Guild Mortgage adds senior loan officer to team

Guild Mortgage Adds Senior Loan Officer to Team in Idaho

Debbie Aguirre-Shank Joins National Independent Lender in its Nampa Branch

Nampa, Idaho – Guild Mortgage (NYSE: GHLD), a rapidly growing mortgage lending company originating and servicing residential loans since 1960, has added senior loan officer Debbie Aguirre-Shank (NMLS ID #1554942) to its Nampa branch (NMLS ID #1428384).

Aguirre-Shank has close to five years of mortgage lending experience and joins Guild from Gold Financial Services. The longtime Nampa resident and Boise State University graduate prides herself in helping members of the community improve their financial outlook through the benefits of homeownership.

“I made the decision to move to Guild because I will be able to better serve my customers long term,” Aguirre-Shank said. “Guild offers in-house processing, underwriting, and funding, and unlike many other lenders, has its own servicing department. This makes for a smoother process when closing loans and allows us to maintain the relationship and serve the borrower throughout the life of their loan. I’m pleased to be joining such a reputable and growing company.”

Guild’s Nampa branch is located at 5660 E Franklin Rd, Suite 201 and led by branch manager Amy Lynn Glover (NMLS ID #21321), who has more than 15 years of mortgage lending, processing, title, and escrow experience. The Guild team offers hundreds of loan programs to serve virtually every customer, including first-time homebuyers, military families and rural residents. Additionally, Guild offers several state, county and city housing programs for those in need of down payment assistance.

“Southwestern Idaho is one of the hottest and most competitive housing markets in the country, so I want people on my team who have a history of going above and beyond for their customers,” Glover said. “Debbie exemplifies a commitment to service through every step of the mortgage process. She’s well respected in the community, and will be a great addition to our growing team.”

Headquartered in San Diego, Guild Mortgage has nearly 4,400 employees with more than 200 retail branches in 32 states, including six branches in Idaho. Guild reported loan volume of $236.9 million in Idaho in the first quarter of 2021, up 75% from the same period in 2020. The Nampa branch closed $17.7 million in loan volume in the first quarter, up 78% year-over-year.

Overall, Guild achieved loan volume of $9.8 billion and net income of $161 million in the first quarter 2021.

A leading national lender by purchase loan volume, Guild has a deep history of developing innovative pilot programs and specialized products in partnership with government organizations to help deliver the promise of home in every neighborhood and community it serves. Its loan professionals can serve the needs of any homebuyer, from helping first-time buyers achieve homeownership, often through government loan programs, to homebuyers looking for a jumbo loan. Guild 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 impact in the communities it serves, commitment to customer service, strength in regulatory compliance and workplace culture.

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Founded in 1960 when the modern U.S. mortgage industry was just forming, Guild Mortgage Company is a nationally recognized independent mortgage lender providing residential mortgage products and local in-house origination and servicing. Guild’s collaborative culture and commitment to diversity and inclusion enable it to deliver a personalized experience for each customer. With more than 4,000 employees and over 250 retail branches, Guild has relationships with credit unions, community banks, and other financial institutions and services loans in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Guild’s highly trained loan professionals are experienced in government-sponsored programs such as FHA, VA, USDA, down payment assistance programs and other specialized loan programs. Guild Mortgage Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guild Holdings Company, whose shares of Class A common stock trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GHLD.