Meet Our Team

NMLS 135327
812-477-8000 office

Shannon Bartnick

Shannon Curry Bartnick is the President of Mortgage Masters of Indiana, and is originally from Bloomington, Indiana. She began her career in the Mortgage industry in 1995, and relocated to Evansville in the year 2000. Shannon resides in Newburgh, Indiana with her husband Chris and two sons, Luke and Logan. Shannon is one of Indiana’s most respected Mortgage Bankers and has an extensive business and mortgage banking background. As the President of Mortgage Masters of Indiana, Shannon is committed to employing the most professional and experienced mortgage originators in the area, and to offering the most cutting edge loan products. As a full service mortgage banker, Mortgage Masters of Indiana’s takes pride in offering each customer a wide variety of loan products and is committed to helping clients achieve their dream of home-ownership.

Vice President of Originations
NMLS 8706
812-477-8000 office

Aaron Cashmer

Aaron is our Vice President of Originations and has been originating loans since 2003. After graduating from Purdue University with a Financial Planning degree, Aaron moved to Evansville with his wife, Carrie. They have three children Kate, Carson and Emme.

Aaron has originated more than $225 million dollars in loan volume and helped hundreds of homeowners realize savings through refinance transactions as well as helping numerous families attain the dream of home ownership. Utilizing his financial planning education combined with his diligent approach in ensuring he matches applicants with the right product and terms for their specific situation, his customers enjoy the peace of mind in knowing that they have selected a loan that fits their needs.

Aaron enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and rooting for the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs and Purdue Boilermakers.

Darrell Pennington

Darrell is the Vice President of Operations for Mortgage Masters. He brings nearly 20 years experience in marketing, project management, sales and mortgage operations to his role. Prior to Mortgage Masters, he developed, implemented, and managed the operations for MorEquity, Inc. an operating subsidiary of Amercian General Finance. Under his direction, MorEquity originated nearly $1.5 billion in loan volume and employed 90 employees.

His role is focused on developing operations that enhance the loan process and ensure that the operation maintains compliance with local, state and federal regulations while growing the loan volume and areas that Mortgage Masters can originate in. He works closely with the Loan Officers to assist in identifying improvements to the ‘behind-the-scenes’ processes that help make the loan process enjoyable for all parties.

Darrell and his wife, Penelope, have been married more than 20 years and have two children, Jacqueline (Jaq) and Charlie. Darrell enjoys rooting for his beloved Kentucky Wildcats and SEC football teams in general and has an unhealthy addiction to Fantasy Football and collecting music recordings and memorabilia.

Loan Officer
NMLS 135337
812-477-8000 office
812-449-6927 cell

Holly Litherland

I am a licensed mortgage loan originator in both Indiana and Kentucky and have worked in the real estate and mortgage industry since 2000. My passion is helping people and that is what I feel I get to do each day when I assist clients with purchasing or refinancing their homes. Most of my business comes from personal referrals by past clients, friends and realtors. When I am not helping my clients, I enjoy spending time with my family, volunteering at my children’s school, donating time a local homeless shelter in Evansville and traveling. My favorite quote, which I live by each day is, “Love what you do and you will never work a day in your life.”

Senior Loan Officer
NMLS 135820
812-477-8000 office
(812) 483-7928 cell

Lisa Parsons

Lisa has lived in Evansville since 1993. Her husband, Don is a local business owner and native. They have one daughter, Sarah.

Lisa’s extensive business and financial management background, along with her enthusiastic approach to helping individuals achieve their goals and dreams have been keys to her success. She is very proud that a large part of her business comes from previous customers and their friends. She enjoys the relationships she has developed over the years. Providing excellent customer service is very important to her. Her expertise is walking clients through the loan process from start to finish without the stress that comes with financing a new home. She works hard for her customers and is dedicated to finding the best possible lending solution for each and every one of them. If you are looking to buy that perfect home, considering a second home or want the option to refinance a current residence, contact Lisa. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how easy the process can be. Her attention to detail makes the transaction easy and fast. She looks forward to helping make dreams a reality. Be assured that she will put her experience to work for you!

Senior Loan Officer
NMLS 137658
812-477-8000 office
812-589-0473 cell

Jennifer Stacy

Jennifer has been serving her clients in the mortgage industry since 2007. Having previously worked with a builder, she understood the importance of working with a lender that was willing to bend over backwards for all parties and has established that as a guiding principle in her career.

