PrimeLending Loan Officers Earn 2018 NAMMBA Honors

Eleven PrimeLending loan originators were honored by NAMMBA as Top Originators. PrimeLending was also recognized as a Best Workplace for Minorities and Women. (Pictured L-R: Gene Frazier (NMLS: 195298), Latonia Donaldson, Veronica Blake, and Steve Blake (NMLS: 450899).

DALLAS--()--PrimeLending, a national mortgage lender, and 11 PrimeLending loan originators were recognized by The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) at NAMMBA’s annual gala last Friday, April 26, 2019.

During the event, PrimeLending was named a Best Work Place for Women & Minorities, which was based on employee surveys, the company’s commitment to diversity, leadership and culture. Along with the company recognition, 11 PrimeLending loan officers placed in the Top 100 originator list, which was based on 2018 unit and volume production. The LO’s recognized were:

  • Steve Blake (NMLS#: 450899)
  • Diane Clark (NMLS#: 76844)
  • Gene Frazier (NMLS#: 195298)
  • Julie Howell (NMLS#: 176775)
  • Wendy Kotowske (NMLS#: 194641)
  • Christina Luna (NMLS#: 222469)
  • Angie Mata-Ramirez (NMLS#: 457547)
  • Amanda McColl (NMLS#: 659241)
  • Erin Moore (NMLS#: 177569)
  • Gloria Price (NMLS#: 179699)
  • Alex Varela (NMLS#: 184823)

“It’s such an honor for both the company and our loan officers to be recognized by NAMMBA,” said Steve Thompson, President of PrimeLending. “We are committed to working together to create a workplace environment where all employees can thrive and succeed, which is why these prestigious awards are so valuable to us.”

NAMMBA’s mission is to increase workplace opportunities and engagement for both women and minorities in the financial industry at the local, state and national level. NAMMBA is also the only organization with an award focused on minority production in the mortgage industry.

About PrimeLending

PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, is a national home lender combining personal guidance and local expertise with fast service, more choices and the flexibility to meet homeowners’ unique needs. We’re relentlessly focused on empowering our customers to boldly pursue their homeownership goals, whether they’re looking to buy, refinance or renovate a home. The PrimeLending team works alongside our customers in all 50 states, helping them make smart home financing decisions and have a rewarding experience along the way. Delivering on this promise for more than 30 years, we’re proud to consistently earn a 96% customer satisfaction rating1. PrimeLending is a wholly owned subsidiary of PlainsCapital Bank, which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH). More information at Equal Housing Lender.

1Survey administered and managed by an independent third party following loan closing. 96% satisfaction rating refers to the rating our customers give our loan officers. Our loan officers have received a 96% Customer Satisfaction Rating.

All loans subject to credit approval. Rates and fees subject to change. Mortgage financing provided by PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company. Equal Housing Lender.

© 2019 PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company. (NMLS: 13649).


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Release Summary

PrimeLending honored by The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) as a Best Workplace for Women & Minorities.


Sarah Crandall
469-737-5708 |