Michael Farrell started working in mortgage lending in 1998 after coming home from a 4-year mission experience in Ecuador, South America with the Salesians of Don Bosco. He worked 2 years with a national mortgage lender as a loan officer and then was promoted into management for a 5-year tenure. In 2006, he founded Grandview Home Loans, which was rebranded to Grandview Lending in 2009. Grandview Lending has helped over a thousand clients obtain new homes or lower their monthly costs of their current homes.
Michael is a graduate of Indiana University and got his master’s degree at St. Meinrad Seminary. With a background in ministry, his passion is to help people. He has been able to keep his missionary spirit by helping people acquire one of their biggest assets: their home. Michael is married to his wife, who he met in Ecuador. They currently have 7 children ranging in ages from 14 years old to 1 year old.
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Tracy Harding was the first loan officer hired at Grandview Lending and has continued to be an integral team member. Previous to Grandview Lending, Tracy cut her teeth in mortgage lending while working with Michael Farrell at a national mortgage lender. Prior to mortgage lending, Tracy spent 15 years in automotive financing, obtaining a reputation as an honest, hard worker with superb customer service skills. She has transferred those qualities with excellent success to Grandview Lending where she continuously is a top performer, receiving five-star recommendations from previous clients.
Tracy has 2 sons and 2 dogs. She is proud of her oldest son who served in Afghanistan and her other son who plays football for the local Fishers high school. She is very active in her church, helping with the children's ministry and teaching Sunday school for the K-4 grades.
In March 2012, Tim Egan joined Grandview Lending. Tim has entered his tenth year as a licensed loan officer. He has almost twenty years of experience in real estate and consumer financing. With that experience, you can expect Tim to deliver expert advice and service. He enjoys helping families by “saving” the loans that the big banks turn down. Grandview Lending continues to be a great fit for Tim. He believes wholeheartedly in Grandview’s mission of serving families with integrity.
In his years at Grandview Lending, Tim has hundreds of stories from first time home buyers, veterans, and friends, new and old, whom he has been able to assist with the goals of home ownership and financial stability. Tim has been married to his wife of 20 years Rose Egan. Together, they have five living children: Andrew 17, Joseph 16, Max 14, Roch 13 and Manny 11. As a family, they attend Holy Rosary parish in downtown Indianapolis. Expect to find Tim and Rose in constant motion chasing the extracurricular, athletic, social and service activities of their five boys.
Tim Ayers has been in the mortgage industry as a banker, broker, or lender for twenty years. Tim and his family have lived in Zionsville for 14 years. He is a published author of the book, “Fooled Me Once.”
Due to the changes in the mortgage lending industry, Tim decided to re-enter the industry and make a point of working with a firm that is honest, sincere and has integrity. Grandview Lending fit the criterion and more. Grandview Lending truly is like a family.
Kimberly Irving took a break from the mortgage industry to spend time with her young children. It was perfect timing, because she was exhausted from competing against loan officers who participated in unethical business practices. She had always heard great things about Grandview Lending. They base their business performance on the morals and values that are identical to her personal morals and values. When Kimberly was ready to get back to work, she knew exactly where she belonged.
This life-long Hoosier attended Pike and Lawrence Township schools. After graduating high school, Kimberly received her degree in business from Indiana University. She began her career in mortgage lending over 15 years ago. She prides herself in providing borrowers of all credit grades with loans that are tailored to fit their individual financial needs.
Kimberly's clients know she does not give up! Her around-the-clock availability, open lines of communication, determination, and vast knowledge of the lending process and regulations helps reduce or alleviate her clients’ stress levels and makes it easier for her to improve upon her clients’ situations.
Clients looking to purchase a new home or refinance existing homes can count on her to analyze credit, income and assets to ensure she meets their needs and investor guidelines.
In addition to being dedicated to fulfilling her clients’ needs, Kimberly is a dedicated mother, wife, sister, aunt and daughter. She will work for you as she will one of her family members.
Kameron Struble is a focused individual with a passion for providing exceptional mortgage service. His 20 years of experience, attention to detail, and genuine caring set him apart when it comes to real estate lending. He is committed to understanding your personal goals and offering the best products to meet your objectives. He has a warm personality and takes the time to make sure you understand every detail of one of the biggest transactions in your life.
After a thorough vetting of many of the mortgage companies in the Indianapolis area, Kameron joined the team at Grandview Lending in July of 2018. He felt that Grandview matched his faith-based commitment to serving the community. “Grandview Lending gives me the opportunity to provide the best rates and costs to my clients, as well as offer programs that allow those with less than perfect circumstances realize the dream of home ownership.”
