Dan Manginelli & Bob Boehnlein are elected to lead Amerifirst

Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Jan. 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amerifirst Financial Corporation, parent company of Ameritrust Home Mortgage, announces the hiring of two mortgage industry veterans to mark significant expansion in California, Arizona, Nevada and Oregon conduct. Together, Dan Manginelli and Bob Boehnlein have 66 years of experience in the mortgage industry and will serve as co-directors of the Ameritrust division. In the coming months, Ameritrust will open nine new offices in the western US: five in California, Ontario, Gardena, El Centro, Escondido and Newport Beach; two in Arizona in Scottsdale and Avondale; one in Reno, Nevada, and one in Carleton, Oregon.

“Dan Manginelli and Bob Boehnlein are the perfect team to lead Ameritrust Home Mortgage as we begin our planned expansion in the western United States, beginning in Southern California and moving to locations in Arizona, Nevada and Oregon,” said Ron Bergum. President of the company’s western region. “I have every confidence in your ability to build a team of top loan officers and employees who are committed to our principles of expanding home opportunities, improving local communities and influencing the lives of others.”

Manginelli entered the financial industry in 1986 and quickly grew to become a premier Marina Mortgage company and producer in Irvine, CA. There he ran his branches to a high level of production and routinely produced record numbers. As a past vice president of American Home Mortgage, he directed the No. 1 District in the United States. Dan also served as co-president and owner of South Pacific Financial, based in Irvine, Calif., And has been a driving force behind the company’s success in several states. Most recently, he was senior vice president of the retail mortgage platform for Inspire, a top 10 national home builder in California. He is also one of the most sought-after speakers in the industry on motivation and success and the author of bestsellers, PROTECT IT! Big dreams and bold decisions on the way to success and Wake up! Start the life you’ve always thought of.

“We’re not wasting time laying the groundwork for this exciting expansion,” said Manginelli. “Bob and I are actively recruiting professionals who share our vision of becoming a major lender in our western region by delivering a premium customer experience, understanding the local market and providing access to credit products for all types of buyers and needs.”

A 30 year veteran of the mortgage industry, Boehnlein brings considerable sales and operations experience to the Ameritrust leadership team. He began his career in the real estate industry in 1985 and moved to the mortgage industry in 1991, where he quickly established himself as a prolific loan officer. He then moved to the management level, where he distinguished himself by coaching and developing loan officers to industry leaders and building highly productive branches. As a former regional vice president for Prospect Mortgage, LLC, he oversaw the Southern California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Arizona markets. After his promotion to division president in 2013, he led significant changes in the company’s operations and manufacturing integration to streamline operations and improve customer service. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President of ClosingMark Home Loans in Irvine, CA. He was also the district manager of American Home Mortgage for nearly a decade.

“I started working with Dan in 1991 and as we’ve progressed and distinguished ourselves in our careers, we’ve developed a strong partnership with similar and competing strengths,” said Boehnlein. “We are both excited to accept this challenge and contribute to the growth of this dynamic company. We are confident that our skills, along with the outstanding talent at Ameritrust, will be a winning combination that will attract strong loan officers, and that our leadership and tools will help them achieve their short and long-term goals. “

Read the press release here.

About American First Financial Corporation

Amerifirst Financial Corporation provides financial services through its Ameritrust Home Mortgage, Amerifirst Home Mortgage, and Ameriuno businesses. As an advocate of affordable home ownership and a mission to sustainably improve the lives of others, the company has consistently been a leading lender of FHA and USDA rural development loans. It employs over 900 team members, has offices in a dozen states, and is recognized by Inc. 5000 for its significant growth over seven of the past decade. Committed to operating by strong core values, it has been ranked the Nation’s Best and Brightest Company for the past six years and named Best Mortgage Company in 2021. It is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

  • Bob Böhnlein

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