Twenty years of mortgage banking and broker experience has allowed us to create a platform and pricing model that helps our loan officers succeed. Our mission is simple: Offer the best tools, pricing and technology at the lowest cost.
MEET OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
Glen Steward, President/Broker
Glen is a true entrepreneur at heart and began his mortgage career over 20 years ago where he quickly became a top producer, broker, and later founder of a successful wholesale lending company, Steward Financial.
Navigating the imminent industry storms of that time, Glen launched his next venture with Steward Investments, a real estate finance corporation where he built out Nationwide Direct Lending; a retail division that eventually sold to Guaranteed Rate. His expertise in the field led him to consulting and ultimately pooling his knowledge to establish Nationwide Loans.
Glen has a strong knack for cultivating lender relationships, understanding the intricacies of pricing, and maintaining a lean business model which attracts many top producers to Nationwide Loans.
Born and raised in San Diego, Glen has been a beach lover, avid surfer, and waterman ever since he can remember. His love of surfing has brought him to some of his favorite travel destinations.
Chelsea Smith, VP of Sales
Chelsea is a seasoned retail mortgage and sales professional who has an innate drive for excellence. She has proven herself as a top producer, receiving awards in 2017 and 2018 with a combined volume of $90.8 million.
Knowing what an LO needs to succeed coupled with her background in business allows her to support producers at both the individual and branch levels. Chelsea plays an integral part in developing the infrastructure and marketing strategies for the organization and prides herself in helping loan officers and brokers find a “home” at Nationwide Loans.
Chelsea is originally from Florida and graduated from UCF, living in Denver for a stint before settling in San Diego where she enjoys temperate climates and reasonably-sized insects. An avid traveler, Chelsea also enjoys pilates, spin class, and live music.