Excelling as a loan originator or branch manager is often a complex process that requires
a diligence akin to growing plants. Like a florist caring for flowers, you must find the right
environment where you can thrive and tend to the needs of your career so it doesn’t
wither. Even after finding your ideal mortgage-lending company, the process of honing
your skills and developing your career has only just begun.
For many loan originators and branch managers, the first step in career advancement is
finding that right environment — a mortgage-lending company that truly supports them,
helps them grow and nurtures their career. After all, with all the moving parts required
to close a loan, mortgage-industry professionals can excel only when they have the
necessary support structure. >>
Professional development and advancement require constant attention
Senior vice president and national sales manager
Waterstone Mortgage Corp.
By Kevin Allen
lllustration by Dennis Wunsch
Focus: Career Advancement
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