About us: Our team difference
We’re a small team of mortgage professionals who understand not only how to get you approved for your mortgage, but also how the mortgage you choose affects your overall financial future. We treat your mortgage like any other investment, helping you find the right loan for your family’s individual financial situation, needs and goals − whether you’re buying a new home or refinancing to save money.
As a strategic partner with a proven reputation you can trust and depend on, our experience and expertise make getting approved for your mortgage fast, simple, and stress-free for you and your family.
Brent Rasmussen – President
Brent@MTG-Specialists.com – NMLS #5918
As one of only 33 mortgage professional nationwide to hold both the CMC and CRMS certifications, Brent enjoys the highest credentials awarded to any mortgage professional in the entire U.S.
An Omaha native, Brent earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Small Business Management and Finance from UNO, graduating with academic honors.
Since becoming a mortgage loan originator in 2001, Brent has widely been recognized as a rising star by his peers, being named one of Omaha’s “Top 40 Under 40” by Midlands Business Journal, and holding seats of both President and Treasurer of the Nebraska Association of Mortgage Brokers.
Brent’s leadership and achievements go well beyond his professional life…
A gifted athlete, Brent was a professional minor league pitcher for the Gulf Coast Royals, and has won 8 national titles with the Omaha Barons wheelchair softball team. He also served as the Captain of the U.S. Men’s Sitting Volleyball team for 10 consecutive years.
Combining his vast mortgage lending experience with his competitive drive and commitment to excellence, Brent prides himself on helping his clients evaluate their mortgage options like any other investment, saving them time, money, and making the mortgage process simple and enjoyable.
Whether you’re trying to achieve your dream of becoming a first time homeowner, or refinancing to lower your interest rate, you can count on Brent to help you find the best mortgage solution to fit your needs, goals, and overall financial future.
Sarah Stone – Sr. Mortgage Specialist
Sarah@MTG-Specialists.com– NMLS #1145745
Since beginning her mortgage lending career in 1997, Sarah has been passionate about helping people become homeowners.
Sarah has “worn every hat” within the mortgage industry—from underwriter, to loan coordinator, loan closer, and loan setup manager—for banks both large and small; giving her an unmatched level of knowledge and experience of the approval process, and how best to navigate it to the advantage of her clients.
Today, Sarah enjoys her role at Mortgage Specialists, LLC, because of the outstanding level of productivity and success she is able to take part in through working with a small, local company—and face-to-face with the clients she is passionate about helping.
Carolyn Hermsen – Senior Loan Officer
Carolyn@MTG-Specialists.com– NMLS #329802
Carolyn is the senior member of our team having served in many capacities throughout her career in Mortgage Banking. She began as a Loan officer and proceeded to become Branch Manager of a national company where she was top producer. She served as VP of Mortgage Operations at local banks as well as Operations Manager for a large mortgage lender in Huntington Beach California.
She was President and majority stockholder of First Financial Mortgage and Hermsen Mortgage Group. She served on the Nebraska Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Directors, was awarded Affiliate of the Year by the Omaha Area Board of Realtors and was top producer at the companies where she worked.
She has a reputation for knowledge, integrity, compassion, and thinking outside the box. She is also a freelance writer with published work. She has adapted to the ever changing mortgage business in her five year tenure at Mortgage Specialists, LLC where she no longer has to manage others and can give her personal attention to her customers and can pursue other interests in her spare time.
Mortgage Specialists: Driven. Trusted. Reliable.