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Mortgage Loan Officers
Every house needs a solid foundation, and a mortgage from Byron Bank is just the foundation you need. Our processing, underwriting, closing and service departments are located in your neighborhood – not out of state. This means you get the fast, professional service you deserve from the local third-generation community bank you trust.
Byron Bank has specialized in mortgage loans for over 35 years. Because we are a locally owned bank, we can look at each loan request individually and help home-buyers make the best loan choice for their needs. Our loan officers can help you pre-qualify so you can shop for your home in the price range that fits your budget. Call one of our experienced loan officers today.
Vice President - Mortgage Loans
Leah Kays is a lifelong resident of Boone County. She has been in banking for 25 years, working in several areas of the bank. Whatever the life event, her goal is to find the mortgage that best fits your needs and circumstances. One loan does not fit everyone, so let Leah find the one that will work for you. When you need a mortgage and not a runaround, call Leah and get the service and experience you deserve.
Mortgage Loan Officer
Dave Gatz has been an Ogle County resident his entire life and has worked exclusively in mortgage lending since 2003. Dave knows t he area and our community and thanks to his extensive knowledge and experience in the field, he’s excellent at assisting our customers in finding the best mortgage to fit their needs. Dave will comfortably guide you through the loan process and make home buying a breeze. Stop in or give Dave a call.
Mortgage Loan Originator
Kristie Sullivan has been a part of the Rockford community for all of her life. She currently lives in Roscoe, IL. She is an experienced Mortgage Loan Officer with over 20 years of experience in servicing the Northern Illinois and South Wisconsin areas. She has extensive experience in writing all types of mortgage loans, including Conventional, FHA, VA, and in-house specialty loans. Her clients have come to rely on her expertise in navigating the complex mortgage lending process with ease and precision. Call or email Kristie for all your mortgage needs today.
Vice President of Mortgage
Vanessa resides in Machesney Park and with her 21 years’ experience, she has a solid understanding of the residential mortgage lending and real estate industries. She believes in developing strong customer relations and has an unwavering commitment to customer service. Vanessa has been on the board at HomeStart since 2019; HomeStart provides the community affordable housing resources for successful homeownership. She is committed to offering customers the best lending options for their specific needs. Call or email Vanessa today.