Our Fargo Team
Our Fargo Team
Director of Mortgage Operations
Gretchen is the Director of Operations for The Mortgage Company. She is responsible for ensuring that everything on the operations end of the company is being done effectively and efficiently. Gretchen has dedicated 20+ years to the Mortgage industry. Her vast knowledge of regulatory requirements, mortgage life cycle operations and underwriting guidelines allow her to run the day-to-day operations for the team as smoothly as possible.
Joel is responsible for the oversight of all of The Mortgage Company’s Loan Originators as well as the Accounting Department. Joel has 17 years of experience in the Mortgage Industry ranging from being a Loan Originator, to a Vice President, all the way to being a part owner of a mortgage company. His experience, paired with his degree in Economics and Finance, allows him to successfully oversee the multiple departments within the company.
Ashley is the Corporate Manager for The Mortgage Company. She is in charge of communicating with all people within the company to make sure that everything is running smoothly and efficiently. She is responsible for all of the day-to-day Human Resource tasks as well as ensuring company-wide compliance. Ashley graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources. Her background and dedication to the company allows her to help The Mortgage Company and its employees be the best they can possibly be!
Fargo Office | NMLS: 1584104
Mike Hennebry is a Loan Originator for The Mortgage Company. He is a lifelong resident of the Fargo area, married to his wife (D) with 2 kids still at home and 1 at NDSU. Mikes has over 20-year background in sales & finance which led him to become a mortgage originator at The Mortgage Company. He believes in providing the best possible service to his clients and business partners, assuring them that he will always keep their best interest at the forefront. People do business with him because they choose to not because they have to. It’s the personal connection and commitment that makes the difference.
Fargo Office | NMLS: 536971
Jodi Deplazes is a Loan Originator for The Mortgage Company. She works directly with her clients to ensure that their needs are met at all times and that their transactions run as smoothly as possible. Jodi has more than 10 years of experience in the mortgage and real estate industries. Her experience paired with her passion for the industry makes her the perfect person to help clients make their home-buying or refinancing dreams a reality.
Fargo Office | NMLS: 197628
Scott Philbrick is a Loan Originator for The Mortgage Company. He is originally from Fargo, ND, where he also currently resides with his two children: Parker and Lauren. He has been in the mortgage industry for 20 years and he always strives to make the home buying process for his clients as smooth and stress free as possible. Scott is available for his clients at all times and loves the personal relationships he has gained from being a Loan Originator.
Fargo Office | NMLS: 197629
Chad Skarperud is a Loan Originator for The Mortgage Company. Chad has been in the mortgage industry in Fargo, ND for 19 years working as a Mortgage Loan Originator. His many years in the industry allow him to be confident in knowing all aspects of the mortgage process.
Fargo Office | NMLS: 1663005
Sarah Volk is a Loan Originator for The Mortgage Company. Whether clients are inquiring about purchasing their first home, upgrading to a new home, or refinancing their existing home, she is on their side. Sarah strives to provide the best customer service possible to clients, allowing all to have great experiences throughout every step of the mortgage process.
Fargo Office | NMLS: 1704181
Cassie Kottsick is a Mortgage Loan Originator for The Mortgage Company. She works directly with her clients to make sure all their questions are answered and that they are comfortable with their transactions. She communicates with all of The Mortgage Company's employees, in all departments, to ensure that the loan process is continuously running smoothly. Cassie lives in Fargo with her daughter, Caitlin. Cassie has worked in business sales for six years which lead her to The Mortgage Company. She strives to ensure that her clients always have an easy and stress-free buying or refinancing process.
Sonya is the Closing Analyst at The Mortgage Company. She is responsible for assisting in setup of our clients' closing packages. She works to ensure that all the numbers are accurate and that all documents get uploaded to our investors in a timely manor. Since graduating from MSUM with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, she has worked in many different aspects of the accounting industry. Sonya's 15 plus years of financial experience, help her aide in the growth and success of The Mortgage Company.
Post Closing Specialist
Mindy is in our Post Closing position. She works directly with our investors to insure all documents are completed and submitted in a timely manner. Thus, why we have the ability to close home loans so quickly. She is also the Vice President of The Mortgage Company and has 7 years of Real Estate, Multi-Family and Commercial Management knowledge that she brings as a valuable asset to our team.
Susan is a Loan Processor for The Mortgage Company. She orders required items, assists Loan Originators in getting needed documents from borrowers, and verifies that all documents are completed accurately. Susan graduated from South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in Consumer Affairs, and has over 4 years of experience working in customer service. Her experience helps her to provide the best service possible to all of The Mortgage Company's clients.
Corporate Assistant/Post Closing
Sam is the Corporate Assistant for The Mortgage Company’s Fargo Office. She is responsible for ensuring that everything in the office runs smoothly and that everyone is taken care of. She also works directly with our investors to insure all documents are completed and submitted in a timely manner. She previously worked at Re/Max Legacy Realty & Designer Homes as the Office Assistant and, most recently, with Fargo Title as the Pre/Post Closing Coordinator.
Accounts Payable Specialist
Seepal is responsible for all the day-to-day accounting tasks. Seepal graduated from MSUM with a degree in Business Administration and has 5 years of experience in the accounting world. Her experience aides her in ensuring that everything in the Accounting Department is running smoothly and efficiently.
Sheyenne Lien is the Pre-Processor for The Mortgage Company. She orders required mortgage documents from various vendors and assists Loan Originators in getting needed items from our borrowers. Sheyenne has numerous years of experience in the customer service industry which benefits our company, as well as all of our clients!
Our Bismarck Team
Our Bismarck Team
Bismarck Office | NMLS: 1665054
Melanie Soupir is a Mortgage Loan Originator for The Mortgage Company in Bismarck. Mel is a North Dakota native who resides in Western ND with her husband and 2 teenage sons. She has a true passion for serving others and, because of this passion, she especially enjoys helping those in service-minded professions navigate the home loan and refinance process. With her reputation for integrity and open communication, as well as with her warm and friendly personality, she puts all clients right at ease. Clients can trust that she will work tirelessly to ensure that their needs are met through all stages of the loan process.