Castle & Cooke Mortgage Branch Managers Carrie Ramirez (San Antonio, Texas) and Jennifer Gokool (Peoria, Arizona) are nominated as HousingWire’s 2015 Women of Influence.

The award honors high-achieving women across the U.S. housing economy – from residential mortgage lending, servicing and investments to residential real estate. The Women of Influence honors are given to individuals who are making notable contributions to both their businesses and to the industry at-large – with a specific focus on contributions made in the most recent 12 months.  The winners will be announced in HousingWire’s upcoming August issue.

Carrie Ramirez, San Antonio, Texas Branch Manager

Carrie RamirezCarrie has a passion for helping others achieve their dreams of home ownership. This drive and ambition shows through in her ability to provide exceptional customer service, close loans quickly and in her commitment to educate her staff.

She is consistently one of Castle & Cooke Mortgage’s top performers. In 2014, she was selected once again for the Chairman’s Club Award for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes Castle & Cooke Mortgage employees who have advanced the company through extraordinary efforts. She is also involved with the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association, which is aimed at bettering the mortgage industry for both clients and mortgage loan originators.

Jennifer Gokool, Peoria, Arizona Branch Manager

Jennifer GokoolJennifer is also the recipient of the Chairman’s Club Award, as well as an Affiliate Lender for Homes for Heroes, a program created after the tragic events of 9/11 as a “Thank you” to the men and women who serve our country. As an Affiliate Lender, Jennifer provides a lender credit up to $1,000 toward closing costs. The program is personally rewarding to Jennifer, as she feels honored to work with these heroes who have sacrificed and dedicated their lives making our world a better place.

Additionally, she assists in the Homes for Heroes Foundation’s charity and is involved in several community organizations, including the local Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer also serves as a resource officer for other mortgage loan originators who need assistance in structuring their loans.

About Castle & Cooke Mortgage

Castle & Cooke Mortgage (NMLS# 1251), one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with 36 locations across the United States and more than 250 employees, is centered on three core values – integrity, honesty and transparency – as well as exceptional customer service. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, the company provides some of the quickest funding in the industry and a broad array of loan programs to meet any borrower’s needs. According to Mortgage Executive Magazine, the 10-year-old company is already among the top 100 mortgage lenders in the nation. Backed by the financial strength of its more than 160-year-old parent company Castle & Cooke, Castle & Cooke Mortgage can be found on Twitter at @CastleandCooke and on Facebook at Castle & Cooke Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender.

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