Driven by the passion to help people reach their home goals and the expertise to make it happen. Meet Greater Nevada Mortgage’s leadership team.
Executive Vice President
As head of the Greater Nevada Mortgage team since March of 2015, James directs all aspects of home financing and servicing throughout Nevada and California. James’ background includes over 25 years of mortgage and home equity lending with experience in USDA, FHA, VA, Conventional, Jumbo, QM, Non-QM, Home Equity Loans and Lines of Credit programs, as well as Loss Mitigation, Loan Servicing, and Compliance.
Over the last 25 years, James has directed sales teams for various mortgage banking companies in California and Nevada. Before coming over to Greater Nevada, James oversaw credit union lending within local mortgage banks. He oversaw all mortgage, home equity lending and loss mitigation for Golden 1 Credit Union for seven years through 2012. Prior to that, James created a full mortgage lending division for KeyPoint Credit Union in California in May 2000, and he has been part of the credit union movement ever since.
James is also very involved in his community donating his time to various causes. This includes overseeing GNM’s Keys to Greater program which works with local organizations offering support to help end homelessness in Nevada through monetary donations to support nonprofits tackling this issue, as well as donations of time by the whole GNM team. Outside of work, James enjoys time with his wife, teenage boys and their dog Stella being outside exploring all northern Nevada has to offer.
Vice President Mortgage Sales
Al is a recognized industry leader with a record of achievement building highly successful sales teams. He has over 30 years of national industry experience, and has held senior management roles in correspondent lending, wholesale and retail production, and secondary marketing. Al’s role is charged with providing a leadership framework to support Greater Nevada Mortgage’s sales team, while working closely with the operational team to build a collaborative, high trust and success-focused platform while improving the efficiency and satisfaction of the sales team and its clients.
Al also enjoys giving back to local charities through volunteer work. In his down time, he enjoys spending time outdoors and with his family including his wife, four adult children and four grandchildren.
Vice President Mortgage Operations
An experienced leader in managing and developing new processes for optimal lending, Sher’s knowledge of mortgage banking extends to all aspects of retail, wholesale and correspondent divisions of banking. As Vice President Mortgage Operations at Greater Nevada Mortgage, she leads all operational staff, oversees production volume and has implemented training procedures for both operations and sales.