Staff

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Don Peart

President

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Licensed Real Estate Broker | Mortgages | Investments Don Peart, founded the company in 2004 under the name American Union Services, now Union Choice, has grown into a full service real estate firm, focusing on the wealth building needs of first responders, public safety associations and labor unions through the…

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Sheralyn McVeigh

Broker / Associate

Sheralyn McVeigh is a Dedicated Real Estate Broker, committed to providing excellent service to clients, from the first time home buyers to experienced home seeker throughout the Orange , Los Angeles and Riverside Counties. Appreciated by clients and Developers for her tenacity, knowledge, accessibility, and attention to detail. Experienced and understanding of market conditions, property…

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Stephanie Peart

Office Manager

Stephanie is responsible for scheduling, billing, and customer service, working with outside agencies as well as staff to ensure smooth and accurate operations. In addition to all of this, Stephanie answers the phone and staffs the reception desk.

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Brigitte Ataya

Branch Manager

Brigitte has over 30 years’ experience in the mortgage and financial industry. She is experienced in developing programs for recruiting loan officers and branch managers and creating strategic business alliances.

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Alan Godfrey

Senior Loan Originator

I became a loan officer in the mortgage lending industry, partnering with Scott McCarter, in 2001. My primary responsibility for the partnership has been sales and business development. Since 2001, I have been involved in originating over 3,600 loans and over $1.5B in total loan volume. One of my strongest skills is my ability to…

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Adam Heaney

Senior Loan Originator

Communication, education and desire to perform best summarize my approach to loan origination since I began my career in 1998. Having been through the ups and downs of the mortgage and real estate markets, I've committed to a path that will ensure I'm here for my clients for the long run. That means taking the…

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Scott McCarter

Senior Loan Originator

I began originating loans with the Newport Beach Managing Director, Brad Sarvak, in 1991. I grew up and currently reside in Laguna Beach. I graduated from Laguna Beach High School and then attended Chapman College earning a BS degree in Biology. I graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors while playing on the tennis and water…

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Shane Peart

Marketing Director

Shane Peart studied Marketing & Communications while playing football in college. Shortly after injurying his knee, Shane began working for his Dad, and became very passionate about the industry. Shane is a natural fit with Union Choice. In his free time, Shane loves attending concerts and going to the gym.

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Tamara Romano

Senior Loan Originator

Spend just a few minutes talking with Tamara Romano and one thing is immediately evident: she tells it like it is and she cares! Fast-paced and quick-thinking, she combines experience with a genuine friendliness and an acerbic wit. She's well-versed in the lending industry, as comfortable working with builders and multimillion dollar investors as she…

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Gina Waggener

Events

Gina is responsible for setting up events that bring in lasting relationships with Union Choice, for people seeking home mortgage and real estate purchases.

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Nicole Wisehart

Senior Loan Originator

With over 15 years of successful, diverse sales experience in the business banking industry, Nicole has built a strong reputation as an outstanding Senior Mortgage Banker. Nicole began her career in Accounting and transitioned into the mortgage industry with a decade of finance experience. Her high standard of services, honesty and extensive finance knowledge has…