VIP Mortgage Inc.
VIP Mortgage Inc was founded in 2005 by Clark Miller, Brian Shatto, Russell Pulliam, and Chuck Weaver.
Prior to starting VIP, the four partners were the Operational Managers for what was then the largest independently owned
mortgage company in Tarrant County. Over the course of 3 years they quadrupled the size of the company. VIP aims to
provide real estate financing solutions matching each customer and their unique needs.
We intend to provide our customers with “white glove” service. The customer will receive the best of all worlds – excellent
customer service, great quality with multiple options, and a good overall price.
Team Lead / Team President
Cherry Creek Mortgage
I am very proud to be with Cherry Creek Mortgage. I have spent the better part of the last 15 years as a
Mortgage Loan Officer and for the last 11 years as a Branch Manager as well, while continuing to build my team
and coach and manage loan officers in business and life.
I have had the awesome opportunity to build and work with a very talented team of Loan Originators that I now
call “My Team”, LeAnn Smiley, Team Assistant and Joey Fox, Production Partner. We serve on average a
couple hundred clients a year helping them make great long and short-term financial decisions regarding their
housing needs. I have invested heavily with our Real Estate and Builder Partners to create smooth and hassle
free loan transactions for our clients by educating my team on knowing and understanding transactions from all
sides including Borrowers, Real Estate Agents and Builders and their needs during the loan transaction.
Homebridge Financial Services
Brooks Kelly was born and raised in Arizona. He left for college in Texas, and graduated from Texas Tech University with a
BBA in Finance. Brooks has been working with homebuyers since 2004, and is very enthusiastic about helping people
secure financing for their dream home. As a HomeBridge Mortgage Loan Originator, Brooks works tirelessly to help
customers in every situation find the right home loan to fit their needs. Passionate about his community, he is a Chairman
for the Lake Highlands Area Improvement Association. Brooks is happy to lend his knowledge and expertise to his clients
and works tirelessly to deliver the best customer service possible.
Caliber Home Loans
Christian Johnson is the Park Cities-Kessler Park Branch Manager for Caliber Home Loans. He has more than a decade
of mortgage experience in listening to customers’ needs and determining the right path for present and future financial
Christian is widely considered the "go to guy" in the mortgage industry. His attention to detail and tenacity in today’s
financing world to provide a hassle-free loan acquisition and closure reveal why he has been chosen as one of the Best
Mortgage Professionals in Dallas year over year.
First Financial Mortgage
Since entering mortgage lending in 2004, Ryan Craig has excelled at keeping his clients informed on how to build wealth
using the mortgage loan as a financial tool. He delivers a distinctive approach by being a trusted expert to his clients. In the
ever-changing market, he is a steady, respected figure in the real estate community.
First Financial Mortgage has created the perfect platform for Ryan to succeed. The wide array of lending options maximizes
his skill set to cater the perfect mortgage loan to fit his clients’ needs. In addition, the in-house combination of processing,
underwriting and closing provides a seamless process. Ryan is fully aware that superior customer service is of the highest
importance and that his success as a loan officer is determined by the service & advice he provides.
In 2015, Ryan made the list of the top 50 Young Guns in Mortgage Professional America magazine. Locally, he has been
selected as one of DMagazine’s Top Mortgage Professionals every year since 2010. While closing more than $350 million
in loan volume since 2010, Ryan has maintained his core values of giving every single client the one-on-one attention
necessary to advise them on the best loan program for their needs. Aside from spending this time with borrowers, one of
his greatest joys is spending time in New York City and Nantucket, Massachusetts with his wife and their two daughters.
Gold Financial Services
In December 2014, Mr. Bateman celebrated 25 years dedicated entirely to mortgage banking. His talent and knowledge
depth are best exemplified by being named a 2014 Five Star Mortgage Professional, where he was qualified to be among the
top originators in the industry on a national level. In 2014 Doug also ranked #3 in Texas for his FHA volume with Scotsman
Guide's Top Originators. Additionally, Mr. Bateman has been listed in Who's Who of Executive Professionals as a nationally
known expert in secondary marketing policies, guidelines and procedures. He’s annually in the top 5% of loan originators
nationwide in unit volume and origination income. Doug is also an annual top producer companywide and has been a
number one producer in volume and origination income in the CORE training, an elite national sales organization comprised
of top real estate professionals.
Doug Bateman proudly served in the United States Marine Corp and specializes in VA loans for his fellow veterans. His
thorough understanding of the integration of all aspects in our industry combined with his sense of urgency has allowed Mr.
Bateman to consistently attain the results needed by his clients while maintaining the highest level of customer service.
Integrity Mortgage Corporation of Texas
The key to Jerry Williams’ success as a loan officer is putting his clients’ needs first. He takes the time to educate his clients
about the loan process, understand their priorities, and put together a loan program that will meet both their short-term and
long-term financial goals. “When you care about your clients, you look out for their best interests and not your own,” Jerry
says. “You also go above and beyond to make sure the home buying process goes as easily and smoothly as possible for
From approval through closing, Jerry is always available to his clients to answer questions or address concerns. Depending
solely on referrals to generate business, Jerry knows that fostering communication and trust is the key to success. Jerry
and his wife have a 3 year old daughter and a 1 year old son. and are active in Normandy Church.
Petra Lending Group
Petra Lending Group was launched under the conviction that mortgage lending should be highly consultative, with the client being the top priority.
Consulting with clients and providing solutions is the value we add. With vast knowledge as a mortgage loan brokerage and our expertise in related
industries such as credit counseling, mortgage insurance, commercial real estate, and loan processing, you can rest assured you are getting a
valuable total package.
PLG’s President, Jason O’Quinn, RMLO, explains that what makes us unique is not only our knowledge and experience, but “our desire to coach the
client in selecting the best possible loan – to qualify for and protect that loan.” Our mission at Petra Lending Group is to provide the consumer with
unparalleled customer service and superior lending products with excellence and integrity. Our history is what makes us who we are today; however,
we do not rely on our past successes. With great determination and drive, we will impact the mortgage industry by building confidence in our clients
through added benefits and full disclosure.
|Addison Baldwin Group
City Bank Mortgage
Michael Addison and Jessica Baldwin, together are amongst Texas’ leading mortgage lending professionals.
Michael’s veteran experience of 16+ years combined with Jessica’s dynamic background in sales, marketing,
and customer service have allowed them to help their clients achieve the dream of home ownership. They have
been recognized both locally and nationally as some of the top professionals in the real estate financing world.
The Addison Baldwin Group is highly is highly sought after by real estate agents, clients and colleagues for their
professionalism with Dallas mortgage transactions. They have demonstrated the skill and ability to care for their
clients’ needs in a combination unmatched by their peers. The team partnered in 2013 to better serve their
client base and other industry professionals.
They offer a rare and unique blend of exceptional service and efficiency coupled with extremely competitive
options. One of the most important attributes of their operating philosophy is to deliver results well before the
deadline. It’s easy to see how they form so many trusted relationships with Dallas-area real estate agents and
|Jessica Baldwin NMLS 857625
Michael Addison NMLS 603214
12720 Hillcrest Road Suite 201
Dallas, TX 75230