Meet the Team

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John Merriman
Branch Manager 
NMLS ID: 204410

John Merriman has over 20 years experience in mortgage lending.  He knows the ins and outs of the mortgage loans and is what we refer to as "the encyclopedia" here at Polaris Home Funding Corp.

Jeff Bender
Loan Officer
NMLS ID: 1241242

Jeff has 16 years in the mortgage loan world.  He has extensive knowledge on VA, FHA, USDA, and conventional loans.  Jeff will help you through the process of buying a home by being there every step of the way with you.

Nick Merriman
Loan Officer
NMLS ID: 1911165

Nick has 12 years of experience in quality improvement, facilitating processes that lead to sustainable changes. Nick will work with you from loan submission all the way through closing to make the journey of home buying a breeze.

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Jennifer Allen
Loan Processor & Loan Officer 
NMLS ID: 1863404

Jenn has 15 years of experience in credit operations and 2 years experience as a loan officer.  Jenn is our liaison between our clients and financial institutions to ensure that our loans are processed in a timely manner.

Katherine Noble
Loan Officer
NMLS ID: 2183507

Katie has 7 years of experience as a real estate agent and joined the Polaris team in 2021. She will help every step of the way during your home purchasing process.

Jordan Shroyer
Customer Relations Manager & Loan Officer
NMLS ID: 1562997

Jordan has 8 years in marketing and customer relations experience. Jordan is our liaison between our clients and our loan officers to be the first friendly voice you hear from.