Established in 2004, Innovative Mortgage Services, Inc. has provided an end-to-end origination platform to licensed loan originators throughout the southeastern United States. Innovative is a licensed lender in Florida, Tennessee, and Alabama. Over one-hundred-fifty licensed loan originators are affiliated with Innovative.
Innovative loan originators are known as "Innovators" because of their opportunity to efficiently and responsively write a multitude of financial products for their clients. Innovative's outstanding compensation plans and superb origination platform provide Innovators with all the incentives and tools to exceed their production goals. Innovators work hard and deserve the highest compensation, the best mortgage products and terms available, and superb technology and support.
Innovative management has over forty years of combined mortgage industry experience. Innovative's professional compass has always pointed to ethical loan origination, attentive compliance, and heightened quality control. There is a simple formula for success - do the right thing. Innovative holds itself and its Innovators to this standard in everything we do.
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Bryan P. Ehrlich
Bryan P. Ehrlich has served as CEO for Innovative Mortgage from the company's inception. He is a licensed attorney, licensed realtor, and licensed loan originator. Bryan began his career in the mortgage industry as a retail banking loan officer quickly achieving top production status. He later managed a regional retail origination division before founding Innovative Mortgage Services in 2004. Bryan has his Bachelor of Arts and Masters degrees from the University of South Florida. His Juris Doctorate was completed at Florida A&M College of Law.
VP/Chief Talent Officer
Andrew (Drew) Kashella is Vice President and Chief Talent Officer for Innovative Mortgage. He has over twenty-five years of experience as a sales executive with extensive experience in residential mortgage sales, servicing and management. Drew has served in numerous leadership roles including branch, district and regional management. He also has a depth of experience in marketing, compliance, quality assurance, collections and call center management. Drew’s professional background also includes lead distribution, loan origination and sales, profit center management and internal operational, regulatory, and statutory risk management. Drew received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola College in Baltimore.
Suzanne M. Ehrlich has served as Chief Operating Officer for Innovative Mortgage for over 15-years. Suzanne has an extensive professional vitae in retail banking and retail loan origination. Her prior industry experience includes having served as a retail banker, senior loan processor, and operations manager. Suzanne served an instrumental role in founding Innovative Mortgage and guiding the company through its continued growth. Suzanne has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Florida.
Chief Accounting Officer
John Tredo is the Chief Accounting Officer for Innovative Mortgage. Prior to joining Innovative, he worked for eleven years in public accounting, focusing on tax and financial accounting for small and mid-sized companies, tax services for individuals, with a foreign tax specialization. John also has experience in both insurance and service industry accounting. He also has a background in the Financial Services and Banking industries, previously holding various securities licenses, with extensive knowledge of back-office operations. He was a member of Beta Alpha Psi and has his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Florida.