At Mid-American Financial, we have a passion for what we do—helping other people’s dreams come true. Among the strongest and safest residential and commercial mortgage companies in the industry, we know that trust is the most important element of the process. Our business is about developing and securing relationships, not just loans. Trusted relationships— forged by a unique consultative, educational approach that enables our clients to make confident, truly informed decisions. Mid-American Financial Group is the only place to go for all your residential and commercial mortgage needs.
Duy Vu is the founder of Mid-American Financial Group. He is a Certified Mortgage ProfessionalT practitioner and Certified Residential Mortgage Specialist. Duy holds licenses in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Florida. He has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years, over 18 years have been in the mortgage industry. Duy has been involved in over 4000 mortgage loan transactions, totaling over 700 million dollars of volume since 1999. Since 2008, Duy has been serving on the Board of Governors for the Ohio Association of Mortgage Professionals. He is a past President of the South Chapter of the Ohio Association of Mortgage Brokers a currently a member of the National Association of Mortgage Professionals and Kentucky Association of Mortgage Professionals. Duy attended Miami University, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati State and received his Business Marketing degree. While at UC, he was a founding father of his fraternity, Pi Lambda Phi. He played soccer for Cincinnati State.
Chris Lykins - General Manager
NMLS: 265035 | OH: LO.003505.000 | KY: MC73850
With over 17 years in Mortgage Lending and Consulting Chris Lykins has the ability to help you find the right solution for any situation. As an accomplished mortgage consultant and manager he fully understands that the client must come first. There is always a solution to any situation. Chris is considered an industry leader when it comes to making the dream of home ownership a reality with extensive experience in FHA, VA, USDA, and Conventional purchase loan products. As a resident of Cincinnati for the majority of his life Chris is an avid fan of the local pro teams. Chris is also active in supporting the local charity Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati. Chris has received the Manager of the Year award three times in his 11 years in the mortgage industry. Taking a personal approach to each situation and using his experience and knowledge Chris Lykins can find the right loan for every situation.
Tim Zimmer – Loan Officer
PH: 513.771.7177 | NMLS: 1728791
Whether you're buying, selling, refinancing, or building your dream home, you have a lot riding on your loan specialist. Since market conditions and mortgage programs change frequently, you need to make sure you're dealing with a top professional who is able to give you quick and accurate financial advice. I have the knowledge and expertise you need to explore the many financing options available. Ensuring that you make the right choice for you and your family is my ultimate goal, and I am committed to providing my customers with mortgage services that exceed their expectations.
Doug has been an account representative and service advisor for since 1990. He is a distinguished sales and service professional as an expert in identifying client needs and developing solutions. Doug specializes in mortgage refinancing and purchase loans.
He is experienced in Federal Housing Administration (FHA), Veterans Administration (VA), USDA and Conventional home mortgage loans. He attended the Ohio State University and is an avid soccer fan. In his spare time, Doug is a soccer referee and director and referee coordinator and he loves theatre.
Andy Gobran – Loan Officer
PH: 513.771.7177 | NMLS: 1718133
Whether as a personal banker, mortgage banker or broker, Andy has shown that he has what it takes to get the job done in the industry. Andy has helped his clients experience the joy of home ownership with quick and hassle free financing. With rates being at historical lows, Andy has also help many others reduce their payments and mortgage terms with refinances of their current loans. Specializing in government backed products such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, VA, and Rural Development loans, as well as Conventional financing, Andy has the knowledge and experience to place you with the program that is right for you. As a native Cincinnatian, he strives to make a difference locally, and across the Tri-State, to provide service with his proven dedication.
David Levy - Reverse Mortgage Loan Officer
PH: 513.235.8582 | NMLS: 6855 | OH: LO.006667.000
David has been an expert in Reverse Mortgages for over 24 years. He has originated, processed and closed hundreds of Reverse Mortgages for Seniors.
He's made hundreds of educational presentations to diverse audiences, in large and small settings on reverse mortgages and topics of interest to the Senior population.
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Burt Harless - Loan Officer
NMLS: 1643736 | OH: LO.056056.000 | KY and IN: 53981
Burt loves being a mortgage and home loan professional. For him, the best part is guiding people through the home loan process and making their mortgage loan a truly stress-free experience. Burt also loves helping Cincinnati area Real Estate Agents build their businesses. With his experience, Burt can help anyone with their home loan needs. Burt explains the loan process in detail and in terms you can understand. He works with you closely to ensure that you get to the closing table with a loan program that you understand completely. Burt guides you through what to do and not to do during the loan process. He guarantees no surprises at his closings.
Bryan has been in the mortgage financial services industry for over 23 years. Prior to joining MAFG in 2009, Bryan was Vice-President of Midwest Financial & Mortgage Services for 10 years. After Midwest Financial brokerage firm became a banking operation, Bryan was the Vice President of First Financial Home Lending for 4 years. Bryan graduated from Wittenberg University with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Business. He also played baseball for Wittenberg, earning All-Region and All-Conference honors as an outfielder for the Tigers.
Anthony Thomas - Sales Manager, Junior Loan Officer
PH: 513.771.7177| NMLS: 1175033
Anthony is both a devoted husband, and a loving father of four. He recently relocated his family from Los Angeles, to bring stability to himself and his family. Having operated his own granite business before moving to Cincinnati, he knows the value of customer service and 100% satisfied clients. Dedicated to success, he believes in being available to his customers on their time.
Scott Loucks - IT Department
I come from a strong Real Estate background with over 10 years in the local Cincinnati Real Estate market. I know the purchasing side of mortgages, and I am able to help you get that pre-approval you need to purchase that new home.
Dan Schlueter - Florida Branch Manager
PH: 813.992.0044 | NMLS: 203506 | FL:LO7740
Dan Schlueter has been in the financial services industry for 20 years, with the last 16 years being in the mortgage industry. Dan began his mortgage career originating loans in Cincinnati, Ohio. He then went on to start and manage the Toledo, Ohio branch for Midwest Financial & Mortgage Services for 10 years. He then started another Branch within the company in Tampa, FL. Dan has remained in Tampa and is the current Branch Manager for MAFG for the Tampa, FL office. Dan attended the University of Toledo majoring in Business
Ryan Tricase - Department Manager
I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and I am a graduate of Lakota West High School. I have been working in the mortgage business for 13 years, prospecting new clients for refinancing and home purchases. This contributes greatly in creating new business here at Mid-American Financial Group. The team here at Mid-American Financial Group will handle all your mortgage needs efficiently and professionally with years of dedicated experience.
Becky Geisz - Marketing Department
As a recent home buyer, I am familiar with the purchasing side of mortgages. Working with the great team at MAFG, I am ready to apply some of my strengths of helping people achieve their dream home. With the highest commitment to integrity, I am thrilled about helping you meet your financial goals and dreams.
The team here at Mid-American Financial Group will handle all your mortgage needs efficiently and professionally with years of dedicated experience.
Sarah Schaffer - Marketing
I am a lifelong resident of Cincinnati and love helping people! I enjoy assisting people towards their financial goals. The team here at Mid-American Financial Group will handle all your mortgage needs efficiently and professionally with many decades of dedicated experience.
Hannah Ferrier – Marketing
Hannah enjoys helping clients reach their mortgage financing and house buying goals with our mortgage advisors. The team here at Mid-American Financial Group will handle all your mortgage needs efficiently and professionally with years of dedicated experience.