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Our Leadership and Corporate Team

At Premia Relocation Mortgage, we are all about people.  Helping employees across America with their relocation isn't just what we do for a living, we go the extra-mile to ensure our customers are taken care of from the very start.

Nina Arnaiz

President


ph. (248) 641-1541

Nina became President of Premia Relocation Mortgage in 2019 after holding several positions within Premia Relocation Mortgage. She is responsible for the overall execution and profitability of the company.

She started with the company in 2002 and was quickly recognized for her abilities to grow production, lead conversion, customer service and referrals. As VP of Sales, Nina was instrumental in testing, design and implementing of several systems, including Premia Relocation Mortgage’s DigitalMoveTM mortgage platform. Under her direction the sales team has increased customer service and loan conversion to company highs. Nina is very energetic and has very high expectations when it comes to customer service and earning someone’s business.

Nina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Administration from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, scuba diving, cross-fit training, and spending quality time with her husband and 3 kids, Andrew, Alessandra and Olivia.

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Michael Bailey, CRP

Vice President, Client Experience


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Michael has been in the mortgage, banking, and relocation fields since 1990 and is a Certified Relocation Professional since 2003.  Michael spent over 15 years overseeing the Client Services team and now is responsible for the client and customer experience at Premia Relocation Mortgage.  With the fast pace of change in the mortgage industry, he’s dedicated to ensuring the mortgage experience continues to improve for all parties involved.
 
He regularly attends regional relocation conferences around the country and is an active member of Worldwide ERC. Before he started at Premia Relocation Mortgage, he worked as a Branch Manager for several years at a regional bank.  Michael received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

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Ken Baker

Vice President, Operations


(248) 641-1549

Ken recently joined Premia Relocation Mortgage bringing over 30 years of experience within the residential mortgage arena, holding mortgage operations management positions with numerous national (JP Morgan Chase) and regional (Talmer Bank now part of TCF Bank) banks.  Most recently, Ken managed the consumer loan operations for Flagstar Bank and was responsible for all home equity lending (processing, closing and funding).  Ken was previously part of GMAC Relocation Mortgage as the Operations Director prior to the joint venture prior to 2008.

Ken received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Evangel University.  When not at work, Ken enjoys traveling and spending quality time with his wife, Jerri, and his grandchildren.

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Jill Best

Vice President, Marketing


(515) 201-3259

Jill has over 20 years of experience in marketing, event planning and public relations in the mortgage, home building and utility industries. Her responsibilities include building awareness and communicating the benefits of Premia Relocation Mortgage to corporate and consumer audiences through events, direct mail, RFPs, social media and advertising.

Prior to joining Premia Relocation Mortgage, Jill was part of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage’s retail, joint venture and customer excellence teams. She received multiple Service Excellence Awards for championing marketing projects that built relationships with builders and real estate agents. She also worked with senior leaders to broadly communicate strategy and gain consensus for initiatives that influenced the customer experience. Jill received her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations from the University of Northern Iowa. In her spare time, she enjoys landscaping and guiding the adventures of her sons.

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Mark Britt, CRP, GMS

Vice President, Business Development


(609) 410-2675

Mark Britt is based in Atlanta, GA and is responsible for growing the business and client experience for the North Eastern territory for Premia Relocation Mortgage. Mark has over 20 years of relocation mortgage sales and account management experience. He is very active in the WERC, holds his CRP and GMS certifications and was the past President for the SRRC Relocation Council. Mark is a member of over 12 regional relocation groups and served on the advisory panel for one of his clients.
 
Mark has his B.S. degree from Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD. He is active in Scouting and loves spending time outdoors camping, kayaking and exploring with his family-Kristin, Ryan and Grace.

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Neil Demond

Director, Client Services & Business Development


(248) 641-2533


Neil has worked in the banking, mortgage and relocation fields since 1992. He currently serves as Regional Director of Client Services at Premia Relocation Mortgage and is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with national clients through timely reporting, industry updates and delivering a high level of customer service.

