Jodi Ryder - Branch Manager
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 6 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
Ryan has been in the mortgage industry for over 13 years. Previously, Ryan worked as a Regional Manager where he successfully recruited and managed over 300 loan originators. Ryan has extensive experience in loan origination, compliance, quality control, and management. 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 San Diego with his wife, and welcomed their first child in August 2016. Ryan enjoys being a new father, as well as outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, camping, and golf.
Ashley Simmons - Production Manager
Ashley has been in the mortgage industry for 13 years. She got her start working for large wholesale lenders such as First Franklin, Washington Mutual, and Home Savings. She has found it is much more gratifying to work directly with buyers and homeowners on their loans. It gives her joy being able to see and hear the success stories first hand. A bundle of joy arrived for Ashley and her husband in December 2016. When she is not helping people through the loan process or managing an active pipeline, Ashley enjoys spending time with her baby and relaxing with her husband and their dog.
Jennifer Ramirez - Client Relations Manager
Jennifer has 13 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 involved with homeowners. She takes great pride in making the borrower feel at ease during the home purchase/refinance process. Outside of work you will find her being a loving mother and wife.
Michael Mineo - Senior Processor
Michael has been in the loan business for 16 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.
Maggie Lopez - Junior Processor
Maggie has been a loan processor for 26 years, and working on our team for five. She has made many friendships over the years that she cherishes. Outside of work, her life revolves around her family. She has been married for 37 years and has five children, and nine grandchildren. She loves watching her grandkids compete in baseball, softball, gymnastics, and dance. She is proud to be a diehard Angels fan.