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Kirsten Benedict

Mortgage Consultant

Kirsten (Dodd) Benedict graduated from Mount St Mary’s University in 2012 and joined the Mlend team later that year. For the first 4 years at Mlend, Kirsten learned the mortgage business through her position as a loan processor. During this time, she gained a strong knowledge of the loan process and became well-versed in government & conventional loan products.…Read More
Office Phone: 301-371-8850 ext 302 Cell Phone: 301-668-7501

Kirsten (Dodd) Benedict graduated from Mount St Mary’s University in 2012 and joined the Mlend team later that year. For the first 4 years at Mlend, Kirsten learned the mortgage business through her position as a loan processor. During this time, she gained a strong knowledge of the loan process and became well-versed in government & conventional loan products.

Kirsten is a licensed mortgage loan officer who loves to help customers find the best fit for their financial situation and budget. She is eager to help customers through the loan process, making the experience as quick and smooth as possible. Kirsten loves helping both first time home buyers and seasoned homeowners.

Kirsten currently lives with her husband in Waynesboro, PA, where she enjoys running, hiking, and all outdoor activities.

NMLS ID: 1465206

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Alan Brinsfield

Mortgage Consultant

Alan Brinsfield has over 26 years’ experience as a successful mortgage loan originator. He is a graduate of Towson University and the Maryland School for Bankers. He is also a member of the Board of Realtors.

His past experience as a Branch Manager and previous owner of Brinsfield Mortgage has allowed him to experience all aspects of the mortgage lending arena.…

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Office Phone: 301-371-8850 x601 Fax: 443-451-3997

Alan Brinsfield has over 26 years’ experience as a successful mortgage loan originator. He is a graduate of Towson University and the Maryland School for Bankers. He is also a member of the Board of Realtors.

His past experience as a Branch Manager and previous owner of Brinsfield Mortgage has allowed him to experience all aspects of the mortgage lending arena. He has experienced lending in both up and down real estate markets. He feels the key to success is staying active, providing great customer service, and creating strong relationships with all of his clients. Alan focuses on finding the very best product based on his client’s individual needs.

Alan resides in Ridgeley, WV with his wife of 26 years, they are proud parents of a son and daughter.

NMLS ID: 187052

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Michael Crist

Mortgage Consultant

Mike Crist has a vast knowledge of the mortgage industry with over 21 years’ experience as a Loan Originator / Branch Manager and over 13 years’ experience as a licensed real estate agent in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Mike has very strong ties in the new construction / builder arena due to his previous experience as a Regional Builder Sales Manager.…

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Office Phone: 301-371-8850 x113 Cell Phone: 301-518-2863 Fax: 240-439-6327

Mike Crist has a vast knowledge of the mortgage industry with over 21 years’ experience as a Loan Originator / Branch Manager and over 13 years’ experience as a licensed real estate agent in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Mike has very strong ties in the new construction / builder arena due to his previous experience as a Regional Builder Sales Manager.
He is able to guide all of his clients through the entire mortgage process with ease due to his overall expertise on all sides; mortgage lending, new construction processes, and real estate sales. Mike prides himself with building strong & lasting relationships with his clients, business partners and referral partners. During his career, he has personally settled or managed the settlements of more than half a billion dollars in Residential Mortgage Loans in the Baltimore Washington Metropolitan Area with impeccable customer satisfaction ratings.
Mike is a lifetime resident of Maryland and currently resides in Middletown with his family. He is a University of Maryland graduate with a degree in Economics. Mike enjoys High School and College Baseball & Football, Golf, and is a true motorcycle enthusiast.

NMLS ID: 108068

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Timothy Cypress

Mortgage Consultant

Tim Cypress was born and raised in the Prince George’s County Maryland area, where he is very active in his neighborhood and Church community. He brings over 30 years of experience in the consumer loan business to MLEND. Five years of which have been as a mortgage loan originator. Tim prides himself on being a true professional and offers his clients the highest level of service.…Read More
Office Phone: 301-371-8850 x228

Tim Cypress was born and raised in the Prince George’s County Maryland area, where he is very active in his neighborhood and Church community.

He brings over 30 years of experience in the consumer loan business to MLEND. Five years of which have been as a mortgage loan originator.

Tim prides himself on being a true professional and offers his clients the highest level of service. Keeping his clients well informed during the loan process and being accessible during the process is at the top of his list.

