Two radius employees named rising stars by MMBA

The Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association (MMBA) has announced two of our radius employees as rising stars in the mortgage industry. They, along with 11 others, will be recognized at the MMBA Annual Dinner on January 24th. See full details below in the MMBA press release.


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MMBA Recognizes the 2018 Inaugural Class of Rising Stars in the Mortgage Industry

November 14, 2018 – Boston, MA– The Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association launched a campaign to identify rising young professionals in the mortgage industry. The MMBA celebrates these 13 young professionals whose passion and ingenuity are an inspiration in the workplace and in the mortgage lending field. These budding leaders will be recognized at the MMBA Annual Dinner on January 24that the Blue Hills Country Club in Canton, MA.

2018 Rising Stars include:

Matt Adler, Loan Underwriter –radius financial group

Kate Dirrane, Account Manager –National MI

Jillian Falardeau, Loan Processor/Post Closing Coordinator –Academy Mortgage

Kyle Lewis, Loan Originator –Dedham Savings

Katie Lowrey, Mortgage Operations Manager –Metro Credit Union

Ryan Morgan, Loan Originator –Mortgage Corp East

Eric Prue, AVP Business –Leader Bank

Allyson Sabbagh, Loan Officer –Seacoast Mortgage

Ashley Sadler, Business and Compliance Counsel -CATIC

Brian Salerno, Loan Officer –radius financial group

Paige Scott, Processor –Liberty Bay Credit Union

Zachary Sprague, Loan Officer –Shamrock Financial

Brandon Silvia, Production Manager –Salem Five

The Rising Star initiative was created to recognize exceptional up-and-coming association member professionals who, in the eyes of their Manager, Supervisor or Co-worker possess the professional characteristics that represent a MMBA Rising Star. The Association will be working with our rising stars in the year ahead with the expectation that the MMBA can support, mentor and learn from the next generation of leaders in the industry.

“This inaugural class of Rising Stars represents the some of the best in young leadership within the mortgage industry,” said Phil Tocci, MMBA Board of Director and member of the selection committee. “I’m impressed by the achievements of this year’s winners and look forward to seeing what each of them accomplishes in the mortgage and housing finance economy in the future.”


The Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association (MMBA) is the Commonwealth’s trade association representing the real estate finance industry. Founded in 1974, the MMBA is the largest mortgage association in New England and is one of the most successful in the country. The association works to ensure the continued strength of the Commonwealth’s residential real estate markets; to expand homeownership prospects through affordability; and to extend access to affordable housing. The MMBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and promotes excellence and integrity among real estate finance professionals through a wide range of educational programs, advocacy and industry-wide publication. Its membership of approximately 225 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, insurance companies, appraisers, etc. and others in the mortgage lending field. For additional information, visit MMBA’s Web