Brent Wilson – President & Founder
Brent is the President and Founder of Silverline Lending. Born and raised in Michigan, he graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Economics and Human Resources.
Since 2006 He has been serving clients and building rock-solid relationships in the real estate industry. He is an accomplished leader with a winning track record in a wide variety of markets. He has been recognized as a top performer at the individual level, team level, and regional level. In fact, in 2014 his team of 30 loan officers closed over 1 billion dollars in annual loan volume! After over 12 years of experience building teams and assisting borrowers at the nation’s number one retail lender he decided to start his own business tailored toward making the lending process simpler and giving borrowers more personal attention.
He’s a passionate, solution-focused visionary and builder of people, a recipe for any successful business. He believes that for any company to be great it must invest in having great people that care deeply about their clients. If a company takes great care of its people those people will take great care of their clients. His witty humor, industry knowledge, authentic communication skills, and unwavering belief system make him both an asset to the company and a joy for his clients to work with!
Courtney Wilson – Director of Business Operations
Courtney is our Director of Business Operations for Silverline Lending. She grew up in Lake Orion, MI, spent four years attending Michigan State University and graduated with a degree in Advertising. GO GREEN!
Before graduating she started as an Intern at Mercury Studio in Royal Oak, MI supporting the President and Founder of the company. After graduation she acquired one of the few internship positions offered at Quicken Loans and found herself flourishing in the heart of the financial district of downtown Detroit. Within her first year with the company she was offered the position as Regional Assistant to the Vice Presidents in Mortgage Banking.
She has a genuine talent for completing tasks and is adept in organizational effectiveness. She thrives on a challenging “to-do” list and is determined to check tasks off in a professional, efficient manner. She truly enjoys working and strives to always put others first. She has a passion for creativity and believes that with any passion success follows naturally. Her smiling nature, sincere enthusiasm and natural drive make her a joy to work with. A favorite quote she models herself after, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou
Andrew Venettis – VP of Sales Novi
Andrew is an accomplished loan executive at Silverline Lending. As an alumnus of Central Michigan University he obtained his Bachelor’s of Entrepreneurship and Marketing and moved straight to the heart of Detroit where he started his career in the Finance Industry.
Before joining the team, he worked in the heart of Financial District in Downtown Detroit in 2012 where he advanced quickly up the ladder of Mortgage Banking. He was promoted to Senior Banker the same year and soon after found himself tackling the leadership route where he became a Director of Mortgage banking in 2014. Three years later he was promoted to the prestigious title of Senior Director where he helped guide young mortgage professionals to the next stages in their careers.
When Andrew isn’t working, he enjoys a good Netflix binge with some Pancheros on the table. He is a movie fanatic – “Name a movie, I’ve probably seen it!” He truly loves to travel and will never turn down the opportunity to head to Greece.
Blake Eager – Executive Loan Officer
Blake is a leading loan officer at Silverline Lending with over 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry. He is an avid outdoors-man, passionate boater, and devoted food buff.
Prior to starting his career in the finance business, Blake began working as a journeyman with CN. Being no stranger to hard work, his talents were applied to a new trade and quickly became a star at Quicken Loans. Blake thrived in the mortgage industry earning top praise and consistently securing over $12 million per year in loans in both roles as Mortgage Banker and Account Executive with QLMS and United Wholesale Mortgage.
“One of the best feelings is seeing the expression on a new homeowner’s face when they sign the last paper and are handed their key. I love the opportunity to build lifelong relationships with incredible clients through the process”.
Very much a people person, Blake works diligently to meet his clients’ needs with exceptional service. Clients truly enjoy working with Blake due to his experience, professionalism, charismatic personality and honesty. Blake exudes high energy, proficient communication skills and is an outstanding resource for anyone navigating a loan.
Amanda Feldmann – Executive Loan Officer
Amanda is a leading Loan Officer at Silverline Lending. Originally from St. Francisville, Louisiana, she moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan after the 5th Grade. She too is a loving Spartan and graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Business. She is a fantastic mother of two wonderful boys and loves spending as much time as she can at the lake with her family and friends.
Since 2006 Amanda has built an accomplished resume in the mortgage industry during her career at Quicken Loans. A star from the very beginning, she has created a stellar reputation for WOW’ing her clients. Her care and love for helping her clients have earned a plethora of awards and recognition. “I love being able to help people with the largest financial transaction they will likely ever have. To know they trust me and have confidence in me to get the job done is very rewarding. My clients’ needs always come first and I hope the first transaction we do together will be the start of a long-lasting mortgage relationship.”
Aubrey Gibson – Executive Loan Officer
Aubrey is an accomplished loan executive at Silverline Lending. Growing up in Dearborn Heights, he graduated from Annapolis High School. After his graduation, he entered the military as a member of the Air Force. He spent four years in the USAF Security Forces, during which his service took him to Afghanistan, South Korea, and Kyrgyzstan. Following his return home, he met his wife, with whom he has one wonderful daughter. During his free time, Aubrey will never pass up a chance to play a round of disk golf.
Coming up on six years of experience in the mortgage industry, Aubrey now serves as a purchase and Veteran home loan specialist. He takes a special sense of pride in helping first time homebuyers achieve the American Dream.
Nicholas Thomas – Executive Loan Officer
Nick is an experienced loan executive at Silverline Lending. Another Spartan alumnus, he graduated from the Eli Broad College of Business. Before joining the Silverline team, he worked as private client banker for JPMorgan Chase. He managed the assets of high net worth individuals and families. Nick met his wife in elementary school, and is a loving father of three children. He absolutely loves taking his family up to Torch Lake for a weekend getaway, and enjoys playing a few rounds of golf in his free time.
Nick transferred seamlessly from Chase to Silverline after 14 years, and continues to impress both new and previous clients. As a fifteen year professional in the financial sector, he loves finding the very best options for his clients and maximizing their experience. Specializing in self-employed clients, Nick is great at building personal relationships which make the home buying experience all the more enjoyable.
Ali Daoud – Executive Loan Officer
Ali is a seven-year experienced loan executive. Originally from Lebanon, Ali moved to Michigan when he was three years old and later graduated from Fordson High School. He spent 3 of his years in the mortgage industry in leadership as Director of Mortgage Banking at Quicken Loans/Rocket Mortgage where he helped lead and shape a team of several high-level loan originators.
“As cliché as it may sound my favorite part about my job is helping people. I am a people person and try to do things to help others. It’s wonderful when I help a client purchase their dream home or help them save money monthly. When I am originating a clients loan I always look at it as if I was originating my moms home. I like to explore different options and avenues to ensure my clients are being put in the absolute best position possible.”
Malek Hammoud – Executive Loan Officer
Jessica Ledford – Executive Loan Officer
Ashley Raymond – Executive Loan Officer
Melissa Pirronello- Executive Loan Officer
Bobby Szlachcic – Executive Loan Officer
Eric Stites – Executive Loan Officer
Nick Folas – Executive Loan Officer