Vinton County National Bank

Lenders

Choosing a lender should not be difficult! All of our lenders are experienced mortgage originators and can guide you through the process from start to finish, making it as easy as possible for you. Select the county nearest to where you reside to find an experienced mortgage lender near you.
     
Have a specific lender in mind? No problem! All of our lenders are capable of making loans in all of our market areas. So, feel free to contact them directly, no matter the county in which you reside.

To see a full list of counties in which we lend, click here.

Fairfield County
Lori D. Cramer, VP, Retail Lender

NMLS# 493909
Specialty: Mortgage loans of all types including conventional, VA, FHA, USDA Rural Housing. Special purpose loans that include new construction, rehab, investment properties and bridge financing.
Email: Lori.cramer@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 1971 West Fair Ave. Lancaster, OH
Phone: 740.687.3940
Fax: 740.687.3947

“I honestly consider it a privilege to be involved in one of the biggest loans in most people’s lives and knowing that my efforts have helped someone is very rewarding. I truly enjoy what I do and am grateful for my many resources that help me put people into homes.”

Kathryn A. Cooper, AVP, Retail Lender

NMLS# 512250
Specialty: Mortgage loans
Email: Kathryn.cooper@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 119 West Main St. Bremen, OH
Phone: 740.569.4121
Fax: 740.569.7536

“Whether you are purchasing your first home, refinancing your existing home or building the home of your dreams, I can offer 30+ years of experience to smooth the way.”

Donna Kopis, VP, Retail Lender

NMLS# 512263
Specialty: Construction, land, FHA, VA, home equity lines of credit and conventional loans
Email: Donna.kopis@vintoncountybank.com
Phone: 740.687.3920
Fax: 740.654.2377

“I consider it a privilege to assist in your financial goals and to help you achieve your dream of homeownership by providing a comfortable banking experience.”

Franklin County
Chad Meadows, VP, Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 493950
Specialty: Construction and recreational land loans
Email: Chad.meadows@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 6360 Prentiss School Dr. Canal Winchester, OH
Phone: 614.834.4026 ext. 1514
Fax: 614.834.4030

“What I do is not just about providing the customer with a loan, it is about getting to know them, finding out their needs and providing them with exceptional service, comfortability and simplicity from start to finish.”

MELLISSA FORTE, BRANCH MANAGER

NMLS# 679059
Specialty: Mortgage Loans: Conventional, Construction, Vacant Land, FHA, VA, Home Equity Lines of Credit and all other types of Consumer Lending
Email: Mellissa.forte@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 2250 Stringtown Rd, Grove City, Ohio
Phone: 614-875-8700 ext. 3656
Fax: 614-991-5284

“I'm passionate about building a relationship with my customer. My personal commitment is to make the process of homeownership easy by always listening to the customer's wants and needs along with communicating promptly and clearly.”

Hocking County
Brandon Cottrill, AVP, Senior Retail Lender

NMLS# 493828
Specialty: All facets of mortgage financing, including government programs, fixed rate and adjustable rate mortgages
Email: Brandon.cottrill@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 427 West Hunter St. Logan, OH
Phone: 740.380.9542
Fax: 740.380.0443

“My greatest joy comes from helping you realize your dream of homeownership.”

DOUGLAS R. DELONG, AVP, RETAIL LENDER

NMLS# 486229
Specialty: Mortgage Loans
Email: Doug.delong@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 18627 Main St. Laurelville, OH
Phone: 740.332.2421 ext. 2107
Fax: 740.332.1324

“Doug is an experienced, knowledgeable mortgage lender who cares about the well-being of his customers, both personally and professionally.”

Keith Hood, VP, Retail Lender

NMLS# 510222
Specialty: Mortgages, Auto and Commercial Loans
Email: Keith.hood@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 427 West Hunter St. Logan, OH
Phone: 740.380.9542 ext. 2105
Fax: 740.380.0443

“I enjoy helping people in the community realize their dreams of becoming homeowners.”

Julie Romine, Retail Banking Officer

NMLS# 198521
Specialty: Mortgage Loans
Email: Julie.romine@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 427 West Hunter St. Logan, OH
Phone: 740.380.9542
Fax: 740.380.0443

“I enjoy being able to guide home buyers through the process of understanding and obtaining credit. I want them to make informed decisions and know what is right for them.”

Sarah Young, Branch Manager

NMLS# 1375542
Specialty: Mortgage Loans
Email: Sarah.young@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 18627 Main St. Laurelville, OH
Phone: 740.332.2421 ext. 2102
Fax: 740.332.1324

“Mortgage loans can be confusing, that’s where I come in. I will make your home buying experience as stress-free and easy as possible. Whether you’re a first time home buyer or a seasoned buyer, I will make your experience one to remember.”

Jackson County
Fred Wright, VP, Retail Lender

NMLS# 512257
Specialty: All Mortgage loans
Email: Fred.wright@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 112 West Main St. McArthur, OH
Phone: 740.596.2525 ext. 2201
Fax: 740.596.2073

“I enjoy helping people make their dreams of homeownership a reality.”

