Sr. Loan Officer
Alison is a loan officer at Veterans United Home Loans in Auburn, CA. Being in the mortgage industry since 2001, she has mastered the homebuying process and is proud to offer extensive knowledge of the VA, FHA, conventional and jumbo home loan guidelines. Before all that, she grew up in Davis, CA, and graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of California-Davis. What she enjoys most about serving homebuyers is piecing the puzzle together to find the best loan for a family's individual needs. She especially loves educating and guiding first-time homebuyers throughout the entire loan process. In her spare time, she's spending time with her husband and three daughters, and going on runs with her black lab. They love being outside and staying busy with her daughters' sports teams, such as soccer, volleyball and basketball.View profile »
Sr. Loan Officer
Wendy is a Senior Loan Officer at Veterans United Home Loans. She is licensed in Virginia, NC, Maryland, California, Nevada and Oregon offering VA, Conventional, FHA, VHDA and USDA loan products. Wendy earned an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Utah. With 18 years of financial, lending and banking experience, she is knowledgeable and devoted to homebuyers. Wendy provides customers with the highest level of service and cares about each of their unique situations and schedules. Wendy understands the military lifestyle and strives to relate and communicate from an empathetic perspective. When she’s not at work, she’s spending time with her three sons and four dogs.View profile »
Office Coordinator Missy Draper has worn many hats. As a military spouse, she’s been a barista, deckhand, chiropractic assistant and more. Despite being new to the mortgage industry, her years of clerical support and customer service experience have made her feel at home in her role. Missy moved to Auburn from Jacksonville, Florida with her husband and son – they do not miss the alligators. Their family has been through many moves and she truly understands the military lifestyle, making her a great asset to the Auburn team. “We help Veterans buy houses!” she says, “I mean, how cool is that?” In addition to her passion for VA loans, Missy loves to hike, kayak and bike ride with her family and their two dogs. Sometimes, they even pan for gold!
Loan Specialist Julie Sutherland (NMLS # 2136045) joins the Auburn team from Utah, bringing with her an enthusiasm to help borrowers navigate homebuying. Familiar with the highs and lows of a military lifestyle, she is well-equipped to serve those who serve our country. Julie lives by a personal philosophy that there is joy in the journey, and she works hard to alleviate stress and ensure her customers enjoy their experience. This adventurous spirit follows Julie home too, where she loves to tackle DIY projects and spend time in the mountains or road trip to the Oregon coast with her husband, their three kids and two dogs.
Loan Specialist Stephanie Hoffman (NMLS 2173311) transitioned into her role with Veterans United Home Loans from a career in real estate with a wealth of industry knowledge. After living in the Auburn area for over 25 years, Stephanie also offers borrowers local expertise. She loves this position because it allows her to share in the joy her borrowers feel when they achieve their homeownership goals. Working with military families is especially fulfilling for Stephanie, as she is a military spouse and sees firsthand how much service members do for us. When Stephanie and her husband have free time, they enjoy being outdoors with their three kids skiing, hiking and camping. At home, you can catch her caring for her plants or starting up a new DIY project.