The Mortgage Financial

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Bringing a new look to an old industry

Brad Sullivan

Brad Sullivan

Owner/Chief Executive Officer
c: (214) 384-8658

Brad grew up in Winnsboro Louisiana where he gained his work ethic at a young age helping in his parents’ numerous convenience stores, and Western Wear Store. Brad graduated Valedictorian of his high school, and went on to Mississippi College on a baseball scholarship. Upon College graduation, Brad moved to Dallas where he began his mortgage career at North American Mortgage Company. He was promoted to the executive management team of North American in 1998. In 2002, he served Premier Nationwide Lending as President and CEO until January 2015. While CEO if Premier, he grew the company from startup to a Top 40 National Mortgage Company and was named one of the 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives by Mortgage Executive Magazine.

He is married to Pamella Sullivan and have three beautiful children; daughter Kaylee, and twin boys, Jake and Blake. Brad shares his love of sports and the outdoors with his family. When not doing loans, Brad assists in any and all of his kids’ activities. Brad also owns Sullivan Whitetail Ranch, a trophy Whitetail Ranch located in Sunset, Texas.

Brad has been blessed to enjoy the success of Premier Nationwide Lending, and have recently been honored as a “TOP 50 Mortgage Company in America” distinction. Brad attributes his success to his talented and loyal employees, loving family, and faith. One of his favorite sayings is I don’t sell service…because service should be a given”

Rick Priest

Rick Priest

o: (225) 372-6903

John Hudson

John H. P. Hudson

Vice President
p: (817) 247-4766

My focus in the mortgage industry is to serve as a member of the executive team for Mortgage Financial Services. Utilizing my talents, expertise, experience, leadership, and goal is to build the best company for all Mortgage Professionals (both operations and sales). With the right balance of technology and touch, Mortgage Financial Services is the desired platform for MortgagePros to deliver the products, price, and service their clients and referral partners deserve.

Prior to joining Mortgage Financial Services, John was a Regional Manager for a Top 40 Mortgage Company managing both wholesale and retail production. John is an advocate for all mortgage professionals, frequents Washington DC to meet with regulators, politicians, and other industry executives and remains very active with the Mortgage Bankers Association and NAMB, the Association of Mortgage Professionals. He has been named Top 40 Under 40 Mortgage Professionals and Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals.

John graduated from TCU and lives in San Antonio with his wife, Darinka, and daughter, Isabella.

Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson

Southeast Regional Director
o: (225) 293-6855

Mike Anderson, CRMS is a 33-year veteran of the mortgage industry. Mike has provided expert counsel to government agencies including invitation only meetings with the CFPB, US Treasury, SBA, HUD, US sentencing Commission and Fannie Mae.

Mike has also testified before congress on several occasions as it pertains to the mortgage industry. A US flag was flown over the US Capitol at the request of U.S. Senator David Vitter in recognition of his work in Washington, DC with regulators and members of congress before, during, and after the mortgage crisis.

Mike is a current board member of the Louisiana Housing Corporation and was appointed by the speaker of the house for the state of Louisiana and he is also a member of the NAMB board (National Association of Mortgage Professionals). He is a past president of the Louisiana Mortgage Lenders Association. He also served on the Residential Lending Advisory board for the Office of Financial Institutions for the State of Louisiana, was appointed by Governor Blanco to the Housing and community development advisory task force for the State in 2007, National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) PAC Chair 2009/2011, NAMB Government Affairs Chair 2010/2012, board member National Association of Mortgage Brokers 2010/2012, Vice President NAMB 2011/2012, Board member of RESPRO and The Realty Alliance. Mike was a regular and frequent guest on WWL and has been quoted in many local and national publications. He was awarded the national “Broker of the Year” by NAMB, the most prestigious award by NAMB in 2010.

Mike resides in Mandeville and enjoys spending time with his children and grandson. He loves Louisiana’s heritage and enjoys festivals such as Jazz fest. He is a guitarist and loves music of all types. In his spare time, you’ll most likely find him outdoors-fishing, hiking, and frequenting the beaches of the gulf coast. He has been an avid surfer since childhood and enjoys the ocean

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