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Front Page - Friday, March 10, 2017

Mortgage Bankers recognizes top producers

Stacy Woods, center, winner of the Community Lending Award with Chattanooga Mortgage Bankers Association, President Herb Pettit and Lacy Wallace, vice president of the Tennessee Mortgage Bankers Association. - Photograph provided

The Chattanooga Mortgage Bankers Association has released its list of its top producers for 2016. The criteria for the production awards included Gold ($10 million), Platinum ($15 million) and Diamond ($20 million). The recipients in each category were:


Joe Collins, Bank of Cleveland

Cheryl Owens, Caliber Home Loans

Debby Daniels, Caliber Home Loans

Juan Hansford, Caliber Home Loans

Chad Harris, Cunningham Mortgage

Don Oakes, Cunningham Mortgage

Karen Sims, Cunningham Mortgage

Michelle Tennyson, Cunningham Mortgage   

Stacy Woods, Cunningham Mortgage

Tom McNeill, First Bank Mortgage

Jill Green, FSG Bank

Dale Kolbus, Mortgage Investors

Rodney Long, Mortgage Investors

Jordan Talley, Mortgage Investors

Nathan Guerrero, Mortgage South

Kelly Calhoun, People’s Home Equity

Shannon McDaniel, People’s Home Equity

Janet Hillis, PrimeLending   

Charity Kincaid, PrimeLending

Shay Robins, PrimeLending   

Rita Haynie, Southern Heritage Bank

Kim Daniel, SunTrust   

Cathy Eakin, SunTrust

Cindy Gilliam, SunTrust

Denise Walden, SunTrust

Sheena Corbett, Synovus Mortgage


Traci Hamilton, Bank of Cleveland

Brian Kniegge, Caliber Home Loans

Dale Whaley, Caliber Home Loans

Gaye DeMars, First Volunteer

Mary Slakie, Mortgage Investors

Herb Pettit, SunTrust

Jill McLean, Synovus Mortgage

Ryan Hulton, United Community Bank


Tammy Self, Bank of Cleveland

Holly Walsh, BB&T

Vickie Phillips, Churchill

Chris Shoemaker, First Bank Mortgage

Sherri Boland, First Bank Mortgage

Darren Strickland, FSG Bank

Terre Webb, MIG

Lindsey Wood, MIG

Brian Currier, Movement Mortgage

Christina Lane, Movement Mortgage

James Bruce Dodd, People’s Home Equity

JoAnna Otero, People’s Home Equity

Greg DeMars, PrimeLending

Joe Womack, Southern Heritage Bank

Joy Akins, Southern Heritage Bank

Lane has been named Mortgage Banker of the Year. Woods has received the Community Lending Award.

The CMBA has also announced its new officers and directors for 2017: Pettit, president; Michael Reed, vice president; McLean, treasurer; Kincaid, secretary; Ryan Hulton, Chad Harris, Sheena Corbett, Gross and Wright, directors; and Lisa Lanik, affiliate director.