John is excited to be a mortgage lender at Midwest BankCentre. He has been in the banking industry for the past several years and has gained experience in many areas of lending. John takes the time to educate his clients and counsels borrowers in selecting a loan program that serves their best interest while providing expert advice throughout the entire process.
He gains clients through financial advisors, insurance agents, real estate agents and most importantly through personal referrals from satisfied clients. John earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance and his master’s degree in Business Administration from Missouri State University.
Brad grew up on Scott AFB, graduated from Mascoutah High School, and has over 20 years of experience in the real estate and mortgage industries. After helping hundreds of families realize their dream of home ownership, Brad made the decision to move to the financing side of the industry and has never looked back. Brad is married, has six children, and is an avid sports fan!
Sam is here to make your dream of home ownership a reality. He has been in the banking industry for the past 8 years in the consumer lending and small business spaces.
Sam strives to turn every interaction into a lifelong partnership. He is dedicated to understanding your needs and finding the most optimal solution to meet your goals. He'll walk you through every step of the process, to ensure transparency and a timely close.
Sam is a St. Louis native currently residing in the Richmond Heights neighborhood. He enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and staying active in his spare time.
Joe started his career as a loan officer in 2002. He then made the move to selling real estate. After 9 years of helping many families realize their dream of home ownership, Joe made the decision to jump back into the financing side of the industry. Due to his experience on both sides of the transaction, Joe is easily able to help his clients maneuver the home buying process. Joe also has extensive experience in the investment home/vacation home market. Whether buying a condo for a 2nd home or a single-family residence for investment purposes, Joe will help you navigate these transactions with ease. Joe lives in his hometown of Collinsville, IL where he raises his 17-year-old son Alex.
Jorge Medina is a Senior Mortgage Lender with Midwest BankCentre. Jorge’s focus is to develop and maintain business relations with local communities by assisting with his knowledge in the mortgage industry. Mr. Medina loves assisting first time homebuyers, credit challenged individuals, Business Owners, and engaging with the Hispanic Community. Working with Jorge as a first-time homebuyer makes it easier to understand the process. Mr. Medina began homeownership at the age of 20, so it is understandable the challenges, questions, and stress this process can cause.
Jorge has been in the banking industry for 7 years and of those years, 5 of them have been in the Mortgage Industry. Mr. Medina’s Education came from Southwestern Illinois College, where he holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration.
When Mr. Medina, is free he spends most of his time with his Wife (Alyssa), and daughter (Stella 3).
Tom has over 20 years experience in the banking and finance industry and has been with Midwest BankCentre since 2010. His experience ensures he understands all of the aspects of home lending. Whether you are buying a new home, refinancing or improving your current property, Tom delivers customer service centered on your family's needs. Tom will help you select the type of loan that is right for you; VA, FHA, Conforming Loans, Construction Loans, Jumbo Mortgages and First Time Buyer Programs. You can be sure that Tom will guide you through all of the steps to help put yourself in a better financial situation.
Tom was born and raised in St. Louis. He attended Clayton High School in St. Louis and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Texas Christian University.
Damir Krajina has over 12 years of banking experience, starting as a teller, then a branch manager, and now mortgage. Damir is passionate about helping people through the home buying process, talking them through the financial aspect and the stresses that come with purchasing a home.
“With every mortgage transaction, I like to build a friendship and really get to know what their needs are and guide them as best as possible.”
Damir was born in Bosnia, lived in Germany for six years, and moved to the U.S. at age 10. He graduated from Mehlville High School and University of Missouri-St. Louis. Damir and his wife have two boys, ages 5 and 3, and another boy on the way due in March 2023. For fun, he enjoys playing soccer and going to the gym.
Bob has consistently ranked among the top mortgage originators in the St. Louis area for the past 30+ years. Bob has assisted more than 6,000 local families realize their dream of home ownership.
During Bob’s 30+ years, he has received several national awards from Freddie Mac, Rural Housing Authority, National Rural Electric Cooperatives, Bank of America and the Department of Energy.
Bob specializes in helping his clients get loans for the home of their dreams! If you’re buying an existing home, building a new home or increasing your home’s energy efficiency, Bob can help. His clients say his success is due to his unique ability to listen to their financial needs and help them achieve their long-term financial goals.
Bob lives in St. Louis with his wife. They have three grown children and are very involved in their community, supporting several charitable organizations. Bob currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the St. Louis County Community Chorus.
Kellie Streeper has been a mortgage professional for the past 23 years. With a strong background in the operations side of the business, she has the in-depth knowledge needed to help her clients experience a smooth mortgage loan process. Kellie believes there are many factors to consider when purchasing or refinancing a home. Her expertise in loan processing, underwriting and closing, equips her clients with a Mortgage partner who listens and can guide them every step of the way. Kellie is passionate about providing that trust and comfort to her clients and strives to make home financing a fun and educational experience.
“As their lender, borrowers should consider me part of their team”, Kellie says. “As a professional that truly cares, I put my clients first. I listen closely, and give them options that are right for their specific situation, while educating them along the way.”
Kellie was born and raised in St Louis and currently lives in Oakville with her husband and four children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing and traveling.
Alisa has 15 years of Mortgage Banking experience, with an extensive background in Correspondent Lending and Risk Management Mortgage Underwriting. Alisa holds numerous certifications in the Mortgage industry, as well as a Masters in Education and Doctorate of Education from Miracle University.