Although she is extremely knowledgeable with all residential mortgage products, she prides herself as one of the few local experts in Veterans Administration (VA) mortgage loans. Jennifer takes great pride in assisting Veteran’s and their families achieve the dream of home ownership. Although many Lenders are intimidated by the complexity of a VA loan, Jennifer has developed a passion for utilizing this product as a tool for giving Veteran’s the pathway to the home of their dreams. Service, service, service… day and night is the key to Jennifer’s approach. Her clients and Real Estate professionals benefit from her very hands on approach. Needing assistance with a home loan doesn’t always happen between 9-5. This is why she makes herself available to assist clients after hours and on weekends as well.

When not working, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike and daughter, Jacie, as well as taking care of their horses and rescue animals. They are avid Michigan Wolverines fans and actively participate & support the Vanderburgh County Special Olympics.

Senior Loan Officer
NMLS 17259
812-477-8000 office

Andrew Reising

I have worked in the banking/lending industry since graduating from the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in Finance in 2003. I began my career as a commercial analyst/lender and transitioned to residential real estate as a mortgage loan originator in 2007. I have always produced at a high level by maintaining solid industry relationships while also exceeding my client’s expectations, leading to repeat/referral business.

I work hard to make every purchase transaction a stress-free experience through thoughtful guidance and advice. My goal is to ensure buyers understand the mortgage process, comprehend the loan programs available to them, and have access to the information needed to make informed decisions; all while providing them with the best rates and terms the market has to offer.

My clients have access to Conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA loan options. I am well versed in each program and backed by a highly skilled and experienced underwriting and processing team are on site.

For those applicants that qualify, our ‘Mortgage Masters Express Loan’ program offers the ability to close quickly when needed and has a stated goal of achieving a clear to close in as few as 7 business days for those transactions when time is of the essence.

I was born and raised in Evansville, and currently reside on the East side with my wife and 3 children. I bring an extensive working knowledge of this market that buyers demand when turning to a professional to help guide their home-buying experience.

Loan Officer
NMLS 1326639
Licensed In IN, KY and FL
812-477-8000 office
812-425-2966 cell

Matt Kreyling

Matt joined Mortgage Masters in 2015, bringing with him the experience gained in 20+ years in the financial services industry. He is licensed as a Mortgage Loan Originator in Indiana, Kentucky and Florida. Matt began his career at American General Finance (now Springleaf Financial Services) in 1989 as a Business Analyst. After stints in the Treasury, Budget & Planning and Accounting departments, Matt began working in the Risk Management division, ultimately rising to Vice President in 2008. Matt believes that listening is the most important part of communication, and his many years of experience in the consumer finance business make him well aware that many past credit problems can be overcome with knowledge, effort and the passage of time.

Matt is an Evansville native, and currently resides in Newburgh with his wife and two very spoiled dogs. When he’s not busy helping his clients achieve their home ownership goals, Matt enjoys fitness training and watching the players on his fantasy football team dominate the competition.

Loan Officer
NMLS 1022714
812-477-8000 office
812-305-6152 cell

Amy Pollard

Amy Pollard is a lifelong resident of the Tri-State Area, residing the last 14 years in Newburgh. She and her husband Rob have 4 children. One child currently serves in the Army National Guard and their other children are attending Indiana University, University of Southern Indiana and Castle North Middle School As a seasoned veteran of the mortgage business, Amy is very happy to be back originating as a member of the Mortgage Masters Team and able to serve clients and referral sources in both Indiana and Kentucky. Amy’s focus is and always has been on customer service and what is best for the borrower. Her extensive experience and knowledge of the loan process from beginning to end helps to facilitate the loans efficiently while guiding her clients through the loan process with confidence. With the acknowledgement that not all borrowers are the same, Amy is able to utilize the vast resources of Mortgage Masters as well as her knowledge to fit each borrower with just the right loan for their situation. Whether you are looking to refinance your current home or purchase your dream home, you can know that with Amy you are in good hands!

Loan Officer
NMLS 1535708
812-477-8000 office
812-455-0271 cell

Bert Sandefur

Bert Sandefur is an Evansville native and studied Business Administration at the University of Southern Indiana. Bert and his wife Natalie and their three children (Edie, Ella, and Easton) currently reside on the west side of Evansville, IN.

Bert has over thirteen successful years managing and originating loans in the finance industry. As an experienced and dedicated lending professional, Bert works hard to ensure his clients fully understand their home financing options. He specializes in an array of mortgage loans including Conventional, VA, USDA, 203K, and FHA loans and always assists his clients with making the best loan to suit their needs while also providing competitive rates. Bert goes the extra mile and provides top customer service to his clients making their loan experience stress free leading to repeat/referral business.

When not working, Bert enjoys remodeling homes, traveling and spending time with his family.

