Churchill Mortgage Expands into Colorado to Support Homebuyer Demand of Booming Population

announced the opening of the company’s first
physical branch in Colorado, located at 104 S. Cascade Ave., Suite 201A
in Colorado Springs, to support the homebuyer demand of its booming
population. The branch will provide mortgage products for the Front
Range area, which includes the cities of Boulder, Fort Collins, Greeley,
Loveland and Longmont and is where more than 85 percent of the state’s
population resides.

Jay Garvens will manage the branch, leveraging 16 years of
mortgage industry expertise to provide financially tailored loan
programs to borrowers in Colorado Springs, as well as the surrounding
communities. Garvens, who is a retired Army Aviation officer, previously
served as a broker, owner and principal of The Garvens Group in Colorado
Springs, which provided lending services for homebuyers, as well VA loan
support for members of the military and their families. Currently,
Garvens is the treasurer for the Colorado Association of Mortgage
Professionals (CoAMP), a member of the National Association of Mortgage
Brokers (NAMB) and is also the host of The Jay Garvens Show on KRDO News
Radio in Colorado Springs and 760 Real Talk Radio in Denver, where he
discusses mortgage and real estate issues.

Also supporting the branch are Kay Fruci and Tanya Cross,
who join as vice president of Operations and director of Marketing,
respectively. With 13 years of experience in the mortgage industry,
Fruci oversees the branch’s day-to-day operations and works directly
with borrowers throughout the origination process. She is also a member
of NAMP and CoAMP. As director of Marketing with seven years of
experience, Cross leads outreach initiatives to sustain the lender’s
local presence in Colorado Springs, while also establishing
relationships with borrowers and referral partners in the surrounding

“Jay Garvens and his team have a rich history with the military and we
consider ourselves fortunate to have such an honorable team serving the
borrowers in Colorado Springs and its surrounding areas,” said Mike
Hardwick, president of Churchill Mortgage. “His leadership combined with
the staff’s collective industry knowledge will ensure that homebuyers
are provided with our trusted, consultative lending services and
ultimately ensure their future financial security.”

The branch’s team also includes Victor Malone, Jeff Oster, Ken
, Belinda Warren and Heidi Yaegel, who serve as
loan officers, and Shaun Marsh, who is a processer.

About Churchill Mortgage

Founded in 1992, Churchill Mortgage is a privately owned company by its
more than 300 employees. A prominent and financially sound leader in the
mortgage industry, the company provides conventional, FHA, VA and USDA
residential mortgages across 34 states. Unique within the industry, it
is the only mortgage lender endorsed by nationally syndicated radio
personality and personal finance expert and author, Dave Ramsey. Through
its consultative approach to lending and strong commitment to local
communities, the lender focuses on the right loan product for each
borrower, providing the education and tools necessary to ensure
borrowers’ financial stability. Churchill Mortgage is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Churchill Holdings, Inc. For more information about
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For Churchill Mortgage
Michael Touchton, 678-781-7215