Interviews

October 21, 2021
Mortgage 1 Loan Officer Dawn Connors

Mortgage 1 Loan Officer Dawn Connors: A Real-Life Angel

In her professional life, Dawn Connors helps people obtain the homes of their dreams. But it’s what she does in her personal life that makes the meaning of “home” truly special. Dawn and her husband, Michael, lend their time and efforts helping an organization called […]
March 30, 2021
Lisa Whitman Mortgage 1 helps Michigan home buyers and borrowers get mortgages

Motorcycles, Mortgages & More: Lisa Whitman’s Never-Ending Quest to Help Home Buyers & Borrowers

“Lisa is personable, knowledgeable and experienced. She is also the most energetic person I have ever met. She never stops, especially when it comes to helping home buyers.” – Mark Workens, Mortgage 1 CEO How’s this for a career trajectory: One day you are running […]
August 21, 2020
Mortgage 1 Grand Rapids Loan Officers

Mortgage 1 Grand Rapids: The Best Mortgage Lender in One of America’s Best Cities

Dan Grzywacz has worked in the mortgage industry for decades. He has accumulated his share of stories along the way. Some are touching, some are humorous, some make you shake your head. All the stories have one thing in common: they exemplify the lengths Dan […]
February 13, 2020
West Michigan Real Estate trends from Michigan Mortgage

West Michigan Real Estate Trends

The whole nation knows Michigan as the mitten state. When traveling afar, if someone asks where we are from, don’t we all hold up a hand and point to the location of our hometown? But what would happen if you asked a native Michigander, “Where […]