Jim Svehla joined loanDepot in 2015 bringing with him over 26 years of experience in the mortgage industry. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with Highest Distinction from Nebraska Wesleyan University. Prior to joining loanDepot, Jim was an owner of the mortgage company Point Financial, LLC in Chicago for 14 years and has experience in operations and all aspects of consumer finance and lending. In 2014, Jim was selected as a Chicago Magazine's 'Five Star Mortgage Professional.' In addition to all of these accomplishments, Jim takes a great deal of pride that his focus has remained the same, treating each and every customer as he would want to be treated himself recognizing he is only as successful as his last transaction.
Jim is a 20-year resident of Oak Park, Illinois where he lives with his wife, Teri, and four kids: Erin, Toni, Talmage and Brady. Jim is a charter member and current treasurer of the Oak Park & Forest Park Chapter of LeTip International and is a former member of the Board of Directors of Parenthesis in Oak Park. In his spare time, Jim enjoys attending his children’s events, watching movies, college football, and staying active by biking and running.
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