Regional Manager, NMLS# 187332
- Guaranteed Rate Affinity
More about Mike Ward
Mike is a seasoned loan originator and sales manager with a knack for navigating the mortgage process and exceeding customer expectations. He attributes his success to a strong work ethic, a positive outlook and a determination to provide the best customer service in the industry. Mike's goal is to earn your business now and establish a long-term relationship for all future business and referrals. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, investor or refinancer, working with Mike is always a pleasant experience.
A Michigan native, Mike received his Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University in 1996 and moved to Chicago in 1999. After settling on the mortgage industry, Mike joined Guaranteed Rate and held a variety of positions from 2004-2014. From Consumer Direct Loan Officer and Producing Sales Manager to VP of Mortgage Lending and Online Division Manager, Mike enjoyed success as a President's Club producer and helped grow the company’s Online Division from a startup to an annual funded loan volume of over $300 million—and it’s still growing today.
Before joining Guaranteed Rate Affinity in October 2017, Mike spent May 2014 to August 2016 as Area Sales Manager at BBMC Mortgage and August 2016 to Sept 2017 as VP of Business Development at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation.
In his free time, Mike enjoys traveling, golf, baseball games and cheering on the Cubs, MSU and all Michigan pro sports teams. Most of all, he loves spending time with his beautiful wife and their two children.