MONROE, La., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Correspondent Lending Division of Envoy Mortgage is pleased to announce the addition of three new staff members. Tom Van Auken, Karen Ellsworth and Garrett Bracken all come with a wealth of experience and have joined Envoy to further develop their growing portfolio of lenders.
Tom Van Auken joins Envoy's Correspondent Lending Division as the Regional Account Manager for Eastern PA, NJ, NY, DE. Tom began his mortgage career in 1998. During his 18 years he has held positions as a Correspondent Lending Internal Account Executive, Account Executive for the company's Private Label Solutions division; supporting regional banks, community banks and credit unions. Karen Ellsworth joins the Correspondent Lending Division as the Regional Account Manager for MA, NH, ME, VT, RI, & CT. Karen Ellsworth brings 30 years of experience in the Mortgage Industry including Mortgage Insurance, Wholesale and Correspondent business. Prior to joining Envoy Mortgage, Karen was an Account Executive with Plaza Home Mortgage working with Banks and Credit Unions. She also helped to start a Community Bank and Credit Union division for Merrimack Mortgage. Garrett Bracken is the new Business Development officer in the Western Division. Garrett has worked in the mortgage finance industry as an originator for Wells Fargo Private Mortgage Banking where he was a top producer. In addition, he also served in the Wells Fargo Capital Markets group. He helped launch the America's Homeowner Alliance, the first advocacy alliance representing the existing and aspiring homeowners in America. Todd Potter, National Sales Manager, says, "Tom, Karen and Garrett's wealth of experience and industry knowledge make all of them key additions to the team at the Correspondent Lending Division of Envoy Mortgage. We view these new additions as a sign of growth and commitment to our clients." About Envoy Mortgage Envoy Mortgage is a full-service mortgage banking firm headquartered in Houston, TX that operates a network of retail branch locations across the U.S., currently originating in 48 states. The branches offer a full menu of loan products and knowledge and expertise for all areas of the residential mortgage lending industry. Envoy's technology enables the company to maintain a completely paperless, in-house origination process, reducing costs and improving efficiencies. For more information, visit http://envoymortgage.com/ Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160517/368881LOGO