Overland Park, Kansas – Apr. 28, 2022 — Guild Mortgage (NYSE: GHLD), a growth-oriented mortgage lending company originating and servicing residential loans since 1960, has added Tim Kay (NMLS ID #246522), branch manager, and Paul Camenzind (NMLS ID #400310), an experienced senior loan officer, to its team in Overland Park, Kansas.
Over the past 10 years Overland Park, Kansas has earned a positive reputation as an affordable and family-friendly community. Its recognitions include being ranked a “Top 10 Best Places to Live in the United States” by CNNMoney, named “Best Place to Raise a Family” by WalletHub, and included in the list of “America’s 10 Best Places to Grow Up” by U.S. News and World Report.
District Manager Dave Brown (NMLS ID #216112) said Kay and Camenzind bring extensive experience, local expertise and accomplishments in the mortgage industry to the growing branch, which increased its volume by 13% and units by 8% from 2020 to 2021. The Overland Park branch is located at 10740 Nall Ave., Suite 150, Overland Park, Kansas 66211 (NMLS ID #1713567).
“Johnson County is the largest county in Kansas, and Overland Park is the second largest city in the state, according to the latest census data,” Brown said. “Guild Mortgage is increasing its commitment to this growing region with experienced professionals like Tim Kay and Paul Camenzind and providing a wide variety of home loan options and award-winning customer service as part of our mission to deliver on the promise of home to more people.”
Tim Kay, Branch Manager
Joining Guild from Academy Bank, the 14th largest bank in the state of Missouri, where he served as senior vice president, Kay has 25 years of experience in residential mortgage lending, including partnering with local realtors to finance home purchases for families moving to Kansas City or moving up to new homes in the region. His integrity and commitment to providing a superior client experience has helped him build a broad client base and grow his specialized understanding of the housing market in the metropolitan Kansas City region.
Brown said Kay joined Guild Mortgage with an appreciation for the increased personalization and high-touch approach the company takes through the mortgage lending process and its wide-range of loan programs.
“With the variety of loans Guild Mortgage offers, our team can deliver on customer needs and expectations, backed by a personalized servicing experience,” Kay said. “This dedication is how Guild Mortgage creates relationships that last a lifetime and makes homeownership not only achievable, but sustainable.”
Paul Camenzind, Senior Loan Officer
Camenzind has more than three decades of experience and joins Guild Mortgage from First National Bank of Omaha, where he was named a Circle of Excellence winner. Prior to First National Bank of Omaha, he was a loan officer at Mutual of Omaha Mortgage and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, where he claimed multiple President’s Club honors.
Camenzind made the move to Guild Mortgage because of the company’s focus on customer satisfaction and its use of technology to simplify the home-purchasing process.
“Guild Mortgage services the majority of its home loans and makes a commitment to help customers beyond the closing of a loan, which is a major differentiator,” Camenzind said. “Our teams are always there to help put future homeowners at ease and ensure they get the attention they deserve at every stage of their home purchase.”
Headquartered in San Diego, Guild Mortgage is a leading national lender with an established history of offering a comprehensive array of loan products and partnering with government organizations to help deliver the promise of home in every neighborhood and community. Its loan professionals serve the needs of any homebuyer, from helping first-time buyers achieve homeownership, often through government loan programs, to those looking for jumbo loans. Guild Mortgage also helps active duty and retired military personnel who qualify for VA loans with 100% financing and flexible qualifying standards. The company is consistently recognized for its community impact, commitment to customer service, strength in regulatory compliance, and workplace culture.