Loan Officer
NMLS 296771
812-477-8000 office

Chris Komar

Chris Komar is a loan officer with Mortgage Masters of Indiana. Chris prides himself on his customer service and satisfaction. He is licensed in both Indiana and Kentucky. Chris is originally from Evansville and is married to wife Meghan. An extensive background in tax accounting and finance has helped Chris grow in the mortgage lending industry enabling him to use his analytics and detailed orientation to help his clients complete their transactions as smoothly and quickly as possible. In his spare time, Chris enjoys playing the drums, spending time with his family and friends, and playing with his two dogs (Roman & Foxy). Occasionally, he cheers on his favorite sports teams on the weekends!

Loan Officer
NMLS 866323
812-477-8000 office
812-431-0127 cell

Geoff Oxley

Geoff is a Mortgage Loan Originator with Mortgage Masters. He is an Evansville native and studied Business Management and Communications at Boston College, where he also was a member of the baseball team. He’s spent the last seven years as a Mortgage Loan Originator in St. Louis, MO. Geoff has assisted hundreds of borrowers in achieving the American dream of home ownership. He understands buying a home is one of the most important decisions of your life and he strives to provide the best customer service throughout the entire mortgage process. Geoff currently resides on the west side of Evansville.

Loan Officer
NMLS 10333
812-477-8000 office
812-760-9006 cell

Joe Salpietra

Bio to come soon.

Loan Officer
NMLS 1429268
812-477-8000 office
812-629-4739 cell

Jordan Tillman

Jordan Tillman is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator in Indiana and Kentucky. Jordan studied communications at the University of Southern Indiana and after years in the customer service industry joined the Mortgage Masters team in 2014, learning the ins and outs of the mortgage industry working directly with the company President and several Senior Loan Officers while being responsible for IT support, Marketing programs and loan administration efforts.

Whether you are interested in a Conventional, FHA, VA or USDA loan, Jordan is able to help you find the right loan for your specific needs and will assist you in ensuring your home purchase or refinance is as smooth as possible.

Jordan and her husband Kurt reside in Newburgh with their three kids, Jackson, Katherine, and Theodora. In her spare time, you can find Jordan on the golf course! She and her husband are the proud 2015 couples club champions at ECC!

I am here to help you in any way and I look forward to working with you on your next Mortgage Loan.

Loan Officer
NMLS 879654
812-477-8000 office
812-455-0751 cell

Julie Patterson

An Evansville native, Julie moved to Bloomington where she majored in Finance at Indiana University. She graduated with degree in Business Administration from the Kelley School of Business. Shortly after returning to Evansville, she acquired her Real Estate license and began selling Real Estate. With her background in Real Estate, Julie understands how stressful and time consuming buying a home can be. Her goal is always to make sure the loan process runs as smoothly and quickly as possible and she is dedicated to taking care of all the details. Julie strives to provide her clients with superior customer service and the best products to meet their mortgage financing needs.

Julie resides in Warrick County with her husband, Matt and son, Garrett and their toy poodle, Stella. She spends her free time in the gym as a personal volleyball trainer and club team coach for Metro Volleyball Club. Julie also enjoys giving back to the community through her Homemakers Extension Club, Wildflowers.

Loan Officer
NMLS 421407
812-477-8000 office
812-319-1457 cell

Karen Strohmeier

Karen has worked in all facets of real estate since moving to Indiana in 2001. After having managed a title company and acting as a licensed Real Estate Agent, she joined the Mortgage Masters Team in 2009 as Production Manager. She managed pipeline processing production and facilitated the closing of hundreds of mortgages until she decided to follow her calling to originate loans early in 2016.

As a licensed Loan Originator, Karen brings a wide range of knowledge and expertise to her clients because of her extensive background and believes this is the key to her success in aiding her buyers through what can potentially be a stressful and confusing experience. She is dedicated to ensuring they thoroughly understand the loan process from start to finish and walk away satisfied and happy homeowners!

In her free time, Karen enjoys traveling with her husband of 28 years who is a retired police officer. Together they’ve raised 5 children, adopted a sixth and excitedly look forward to welcoming more grandchildren into their crazy lives!

Give Karen a call whether needing to purchase a home or looking to refinance an existing mortgage. She will help ensure the process is a smooth and stress free transaction.

Loan Officer
NMLS 879654
812-477-8000 office

Neil Gilles

Neil Gilles is a Residential Mortgage Loan Officer with Mortgage Masters of Indiana. He was born and raised on Evansville’s eastside and studied Advertising at the University of Southern Indiana. His wife, Amber, is an RN with The Heart Hospital at Deaconess and the two reside here in Evansville.

Neil has worked in the mortgage industry since 2004 and has a vast range of knowledge and experience which includes servicing, processing, and originating mortgage loans. He understands each one of his clients has specific and unique needs and uses his experience to identify the loan product that best suits their situation. His number one goal is to deliver superior service and be certain that every client walks away with 100% customer satisfaction. Neil believes that excellent communication is the key to every productive relationship, and is dedicated to providing this with each transaction.

