Timothy D. Allen CMB, President, CEO and Co-Founder – Tim conceived the idea in 2000 for AboutYourMortgage.com, the “Method for Mortgage Customer Retention,” and has worked steadily to bring his concept to patent and fruition. He has over 20 years of experience building and managing successful mortgage lending sales teams. He has held regional managerial positions for Barnett Bank, JPMorgan Chase, National City and SunTrust. Tim is the 2012 recipient of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida’s Outstanding Mortgage Banker of the Year. He holds the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation, which is the standard of professional success in the real estate finance industry. He is a past president of the MBA of Florida and a former member of the Fannie Mae Advisory Board for South Florida.
Edward E. Wollman, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, General Counsel and Co-Founder – Ed is the co-inventor of the “Method for Mortgage Customer Retention”. He is a Florida board certified attorney with an LL.M. in taxation. He has been named a Florida Super Lawyer annually since 2007. He has over 25 years’ experience managing a successful law practice, Wollman, Gehrke & Solomon, P.A., in Naples, Florida.
Mauro Appezzato, Founding Member and Marketing Director – Mauro is a creative and strategic expert in the field of online mortgage lead generation and financial services advertising and marketing. He has consulted for national lead generators and lending institutions, has spoken at mortgage conferences, and is often quoted in industry trade publications. He founded America’s Lending Partners (ALP) in 1999 to leverage his skills in generating leads for numerous mortgage lenders. ALP became one of the driving forces in the newly developing lead generation industry and the largest, privately held, lead aggregator in the United States servicing over 160 mortgage lenders. He served as president of advertising and marketing for The Money Store turning it into a national household name using a combination of branding and direct marketing that drove it to become the country’s leading sub-prime lender. He directed the national introduction of Residential Money Centers, a GMAC company, surpassing efficiency projections by over 40% within 9 months. In 1997 at FIRSTPLUS he introduced the FIRSTPLUS brand to homeowners nationwide using Miami Dolphins’ quarterback Dan Marino in an intensive and highly targeted advertising effort incorporating television, newspaper, radio, direct mail, yellow pages and corporate sponsorships. In less than two years, FIRSTPLUS became the leading high loan-to-value lender with over a 50% market share and the second most recognized name in the industry behind The Money Store.
Nitin Dave, Vice President, Relationship Manager – Nitin has 35 years’ experience in mortgage banking, consumer banking, investment banking and commercial lending, with a focus on mortgage servicing operations and secondary marketing executions via cash and securitization. He worked 25 years at Fannie Mae, and currently is VP of Servicing & Securitization at Southern Trust. His background includes demonstrated skills in marketing account management and was the relationship manager for Fannie Mae’s top 25 mortgage servicer accounts.
Everett Teague, Founding Member and Chief Technology Officer – Everett is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company. He works with Executive Management to grow the company through the use of technological resources and strategic planning. Everett has over 20 years of senior level technology integration and management, website development and management, public relations, Internet branding and marketing experience. He is the Founder/President of ET Digital Media, a technology and web development company in Tallahassee, FL. He has served as technology integrator, and web developer and manager for the Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama. He has also helped seven Mortgage Bankers Association Chapters around the state of Florida integrate technology and web communications into their daily operations. He served as Technology & Web Administrator for First South Bank’s e-commerce project called FloridaMortgageDirect.com and continued in that role with BB&T after its purchase of First South Bank.