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Meet Our Operations Staff

Nathan Nelson
Nathan NelsonOperations Manager
NMLS #1645221
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
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
Sarah Letman
Sarah LetmanBusiness Development
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

Underwriting Team

Jeff Reed
Jeff ReedUnderwriter Manger
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
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

Processing Team

Chad Buttram
Chad ButtramProcessing Manager
After moving to Indiana, from Florida, I fell into the mortgage industry 4 years ago and have yet to look back. At MJW, I work behind the scenes as a part of your loan officer’s team. As a Sr. Loan Processor, I am 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
Alicia Davis
Alicia DavisProcessor
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
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
I started my professional career as a leasing consultant in apartment management. In 2013, after almost 10 years leasing, I made the move into the mortgage industry as a Loan Processor. My success comes from my 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. Loan 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
Heidi Wilson
Heidi WilsonSr. Processor
Heidi Wilson has been in the mortgage industry for nearly 6 years. She began working in this industry as a secretary and assisted with many other departments when help was needed. She quickly worked her way into the Processing department. Heidi’s experience gives her a rare understanding… Read More
Christa Booth
Christa BoothSr. Processor
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
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
Conner Passafiume
Conner PassafiumeJr. Processor
NMLS #1957459
Conner grew up on the south side of Indianapolis before moving to Zionsville. He graduated from IUPUI with a degree in statistical economics. He worked in hospitality industry while in college and it was there, he learned the…. 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
Leslie Haggard
Leslie HaggardDisclosure Desk
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.

Closing Team

Joyce Scanlon
Joyce ScanlonClosing Manager
Joyce Scanlon began her career in the financial industry in 2009 working in the lending department of a local bank in Central Ohio with a large focus on delivering extraordinary customer service and always being a trustworthy and reliable resource to clients and the community.Read More
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
Chelsea Berry
Chelsea BerryCloser
Chelsea grew up on the north east side of Indianapolis. She studied business at Ivy Tech Community College, then transitioned to the Aveda Fredric’s Institute where she obtained a license in Cosmetology in December of 2018. Looking to change career paths, she landed here with MJW… Read More
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
Mindy Speakman
Mindy SpeakmanCloser
Mindy was born and raised in Northwest, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University Bloomington, and started her professional career as a High School Math Teacher. After teaching for a year, ..Read More
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
Michelle Wedge
Michelle WedgePost Closing 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
Analise Parsley
Analise ParsleyPost Closing Processor
Analise is the post-closing intern. She is a senior at Mr. Vernon High School and plans to study dentistry at IU Bloomington with a minor in business. Analise says she’s grateful and excited for this opportunity to make connections and gain office experience.

Quality Control

Steven Hughes
Steven HughesQuality Control
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

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
Damon Hyatt
Damon HyattLock Desk Specialist
NMLS# 1578531
After college, Damon spent 3 years in Kansas City as a mortgage loan officer. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, and he graduated from DePauw University in 2016 with a major in Economics and Management. He’s excited to begin work with MJW Financial, and finally be in his home state where he can add more of a personal touch to his business.