Mike Berte, President
Mike is an intense and spirited leader with over 20 years of diverse executive experience building large-scale residential mortgage platforms.
As President of AmeriSave, Mike oversees the strategic direction of the company as well as the overall operation of the four loan centers in Atlanta, GA, Louisville, KY, Scottsdale, AZ and Troy, MI.
Prior to joining AmeriSave, Mike was the President of Paramount Equity Mortgage, dba LoanPal, where he grew the firm to over 1,000 mortgage professionals while winning several “Best Places to Work” awards in multiple cities. Prior to Paramount, Mike served as President of loanDepot, the third largest independent mortgage lender in the nation where he was responsible for opening and growing major loan centers in Orange County, CA, Scottsdale, AZ, Nashville, TN and Plano, TX.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Babson College in Wellesley, MA.
Dave Ryan, EVP of Operations and Credit Risk
As Executive Vice President of Operations, Dave manages the Processing, Underwriting and Closing departments.
Dave has been with AmeriSave since 2004, and prior to his current position, he held the roles of Senior Vice President of Credit Risk and Director of Operations. Before joining AmeriSave, Dave was the Division Credit Manager at Home Funds Direct where he helped create their centralized retail lending division. Dave has managed the underwriting and risk departments for numerous lenders over the years and is a member of AmeriSave’s Senior Leadership Team with a background spanning 20+ years in underwriting and credit risk for the mortgage industry.
Dave has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Consumer Economics from the University of Georgia.
Laura Troy, TPO Operations Manager
Laura brings 20 years of mortgage experience to AmeriSave; she has experience in processing, closing, post-closing, funding, final docs, and the past 8 years in wholesale. Her first assignment when she joined AmeriSave was TRID. Prior to entering the mortgage industry, Laura was the Director of Financial Aid at two private colleges in Virginia.
Laura has 3 sons and 5 grandchildren (3 boys and 2 girls), loves visiting her grands in Virginia and sitting on her deck, reading. Laura has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management.