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Kelly Stephens

Kelly Stephens

Branch Manager

NMLS #58755

Branch Manager Kelly Stephens has worked as a VA mortgage specialist since February 2006, and she’s loved every minute of it! A proud mother of two boys, she enjoys the opportunity to work side-by-side with her husband to serve those who have served our country. They love to do anything outdoors such as: hiking, skiing, gardening or sitting on the porch with a good book. They are proud to call South Carolina home and look forward to helping even more homebuyers fulfill their dream of homeownership in this beautiful state.

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George Eastergard Jr.

George Eastergard Jr.

Senior Loan Officer

NMLS #1446649

Senior Loan Officer George Eastergard Jr. is a South Carolina native and excited to serve fellow Veterans as a Loan Officer. George is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, so he understands firsthand what the military lifestyle is like for his borrowers. This experience makes him a valuable partner for service members on the homebuying journey. George is also a member of several local organizations, such as the the Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS®​, American Legion, and a lifetime member of the VFW. Outside of work and participating in the community, he enjoys playing the cello, traveling, reading and spending time with his family.

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Travis  Hurdlow

Travis Hurdlow

Loan Officer

NMLS #723804

Loan Officer Travis Hurdlow worked in the mortgage industry for 17 years before taking a break to open a small manufacturing company. He owned his own business for 7 years before making a move to Veterans United to help fulfill your home loan goals. Travis comes to Greenville after living in Sequim, Washington for 29 years. His son enlisted in the Marines, and Travis is thrilled to be in a role where he can help members of the armed forces. He makes an effort to get to know his homebuyers and build relationships. Outside of work, Travis spends time with his wife and their 3 children exploring, hiking, paddleboarding/kayaking, and laughing together.

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Jered Stephens

Jered Stephens

Loan Specialist

NMLS #905174

For many years, Jered watched his wife Kelly help hundreds of Veterans into homes – and he always wondered what a great feeling that must be. In April 2012, he finally got the opportunity to find out for himself and join our team in Greenville! He sincerely enjoys serving those who have served in our military branches. In his time away from work, he has the privilege of raising his two sons and partaking in all the outdoor activities South Carolina has to offer. They enjoy spending time on the water and hiking in the mountains.

Blair Roberts

Branch Loan Coordinator

Branch Loan Coordinator Blair Roberts has lived in the area on and off for over 40 years, and she’s passionate about helping buyers in the area make Greenville their home, as well. The relationships she shares with active duty service members and Veterans in her life inspire her to serve the military community. For Blair, helping Veterans become homeowners is her way of giving back to those who have dedicated so much for our country. Outside of work, Blair spends every chance she can out in nature, and she’s currently working on her bucket list of visiting every national park.

Laura House

Laura House

Branch Loan Coordinator

Loan Coordinator Laura House is an Air Force Veteran who comes from an entire family of service members. Thanks to her experience, she connects with our Veterans on a personal level and makes them a part of her military family. She knows how important it is to have a sense of permanence and “home”, and it means everything to her to be able to provide that for others. Outside of work, she’s into all things outdoors: hiking, camping, hunting and spending time with her partner and their pup named Mayhem!

Nick Kutz

Nick Kutz

Branch Specialist

NMLS #1574487

Branch Specialist Nick Kutz Nick joined us in 2016 and enjoys educating Veterans about their VA home loan benefits. Nick comes from a family of Veterans: both of Nick’s grandfathers served in the Army during World War II, and two of his uncles served in the Navy. With those close personal ties, he feels rewarded working with Veterans who are becoming homeowners. With each Veteran he helps, he feels he is saying thank you to a community that has done so much for our country!

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