Guaranteed Rate Hires Kelly Foote to Lead Clarksville, Tennessee, Branch
March 29, 2021 – Guaranteed Rate, one of America’s top 5 retail mortgage lenders, has named Kelly Foote as a Vice President of Mortgage Lending and Branch Manager to oversee the company’s location in Clarksville, Tenn.
Foote joins Guaranteed Rate with more than 25 years of mortgage industry experience and will help the company expand its presence throughout Tennessee.
“Kelly is passionate about the mortgage business and takes great pride in helping people achieve the dream of homeownership,” said John Markham, a Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth for Guaranteed Rate. “We are excited to welcome her and look forward to seeing her continue to grow her business and serve the state’s growing community of homebuyers.”
Foote has been a top-producing loan officer for the past four years and has built strong relationships with clients and business partners in the community. Foote has spent her entire career serving Tennessee’s borrowers and works with a wide range of customers, including first-time homebuyers and those looking to refinance their current mortgages.
“I’m thrilled to be overseeing Guaranteed Rate’s Clarksville branch,” said Foote. “I’ve been serving the community in middle Tennessee for over two decades, and Guaranteed Rate’s innovative technology and talented loan team will be a huge asset to our growing number of clients and referral partners.”
Founded in 2000, Guaranteed Rate delivers competitive pricing, innovative mortgage products and unmatched expertise from top-producing loan officers. The company developed the world’s first digital mortgage, an easy-to-understand, transparent loan process that enables industry-leading customer satisfaction and exponential growth.
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About Guaranteed Rate Companies
The Guaranteed Rate Companies, which includes Guaranteed Rate, Inc., Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, and Proper Rate, LLC, has more than 10,000 employees in over 850 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 licensed in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Guaranteed Rate Inc. 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.