John’s professional career has included being a CPA with KPMG, a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors and 25 years in the mortgage business including Executive Vice President, Retail Division for National City Mortgage when they were a top 10 national lender. Recently John completed the requirements to become a Certified Mortgage Banker, 1 of only 8 in the state of Kentucky. John joined Commonwealth in November 2011 as Executive Vice President, Mortgage Lending. His intense focus on operational efficiency and delivery of a superior customer experience has resulted in Commonwealth realizing significant growth during his tenure. This growth has included the opening of 5 new mortgage loan production offices in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio over the last 18 months as well as Commonwealth becoming the 4th largest residential lender in the Louisville market.