Loan Officers



Jeff Sharp
NMLS # 44462
Senior Loan Officer

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Jeff Sharp

Senior Loan Officer

  • 2011-2012 Secretary, Mortgage Bankers Association of Kentucky
  • 2010 President, Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass
  • 2009 Mortgage Banker of the Year, Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass
  • Life Director, Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass
  • Habitat for Humanity Contributor, 2007 - Current
  • 2011 RCHF Repair Affair Team Co-Captain
  • 2002 Transylvania University Graduate
  • Builder, New Construction and Refinance Specialist
  • VA, FHA, KHC, RHS and Conventional Loan Program Specialist
  • Member, Home Builders Association of Lexington
  • Member, Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors
  • Lifetime Resident of Lexington:  Call me today to make an application to purchase or refinance!


Mike Dunn
NMLS # 44452
Vice President

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Mike Dunn

Vice President

  • 1991 Centre College Graduate
  • Ball Homes and New Construction Specialist
  • Over 18 years experience in both Retail Banking and Mortgage Brokering
  • Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) of Kentucky Director for over 18 years
  • Home Builders Association of Lexington (HBAL), Affiliate Member
  • HBAL, Sales and Marketing Council Member
  • Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors, Affiliate Member
  • Served as President, MBA Bluegrass, three terms
  • Past Grant Writer and Project Manager for Will Linder and Associates
  • Past Fannie Mae Regulatory Barrier task Force Member for four years
  • Past Repair Affair House Captain


Rhonda Whiteley
NMLS # 62224
Loan Officer

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Rhonda Whiteley

Loan Officer

  • FHA, VA, RHS, KHC and Conventional Financing Specialist
  • Over 23 years of Industry Experience
  • Mortgage Banker Association (MBA) of the Bluegrass Member
  • Top 10 Kentucky Housing Corporation Lender for several years


Holleigh Sharp
NMLS # 44472
Loan Officer

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Holleigh Sharp

Loan Officer

  • 1997 University of Kentucky Graduate
  • Ball Homes and New Construction Specialist
  • Over 14 years of Mortgage Banking Experience in Originating and Underwriting
  • Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) of the Bluegrass Member
  • MBA Bluegrass, Program Committee Member
  • Home Builder Association of Lexington (HBAL), Affiliate Member
  • HBAL Sales and Marketing Council Member
  • FHA, KHC, VA, RHS and Conventional Loan Specialist
  • Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors, Affiliate Member


Debbie Jenkins
NMLS # 44512
Loan Officer

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Debbie Jenkins

Loan Officer

  • Attended Eastern Kentucky University
  • Ball Homes Louisville and New Construction Specialist
  • FHA, VA, KHC, RHS and Conventional Financing Specialist
  • Member of Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) of Louisville
  • 2012 Mortgage Bankers Association of Louisville (MBAL) President
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of Louisville (MBAL) Committee Member 4 years
  • Member Louisville Women's Council of Realtors
  • Former President of the Kentucky Association of Professional Mortgage Women
  • Over 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry


Wayne Thompson
NMLS # 60133
Loan Officer

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Wayne Thompson

Loan Officer

  • Holds the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation, the highest designation in the industry - one of only 6 in the state and one of less than 1000 nationwide
  • Over 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry
  • Kentucky's Reverse Mortgage Specialist since 1995
  • The only lender in the state to be named both Mortgage Banker and Mortgage Broker of the Year
  • Member of the Susan G. Komen Foundation Board of Directors
  • Life Member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Kentucky Board of Directors
  • Life member of Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass Board of Directors
  • Appointed by the Governor to serve on the state Committee on Predatory Lending
  • Appointed by the Mayor to serve on Lexington’s Fairness in Lending Committee
  • Past President of the Downtown Lexington Corporation


Karin Gallup
NMLS # 44482
Senior Loan Processor

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Karin Gallup

Senior Loan Processor

  • Graduate of the University of California, Davis (UCD)
  • Member of Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass
  • 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry including:
  • Loan Processing
  • Loan Origination
  • Loan Servicing
  • Technical Typist


Catherine Frye
NMLS # 150299
Processor

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Catherine Frye

Processor

  • Member of Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass
  • Over 23 years of Banking Experience
  • Chair of Back to School Rally
  • Attended Midway College
  • Founder and Former Chair of The Roots and Heritage Festival
  • Former Success by 6 Coordinator for The United Way of the Bluegrass
  • Former Community Advocate for LFUCG


Mike Simmons
NMLS # 309295
Loan Officer

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Mike Simmons

Loan Officer

  • Mike has worked in the mortgage industry for over 30 years
  • His experience includes originating, processing and even underwriting
  • Conventional, FHA, VA, Rural Housing and THDA are all loans Mike has worked with over his career. Because of this experience he is uniquely qualified to lead his customers through the mortgage process quickly and effectively
  • Working with borrowers to achieve their dreams is something Mike enjoys
  • He has volunteered for many years with the Urban League and other nonprofit organizations to assist with homebuyer education programs
  • Mike has been married to his wife, Holly, for over 35 years and is the proud parent of three sons and grandparent to one granddaughter


Debbie Johnson
NMLS # 384199
Loan Officer

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Debbie Johnson

Loan Officer

  • Deborah has been in the banking industry for over 25 years with an emphasis on mortage lending for the last 8 years.
  • This overall experience has allowed her to gain valuable insight into programs offered by mortgage companies and banks; benefiting the client with the best product available to meet their needs.
  • Over the years, she has accumulated a network of the most reliable and trustworthy professionals in the Greater Knoxville Area. Whether you want to buy a home, build or refinance your existing mortgage, Deborah Johnson will help you find the best financing options available.