When not working, Neil enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working in his yard and cooking. He is also an avid sports fan, rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals and Indiana University basketball.

Loan Officer
NMLS 1017601
812-477-8000 office
812-457-6406 cell

Sarah Bell

Sarah Bell is a Junior Loan Originator at Mortgage Masters of Indiana. She started at Mortgage Masters in 2010 where she has since obtained her Mortgage Origination Licenses in Indiana and Kentucky. In addition to her own production, Sarah works side-by-side with multiple loan originators and processing in all aspects of the mortgage process from start to finish. Sarah has worked in the mortgage business since 2007. She started as a closing assistant and moved her way up to Funding Manager at a previous employer, which paved the way for her to continue her career in Mortgage Lending.

Her background in construction and real estate contributes to the experience she is able to provide to her clients. Exceptional customer service is something she strives to achieve in every situation- no matter the hat worn for that moment! Sarah is from Evansville and graduated from North High School in 1999. Her son, Donavan, was born in 2005 and is the main focus of her life.

Loan Officer
NMLS 439559
812-477-8000 office

Susan Bacon

Susan started her banking career in 1982 with Warrick National Bank. She has been in mortgage origination since 1996. She graduated from Tecumseh High School in Lynnville, Indiana and she received her under graduate degree from University of Evansville, majoring in Banking and Finance. Susan has lived and worked in Southern Indiana all of her life. Her emphasis is fast and efficient loan closings while providing outstanding customer service. In her spare time, Susan enjoys crocheting, knitting and sewing and she loves a good DIY project. You can also find her at many community events following her two grandchildren in their sports and activities

Bloomington, Indiana

Loan Officer
NMLS 135378
812-477-8000 office
812-322-2845 cell

Bobbi Carney

I started my career in the Mortgage Industry in January 1984. During that time, I have seen just about every market condition that could exist and have helped people achieve their goals through all types of markets. I can help you find the best solution and product for your unique financial situation. I serve many types of buyers from the first time buyer, to the savvy home buyer, to the buyer who needs creative financing. I am well versed in Conventional, FHA, VA and USDA loan products, as I have originated loans for these products for my entire career and continue to offer these types of loans to my buyers today.

I am a graduate of Indiana University School of Business. I have maintained many community/industry relationships for over three decades, and have a well-respected reputation, which leads to repeat/referral business. My commitment to you is to make your transaction as stress free as possible and to ensure that you understand what types of loan products are best suited to you. I will see your loan through from start to finish, giving you the personal and reliable service you deserve. I have been married for over 36 years and have three adult children. I am a current member of the Bloomington Board of Realtors, where I am active on several committees.

I am your local mortgage expert with extensive knowledge of the market. Be an informed buyer; turn to me when you demand the services of a local professional.

Loan Officer
NMLS 320630
812-477-8000 office
812-322-6147 cell

Vince Weddle

Vince is one of our professional Mortgage Loan Originators residing in Bloomington, Indiana. Vince has been a Bloomington resident since relocating from Southern, IN in 2004. Vince and his wife Kristie have five children: Ryan, Levi, Josh, Jade & Jax. Mr. Weddle has been originating loans and serving the Bloomington market and surrounding areas since 2002 allowing him to serve hundreds of families statewide. Mr. Weddle has made a career out of being able to offer the perfect mortgage products to his valued customers. Whether it’s refinancing a current home our purchasing a dream home, Vince’s skill set has allowed him to offer exactly the right mortgage loan products and service commitment to all of his clients.

Vince loves to spend time with his family and his love for sports has him following his children in multiple sports throughout the year. He & his wife Kristie love participating in Spartan Races, Mud Runs & Fitness Challenges of all sorts. With his wife being from Green Bay, WI…Vince is also a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers.

Loan Officer
NMLS 1710589
812-336-9006 office
812-606-1212 cell

Megan Ogden

Megan is from Bloomington, Indiana and graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with an Associates degree in Accounting. She has worked in the customer service industry for years as well as being an Office Manager for a local business. This experience has allowed her to develop customer service skills and expertise certain to please borrowers and referral sources alike.

If your looking to purchase a home or refinance your existing home loan Megan is here to help you every step of the way. She is known for being hardworking and and will be happy to work hard to get you the loan best suited for your specific needs, whether it be VA, FHA, USDA or Conventional.

Megan and Josh, her husband of eight years, have three children Derek, Kelsey, and Jaxon. They also have a black lab named Bella. Megan enjoys going to the gym and going to her children's sporting events in her spare time.