Cory has been in the mortgage industry since 2008. While Cory has been fortunate to work with members in other roles at Northwest Federal, he recently joined the mortgage lending team as a Mortgage Loan Officer. As a dedicated lending professional and former real estate agent, Cory knows the importance of being educated during the process. He works to ensure that members understand the home financing options offered by Northwest Federal. He is a people person who takes pride in providing excellent member service and he enjoys building new relationships with members.
Sharon offers over twenty years of mortgage experience in loan origination, servicing, and title and settlement services. She has worked in Northwest Federal's mortgage department since 2006, where she began as a loan closer. Sharon later became a loan processor and expanded her knowledge and experience originating and processing refinance and equity mortgage transactions. She currently assists members in originating all mortgage products and services.
Suzanna has been with Northwest Federal since 2003 and has a great deal of experience in mortgage lending, including working with conventional and Veteran's Administration (VA) loans. Suzanna's wealth of knowledge allows her to guide members throughout the mortgage transaction seamlessly and ensure that members fully understand the mortgage process. Suzanna's integrity and professionalism have made her the recipient of numerous awards including the Lending Employee of the Year.
With over eight years of mortgage experience, Alisha joined Northwest Federal in June of 2017 as a Loan Officer. She takes pride in helping members obtain the financing they need—either to purchase a home, refinance an existing loan or tap into their home’s equity. Alisha is committed to helping find the answers and exploring financing options which lead to a financially sound outcome.
Wendy has been with Northwest Federal since 2003 and joined the mortgage lending department in 2011, where she works as a mortgage loan officer. A Northern Virginia native, Wendy is focused on member satisfaction and continually strives to find the best home loan products to meet our members' needs.
Vincent "Vinnie" Porto
Originally from Herndon, Virginia, Vinnie is a 2011 graduate of Bridgewater College. Since graduation, Vinnie has spent time working in the mortgage industry and has developed a deep appreciation for the role that credit unions can play in helping their members achieve the American dream of homeownership. Vinnie is devoted to helping homebuyers find mortgage solutions that meet their needs, one loan at a time.
Wayne is excited to be a new addition to our Florida mortgage team. He has over twenty years of mortgage experience both as a loan officer and an underwriter in the Florida market. Wayne has been a Florida resident for the past 42 years and is a graduate of University of Central Florida. He brings experience in all forms of mortgage lending products and is looking forward to being part of the Northwest Federal Credit Union family.
Ryan is a graduate of University of Central Florida with over 20 years of experience in different facets of mortgage lending, including: origination, servicing, underwriting, and technology. Ryan is excited to be working for a credit union again, and is focused on helping members navigate the mortgage loan process, whether for a purchase, refinance, or equity loan.
Michele is a recent addition to the Northwest Federal family, currently working as a mortgage loan officer in our Maitland, FL branch. With almost 15 years of experience as both a senior-level processor and underwriter, Michele is an invaluable resource for all of our members using her extensive knowledge to insure a seamless and timely process. Michele especially prides herself on providing assistance to first-time home buyers or any members with complex scenarios. Michele is eager to share her unique background with members, in the hopes of demonstrating the home loan process (regardless if a purchase, refinance, or equity loan) can be simple, easy, and even stress-free! Michele is excited to serve members and be a trustworthy guide to their home loan needs.
North Carolina team
Scott recently joined the Northwest Federal team as a mortgage loan officer in the Raleigh/Cary North Carolina office. Scott brings with him over 12 years of mortgage lending experience and looks forward to using his expertise to assist Northwest Federal members. Scott makes it a priority to make sure borrowers understand all of their options fully and he takes the time to explain the transaction in detail. Whether it’s a pre-approval, purchase of a home, refinance or even a home equity loan, Scott takes pride in ensuring a smooth process for his borrowers and helping them achieve their goals.
Christine comes to Northwest Federal with over 23 years of retail banking and credit union experience. With experience in mortgage origination and home equity lending, Christine has the depth of knowledge needed to guide borrowers through each and every step of the home buying process. She is dedicated to providing a high level of member service and ensuring she finds the right loan and term to fit each unique situation. Christine understands that purchasing a home or even doing a refinance can be a daunting process for some and she does everything in her power to make the process as smooth as possible.
Jayson is committed to providing the American Dream through impeccable service while treating his clients, referral partners, and team with unyielding integrity and care. His experience in the US Army helped mold him into the professional he is today. Jayson takes his responsibilities seriously and works to provide a high level of service to each member he encounters. He considers effective communication to be paramount in the home buying process and he makes it a priority to ensure all parties receive the information they need throughout the process. Jayson genuinely cares about members and seeks to help them succeed in meeting their financial goals. His goal is to make you a “Raving Fan”!
Sean is a recent addition to Northwest Federal’s Raleigh office location. Sean is joining the team as a mortgage loan officer and plans to use his experience in the United States Marine Corps to help the members of Northwest Federal. Sean’s attention to detail will ensure that members have a clear understanding of every step of the process. Moreover, his top-notch communications skills will help him to provide clear and timely information to applicants. Sean takes his responsibilities as a loan officer seriously and he works to ensure a high level of service is provided. Sean looks forward to meeting new applicants and explaining the benefits of Northwest Federal.