Our Team

Tom VanDyk, President & Founder

Tom VanDyk

President & Founder

Thomas L. VanDyk grew up in East Grand Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Business Finance and a minor in Economics before working as a loan originator for various lenders in Grand Rapids.

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Jeanie Nivison

Jeanie Nivison

Chief Operating Officer

Jeanie Nivison leads VanDyk’s department heads in the coordination of day to day activities at the company. She has been in the mortgage banking business for over 20 years and started with VanDyk Mortgage in 1997.


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Charlie Sundstrom, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Charlie Sundstrom

Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Charlie Sundstrom has worked in the mortgage industry for over 20 years. He joined VanDyk Mortgage in July 2004. Currently, he oversees operations of the company's retail and wholesale operations as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

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Loralynne Ball, Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliance Division

Loralynne Ball

Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliance Division

Loralynne Ball is a Senior Vice President of VanDyk Mortgage Corporation. She offers over 20 years of experience in the mortgage and real estate industries. She brings both integrity and an extreme amount of knowledge to assist in all areas of financing.

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Justin McDowell

Justin McDowell

Chief Financial Officer

Justin McDowell has been with VanDyk Mortgage since 2006 and currently serves as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Justin provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization. In addition, he oversees and directs the accounting, human resources, payroll and vendor relations units of the company.

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Jon Barnes, Secondary Markets / Servicing Manage

Jon Barnes

Vice President of Secondary Marketing

Jon Barnes is responsible for maintaining VanDyk’s hedge position and manages best executions and deliveries to agencies, aggregators or other investors. He oversees VanDyk’s daily pricing, rate locks, extensions and investor relations in addition to the company’s servicing department and staff.

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James Beebe, Corporate General Legal Counsel

James Beebe

Corporate General Legal Counsel

James Beebe serves as Corporate General Counsel for VanDyk Mortgage. He is responsible for all legal, licensing and regulatory compliance. James started at VanDyk in 2006, is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School J.D. and received his Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Grand Valley State University.

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Patty Lacey, Risk Resolution/Loss Mitigation Manager

Patty Lacey

Risk Resolution/Loss Mitigation Manager

Patty Lacey's responsibilities at VanDyk including loss mitigation and prevention, pre-funding and post close compliance, auditing and loan level review on an internal and external basis. Patty has been in the mortgage industry for over 15 years and is a full DE underwriter.


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Patrick VanderVeen, Chief Information Administrator

Patrick VanderVeen

Chief Information Administrator

Patrick VanderVeen has held several positions with VanDyk Mortgage since he started with the company in 2007. After working as a loan originator, corporate processor, FHA National Lending Division manager, secondary team member, compliance support and Encompass Systems Administrator.

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Justin Meade, Director of Information Technology

Justin Meade

Director of Information Technology

Justin Meade brought over 20 years of IT knowledge and experience to VanDyk when he joined the Senior Management Team as Director of IT in 2015. Currently, he oversees the IT Department and is responsible for the conceptualization, organization and implementation of all technology systems.

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