NMLS ID: 1289323

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Jody Emerick

Mortgage Consultant

I have been in the banking industry for 20 years, with the last 10 years specializing in mortgage lending. Out of all my positions, mortgage lending has been the most rewarding. There is no better satisfaction than helping local families find their solutions and navigate all the options to support their needs. I truly enjoy working with my clients throughout the entire process.…

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Office Phone: 301-371-8850 ext 602 Fax: 304-212-2998

I have been in the banking industry for 20 years, with the last 10 years specializing in mortgage lending. Out of all my positions, mortgage lending has been the most rewarding. There is no better satisfaction than helping local families find their solutions and navigate all the options to support their needs. I truly enjoy working with my clients throughout the entire process. I still live in my home town of Hyndman with my husband Josh and 2 children Luke and Morgan.p>

NMLS ID: 756543

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Tara Marsh

Mortgage Consultant

With over 15 years of experience in the Mortgage Industry, Tara has been a part of all aspects of the business from Processing, Underwriting, working for an Investor, etc. This helps Tara to help her clients through the process of buying a home by keeping them informed and educated throughout the whole process. Tara loves working with new people and especially getting first time home buyers into their dream homes.…Read More
Office Phone: 301-371-8850 x129 Cell Phone: 301-467-4517

With over 15 years of experience in the Mortgage Industry, Tara has been a part of all aspects of the business from Processing, Underwriting, working for an Investor, etc.

This helps Tara to help her clients through the process of buying a home by keeping them informed and educated throughout the whole process.

Tara loves working with new people and especially getting first time home buyers into their dream homes. Tara’s goal is always to get her clients to settlement on time and happy.

NMLS ID: 343578

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Jerry Merrick

Senior Mortgage Consultant

“Jerry is an experienced loan officer with a strong commitment to his clients in delivering only first class service,” said Mlend president William Poffenbarger. “His commitment to his clients echoes the demands Mlend places on our employees to ensure near perfect customer satisfaction.” Jerry comes to Mlend’s Oakland office, after spending 11 years working at BB&T, and brings a lot of experience in mortgages and loans.…Read More
Office Phone: 301-334-9336 x403 Cell Phone: 301-616-0037

“Jerry is an experienced loan officer with a strong commitment to his clients in delivering only first class service,” said Mlend president William Poffenbarger. “His commitment to his clients echoes the demands Mlend places on our employees to ensure near perfect customer satisfaction.”

Jerry comes to Mlend’s Oakland office, after spending 11 years working at BB&T, and brings a lot of experience in mortgages and loans. As a certified loan officer, Jerry also holds accolades for the Garrett County Board of Realtors Affiliate of the Year and the Historic Highlands Board of Realtors Affiliate of the Year.

“Working at Mlend provides a tremendous opportunity to help our community fulfill their dreams of home ownership,” said Merrick, a Baltimore native who has now lived in Oakland for the past 20 years. “It’s an honor to be a part of a community that has given my family and me a sense of caring and support to help one another.”

Jerry is currently on the Board of Governors of Garrett Regional Medical Center and is the current president of the Southern Garrett Athletic Association. He has also held roles as a member of the Board of Directors of Habitat of Humanity, a member of the Oakland Elks Lodge, and a basketball coach at Southern Garrett High School.

Mlend is ecstatic to bring Jerry on board as part of the team and continue this period of growth and expansion. Along with this new hiring, Mlend has seen growth throughout all areas including the opening of new offices, including the Oakland office that Jerry will be working at

NMLS ID: 415445

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Brandy Mosser

Mortgage Consultant

Brandy Mosser has been with the Mlend team for 11 years and has extensive experience in all parts of the loan origination process.

Customers appreciate Brandy’s attentiveness to their goals and her communication & help thru-out the loan process. Repeat customers are very common for Brandy since she gives every client’s transaction 100% effort.…

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Office Phone: 301-371-8850 x101

Brandy Mosser has been with the Mlend team for 11 years and has extensive experience in all parts of the loan origination process.

Customers appreciate Brandy’s attentiveness to their goals and her communication & help thru-out the loan process. Repeat customers are very common for Brandy since she gives every client’s transaction 100% effort. It is a joy to Brandy when she sees how happy her borrowers are when closing on their new home or bettering their current financial situation.

Brandy enjoys spending time with friends and family, and is always up for hosting a cookout at her home. Brandy and husband, Will, have 3 sons. As a family, they enjoy living in a rural area with plenty of room for the boys to burn their energy and play with their pets.

