Virginia Martinez Joins Company as Mortgage Lender Undergoes Significant Growth in Southern California
New American Funding, a leader in the mortgage industry, has namedVirginia Martinezas Regional Sales Manager to cover its Southern California market from the Central Coast to Coachella Valley. Martinez will oversee the daily operations of the region while simultaneously working to expand the territory with the opening of new branches.
“I look forward to continuing my career at New American Funding,” said Martinez. “Not only is the company a best workplace for women, but as a west-coast headquartered lender, New American Funding understands the market I serve.”
Martinez brings with her 25 years of mortgage banking experience, where most recently, she worked as a highly accomplished regional executivewho lead a top-producing territory at her company.
“With our considerable growth, we needed an exceptional leaderto continue building upon our existing foundation,” said Eli Fairfield, SVP Regional Manager LA/OC. “Virginia’s an experienced manager with a solid reputation and she’s the right fit for our team.”
“I have followed Virginia’s career and have seen her impact on our industry as a diverse leader,” said President Patty Arvielo. “I’m excited to have her on board. Her industry knowledge and commitment to the consumer are going to be tremendous assets.”
Martinez, who has successfully recruited, trained, and mentored some of the industry’s best mortgage originators and managers, will also work to increase the company’s growing teamof originators.
“New American Funding has created a dynamic culture for originators to succeed,” said Martinez. “Executive leaders are forward-thinking pioneers who are already looking ahead to bring us into the future of mortgage banking. They have a superior, decentralized in-market operations platformwith one-of-a-kind marketingthat brands the local originator and their referral partner.”
Martinez is active with the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals and the Builder Industry Association of Southern California.