Meet the Team

We are very proud to have these great people on our team, providing great customer service to YOU!
Josh Beeson

Josh Beeson

Vice President Sales

About Josh

Josh Beeson is a seasoned mortgage advisor with over 18 years’ experience in the financial industry.  Josh has been honored to achieve the prestigious President’s Club Award, President’s Advisory Board member, and has been titled as the VP of Sales for 2 different mortgage companies.   Josh’s primary focus is to ensure every client receives the most efficient and seamless service possible, while making their home purchase or refinance experience both stress free and positive.  With years of experience helping home buyers with their financial needs, Josh’s passion has always been putting clients first, listening to their financial goals and providing guidance and support through every step of the loan process.

Josh has been married for 11+ years.  When not helping customers with their dream of home ownership you can find Josh on the golf course, or playing with his adorable rescue pit bulls.  Give Josh a call for any financial questions you may have.

Sarah Rice

Sarah Rice

Vice President Operations

 

About Sarah

Sarah has 20+ years of experience working in various businesses with her back ground in accounting, finance, customer service and sales. With her passion for people and numbers, she is excited to expand her talents in the mortgage industry. She looks forward to helping people obtain their goal whether it be a new home purchase or refinancing a current property.

When Sarah is not working she stays very busy with the activities of her 3 daughters and husband. “As a Colorado native, I, of course, must have a couple of labs and I love the outdoors. I pride myself on my ability to set up a 6-man tent.” She also loves working in the yard, cooking and road trips.

Sarah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Secondary Teaching from Fort Lewis College.

Gina Hancock

Gina Hancock

Loan Officer

About Gina

Gina has been in the mortgage industry for over 25 years and is very experienced in many sides of mortgage lending.  Gina has worked in many aspects of the mortgage industry to include processing,  post-closing, and secondary marketing, but her true passion is being a Loan Officer. The most rewarding part of her job is getting to know each and every customer and structuring each  loan according to what fits each client’s needs. Providing exceptional customer service and communication to all of her client’s is a key priority. With a vast knowledge of FHA, VA and Conventional loans, she will help each client find the perfect loan.

Gina is married to Steve and has 2 children and her precious dog, Crosby. Gina is a native of Colorado and enjoys being outdoors, boating, skiing, going on walks and spending as much time as she can with her family. 

 Dave Beckmann

Dave Beckmann

Loan Officer

About Dave

Dave has over 19 years of real estate and lending experience and has helped hundreds of families reach their goals and achieve their dreams. Whether you are a first-time home buyer, a senior that wants to utilize your equity and eliminate your mortgage payment, a move up buyer that has outgrown your first home, or a Realtor partner, I can help you. I will discuss all the available options with you and find the perfect loan for your particular situation.

Though proud of his professional accomplishments, Dave considers his greatest success being a dad having raised three sensational children. Dave and his wife, Liz have been married 31 years and live in Centennial. 

Rebecca Soukup

Rebecca Soukup

Loan Officer

About Rebecca

Rebecca has been a small business owner in Colorado for over 20 years. In the last few years, she has changed careers and has become a mortgage loan originator. She has found this to be a great fit and very rewarding. Rebecca loves helping people get into their dream home! In Rebecca’s spare time she enjoys spending it with her husband and traveling. Most recently, Rebecca celebrated a milestone anniversary with her husband in Europe where they toured seven countries. “I was in awe of the amazing architecture.”

Rebecca holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Barrington University. 

Steve Kirk

Steve Kirk

Loan Officer

About Steve

Steve has served his clients in Colorado for over 25 years in various capacities in the mortgage and real estate industries. As a mortgage loan originator Steve takes great pride in his ability to listen to his clients’ story, understand their needs and make appropriate recommendations designed to save them time and money with their real estate financing. The ability to think “outside the box” is more important today than ever, and Steve’s association with SCL Mortgage affords him the opportunity to do just that.

On a personal note, Steve is a proud veteran of the United States Coast Guard and has lived in Colorado for almost 45 years. He is happily married to Tina and has grown kids and 4 grandkids. Not over the hill yet, he still enjoys running and hiking on a regular basis. Call Steve anytime; I’m here to listen! 

Don Cooley

Don Cooley

Loan Officer

About Don

Don has a long career in business with a focus on sales including technology, and medical/surgical equipment.  He started his mortgage career in 2012 and has expanded his vision to helping his clients understand all aspects of their financial portfolio.  Purchasing or refinancing is a piece to the puzzle but as a licensed fiduciary he can help educate his clients about the overall financial picture.  His main goal is to help anyone, at any age, build their financial portfolio, including home ownership, so they can spend their retirement years with dignity and enjoyment.

He has two teenage boys that keep him busy and an amazing wife of 26 years.  In his spare time, he spends time on the mat doing martial arts and jiu jitsu and playing with their dog, Doug the Pug. 

