Brad grew up on a farm in Iowa and graduated college from the University of Oklahoma. Brad moved to Las Vegas in 1989 and began his career in the mortgage industry. Brad’s industry experience includes originating, processing, underwriting and funding loans, or in other words, he has done it all. In 2011, Brad joined NOVA Home Loans and assisted them with opening their Clark County operations.
Brad has always believed that training and education are a critical piece in the development of any company and should be performed by the best resources the company has to offer. Because of that, Brad has trained hundreds of loan officers and support staff providing them with full access to his vast array of knowledge and experience. As a certified instructor for the Nevada Real Estate Division, Brad is committed to providing agents with ongoing training through the Education Exchange powered by NOVA Home Loans. Through these courses, the agents earn continuing education credits for a minimal charge.
Dustin is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada and a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has been a loan originator since 2005. Dustin has been ranked in the top 1% of loan originators nationwide since 2012, and is continually ranked as one of the top loan originators in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to providing mortgage and financial services, Dustin is also the host and creator of the "Real Estate Live" radio show airing Saturdays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on KXNT 840 AM. The Las Vegas real estate market is always a roller coaster, so jump on the Real Estate Live Show to find out how to make the best decision if you are looking to buy, sell, or refinance a home you own now. Dustin and his team offer top of the line advice while maintaining an exceptional level of personal service. If you need a loan, pick up the phone...
Idalia Nayestani, Credit & Product & Development Analyst
Idalia Nayestani joined the Credit Services team in 2015. She worked with all verticals offered by Landsafe with a primary focus on credit, flood and appraisal departments. With several years as a project manager, a client relationship manager, and understanding of ancillary products, Idalia is able to implement solutions and systems that will benefit the team and organization while maintaining professionalism and service levels. Idalia is certified to give CE course in Arizona and Nevada and will assist with many of the classes offered.
Manny Hernandez, Senior VP, Lender Services
Manny Hernandez has been in the mortgage credit industry for over 20 years. His experience began as a team lead with a local mortgage credit reporting firm in Tucson, Arizona and grew to launching an in house credit reporting agency for a nationally ranked mortgage lender. The unique background of working with both a mortgage credit agency and for a mortgage firm has provided me with the knowledge and background to become one of the leading professionals in the mortgage credit industry.
Thomas Higgins, Credit & Product Development Analyst
Tom Higgins started his career in mortgage lending in 2000 and is thrilled to be a continuing education instructor. Tom’s experience with Secondary Marketing, Business Process Development, Training and loan origination has given him a unique perspective on industry changes over the past two decades. Working with Credit Services, he works closely with credit vendors, has a dedication to client relationships, as well as a personal drive to help borrowers overcome their credit challenges.