mimi to 2 stunning grandchildren.”
Shoppers can anticipate that Brinker will probably be closely concerned with working alongside them on the mortgage course of.
“I’m very arms on,” she mentioned. “Myself and my crew take delight in strolling shoppers by the method, explaining what to anticipate, what to do and what to not do, which eliminates transaction surprises and delays.”
Brinker mentioned the Wallick & Volk Waco department offers its shoppers with value-added merchandise resembling FHA, VA, USDA and standard loans, and the expertise of mortgage professionals who can see it by.
Wallick & Volk Waco has earned its repute as one of many premier, service-driven, family-owned firms, she mentioned.
Among the finest compliments Brinker mentioned that she and her department receives is from its Realtor companions who say that they’ll relaxation straightforward realizing that there will probably be no surprises and the closing will probably be on time.
“Once we make a promise to shut a mortgage on a specified timeframe, we stay as much as that promise and shut on schedule,” she mentioned.
Wallick & Volk
Julie Brinker, department supervisor
919-D N. Valley Mills Drive