Guaranteed Rate Welcomes Kari Phillips as a Senior Vice President of Mortgage Lending and Branch Manager
“I am so excited to welcome a mortgage industry expert like Kari Phillips to our team,” said Julia Borst, Divisional Manager of Guaranteed Rate’s Intermountain West Division. “Kari knows how the mortgage business works, and she understands the importance of prioritizing the client’s needs to provide a seamless, top-quality mortgage experience.
Phillips joins Guaranteed Rate with more than 20 years of mortgage industry experience, and has completed more than 10,000 loan transactions. Phillips and her family have been Las Vegas residents for nearly two decades, where she has been providing top-quality mortgage solutions to thousands of satisfied clients.
“My decision to join Guaranteed Rate is driven entirely by my goal to provide the best experience possible for my clients,” said Phillips. “By offering fair and transparent rates and providing a Conditional Full Underwriting Credit Approval before the client is even in contract, we put our clients in the strongest possible position to achieve success."
Founded in 2000, Guaranteed Rate delivers competitive pricing, innovative mortgage products and unmatched expertise from top-producing loan officers. The company is well known for introducing the world’s first digital mortgage, an easy-to-understand, transparent loan process that enables industry-leading customer satisfaction and exponential growth.
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 FlashClose SM technology; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman 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.