He also supports the efforts of the Corporate Relocation team interacting with mortgage counselors, operations, business development, marketing, accounting and servicing to ensure that all aspects of the clients’ needs are met. Prior to starting at Premia Mortgage (formerly GMAC) in 2003, Neil worked as both a Mortgage Broker for Center One Mortgage and a Branch Manager at Standard Federal Bank. Neil received his bachelor’s degree in Advertising from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He is a member of the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC), a Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), and an active in several regional groups and is the past president of the Southeastern Regional Relocation Council (SRRC). In his spare time, Neil enjoys playing hockey, traveling and spending quality time with his daughter, Riley.

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Rob Hughes

Vice President, Client Services


(602) 653-0322

Rob Hughes is based in Phoenix, AZ and is responsible for growing the business and client satisfaction in the Western US for Premia Relocation Mortgage. Rob brings over two decades of executive relationship management and strategic leadership experience having led Primacy Home Loans, a relocation mortgage provider.

Also, Rob held escalating levels of responsibility creating and managing strategic alliances for Wells Fargo Ventures. Rob’s focus on collaborative engagement and exceptional levels of client satisfaction are central to his success. Most recently, Rob spent over two years living in New Zealand, working for a global SaaS startup as a Regional Manager. Rob has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University and is an avid traveler.

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Sharrell Kilgore, CRP

Director, Client Services & Business Development


(903) 720-1856

Sharrell Kilgore joined Premia Relocation Mortgage in 2019 and is based in Dallas, TX. Sharrell is responsible for business development and driving client satisfaction. She has two decades of real estate, mortgage and relocation experience, which she uses to deepen client relationships at all levels of an organization. Sharrell is a familiar face in the relocation industry and has relationships across the U.S. with organizations both large and small. Sharrell spent 11 years at Cartus and PHH Home Loans, earning multiple President’s Club and Chairman’s Club awards. Sharrell is actively involved in North Texas Relocation Professionals, Rocky Mountain Relocation Council, Texas Relocation Network, Houston Relocation Professionals.
 
Sharrell earned her BBA from University of Texas, at Tyler. Personally, Sharrell is wife to her amazing husband of 20+ years and mother to two fantastic boys. She is actively involved in her church.

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Bryan Kuhn

Sales manager

Bryan Kuhn co-manages our Relocation Mortgage Consultant team. Bryan is a mortgage industry veteran with an exceptional career in mortgage sales which started in 1999. He joined Premia Relocation Mortgage in 2012 and was quickly promoted to Manager in 2014. Bryan’s knowledge of relocation is personal as he grew up in a General Motors’ household and was relocated 4 times as a child. He understands the stress of relocating a family firsthand - coordinating a home sale, movers, a home purchase, registering children for school, moving a spouse and starting a new role in a new location. Bryan drives the actions of his team and the culture at Premia Relocation Mortgage to ensure the relocation process is easy and as stress free as possible.

Shawn McCann

Sales Manager

Shawn has been in the mortgage industry since 1999 and started with Premia Relocation Mortgage in 2006.  He co-manages the Relocation Mortgage Consultant team and is responsible for training and sales performance. Shawn strives to promote a culture of loan conversion through industry-leading customer service. 

Prior to joining Premia Relocation Mortgage, Shawn was a retail Loan Officer and Team Lead for a national lender.  Shawn received his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in Business Management.  He has a wife and three kids that keep him very busy but in his spare time enjoys playing golf & softball, going to concerts and traveling.

What our customers are saying

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Matthew J.

FEB 19, 2021

“Jeff was very knowledgeable regarding us using my VA Loan and helped us lock-in a long term rate. This was a huge plus since we were building a house and wanted to secure a rate on the front end to eliminate any unexpected surprises.”

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Justin R.

MAY 29, 2021

“Jason West was great to work with. I felt he did everything he could to ensure we had a successful and straight forward process. He was very proactive and transparent throughout the loan process and was available to take a call at any time.”

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Prasad S.

APR 19, 2021

“Both Frank and Dan demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism in handling my mortgage. I wish them every success in their future endeavors.”

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Matthew J.

MAR 2, 2021

“The whole process was well managed by Joseph and team. It was easy, transparent and honest. I really enjoyed working with Premia Relocation Mortgage team. Thank you!!!”