About: Susan Underwood is an experienced loan professional with over 20 years in the financial industry. After graduating from Iowa State University, she began her career in Des Moines, Iowa, where she worked extensively in loan processing and eventually underwriting. She moved to Scottsdale, Arizona 1994 to spearhead the opening of the company’s new correspondent lending division, specializing in a variety of loan types: Conventional, FHA, VA, and new construction. She received her DE Certification for FHA and her LAPP Designation from VA.
Always ready for a new challenge, Susan shifted her focus to loan origination after a decade in underwriting as a way to work directly with consumers. Her vast background in guidelines, regulations, and products are invaluable to helping clients get successful and efficient financing. Susan is passionate about guiding clients through the lending process, finding solutions for even the most challenging scenarios.
Specialties: Susan’s specialty is getting financing for clients with complex situations such as credit issues or self-employed income. She consults with each borrower and works with them to develop a clear plan for achieving their goals. Her current position with Guardian Mortgage enables her to originate in 37 states and offer a wide range of portfolio loans, which result in the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
Quote: " You'll never achieve real success unless you like what you're doing. “ - Dale Carnegie