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Melissa Panesso-Rodriguez | Executive Member of Power Gals

Mortgage Loan Originator  |  NMLS #1026726

I am committed to taking great care of people who are looking to buy or refinance a home in beautiful sunny Florida.

I am fluent in English and Spanish. 

Company:   American Mortgage Services, Inc. 

Cell:  813-735-9395

Office: 813-831-9330

Address: 1000 N Ashley Dr, Suite 1020, Tampa, FL 33602



Networking Chapter Location: Westshore & Latin Chapter


Tina Gordon | Executive Member of Power Gals

Sr. Loan Officer | NMLS #1481312

Tina Gordon has honesty, integrity, and a passion for helping others. Being in the mortgage industry for over 3 decades, Tina has held multiple positions as a Loan Processor, Closer, Underwriter, Operations and Sales Manager, and Account Executive.  But she most enjoys being a Mortgage Loan Originator and having the ability to a part of her client’s homeownership journey either through a first-time home purchase, a downsizing of a last home, or even those refinance transactions helping with a simple rate reduction or cash out debt consolidation. Being a Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator, she can offer a variety of flexible lending products with zero lender fees and at the best rates.  She strives every day to provide her clients with the best and most personalized service and expertise by being available after normal banking hours and weekends, understanding that every borrower is different and has different needs, and making the process as simple and straightforward as possible.


Cell:  904-334-9391

Address: 13070 Cortez Blvd Spring Hill, FL 34613



Networking Chapter Location: Oldsmar

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Leslie Hiatt | Executive Member of Power Gals

Mortgage Originator

My role is to serve the people of Tampa Bay by delivering an exceptional home buying experience! We have product solutions for first time home buyers, investors, equity line of credit and more!

Company:   Guaranteed Rate

Phone:  727-238-2956



Address: 28100 US Hwy19 N Ste 301 Clearwater Fl 33761

Networking Chapter Location: Palm Harbor

Best way to contact Leslie:   Direct 727-238-2956


Cynthia Bencomo

Mortgage Loan Originator

I provide financing for borrowers who need a mortgage, whether it is first time home buyers, selling to purchase another home, cash out refinancing, etc. You find the home, I'll find the loan!

Company:   NNB Financial 

Phone:   813-415-9066


Website:   N/A

Address:  8370 W Hillsborough AVE #201 Tampa, FL. 33615

Networking Chapter Location: Carrollwood

Best way to contact Cynthia: Phone or Email 


Lindsey Latorre 

Mortgage Loan Originator Individual NMLS 1371798

I have been processing residential mortgages for the past 7 years which has provided me with a substantial amount of knowledge regarding lender guidelines and navigating the entire mortgage process efficiently. As a loan originator, I can use this knowledge to solve almost any issue quickly and help my borrowers get to closing with the least amount of stress and costs possible. Our origination fees are always just under 2% no matter the loan program or borrower, which allows incredibly competitive rates. I have a program available for almost any situation for purchases or refinances from Conventional, FHA, VA, Jumbo, Condo, Non-QM, and DSCR / Investment. I am always available to do prequalification letters or answer any questions you have about the mortgage process. My number one goal is to help people become homeowners!

Company:   HomeFi Corp

Phone:   727-667-1166



Address:  4300 Legendary Drive Suite 206 Destin, FL 32541

Networking Chapter Location: St. Pete and Pinellas Park

Best way to contact Lindsey: Phone or Email

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Carmela Townsend

Senior Loan Originator

You can be confident that your transaction will start with getting to know your financial situation to determine the loan that best meets your current and future needs. NFM Lending is dedicated to streamlining the loan process in order to shorten the time from loan application to closing without sacrificing service or quality. I have been a loan originator for 25 years and a realtor 10 years prior. Whether you are purchasing or refinancing your home, I am here to help with all your home mortgage financing needs!

Company:   NFM Lending

Phone:   727-433-6945



Address:  3325 W Bearrs Ave., Tampa, Fl 33618

Networking Chapter Location: Palm Harbor

Best way to contact Carmela: 727-433-6945

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Elizabeth Smith 

VP of Mortgage Lending

I love helping YOU finance the purchase or refinance of your real estate! Whether you are a snowbird, retiree, real estate investor, first time buyer, business owner or need creative financing like asset depletion or IRA Income only, just call me, MyLenderLiz!

Company:   CrossCountry Mortgage

Phone:   941-228-2012



Address:  7313 Merchant Ct., Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240

Networking Chapter Location: Sarasota 

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Kimberly Linville

Mortgage Loan Officer

Mortgages, purchase and refinancing. First time home buyer programs, down payment assistance programs, vacant land and construction products and Home equities.

Company:    GTE Financial

Phone:   727-808-3457



Address:  711 E Henderson ave., Tampa, FL 33602

Networking Chapter Location: New Port Richey

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Connie P. Walker 

Mortgage Loan Originator

I am The Loan Whisperer and I have been doing mortgages in Florida for over 30 years helping First Time Home Buyers, Veterans, Rural USDA Properties, Construction Loans, Manufactured Homes, Refinances AND Reverse Mortgages helping our seniors. I LOVE what I do and can't imagine doing anything else.

Company:    The Mortgage Firm

Phone:   727-858-0130

Address: 2150 Seven Springs Blvd. Trinity, FL 34655


Website:  https://www.themortgagefirm/connie-walker

Networking Chapter Location: Spring Hill & New Port Richey

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Elvira Cardona

Loan Originator | NMLS#: 2144086

Elvira does everything she can in her power to make each mortgage loan transaction a worry-free and enjoyable experience. Elvira’s 25 plus years in the mortgage business which include managing a team of 10 loan officers, 2 admins, training, underwriting and post-close funding have taught her the value of being an avid listener to her clients. She analyzes their needs and combines insight and research to create the best solutions whether they are buying or refinancing or both. Along with an immense amount of knowledge of the mortgage and real estate industry, she brings along an outgoing, enthusiastic, and personable personality. Her ability to understand the areas' market trends guarantees her client’s complete trust and confidence in any transaction process.  She is bilingual in English & Spanish.

Company:   Prime Lending

Phone:   813-546-9777

Address: 14499 N Dale Mabry Hwy Suite 135-S, Tampa, FL 33618



Networking Chapter Location: Wesley Chapel 

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Elizabeth Hazen


Palm Harbor Mortgage Advisors is a family owned and operated business with a combined 40 years of industry knowledge. We do in house loan processing which makes a big difference in removing obstacles throughout the loan process to get you to the closing table on time. Jim also managed both Trust and Brokerage Divisions on Wall Street and various banks for 18 years. We do FHA, VA, traditional, Non-QM, commercial, refi, reverse and an array of other loan types. We match your finances with the best loan type to ensure you the lowest rate and the best loan terms. We also offer our excellent customer service on nights and weekends.

Company:   Palm Harbor Mortgage Advisors

Phone:   386-867-1086



Networking Chapter Location: New Port Richey

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Sushilla Maharaj

Owner/Mortgage Loan Originator

SKM Mortgage LLC is dedicated to meeting our clients’ needs by offering a variety of mortgage products with flexible options at the best rates. We understand that every borrower is different and have customize mortgage products to meet your individual needs. Our experienced Mortgage Loan Originators makes the process of securing a mortgage simple and straightforward and have the  flexibility to accommodate our Clients and Realtors busy schedules. We offer the latest in financial tools enabling our Clients to make sound choices because the purchase of a home is the single most important and expensive financial decision you will ever make. Let SKM Mortgage LLC be "YOUR GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL HOME-OWNERSHIP".


Phone:   813-650-5607



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