DALE MASSIE, SENIOR RETAIL LENDER

NMLS# 431211
Specialty: Consumer Loans and Residential Mortgages
Email: Dale.massie@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 112 West Main St. McArthur, OH
Phone: 740.596.2525
Fax: 740.596.2073

“Lending has been such a pleasure over the years. My customers are also my friends.”

JOSH PALMER, MANAGEMENT TRAINEE

NMLS# 1654783
Specialty: Consumer Loans and Home Equity Lines of Credit
Email: Joshua.palmer@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 920 Veterans Dr. Suite E, Jackson OH
Phone: 740.577.3562
Fax: 740.577.3306

“I enjoy getting to know my customers and helping them accomplish their goals. Taking the time to listen and communicate are important to me and help make the lending process easier for the customer.”

Licking County
Matt Griggs, Retail Lender

NMLS# 573797
Specialty: Mortgages and vacant land/acreage lending
Email: Matt.griggs@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 700 Corylus Dr. Pataskala, OH
Phone: 740.964.5161
Fax: 740.964.5162

“My daily task is making your dreams become a reality.”

Pickaway County
MELLISSA FORTE, BRANCH MANAGER

NMLS# 679059
Specialty: Mortgage Loans: Conventional, Construction, Vacant Land, FHA, VA, Home Equity Lines of Credit and all other types of Consumer Lending
Email: Mellissa.forte@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 2250 Stringtown Rd, Grove City, Ohio
Phone: 614-875-8700 ext. 3656
Fax: 614-991-5284

“I'm passionate about building a relationship with my customer. My personal commitment is to make the process of homeownership easy by always listening to the customer's wants and needs along with communicating promptly and clearly.”

SHENA JUSTICE, RETAIL BANKING OFFICER

NMLS# 996582
Specialty: Residential Mortgages
Home Office: 1 Main St., Commercial Point, OH
Phone: 614-877-3240
Fax: 740-596-2073

“One kind word can change someone's entire day!”

Ross County
Andrea Elliott, VP, Lending

NMLS# 493959
Specialty: Mortgage loans of all types including conventional, VA, FHA, new construction, vacant land and lot loans.
Email: Andrea.elliott@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 775 Western Ave. Chillicothe, OH
Phone: 740.774.4444 ext. 3225
Fax: 740.772.4335

“When feeling frustrated and overwhelmed with lending situations you don't fully understand, I can help explain what is going on as well as help you stay informed throughout the entire process of getting a loan.”

JASON WEAVER, AVP, SENIOR RETAIL LENDER

NMLS# 493822
Specialty: Construction, rehabilitation, fixed rate, home equity
Email: Jason.weaver@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 222 East Main St. Chillicothe, OH
Phone: 740.774.4444 ext. 3113
Fax: 740.772.4396

“My goal is to make the mortgage loan process feel smooth and fast for the borrower. I feel fortunate to be able to assist individuals in realizing the dream of owning their perfect home.”

AMANDA BLAKEMAN, RETAIL LENDER

NMLS# 643067
Specialty: Home Equity Lines of Credit, Manufactured Homes, debt consolidation loans
Email: Amanda.Blakeman@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 222 East Main St. Chillicothe, OH
Phone: 740.774.4444 ext 3106
Fax: 740.772.4396

“I love helping people consolidate their high interest credit card debts into one easy payment, as well as establish good payment history!”

ANDREW BROWN, BRANCH MANAGER

NMLS# 881157
Specialty: Consumer Lending Including Home Equity Loans and Lines of Credit
Email: Andrew.brown@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 222 East Main St. Chillicothe, OH
Phone: 740-444-4444 ext. 3105
Fax: 740-775-8262

“What I have always enjoyed most about my career in banking is getting to know customers, and by doing so, being able to assist them in achieving their financial goals.”

Vinton County
Brenda Fee, VP, Retail Lender

NMLS# 493693
Specialty: Mortgage Loans
Email: Brenda.fee@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 112 West Main St. McArthur, OH
Phone: 740.596.2525 ext. 2207
Fax: 740.596.2073

“Brenda has been helping customers for over 34 years with the Vinton County Bank family.”

TRACEY KIRBY, AVP, RETAIL BANKING OFFICER

NMLS# 792363
Specialty: Mortgage Loans
Email: Tracey.kirby@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 43109 St. Rt. 689 Wilkesville, OH
Phone: 740.669.4651
Fax: 740.669.6655

“Helping a customer buy or build a home that fits their needs is what the job is all about.”

Jeff Thacker, VP, Retail Lender

NMLS# 493752
Specialty: Mortgage Loans
Email: Jeff.thacker@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 112 West Main St. McArthur, OH
Phone: 740.596.2525 ext. 2211
Fax: 740.596.2073

“It is still a thrill to see the look on someone’s face when they are finished signing a mortgage loan and you congratulate them on being a home owner.”

DALE MASSIE, SENIOR RETAIL LENDER

NMLS# 431211
Specialty: Consumer Loans and Residential Mortgages
Email: Dale.massie@vintoncountybank.com
Home Office: 112 West Main St. McArthur, OH
Phone: 740.596.2525
Fax: 740.596.2073

“Lending has been such a pleasure over the years. My customers are also my friends.”