With more than 21 years of experience in the mortgage finance industry, Mijes has a proven track record of success as a mortgage loan officer and multicultural market manager. Mijes is fluent in both English and Spanish and is an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and served as the President of the Houston chapter in 2014. She is also actively working with the national chapter of NAHREP to assist in expanding chapters in Texas.
"Throughout Colonial's 65-year history, we have taken great pride in assisting customers from all different backgrounds and cultures," said David Motley, President of Colonial. "Leticia's experience and understanding of multicultural lending will help Colonial further enhance and expand our footprint in the diverse communities we serve."
"I am extremely excited to take on this initiative for Colonial," said Mijes. "Colonial's commitment to serve the changing market of more diverse homebuyers combined with my passion to help and educate homebuyers and partners make this a very exciting time. I truly believe in the American dream of home ownership. Today, Americans are more racially and ethnically diverse than ever, making the creation of this role crucial to Colonial's efforts to give the best customer service possible, not only in the markets that we currently serve, but in future markets as well."
Founded in 1952, Colonial is a national, multi-service financial institution headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, and is one of largest servicers of mortgage loans in the United States, with a servicing portfolio of $26 Billion. It is the parent company of Colonial National Mortgage, a leading retail mortgage lender; CU Members Mortgage, which provides mortgage services to more than 500 credit unions nationwide; Community Bankers Mortgage, which provides mortgage origination and servicing to community banks; and Colonial Savings, a network of eight consumer/commercial banks located throughout North Central Texas. It is also affiliated with Colonial Life Insurance Company of Texas, DuBose & Associates Insurance, and Colonial Lloyds. The privately held company provides a full array of personal and business financial products and originates approximately $2.5 billion in FHA, VA, Jumbo, conventional, condo, and innovative single close construction loans annually. For additional information, please visit GoColonial.com.
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SOURCE Colonial Savings F.A.