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Meet Our Operations Staff

Sarah Thompson
Sarah ThompsonFinancial Analyst
Sarah Thompson was born and raised in Fishers Indiana. She began her working career teaching early education. After teaching for 6 years she wanted a career change and entered the business world. She graduated from Ball State University with a degree in accounting, followed by 4 years…Read More
Donya McKinnon
Donya McKinnon Marketing Director
Donya McKinnon is a Hoosier native, from northwestern Indiana. She attended Ball State University and is the MJW Financial Marketing Director. Donya’s professional background includes Event Planning & Sales, Social Media Promotion & Marketing, and Education. Prior to…Read More

Underwriting Team

Michael Silvers
Michael SilversUnderwriter
Michael was raised in Central, Indiana and a 2010 graduate of Purdue University. Entering the mortgage field in 2013, he has spent his entire mortgage career in the operations division, most recently joining…Read More
Drew Smith
Drew SmithUnderwriter
Drew was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana and is a 2011 graduate of Ball State University with a major in marketing. Drew began his career as a commercial insurance underwriter before entering the mortgage industry in 2013. Over the years, Drew has…Read More

Processing Team

Chad Buttram
Chad ButtramProcessing Manager
After moving to Indiana, from Florida, Chad fell into the mortgage industry 4 years ago and has yet to look back. At MJW, he works behind the scenes as a part of your loan officer’s team. As a Sr. Loan Processor, he is diligent in keeping all parties involved with your loan informed of the file status … Read More
Amy Furrow
Amy FurrowSr. Processor
Amy started in the mortgage business at the beginning of 2016 as a loan processor. From the very beginning she fell in love with the industry and excelled in her career. She enjoys the responsibility and challenge of ensuring all loan files are presented to underwriting … Read More
Zach Barton
Zach BartonSr. Processor
Zach graduated with his associates in Business Administration and fell right into the mortgage industry as a Loan Officer. He quickly realized his attention to detail and quality were better suited in the operational side of the mortgage industry…. Read More
Tenisha Massie
Tenisha MassieProcessor
Tenisha Massie was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. After graduating from Indiana University Bloomington, she began her career at a local credit union, where she found a passion for helping members…Read More
Rachel Moore
Rachel MooreSr. Processor
Rachel started her professional career as a leasing consultant in apartment management. In 2013, after almost 10 years leasing, she made the move into the mortgage industry as a Loan Processor. Her success comes from her involvement in the loan from start to finish and staying in constant communication… Read More
Brandon Thornsbury
Brandon ThornsburySr. Processor
Brandon moved to Indianapolis to attend college at IUPUI and graduated with a BS in Computer Engineering in 2015. After finding his passion was in helping people, he decided to take a dive into the mortgage…Read More
Shannon Pierce
Shannon PierceSr. Processor
Shannon has over 11 years of experience in the Mortgage industry. Throughout her career there is very little Shannon has not seen or accomplished. She is as adept and attentive working with a first time home…Read More
Joe Garcia
Joe GarciaProcessor
Joe began his professional career at a local credit union out of high school, where he worked as a lead teller. He moved up the ranks to become a loan officer at his credit union, specifically helping members achieve their financial dreams with auto loans, personal loans, and Home Equity loans.Read More
Taylor Cross
Taylor CrossJr. Processor
Taylor grew up in West Lafayette with a passion for sports and has always had a goal to help and educate people. After gaining a degree from IUPUI with a degree in Sports Management from the Tourism Convention…Read More
Michelle Wedge
Michelle WedgeJr. Processor
Michelle Wedge began her career in the real estate industry in 2006, becoming a licensed broker in 2012. Most recently, Michelle managed the daily operations of a successful real estate team in Greenwood…Read More
Taylor Richardson
Taylor RichardsonLoan Opener
Taylor grew up in Fishers, IN where he then attended college at IU Bloomington. He graduated with a BS in Public Finance in 2015. After graduating, he began his career as a processor at Caliber Home Loans where he had interned…Read More
Mark Walsh
Mark WalshDisclosure Desk Specialist
Mark Walsh grew up on the east side of Indianapolis and attended New Palestine High School.  After graduating from IUPUI, he worked at his family’s business for several years.  Mark has always had a passion to learn more about the mortgage industry and found it here at MJW Financial.  In his spare time, he enjoys being with friends and family. 