Brandy has been instrumental in making Mlend the Friendly, Family-orientated company that it is today. She looks forward to coming to work each and every day with her team, where everyone has the same common goal of giving clients the best experience possible.

 

NMLS ID: 79885

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Alex Nunemaker

Mortgage Consultant

Alex Nunemaker has been with Mlend for the last 6 years. He resides in New Market, MD with his wife and two sons. After growing up in Mount Airy, MD he attended University of Maryland University College and graduated with a degree in Business Management. As a dedicated mortgage professional, Alex prides himself on educating and working with his clients to come up with the best solution that meets their financial needs and budget.…Read More
Office Phone: 301-371-8850 x118 Fax: 240-465-0365 Website: Home Loans with Alex

Alex Nunemaker has been with Mlend for the last 6 years. He resides in New Market, MD with his wife and two sons. After growing up in Mount Airy, MD he attended University of Maryland University College and graduated with a degree in Business Management.

As a dedicated mortgage professional, Alex prides himself on educating and working with his clients to come up with the best solution that meets their financial needs and budget. There is nothing more satisfying than bringing clarity to the home buying process to his clients. Alex understands the mortgage process and breaks it down to its simplest element so his clients can be educated and empowered.

Choosing Mlend was simple for Alex; they offer competitive pricing which allows him to provide the best customer service to his clients. Mlend has a local presence and family atmosphere that is enjoyable for both him and his clients.

Some of his most memorable experiences as a loan officer are being at settlement and hearing, “Nobody would work with us, but you took the time and listened” or “We really did not think this was going to be possible but you made it happen!”. When the day is done Alex has a great feeling of pride because he realizes that he is helping families achieve homeownership.

Outside of business he is a Volkswagen enthusiast, enjoys running events such as the Frederick Half Marathon, as well as spending as much family time doing outside activities. Alex also enjoys participating in a wide variety of organized sports & volunteering in the local community.

NMLS ID: 319721

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Marc Nurse

Mortgage Consultant

Marc Nurse has been with Mlend since 2010 and in the mortgage business for over 10 years. His number one priority is making sure his customers are 100% satisfied with every aspect of their experience. He aims to please and clients love him.

Marc resides in Laurel, MD and has two beautiful daughters whom he adores.…

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Office Phone: 301-858-9300 x233

Marc Nurse has been with Mlend since 2010 and in the mortgage business for over 10 years. His number one priority is making sure his customers are 100% satisfied with every aspect of their experience. He aims to please and clients love him.

Marc resides in Laurel, MD and has two beautiful daughters whom he adores.

NMLS ID: 215275

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Mark Pritts

Mortgage Consultant

Mark’s top priorities are to provide exceptional customer service and to build positive relationships with everyone he works with. Whether it’s someone looking to purchase a new home, refinance an existing mortgage, or working with a Realtor, Mark tries to provide the highest level of customer service possible. Mark considers it a privilege to assist you with your mortgage needs.…Read More
Cell Phone: 301-401-9396

Mark’s top priorities are to provide exceptional customer service and to build positive relationships with everyone he works with. Whether it’s someone looking to purchase a new home, refinance an existing mortgage, or working with a Realtor, Mark tries to provide the highest level of customer service possible. Mark considers it a privilege to assist you with your mortgage needs. His expertise with First Time Homebuyers, Customer Service, and Knowledge of the Loan Products allow him to guide and assist his clients to have a positive home buying experience. Mark has called Middletown, Maryland home for most of his life. He has worked with the public for over 30 years, and knows the value of open and honest communication, problem solving, and getting things done.

In his spare time, Mark is active as a Youth Football Coach, and enjoys fishing, golfing, and spending time with his wife and 5 children. Mark considers It a privilege to be working for a company like Mlend, where there is always a commitment from the team to provide the best experience possible for our customers. We realize that home financing is one of the largest and most complex financial decisions anyone makes in their lifetime and our team of experts are committed to guiding you to the best decision to meet your financial goals.

NMLS ID: 1038684

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Michael Pritts

Mortgage Consultant

Michael’s main goal is to provide the best customer service experience possible and takes pride in being able to think from the customer’s perspective and being understanding of what the customer is going through. Michael uses open and honest communication with the customer to show that they are of the utmost importance. Michael places an emphasis on building and maintaining positive relationships in tandem with the team of experts here at Mlend to provide the best home buying experience.…

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Office Phone: 301-371-8850 x133 Cell Phone: 301-473-2046 Fax: 240-436-6118

Michael’s main goal is to provide the best customer service experience possible and takes pride in being able to think from the customer’s perspective and being understanding of what the customer is going through. Michael uses open and honest communication with the customer to show that they are of the utmost importance. Michael places an emphasis on building and maintaining positive relationships in tandem with the team of experts here at Mlend to provide the best home buying experience.

