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Contact your local Veterans United office in Savannah, Georgia

Whether you have questions about your loan options, need help with your account, or are ready to start your home ownership journey, we’re here to serve you. (912) 335-8591

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Meet the Team at Veterans United in Savannah, Georgia

Shannon Workman

Loan Officer

NMLS #213668

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Shannon Workman is a Loan Officer at Veterans United Home Loans in Savannah. He’s worked in the mortgage industry for the past 15 years and prides himself on providing outstanding customer service to all of his homebuyers. Shannon is always available for his customers and tries his best to take the stresses out of the homebuying process. When he isn’t at work, Shannon is spending time with his wife and two daughters, enjoying music or traveling.

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Rebekah Emerick

Loan Officer

NMLS #1129241

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Rebekah is a loan officer at Veterans United in Savannah. She’s been in the financial industry for the past nine years and has been in the Savannah area for the past 16. Rebekah was born in Germany to parents who served in the U.S. Army. Her family has many military ties, with her grandparents being World War II veterans (her grandfather was a POW for nearly three years) and her brother having served 13 years in the Army. Rebekah uses this understanding and experience to genuinely serve her veteran homebuyers and help their reach their individual goals. When she isn’t helping service members become homeowners, she’s practicing yoga, enjoying church or spending time with her step-son Isaac.

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Rick Kivett

Loan Officer

NMLS #1734571

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Rick Kivett is a loan officer at Veterans United Home Loans in Savannah. He’s originally from Olympia, Washington, but has called Georgia home for the past three years. Rick was a combat engineer for nine years in the U.S. Army and has been involved in the military community for longer than that. In addition to understanding the military lifestyle, Rick has first-hand experience using his own VA Loan benefit to purchase a home. He is excited to use his experiences to help other veterans become homeowners.

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Gabriel Maldonado

Loan Officer

NMLS #1603442

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Gabriel Maldonado is a loan officer at Veterans United. He’s also a U.S. Army veteran with 12 years of active duty service and eight years in Special Operations. Because he’s a veteran and a homeowner, Gabriel can relate with his homebuyers in many ways. He works to form a team with his customers and prides himself on giving honest, professional and helpful advice. Outside of work, Gabriel stays active with Crossfit and Rugby and also enjoys reading and improving his amateur cooking skills.

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Jaime Phillips

Dir. Business Development & Military Liaison

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Jaime recently retired from active duty military service. After 17 years in the area, he’s ready to use his veteran experience and understanding of military culture to help local homebuyers. Jaime is proud to serve others who have served our country and strives to provide them with sincere, helpful service. Outside of work, Jaime enjoys spending time with his wife Andrea and two daughters, Sophia and Isabella. Jaime is also a long distance runner and is currently training for his second ultra-marathon while his family cheers him on.

Susan Faulkner

Transaction Coordinator

NMLS #1076440

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Susan Faulkner is a transaction coordinator at Veterans United Home Loans in Savannah. Susan has worked in the mortgage industry for 26 years and was previously the owner and broker of Residential Mortgage Lending for 15 years. In addition to having a wealth of mortgage industry knowledge, Susan also has the advantage of being a lifelong Savannah resident. With her knowledge of Savannah and the community, she’s a valuable asset in the homebuying process. She considers herself the most honest person you’ll ever meet and ensures her homebuyers use the best loan program for their personal goals. Susan is also the mother of three grown daughters and enjoys traveling and dancing with her partner of 25 years.

Maureen McDermott

Transaction Coordinator

NMLS #1213854

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Maureen McDermott is a transaction coordinator at Veterans United Home Loans in Savannah. She brings processing and underwriting experience to her role, along with knowledge of the community and Savannah area. Maureen’s father served in the U.S. Marine Corps and her three brothers also served, so Maureen also understands where military families and service members are coming from. Additionally, she serves as the marketing director at Wind Sports for Wounded Warriors. Maureen is very proud to help veterans and active duty families achieve homeownership. When she’s not at the office, she’s spending time with her grandchild, kayaking or diving!

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7302 Abercorn St. Ste. 1A, Savannah, GA 31406
A VA approved lender; Not endorsed or sponsored by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs or any government agency.