Closing Team

Corinne Masters
Corinne MastersPost-Closing Manager
Corinne Masters began her working career at a young age in the restaurant industry. With a strong work ethic and ensuring the client’s needs came first she quickly moved through the ranks to become a store manager by the age of 19. Corinne made the move to the mortgage industry in…Read More
Kristy Smith
Kristy SmithClosing Manager
Kristy started working in the mortgage industry in 2000 and never looked back. The last 8 years was spent as a loan closer. Currently, she is the Closing Manager. She loves that her job allows her to be part of all the different segments in the mortgage industry. Kristy currently lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana with her husband of 20 years and their three daughters.
Steven Hughes
Steven HughesPreClose Specialist
Steven grew up on the East side of Indianapolis before moving to Fishers where he currently resides. He started his working career in retail before transitioning into Finance at a local credit union, with a strong….Read More
Samantha Knight
Samantha KnightCloser
Samantha has been in the customer service industry for 20 plus years. She made the move to the mortgage industry 2 ½ years ago. She is a Senior Loan Closer. She enjoys making homebuyers dreams come true! She feels it has been the best move she has made. Samantha currently lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she raises her daughter.
Michael Near
Michael NearCloser
Michael began his career in the financial industry in 2010 working as a teller for a credit union in Bloomington, Indiana and advancing to branch supervision within the first year. In this role,….Read More
Sarah Letman
Sarah LetmanCloser
Sarah is deeply connected to Indiana. After earning her BS from IUPUI, she worked in the marketing field for 5 years, where she traveled around the U.S. full time. Sarah now brings her diligence and people skills to MJW Financial where she has…Read More
Leslie Haggard
Leslie HaggardCloser
Leslie grew up on the east side of Indianapolis. She studied communications at Indiana University, then began working in the lending department at a local community bank. Looking to expand her knowledge in the industry, she joined MJW Financial in August 2020. Leslie enjoys spending time with friends and family in her free time.
Isabella Parsley
Isabella ParsleyPost Closing Processor
Isabella Parsley’s eager attitude and willingness to learn was a perfect match to align with MJW Financial and begin her mortgage career in the summer of 2019. She is quickly grasping the mortgage terminology, which…Read More
Walesska Lopez
Walesska LopezPost Closing Processor
Walesska began her life in Indiana at Lawrence North High School and decided to continue her education here at IUPUI. Before then, she lived in many different states and even other countries because of her military family. Read More
Alicia Davis
Alicia DavisPost Closing Processor
Alicia was born and raised in Bloomington, IN and studied criminal justice at Indiana University. After college, she moved to Chicago and in 2010 joined the mortgage industry at a corporate office and started…. Read More
Christa Booth
Christa BoothPost Closing Auditor
Christa Booth has been in the Mortgage industry for 8 years; beginning as a Loan Officer and working her way to Processing with multiple awards and commendations along the way. Christa’s experience gives her a rare understanding of knowing every step of the Mortgage process; from sales…Read More

Capital Markets

Jay Harvey
Jay HarveySecondary Market Manager
Jay brings over 25 years of experience to the MJW Financial team. After attending the University of Nebraska, Jay moved to Indianapolis to start his career in mortgages. Jay leads the very aggressive MJW pricing model to ensure the best execution for our clientele. In his free time, Jay enjoysRead More
Dan Wise
Dan WiseLock Desk Specialist
Dan was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana and graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 2012. He relocated to Indianapolis and began working in the mortgage industry soon after. He initially began as a Loan Officer but quickly transitioned…Read More