2021 HW Finance Leaders


40 of the most impactful corporate finance and capital markets executives in housing


Congratulations to Julie Messina for her recognition by HousingWire as an industry Finance Leader! 
We know she is the best and we are glad to share it with everyone else!

Industrywide Link: www.housingwire.com/articles/here-are-the-2021-hw-finance-leaders

Direct Link to Julie Messina’s published article: www.housingwire.com/winner-profile/2021-hw-finance-leader-julie-messina

MARCH 16 ,2021

Scotsman Guide Announces Top Loan Originator for 2021

LHM Top Two Loan Originators Made Scotsman Guide!

We want to take a moment and congratulate our two superstars - Nash Paradise and Tiffany Taradash! 🎉 GREAT WORK TO BOTH OF YOU! 🎉

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MARCH 16 ,2021

Program Announcement: Long-Term Rate Lock

Secure Your Mortgage Interest Rate Today!

An Extended Rate Lock can lock in your interest rate today while your new home is under construction. This is also available on Conventional, Government, and Jumbo Loan Programs. Interested in learning more? Call us today!

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JANUARY 6, 2021

LHM is Officially Launched!

Focusing on current technology innovations & modern appeal to new & existing homeowners; CNN Mortgage rebrands their company name & image.


January 6, 2021 – CNN Mortgage, an established leader in mortgage lending, has announced today that the company will begin operating under a new name and will be known as LHM Financial Corporation. This rebranding strategy reflects both the evolution of the company as well as its vision for the future. Along with this change, a newly redesigned company logo has been revealed and a new website has been launched. This will feature the company’s focus and drive to continue serving their community with the same excellent financing options available in today’s mortgage lending environment. Customers, vendors, and partners will find no change in the quality of products or services offered, obtaining information, or conducting business with our new identity.


Founded in 1998, CNN Mortgage has built a strong reputation as an outstanding mortgage banker, servicing the lending needs of individual home buyers, real estate professionals and builders with an experienced staff offering knowledge in every area of mortgage lending.


About LHM Financial Corporation:  LHM Financial Corporation not only strives to deliver customized service to meet our clients’ individual needs, we care about our clients having an affordable mortgage in order to increase quality of life. Mortgage lending isn’t just about buying a home, it’s about walking in each step of the American Dream. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, LHM Financial is licensed in ten states with offices in four of those states.

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APRIL 1, 2020




Scotsman Guide Releases Top Originators 2019 Rankings

LHM Financial congratulates Tiffany Taradash and Nash Paradise for ranking as a Scotsman Guide 2019 Top Originators.

Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for mortgage originators, released its 11th annual Top Originators rankings on April 1. The list, which ranks the nation’s top mortgage producers, appears in Scotsman Guide‘s April 2020 residential edition, and the rankings are available online at www.scotsmanguide.com/rankings/top-originators.

Tiffany and Nash were ranked among entries from more than 6,000 mortgage professionals across the country. To be eligible for initial consideration in Scotsman Guide‘s Top Originators rankings, originators must have had at least $40 million in loan volume or 100 closed home loans for the 2019 calendar year. After receiving submissions, Scotsman Guide required written verification of top entrants’ volume data from a certified public accountant, the chief financial officer at the originator’s company or a similar source.

MARCH 13, 2020




Scottsdale Award Program Honors the Achievement

SCOTTSDALE March 13, 2020 — LHM Financial Corp has been selected for the 2020 Best of Scottsdale Award in the Mortgage Bank category by the Scottsdale Award Program.

Each year, the Scottsdale Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Scottsdale area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2020 Scottsdale Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Scottsdale Award Program and data provided by third parties.


The Scottsdale Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Scottsdale area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Scottsdale Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Scottsdale Award Program