Meet the team
Eric Bernstein
Branch Manager
Loan Expert
NMLS #1486987
About Eric:
Savvy negotiations and cutting-edge strategies join uncompromising integrity as the hallmarks of Eric's service. Eric epitomizes energy, hard work, and creative service in every detail of his client's transactions. He has a long record of successfully guiding hundreds of local, national, and multi-national clients with their mortgage transactions. 

"The best part of my job is getting to know my clients on a personal level and helping them achieve one of life's greatest milestones, becoming a homeowner or investor. My goal is to provide a seamless mortgage experience to every one of my clients. It's a privilege to lead my talented and dedicated team here at LendFriend."
Michael Bernstein
Branch Manager
Loan Expert
NMLS #1588184
About Michael:
Mike considers himself an educator and helper on all things “home loans” and uses an unparalleled level of easy communications to comfortably transition clients and friends into the dream of homeownership. Mike enjoys being a trustworthy resource to his partners, colleagues, and clients that rely upon daily. Mike has guided hundreds of first time home-buyers, self-employed borrowers, and investors through mortgage transactions.

“Never hesitate to pick up the phone and dial my number, that’s my mantra. I have an open-phone policy for friends, colleagues, and clients and it helps me achieve my goal of leading a stress-free, dare I say “fun,” mortgage experience. Through these connections we are all a team, and the team must always come first!”
Kyle Richarsdon
Retail Manager
Loan Expert
NMLS #863464
About Kyle:
Kyle has been in the mortgage industry since 2011. He came in at the height of regulation which has helped shape his knowledge of today's complex lending programs and processes. Ensuring everyone has an outstanding experience through the process is his #1 priority.

"I absolutely love what I do! Helping people fulfill their dreams of home-ownership is such an amazing experience to be involved in. Whether helping a first time home buyer or seasoned investor, we want to make sure people see us as trusted advisors with their real estate and financing needs. That is achieved through committed excellence in customer service and well and unparalleled knowledge of the industry."
Greg Davis
Business Development
NMLS #1550178
About Greg:
Greg establishes strategic partnerships with top agents and top-notch businesses to better serve his clients. Greg's focus is on helping his partners and his loan officer reach new heights. A great partner, Greg is known for his commitment, determination, and contagious energy.  

"Helping our team and Agent Partners succeed is my passion.  I truly enjoy sharing proven business practices and successful marketing strategies with my partners and watching it grow their bottom line. I strive to be a positive resource for our partners and help them reach new levels of success.“
Christian Boutros
Loan Officer
NMLS #1607602
About Christian:
Christian's applies his relentless work ethic and dedication to serving his customers and helping LendFriend's partners. Christian is committed to providing a fantastic experience to each and everyone of our clients. Christian also assists our Agent Partners in managing their pipelines and helping them grow their business. 

"My focus is helping our customers get in the best position to buy a home, whether that takes a month, or a year. Getting to understand our client's goals and objectives allows us to better serve our clients and assist our Agent Partners."
Michael Aloise
Loan Officer
NMLS #1805894
About Michael:
With a friend first mentality, Mike’s commitment to excellence shows in every aspect of his work. His reliable character is sure to bring optimism to any situation and a solution to every problem. The experience accumulated across industries gives him his innovative advantage to stay effective in a changing environment.

"Forever finding my next challenge, I have a knack for taking the road less traveled. I enjoy helping others turn their difficulties into triumphs whenever possible. While I do sustain a healthy relationship with hard work, I thoroughly enjoy kicking back on Lake Travis! "
Chelsea Sweatman
Loan Officer
NMLS #1831528
About Chelsea:
Chelsea is a third generation Austinite and Texas State Alumna. She has worked a variety of roles in industries including real estate, investments, personal banking, and consumer lending. Chelsea's goal is to provide a smooth process to for her partners and her clients.

"I have the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with individuals by helping them purchase their dream home. The purchasing of a home is a milestone in our clients lives, which I am honored to be a part of."
Loan Expert
NMLS #794219
Loan Officer
About Jonathan:
As a licensed Mortgage Originator,  Jonathan assists with pre-approvals, gathering necessary documents, and structuring the loan to best benefit our client's goals. Jonathan leads our production team, and is committed to making our client’s dreams of home ownership come true. 

"With experience in the mortgage industry since 2015, one of my favorite aspects of my job is being a trusted resource to clients throughout the entire process and helping to make their experience a positive one."
David Spelbring
Regional Manager
About David:
David is a mortgage veteran with three decades in the industry. Married 38 years and having raised four children, David prides himself on being a purposeful leader.

"My favorite part of the job is helping others grow and the positive energy of our group. It is a true blessing to help this group of innovative, gifted and committed people reach their goals both in business and life."
About Mini:
Mini is an integral part of the workforce. Mini spends her days attending her favorite client's closings or out meeting current and new partners. Mini is an accomplished professional. 

Mini can be found in the office enjoying mid-day naps, passing gas, and eating her favorite snack - cheese! 
LendFriend Home Loans,. 
Lender NMLS: 129122
4807 Spicewood Springs
Ste 250, Building 3
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 512.580.8307
TX License #200719
FL License #MLD680
CA License #41DBO-88648
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