Kameron enjoys spending time with his two children, Lydia and Gavin, running, hunting, competing in triathlons, and Improv Comedy.
Sandy Rayl has been in the mortgage or finance business since 1981. She has been on the sales side of the mortgage business for the past 20 years. Since every borrower is different, Sandy loves finding the right program for her clients, so she can get them the best product for their particular scenario. She feels her experience from processing, underwriting, and sales gives her a bit of an advantage for Grandview Lending borrowers.
Sandy doesn’t shy away from the more difficult loans for those clients that think they can't qualify for a loan. She stays in close contact with her clients throughout the process since purchasing a new home can be stressful. After all, it's the single largest purchase they will ever make. Sandy treats her clients the way she would a family member. She is passionate about helping her borrowers.
When Sandy decided to make the transition from an Account Executive to a Mortgage Loan Originator, she wanted to work for Grandview Lending, because they were a client of hers for several years. In fact, Grandview Lending was her number one client. What Sandy observed while working with Grandview Lending is, everyone had integrity, passion, commitment, and determination. They are a unified family. The qualities she found with Grandview Lending are what sets them apart from other financial institutions.
A born and bred Hoosier, Faye Fitzgerald has been employed in the credit/finance industry since 1976. Faye takes great pride in personally assisting borrowers, so they can attain their financial goals. Whether it’s a purchase or a refinance, the satisfaction is the same. As a mortgage processor, she is there to simplify the steps between the lender and the borrower. Faye says, “Grandview Lending allows for that personal touch that the big corporations can’t or won’t supply. Every employee and client is part of the Grandview ‘family.’”
Sr. Loan Processor
With a keen attention to detail, Laura Wessel’s number one priority in processing your loan is making your home loan process as smooth as possible. The experience of working with Laura goes beyond her “transactional” skills. Ultimately, Laura wants your process to go the same way she would want it to if she were the consumer. A veteran of several loan transactions herself, she understands what it is like to be in your shoes.
Laura currently resides in Wisconsin with her husband and 2 energetic little boys. She graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in law enforcement, but quickly pursued a career in finance. She has been in the mortgage industry since 2004.
In her free time, Laura enjoys spending time with her family, watching baseball, and reading.
When someone buys a home, they are purchasing their part of the American Dream and I want to do everything possible to make that easier for everyday folks to accomplish. At Grandview we work as a team to make home financing simple.
Marketing/Loan Officer Assistant
NMLS# 124728 / Member of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers & BBB
Tel #: 317-255-0062 / 502-475-4188
Lindsey Idlewine began working in the banking industry while attending Ball State University in 2010. She worked in banking as a teller, a customer service rep, and an intern for four years throughout college. After graduating from Ball State in 2013, Lindsey, along with her husband Grant and daughter Myah moved to Louisville, KY for her husband to attend Graduate school there. She began her career at River City Bank as a teller, quickly became a loan processor, and after about 6-months began as a loan officer in training. For the next four years, Lindsey grew her business and knowledge in the mortgage industry.
In the summer of 2017, Lindsey, Grant, her now two children Myah and Nolan and their goldendoodle, Ella, decided to moved back closer to home near Indianapolis, IN. She began working at a mortgage company in Indianapolis as a marketing assistant to help build their business and cultivate client and business relationships. She came on board at Grandview Lending Inc. in July of 2018 as our Marketing Manager and Loan Officer Assistant to a few LO’s in our office. With her background in personal banking, she understands how to take care of the customers and really enjoys building relationships with clients as well as business partners in the industry. She came to Grandview Lending due to the family atmosphere and one on one relationship service she could continue to have with future clients.
Loan Officer Assistant
Hillary Dunham is a graduate of Ball State University with over 10 years of customer service experience, 5 of those years being in the mortgage industry. She is detail oriented and enjoys building relationships with each client she helps. Hillary works with Mike and Kimberly as a Loan Officer Assistant to serve as the liaison during the initial mortgage process. She decided to join the team at Grandview after her first meeting with Mike. He described himself and his team with the culture, integrity, and family values she wanted to be a part of. In her free time, Hillary enjoys being outdoors with her daughter Tatum, going to the park, fishing, or swimming at the pool.
Lesley Howard has been in the mortgage industry since 1984 with 11 of those years working at a title company. Lesley is focused on providing an extraordinary experience for each and every borrower. She works diligently to help clients pursue their dream of home ownership or to be in a better financial position by refinancing. Lesley joined Grandview Lending due to the family atmosphere and personal service she could continue to provide. Outside of work, Lesley and her husband enjoy spending time with their 3 children and 3 grandchildren.