Amanda Muhlbach

Amanda Muhlbach

Loan Officer

About Amanda

Amanda joined our team after relocating to Denver, Colorado from Maryland. She joined the mortgage industry immediately after obtaining her bachelor’s degree and has found her home in being a mortgage loan officer. She prides herself in her ability to think outside the box to find creative mortgage solutions that meet the needs of her clients. She is attentive, efficient, and personable, offering a customized experience to every customer. So whether you’re purchasing your first home, looking to upgrade, deciding to downsize, building new, or refinancing, Amanda will talk you through all your options.

In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her friends, family and dog. She loves cooking, interior design, traveling, and yoga. 

Monte' Hill

Monte' Hill

Loan Officer

About Monte’

Monte’ comes to SCL as a native of Asheville, North Carolina. She brings with her 10 years of financial experience, including 3 years as a legal case manager and 7 years in banking and mortgage lending.

In 2001, she left the financial world to pursue her BA in music, graduating Summa cum Laude in 2005. After working in her field of study for 6 years, she semi-retired to be a caretaker for her mother and two rescue dogs, Barley and Cocoa.

In 2019, she and her partner, Kevin, moved to Denver, Colorado to explore The Rocky Mountains and Front Range. They are avid cyclists, both road and mountain, as well as hikers, and extreme craft beer nerds. On any given weekend, it is not uncommon to combine all these activities into one big adventure. In September of 2019, they biked Turquoise Lake from DT Leadville on Thursday, bagged a 14er on Friday, ran a 5K in Leadville on Saturday then celebrated with a refreshing craft brew at the finish line!

Monte’ possesses a fiery passion for helping people and is driven by one thing – providing the best experience possible for her clients. Whether it’s purchasing a home, funding a remodeling project or rebuilding credit after a difficult time, she will be with you every step of the way. She says it’s like biking Lookout Mountain, hiking Mt. Elbert or running The Rocky Mountain Half Marathon. You reach the summit … one step at a time.

Troy Talbert

Troy Talbert

Loan Officer

About Troy

Troy is a seasoned real estate professional with over 22 years of experience in the financial industry. Troy has worked in both residential and commercial lending, helping individuals and companies meet their housing needs or financial goals. His experience includes a large range of lending situations that includes residential purchases and refinances, mixed-use residential/ commercial buildings, and large multi-phase residential developments. Troy’s passion is working with unique financial scenarios and loan requests to help find solutions for each borrower’s particular situation.

When Troy is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife of 32 years along with his two children. For fun, he enjoys everything that Colorado has to offer from skiing and snowshoeing in the winder, to mountain biking, golfing, and fly fishing in the summer. Troy has also enjoyed giving back to the community and has been involved in numerous charities including the Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI) and the Rocky Mountain Deaf School (RMDS). One of his proudest achievements was being the Co-Chair of the Building Committee for RMDS, where he was instrumental helping build a 46,000 square foot school for deaf and hard of hearing students in Lakewood, Colorado.

Annette Wanamaker

Annette Wanamaker

Loan Officer

About Annette

Annette comes to SCL Mortgage from a long career in radio, TV and digital advertising.  For the past 25 years, she has been working in many areas of finance with business owners and individuals in diverse situations to find the best options to fit their needs.  With Annette’s experience in sales and service, she has found her passion in helping others and is excited to help people make wise decisions with the biggest investment of their lives: their homes.

Annette grew up in Nebraska and moved to beautiful Colorado in 2016.  She has an incredibly awesome son, Cole, in San Diego and she and her husband, Brian, have enjoyed 19 years of marriage together.  She likes to spend time with Brian and friends hiking, kayaking, skiing and climbing the occasional 14-er.  She also fiercely loves her Yellow Lab, Kona, and Miniature Schnauzer, Lt. Pete Mitchell.

Nate Rees

Nate Rees

Loan Officer

About Nate

Nate has over 18 years’ experience in the nonprofit sector before transitioning to customer services and sales over the past seven years. For many of those years, he has served in various capacities within the mortgage industry, but he most enjoys being a Loan Originator. Nate loves meeting new clients, hearing their goals, and doing everything possible to turn those goals into a reality. He prides himself in communicating timely and often with his clients and being assessable, so they feel informed and at ease throughout the purchase or refinance process.

Nate is finishing up his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Western Governors University and has been married to his wife Jill for 18 years. They have four children that range in age from 16 to 9 and have a Golden Doodle named Dakota. In his free time, you will probably find Nate enjoying Colorado’s great outdoors by hiking, fishing, camping, or tackling a 14er.

Kenneth Ludden

Kenneth Ludden

Loan Officer

About Kenneth

Ken comes to SCL Mortgage with more than 20 years of executive leadership experience having led teams in Global Fortune 500 organizations as well as start-ups/small businesses. His vast experience and knowledge of the mortgage, banking, and financial industries is an asset to his customers. Ken also served ten years in the USAF flying the B-52 Bomber as a navigator/bombardier. He and his crew flew 25 combat missions during Gulf War I.

Ken holds a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University (Go Cowboys!) and a master’s degree from Webster University.

Ken is married. He and his wife Karin have three children and one grandson. Ken and his family enjoy traveling, cooking, and coaching youth sports.