Jodi Ryder - Branch Manager
CalDRE License #01739574
NMLS License #318845
Jodi has been in the mortgage industry since 2001. She previously owned a mortgage processing company with her mother, who gave her all the tools she needed to succeed in this business. Her strong work ethic and attention to detail were embedded in her from the start. Jodi has been recognized as a Top Producer in the industry for the last 11 consecutive years. She is passionate and driven to help people find the best financing possible. When she is able to break away from work, she loves being with her children & family, traveling, camping, and going to the beach.
Ryan Abramson - Mortgage Consultant
CalDRE License #01703235
NMLS License #1205435
Ryan has been in the mortgage industry for over 16 years. Previously, Ryan worked as a Regional Manager for the largest Mortgage Broker in the U.S. where he successfully recruited and managed over 300 loan originators. Ryan has been with The Ryder Mortgage Group as a licensed Mortgage Consultant since 2015. Ryan is passionate about helping others by utilizing mortgage financing to put people and families in a better financial position. His favorite thing about being a Mortgage Consultant is having a direct positive impact on clients’ lives by helping them save money and realize the American dream of homeownership. Ryan lives in Alpine, CA with his wife Jennifer, and two children Andrew and Alexis. When able to break away from work, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and children, fishing, hiking, and spending time outdoors.
Eric Simantel - Mortgage Consultant
NMLS License #1889183
Eric lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two children. He is deeply involved in the community. He has served on the University of Oregon Alumni Association Board of Directors, and is a Board Member of Westview Youth Baseball. Eric has an MBA from the University of Oregon (’02) which set the foundation for a career in finance and management. Eric joined the Ryder Mortgage Group in early 2020 after spending time at a retail mortgage lender.
Ashley Gollnick - Production Manager
Ashley has been in the mortgage industry for 17 years. She got her start working for large wholesale lenders such as First Franklin, Washington Mutual, and Home Savings. She has found it much more gratifying to work directly with byers and homeowners on their loans. It gives her joy being able to see and hear the success stories first hand. When she is not helping people through the loan process or managing an active pipeline, Ashley enjoys spending time relaxing with her family and their dog.
Jennifer Ramirez - Client Relations Manager
Jennifer has 18 years of experience in the mortgage industry. She initially started out in the lending division and was quickly promoted to loan account manager. She managed a very active, and high volume pipeline. Jennifer decided to move to the originating division in 2013 and joined the Ryder Mortgage Group to become more directly involved with homeowners. She takes great pride in making the borrower feel at ease during the home purchase or refinance process. Outside of work you will find her being a loving mother and wife.
Bridget Slaton - Loan Officer Assistant
Bridget joined the Ryder Mortgage Group as a Loan Officer Assistant in 2020. Prior to entering the mortgage business, she spent 20 years in senior level marketing roles across a variety of industries including finance, retail and foodservice. She was drawn to the Ryder Mortgage commitment to providing superior customer service and making the mortgage process as simple as possible. Bridget enjoys working directly with clients to help them achieve their financial and homeownership goals. In her free time, she juggles keeping up with her kids, volunteering, perfecting her baking skills and being outside as much as possible.
Michael Mineo - Senior Processor
Michael has been in the loan business for 20 years and is considered to be the best processor in the industry. He spent several years originating loans and has now been processing them for over ten. He has a niche for identifying "land mines" ahead of time which allows a transaction to move forward much more efficiently. There is nothing more satisfying to him than having a customer who is blown away by his professionalism and expertise. When Michael is not working on a loan file, he can be found coaching his sons’ soccer teams, refereeing soccer, and staying in shape with Crossfit.