Ms. Blocker joined Guild in 1998 with a background rooted in both wholesale and retail sales and operations at Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Company beginning in 1977. In her first two years with the Company, she was promoted to Vice President with responsibilities for Production Training. In 2001, as head of Production Operations, Ms. Blocker also assumed the leadership of Underwriting and the Branch Operations Service Center. She was instrumental in reshaping the corporate culture, and communicating the philosophy of a reorganization that proved extremely beneficial to company operations. Ms. Blocker’s tenacity in assisting branches to close loans has permeated throughout all of operations. She delicately balances prudent underwriting and effective customer service. Ms. Blocker graduated from San Diego State University in 1980 with a B.A. in English.