Guaranteed Rate Welcomes Rachel Brown to Expand Presence in Tampa, Fla.
June 8, 2021 (TAMPA, Fla.) – Guaranteed Rate, one of America’s top 5 retail mortgage lenders, has named Rachel Saylor Brown as a Branch Manager and Vice President of Mortgage Lending to expand the company’s presence in Florida’s Tampa Bay area.
“Guaranteed Rate has a tremendous opportunity for growth in Tampa, and we are thrilled to welcome Rachel to the team,” said Jeff Nelson, the Divisional Manager for Guaranteed Rate’s Southeastern region. “She is a rising star in the industry, and her expertise in Tampa’s housing market will be a huge asset to Guaranteed Rate as we continue to serve more borrowers and expand our presence throughout the state.”
Brown joins Guaranteed Rate with six years of mortgage industry experience, having consistently ranked as a top five producer at her previous company. As Branch Manager, Brown will oversee Guaranteed Rate’s Tampa branch, serving a wide variety of borrowers and building strong relationships with business partners in the region.
Along with Brown, the branch will be supported by Kaitlin Myrick, a licensed mortgage consultant with six years in the industry, and Nancy Myrick, a licensed loan consultant with more than 20 years of mortgage experience. This mother and daughter team will assist Brown in providing the best possible service to their clients.
“Our core values are simple; we treat people with kindness and respect,” said Brown. “By focusing on our clients’ individual goals for homeownership, we form relationships that are grounded in transparency. We are so excited to take the client experience to the next level by utilizing Guaranteed Rate’s industry leading technology and wide variety of loan products.”
Guaranteed Rate has operated in Florida since 2011 and offers borrowers an end-to-end online mortgage platform with a 96% customer service rating, according to 2019 client surveys.
To learn more, please visit rate.com/rachelbrown.
About Guaranteed Rate Companies
The Guaranteed Rate Companies includes Guaranteed Rate, Inc., one of the top 5 retail mortgage lenders in the United States, Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, and Proper Rate, LLC. Headquartered in Chicago, Guaranteed Rate Companies combined funded over $73 billion in 2020 and have more than 10,000 employees in over 850 offices across the United States. Founded in 2000 and located in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Guaranteed Rate 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. In 2017, the company launched 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 numerous honors and awards including: Forbes Advisor’s Top 10 Mortgage Lenders for 2021; Best Mortgage Lender for Online Loans and Best Mortgage Lender for Refinancing by NerdWallet for 2021; 2018 Top Lender for Online Service by U.S. News & World Report; HousingWire’s 2020 Tech100 award for the company’s industry-leading FlashCloseSM technology; No. 3 ranking inScotsman Guide's 2021 list of Top Retail Mortgage Lenders; Chicago Agent Magazine’s Lender of the Year for five consecutive years; and Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years. Visit rate.com for more information.