Alayna Gardner sits down with Travis Dyson, VP of Sales at Flagstaff Bank, on the power of relationships in lending, the importance of planning, and the primacy of putting people first.
The LodeStar Kelsey joined was three people, including her. Now, LodeStar, though still a small business, has nearly twenty employees spread across several departments. And with that growth in personnel has come a growth in the amount of knowledge LodeStar possesses.
Raquel Borras, host of Raq the Boat and Women Who Shred, talks with Alayna Gardner about bridging the generational gap, fostering accountability, and bringing a spirit of fun to the workplace.
Jim chats with longtime LodeStar friend, Matt Einheber, Principal at TitleEQ and Creator of Title Box, about the impact of the NAR ruling and the future of real estate.
LodeStar’s Alayna Gardner chats with the indefatigable Liz Short, CEO of Short Solutions, about how to do more than just “Survive Till ’25.”
This week’s guest is a new friend, Nomi Smith, Founder and CEO of PMI Rate Pro. She and Jim Paolino chat about Nomi’s amazing story, her journey into mortgage lending, and her expertise in the world of mortgage insurance.
Two hosts for the price of one! Jim and Alayna regroup at LodeStar HQ to recap MBA Annual 2023 in Philadelphia. They discuss key takeaways, shifts in focus in mortgage tech, and—of course—Philly food.
This week Lending Leaders features an awesome conversation between LodeStar’s own Alayna Gardner and Equity Capital Mortgage Group’s Rick Rucker on how to be unbreakable in tough times and tough markets.
For this week’s Lending Leaders episode, Alayna talks with Meg Bennett, CMB®, AMP, on the struggle of getting those impressive letters behind her name. Meg is a champion of authenticity, and she brings that to every conversation and endeavor.
For this week’s episode of Lending Leaders, Jim Paolino talks with Joel Gonzalez, Managing Partner & EVP of Sales MOR Lending, about Joel’s journey into mortgage lending and the power of connection in sales.
For this week’s episode of Lending Leaders, Alayna Gardner and Dustin McClelland, EVP of Sales at Lender Price, talk about the importance of usable data, integrity and respect, and competing on more than just cost.
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