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Experience Matters - Meet the FGMC USDA Team
  • Tom Davis
    National Correspondent Sales Director
  • Tom has 16 years of mortgage industry experience which includes exceptional understanding of the USDA Guaranteed Rural Housing Program. Prior to joining FGMC, he was Division Vice President – Correspondent Sales, Finance of America Mortgage LLC, a Blackstone Company, and Correspondent Rural Housing Account Executive, Chase (JPMorgan Chase & Co.). During his tenure at Chase, Davis sourced and procured more than $5 billion in USDA Guaranteed Rural Housing loans. Tom has also held positions with Bank of America and FBR Capital Markets / First NLC Financial Services.
  • Van Evans
    Regional Sales Manager, Correspondent Division
  • Van has more than 15 years of experience helping lending partners with their correspondent needs and is extensively trained as a mortgage-industry professional. Van is a highly skilled communicator who has a reputation for developing strong customer loyalty through exceptional customer service and expert product knowledge with a proven track record of increasing sales performance in new and existing markets. Van is a product specialist with exceptional knowledge in the USDA Guaranteed Rural Housing Program. Prior to joining FGMC, he was Division Vice President – East, Correspondent Lending, Finance of America Mortgage LLC, a Blackstone Company; Correspondent Rural Housing Account Executive, Chase (JPMorgan Chase & Co.), and Account Executive, FBR Capital Markets / First NLC Financial Services.
  • Darren Russell
    Regional Sales Manager, Correspondent Division
  • Darren’s 13 years of mortgage industry experience includes 7 years as Account Executive with Chase (JPMorgan Chase & Co.) Rural Development Division. During his tenure with Chase, he specialized in the procurement of USDA home loan originations, and was involved in a collaborative effort with senior management toward driving legislative changes. Additionally, he worked with Sellers to convey valid information to USDA state representatives – to effectuate change and cause expansion of the program. Darren is an accomplished industry expert specializing in the USDA Rural Housing Program. He’s also highly regarded throughout the Midwest as a product specialist with experience in FHA, VA and Conventional products. Knowledgeable, reliable, and dependable. Darren understands that your business needs are the foundation for producing mutual success.