New American Funding Hires Industry Veterans to Expand Fast-Growing El Paso Market
New American Funding, a leader in the mortgage industry, has named Eric and Leslie Bergen as Area Production Manager and Area Sales Manager respectively. They will be key leaders responsible for expanding the company’s footprint across Texas and New Mexico through increasing loan production, onboarding Loan Originators, and opening new branches.
Leslie will coach Loan Originators to maximize their potential while Eric will oversee the backend to ensure that loans are efficiently processed. “We’re excited to join forces with New American Funding and have an unstoppable El Paso team. It’s a strong market and the best kept secret of the Southwest,” said Eric. “We believe in closing loans on time, every time and are committed to providing 5-star service.”
The Bergens are El Paso natives who most recently worked as a husband-and-wife team at an independent lender where Eric was branch manager and Leslie was a top-producing vice president who closed 400 loans and funded $80 million last year. They bring more than 50 years of combined experience to their new roles.
“We’re thrilled to have this dynamic duo onboard,” said Tania Guzman, Area Manager. “Not only do they have a wealth of mortgage expertise and in-market knowledge but they’re skilled in training leaders. We’re very excited about this collaboration and growing to the next level.”
The Bergens will be joined by a team of mortgage professionals who will provide a complete range of home financing and will work with all borrower types including new construction, first-time buyers, and veterans.
“Our heart is to help people become homeowners and we’re excited to be a part of a company that shares that vision,” said Leslie. “We’re committed to building great teams and growing each producer to be the best