Michael Wampler began his career in the mortgage industry in 2005 working for a bank and then later a local mortgage brokerage. Dissatisfied with the business models at both companies, Michael wanted to create a mortgage bank that focused on the needs of the consumer. In the spring of 2008, he formed MJW…Read More
Financial LLC, a lender with cutting edge technology, transparent terms and low rates. Under Michael’s leadership, MJW Financial is one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in the Midwest. As founder and CEO of MJW Financial, Michael Wampler oversees and directs all business operations for the company’s full-service mortgage lending operation. Michael is also very involved in the Indianapolis community he calls home. In his spare time, he loves to travel the world to experience all of the various wonderful people, cultures, and wildlife….
John MurphyVice President & CSO
John Murphy started in the mortgage business in late 2009. From the beginning of his career, he has excelled in delivering superior service and assistance to his clients. He takes pride in closing transactions on time. John has carried over that philosophy to help build one of the fastest growing teams of originators in the Midwest. Under his guidance the loan originators are able to offer the best programs, rates, and experience to consumers during their home-buying experience.
Eric Wampler serves as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of MJW Financial LLC where he has been a key financial adviser since its launch. Eric draws upon twenty-five years in Public Accounting and twenty years in corporate finance where he served as financial leadership / Chief Financial Officer…Read More
for a variety of businesses.
Eric was born and raised in Indianapolis, lived in Chicago for thirty years and then returned to Indianapolis to be closer to family. Eric is a big Colts and Pacers fan, even driving down to attend games while living in Chicago. Eric’s son took a lot of flack after the Colts beat the Bears in the Super Bowl, as he was a solitary Colts fan in a grade school full of crazed Chicago Bears fans. In addition to Indy sports, Eric enjoys spending time with family, dining out, and traveling.
Eric is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) in both Indiana and Illinois, and he holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Public Accounting from Loyola University – Chicago. Eric is a member in good standing of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Indiana CPA Society and the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)
Jeff ReedVice President of Operations
Jeff graduated from Purdue University in the Spring of 2012 and like most in the industry joined as a Loan Officer. Very quickly he realized that his skillset was better served on the operational side of the business. Through the years, he has worn many different hats: Loan Officer, Processor, … Read More
Processing Manager, Closing Manager, Underwriter, Underwriting Manager and Purchase Money Processing Manager. Having diversified his skillset, he realized Underwriting was his passion and where he makes the greatest impact on the organization. His attention to detail, love for process and propensity to optimize efficiency not only protect the organization but also make for the best borrower experience. Outside the office Jeff’s passions are his family, friends, DIY, and sports.
Cathie LeathermanVice President of Credit Risk
Cathie began in the mortgage industry 1996 as a Closer. With the curiosity to know more of how the process worked, she quickly moved through many
roles that included Processing, … Read More
Closing/PC Manager, Operations Manager, Wholesale Development, on to Underwriting and Credit Policy that eventually took her to Regional Underwriting Manager.
When Cathie started her journey in Underwriting it became her passion. Each and every situation is unique, and getting that individual into their dream home is most rewarding accomplishment one could have. Cathie oversees MJW’s Credit Policy and Underwriting while always working to improve the process. …
Nathan Nelson Vice President of Sales
Nate Nelson has been an Indianapolis resident for his entire life. He has spent the last decade deeply ingrained in finance and accounting. While working as the head estimator for a local construction company, he graduated in the top of…Read More
his class from The Kelley School of Business in Accounting and Finance. He then went on to become a senior tax accountant at Ernst and Young, the most prominent accounting firm in the state. With a wealth of personal relationships in construction and real estate, he decided to pursue a career in personal finance, and joined the MJW Financial Team. Nate has had a decade of client facing experience and will push to make sure you have a smooth and seamless purchase or refinance experience. Strategy and details are his strong suit. With Nate as your personal loan advisor, you will be able to rest easy knowing that you have a guideline savvy mortgage technician in your corner.
Patrick ThorneChief Compliance Officer
Patrick is a St. Louis native and honors graduate of St. Louis University where he was a scholar athlete. He moved to Indiana in 2001 by way of Purdue University and has been a Hoosier ever since. Patrick brings over 12 years of mortgage…Read More
experience as an Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer to MJW. He is passionate about guiding the organization to ensure compliance standards with laws, regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures. Patrick is a Carmel resident and spends the majority of his free time coaching baseball, softball, soccer, and basketball for one of his four children’s youth teams.
Eileen WinterHuman Resources
Eileen was born and raised in Indianapolis and currently resides in Irvington. While her career began in the banking industry, she would later follow her passion for education, …Read More
graduating from IUPUI with a degree in Elementary Education. For the last 9 years Eileen has been inspiring students in the classroom and recently felt a call to change paths and create a fresh start. Eileen started at MJW Financial in 2021 excited and passionate about a new opportunity to collaborate and inspire others. She thrives when helping others succeed and enjoys the community and collaboration at MJW Financial. While not encompassed by work she enjoys spending time with her three children, where they love lake life and outdoor adventure.