Guaranteed Rate Hires Team of Seasoned Loan Officer Twins to Expand Missouri Presence
February 25, 2021 – Guaranteed Rate, one of America’s top 5 retail mortgage lenders, welcomes two new seasoned loan officers to Kirkwood, Mo., expanding its presence throughout the state to meet record-breaking consumer demand.
Tina McWard and Trina Wright, who are twins, have been in the mortgage industry for more than 20 years. They will work as a team to guide borrowers through all aspects of the loan process while helping Guaranteed Rate build on its market growth in Missouri.
“Tina and Trina are phenomenal additions to the Guaranteed Rate team,” said Greg Griffin, a Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth for Guaranteed Rate. “Their combined industry experience and expertise will serve Missouri’s homebuying community well, and I’m excited to see them grow their business even more with Guaranteed Rate’s platform.”
Based in Guaranteed Rate’s Kirkwood branch, McWard serves as the location’s Branch Manager, and Wright serves as a Vice President of Mortgage Lending.
“We are dedicated to being the mortgage resource for our clients, now and in the future,” said McWard. “For over 20 years, we have earned business as a team with superior customer service and communication. We plan to continue to provide a great experience for each client at Guaranteed Rate by using its technology to simplify and expedite the mortgage process.”
To learn more, please visit branches.rate.com/mo/Kirkwood.
About Guaranteed Rate Companies
The Guaranteed Rate Companies, which includes Guaranteed Rate, Inc., Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, and Proper Rate, LLC, has more than 9,000 employees in over 750 offices across the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, Guaranteed Rate Companies is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States, funding over $73 billion in 2020. Founded in 2000 and located in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Guaranteed Rate Companies has helped homeowners nationwide with home purchase loans and refinances. The company has established itself as an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and delivering unparalleled customer service. 2017 marked the launch of Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage. In 2020, the company launched Proper Rate, LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and @properties, one of the nation's largest residential brokerage firms. Collectively, the Guaranteed Rate Companies have earned honors and awards including:Top Lender for Online Service for 2018 by U.S. News & World Report; Best Mortgage Lender for Online Loans and Best Mortgage Lender for Refinancing by NerdWallet for 2021; HousingWire’s 2020 Tech100 award for the company’s industry-leading FlashCloseSM technology; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman Guide's Top Retail Mortgage Lenders 2019; Chicago Agent Magazine’s Lender of the Year for five consecutive years; Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years. Visit rate.com for more information.