Loan Originator | NMLS #1446941
As a loan originator at First Mortgage Direct, April Richmond is responsible for helping customers achieve their dreams of home ownership through the loan process.
April has 18 years of administrative experience, including seven years in the financial lending and banking industry, 10 years as a private and personal assistant, 15 years in the securities and alternative investment industry, and two years as a legal administrator and process server for a small law firm. In 1998, April started her career in the mortgage industry as a receptionist. She worked her way to loan processing, became a division trainer, and eventually moved to a loan processing manager position. During her time at Bank of America, she implemented “standard mortgage loan processing” for a division of the bank. Then in 2000, she joined the Securities (FINRA) industry and held the Series 63, 22 and 24 licenses. April re-joined the mortgage industry in 2016, and since then has been a top producer.
As a loan officer, April has consistently ranked in the top 10% of loan originators, including her achievements as a member of the Presidents Club in 2017 and 2018. She additionally received Manager of the Year in 2018. April’s extensive knowledge of credit repair and various loan products has helped her to be recognized as the “first time home buyer” guru.
When April isn’t working, she enjoys traveling anywhere and everywhere with her best friend and husband. She also loves spoiling her English Cream Golden Retriever, Gunner.