Michael Pritts was born and raised in Middletown, MD.  Michael is one of our newest employees at Mlend. Michael comes from a family that has a history of mortgage experience as his father Mark also works at Mlend as a mortgage consultant.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys fishing, snowboarding, attending concerts and tailgates, and spending time with family and friends while also coaching youth football and basketball.

NMLS ID: 1448210

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Debbie Sagi

Let Debbie help you with the purchase of your new home or refinance your current one. Debbie has been a mortgage professional for more than 18 years, and with the Mlend Team for over a year. She has a ton of knowledge and experience to help her clients through the loan process. She has exceptional customer service and communication skills that make her clients comfortable working with her.…

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Home Phone: 301-371-8850 x115 Fax: 240-436-6237

Let Debbie help you with the purchase of your new home or refinance your current one. Debbie has been a mortgage professional for more than 18 years, and with the Mlend Team for over a year. She has a ton of knowledge and experience to help her clients through the loan process. She has exceptional customer service and communication skills that make her clients comfortable working with her. At the end of the day, a happy and satisfied client is her reward.

Debbie resides in Hagerstown, Maryland with her husband, Alan. She is blessed with 2 children, 5 grandchildren and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

NMLS ID: 1095753

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Joy A. Truby

Mortgage Consultant

Joy Truby has been a mortgage banker for 29 years. Prior to her career as a lender, she was a licensed Realtor for seven years. The experience of knowing what Realtors and homebuyers are going through during the home buying process is a real plus. Combining the knowledge of both careers gives Joy a unique outlook on what is needed and what to provide to give the very best in service, not only to her clients but to the Realtors she works with as well.…Read More
Office Phone: 301-858-9300 x237 Fax: 240-436-6211 Cell Phone: 301-213-2287

Joy Truby has been a mortgage banker for 29 years. Prior to her career as a lender, she was a licensed Realtor for seven years. The experience of knowing what Realtors and homebuyers are going through during the home buying process is a real plus. Combining the knowledge of both careers gives Joy a unique outlook on what is needed and what to provide to give the very best in service, not only to her clients but to the Realtors she works with as well.

Joy is happily married to her husband Tom for 48 years. They have three children and six grandchildren.

Joy prides herself on the time she takes with clients that need long term assistance. There are times when a client must plan for their future and need the commitment from someone like Joy to make their dreams come true.

Joy is an avid volunteer in many worthy organizations: USO ( United Service Organization), Hyattsville Aging in Place and until just recently she had served on The Adult Public Guardianship Review Board for Prince George’s County for over 30 years and served as their Chair for the last fifteen of those years. When she is not volunteering, Joy spends time working in her yard, reading a good book or traveling to spend time with her grandchildren.

I am happy to work for a company like Mlend that offers so much support which allows me to focus my efforts solely on my clients’ needs.

NMLS ID: 167830

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Chuck Via

Mortgage Consultant

Whether you are a first time homebuyer, moving to your dream home, looking for a property for an investment opportunity, or want to explore at refinancing options, Chuck is here to assist you through the entire financing process. With over fifteen years of mortgage experience, he strives to educate his clients on the options and possibilities that exist.…Read More
Office Phone: 301-371-8850 x132 Cell Phone: 301-580-7761

Whether you are a first time homebuyer, moving to your dream home, looking for a property for an investment opportunity, or want to explore at refinancing options, Chuck is here to assist you through the entire financing process.

With over fifteen years of mortgage experience, he strives to educate his clients on the options and possibilities that exist. With today’s technology, the information that can be obtained through various resources can be overwhelming and confusing. Chuck is here to provide clarity and help his clients make a sound decision for their situation. Understanding that markets and programs are constantly changing, Chuck can advise clients on financing that is best for their individual circumstance.

Knowing that his clients have entrusted him to help handle “the single biggest transaction of their lives” is not taken for granted. Chuck strives to consistently deliver nothing but the top level service his clients expect and deserve. With the dedicated support team at Mlend, it allows Chuck to deliver that service.

NMLS ID: 186812