About Us / Recognition
We’re extremely proud of our hardworking, high-performing employees. The following real estate and mortgage organizations have recognized many DHI Mortgage employees for their contributions toward these organizations’ missions of making the dream of homeownership a reality for all Americans. We’re pleased to recognize the following teammates for their commitment to excellence.
The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) champions homeownership for thousands of those in the Hispanic community by representing, educating, and empowering the real estate professionals who serve them. NAHREP is proud to recognize these top performing individuals for their contributions toward the association’s mission of sustainable Hispanic homeownership.
  • NAHREP Top 250 MLOs: This year, mortgage originators across the country earned distinction as one of the Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators from among over 800 nominees. This group represents a total of 31,380 closed mortgages and $8.14 billion in mortgage sales. DHI Mortgage is excited to announce that our company ranked #3 overall with 14 Latino Mortgage Loan Originators ranked in the U.S.! Congratulations to all of you! 
    • #4 Norma Guerrero-Cowes, NMLS #211327
    • #26 Jose Iraheta, NMLS #738185
    • #29 Felicia Garza, NMLS #209424
    • #31 Salvador Renteria, NMLS #980956
    • #46 Rosa Ortega Rojas, NMLS #822595
    • #47 Jessica Funes, NMLS #1506762
    • #50 Samuel Morales, NMLS #630065
    • #53 Vivian Garcia-Suarez, NMLS #197617
    • #55 Daismara Torres, NMLS #499171
    • #57 Jerod Montanez, NMLS #183216
    • #63 Javier Montes de Oca, NMLS #503665
    • #80 Jesse Fernandez, NMLS #1465083
    • #83 Edwin Navas, NMLS #667290
    • #134 Mark Acosta, NMLS #1140197
The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) provides women and minority mortgage and housing professionals with education, career development, and advocacy to increase the engagement of women and minorities in the mortgage industry. Working together with the NAMMBA, we’re able to provide you with experts and advisers from multiple backgrounds and experiences for a stronger, more diverse spectrum of service, guidance, and attention.

NAMMBA Top 100 Originators: We’re thrilled to announce that 12 DHI Mortgage colleagues have been selected in NAMMBA’s Top 100 Women and Minority Mortgage Loan Originators in the Nation! The recipients of this honor were recognized at the NAMMBA CONNECT 2019 Gala. We're proud to have you as teammates! 
  • Norma Guerrero-Cowes, NMLS #211327
  • Dee Dee Culpepper, NMLS #210596
  • Kasey Hampton, NMLS #275537
  • Vonnie Costello, NMLS #1085928
  • Marcey Fortune, NMLS #745180
  • Monica Wiggins, NMLS #659575
  • Felicia Garza, NMLS #209424
  • Sonny Nguyen, NMLS #1583232
  • Salvador Renteria, NMLS #980956
  • Summer Crown, NMLS #399033
  • Laura Parker, NMLS #948049
  • Vivian Garcia-Suarez, NMLS #197617
Scotsman Guide Media’s mission is to help mortgage originators and lenders expand their businesses by growing their networks and staying informed about market news, trends and data. Scotsman Guide releases exclusive, verified annual residential mortgage industry rankings.
  • Scotsman Guide Top Originators: Congratulations to the four DHI Mortgage Loan Originators to make the list of Top Originators of 2018. We’re proud to have you on our team!
    • #77 Lisa Greenlee, NMLS #949416
    • #262 Norma Guerrero-Cowes, NMLS #211327
    • #333 Dee Dee Culpepper, NMLS #210596
    • #362 Kasey Hampton, NMLS #275537 
  • Scotsman Guide Top Women Originators: Congratulations to our teammates ranked among Scotsman Guide’s Top Women Originators for 2018. We’re proud of you!
    • #15 Lisa Greenlee, NMLS #949416
    • #60 Norma Guerrero-Cowes, NMLS #211327
    • #80 Dee Dee Culpepper, NMLS #210596
    • #87 Kasey Hampton, NMLS #275537
    • #132 Vonnie Costello, NMLS #1085928
The SETH Goldstar program provides access to affordable housing programs in communities across Texas. We were recognized by the SETH GoldStar Program as their 2019 Top Program Lender. Congratulations also goes out to Brenda Langston (NMLS #354901) and Travis Van Zandt (NMLS #1691164) who were honored individually for their outstanding loan production and combined program volume.
The Texas Veterans Land Board and Gateway Mortgage Group, a division of Gateway First Bank, recognized us as one of the Top 5 lenders for fiscal year 2019, ranking us #2. They also presented Wes Ket (NMLS #824984) an award for being the #4 ranked Mortgage Loan Originator. Helping Veterans get into their dream homes is one of our passions!