Meet My Team

Michelle Castle, NMLS 231122Meet the Castle Team!

Buying, selling or refinancing a home is a little complicated.  Even if you have bought or sold homes in the past, things change in the lending industry, so we are here to make sure your questions are answered promptly and completely.  When you call, someone is always available to assist you!

Michelle Castle, Branch Manager
Sr. Loan Officer, NMLS 231122

Thank you for choosing us for one of the biggest steps in your life. Our team is now your team.  We’re here to keep you updated, answer all of your questions, and make sure you’re confident in  every step you take. Each of us has your back. You’ll find our contact information below.

Loan Officer Assistant: Cassie Blake
NMLS #1538494 | 903.957.3126 | cblake@guildmortgage.net
As a pre-approval specialist, I’m here to help you get your application started and answer any questions about your mortgage. I’m a real people person, with more than a
decade of customer service experience and a passion for helping others. I look forward to assisting you in any way I can!

Loan Officer Assistant: Afton Burkard
NMLS #1499725 | 903.957.3114 | aburkard@guildmortgage.net
I’m a preapproval specialist with nearly a decade of experience in the lending industry. I’ll guide you through the prequalification and preapproval process, so you’ll be ready
to make an offer as soon as you find the right home. I truly enjoy connecting with our clients and getting to know their stories. I look forward to working with you one on one!

Misty LuperLoan Officer Assistant: Misty Luper
NMLS #620931 | 903.953.3117 | mluper@guildmortgage.net
I’m a licensed loan officer assistant with more than a decade of experience in the
lending industry. I’ll guide you through the prequalification and preapproval process,
so you’ll be ready to make an offer as soon as you find the right home.

Melissa NixonContract Specialist: Melissa Nixon
903.957.3128 | mnixon@guildmortgage.net
I’m a contract specialist with more than 20 years of experience in guiding clients
through the loan process. From the time you go into contract until your file is ready
for processing, I’ll closely review your contract to ensure every detail is correct.
My professional strength is my attention to detail!

Our loan origination team will help you with your application, answer initial questions about how the process works and prepare your file for your loan officer, Michelle Castle, to review.  We will be the team that first reviews online applications and will call or email you about details that may be missing or questions about your application.  We will also be glad to assist you with applying on the phone or in person.