Our Staff

Our friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff are here for you every step of the way.

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Brian Grubbs
President MLO Raleigh Mortgage Group, IncNMLS 69586

Meet our owner, Brian! His shining career took off in 1997 after his graduation from NCSU. He quickly found himself working as a Mortgage Loan Officer until May of 2001 when he fulfilled his dreams of opening his very own mortgage company. Brian grew up in a small textile town in South Carolina where he learned the value of hard work from his parents who both worked outside of the home. Brian is proud to be one of the top Mortgage Brokers in the state and his leadership is what has sustained his business through the mortgage crisis and allowed his business to grow and thrive while others closed operations. He is an active board member for several other local businesses where he can share his wisdom to help other local businesses grow. Brian is married to his beautiful wife Ann and has two amazing daughters. Abby and Lily.

With 24+ years of mortgage experience and relationships with some of the world’s largest wholesale and portfolio lenders, Brian helps his customers obtain the most competitive interest rates and closing costs available while providing solutions to overcome nearly any situation that might be introduced to a transaction. Brian always puts his customers first; he can shop among his 15+ lenders for you & warmly welcomes an opportunity to speak with you personally about your mortgage needs!

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Mike Alberico
Executive Vice President Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.NMLS 938749

Mike has been with RMG since November of 2012 and is committed to providing quality service to all of his clients. Mike’s goal at RMG is to help the company expand and grow with his skills with finding the best mortgage rates and saving money for his clients.

Prior to working at RMG, Mike pursued a career within the Country Club Management system. After 13 years of working in the hospitality industry, he decided to pursue his real passion in the mortgage industry.

Mike graduated from UNCW in 2006 with a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Sociology. Mike is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Wilmington, North Carolina when he was 12. He has lived in North Carolina since 2011 and now lives in North Raleigh with his wife, Amanda, and two adorable children.

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Jeremy Hickok
Mortgage Loan Officer Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Jeremy is a Mortgage Loan Officer at RMG and has been with our company since July 2019. He has been in the mortgage industry since 2012 and comes to us with experience as a Mortgage Loan Processor and a Compliance Specialist. Prior to the mortgage industry, he was in restaurant management for 7 years. His knowledge and experience is tremendous asset to our team!

Jeremy grew up in Burnt Hills, NY and graduated in 2011 from Mildred Elley in Albany, NY with an A.O.S. degree in Business Management. He moved to Raleigh, NC in 2014 and lives with his partner and their two adorable dogs.

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Ann Grubbs
Director of Operations Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Ann is the Director of Operations at Raleigh Mortgage Group. Ann is Brian’s wife and together they are looking to expand Raleigh Mortgage Group into a company that is known around the Raleigh area.

After 8 years of being a stay-at-home mother, Ann has decided to jump back into her career full force providing support to her husband and assisting him with the day-to-day and overall operations of Raleigh Mortgage Group.

Ann graduated in 1998 from Meredith College with a Biology major. Prior to joining the team at Raleigh Mortgage Group, Ann was the project manager for Almac Sciences and managed drug trials for multiple countries world wide.

Ann is an active member with the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors and the community.

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Tracey Lynam
Mortgage Loan Processor Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Tracey is a Mortgage Loan Processor at RMG and has been with our company since May 2019. She has been in the mortgage industry since 1996 and comes to us with experience as a Mortgage Loan Underwriter, Closing Specialist, Mortgage Processor/Closer and Loss Mitigation Specialist. Tracey’s experience is a tremendous asset to our team!

Tracey is originally from Wake Forest, NC and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and minor in Business Administration from Augusta University in Augusta, GA. She moved back to Raleigh in 1995 and resides with the love of her life, Bill. She is an avid animal lover and environmental activist. In her spare time, she enjoys painting landscapes, photography and spending time with her family.

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Dawn Thompson
Transaction Coordinator Raleigh Mortgage Group, Inc.

Dawn is originally from Garden City, Michigan and is a huge University of Michigan and Detroit Lions fan! She move to Butner, NC in 1987 and has lived there ever since. In her spare time, she enjoys bowling, boating, attending festivals, and spending time with her two sons.

Dawn is a Transaction Coordinator at RMG and has been with our company since March 2020. She has been in the mortgage industry since 2001 and comes to us with experience as a Mortgage Loan Document Specialist, Mortgage Loan Processor/Closer, Post-Closing Specialist and Transaction Coordinator. Dawn’s knowledge and experience is a wonderful asset to our team!

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Jacquelyn Watson-Rodriguez
Loan Partner Raleigh Mortgage Group, Inc.

Jacquelyn is a Loan Partner at RMG and has been with our company since March 2020. She grew up in Melbourne, Florida and attended the University of South Florida where she earned a bachelors in Psychology and Behavioral Healthcare. In 2014, Jacquelyn moved to Greeley, Colorado where she met her husband while attending graduate school at the University of Northern Colorado. Upon graduation, she and her husband moved back to Florida to be closer to family for a while. In 2020, they ultimately decided to make North Carolina their forever home where our paths crossed as we had the pleasure of assisting Jacquelyn with her mortgage. She was fantastic to work with & happened to be looking for a new career at the same time we were hiring. We like to think it was meant to be. Jacquelyn lives in Wake Forest with her husband and their 6 dogs and enjoys cooking, hiking, listening to audio books, and taking road trips. We love having Jacquelyn as a part of our RMG family!

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Dallas Holloway
Mortgage Loan Processor Raleigh Mortgage Group, Inc.

Dallas is a Mortgage Loan Processor with RMG and has been with us since May 2020. Dallas has been working in the mortgage industry since 2001 as a Senior Account Executive, Loan Officer and Processor. His wealth of knowledge and outgoing personality have been such a wonderful addition to our team.

Dallas has lived in Durham NC his whole life. He graduated from North Carolina Central University with a degree in Sociology. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his two adorable kids, his family, playing softball, basketball and his favorite sports team is the Dallas Cowboys.

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Jenna Craig
Loan Processor Raleigh Mortgage Group, Inc.

Jenna is a Junior Loan Processor with RMG and has been with our company since July 2020. She comes to us with 9 years of marketing, media, and customer service experience and has been a wonderful addition to our team. Jenna grew up in Ohio where she graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in Communication. She also has an associate degree in Digital Imaging and Business Applications. She moved to the Raleigh/Durham in 2008 where she met her husband. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, camping and hiking. She has hiked along the east coast and the Appalachian Mountains. She and her husband currently reside in Raleigh their adorable pets.

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Paige Tobben
Loan Partner Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Paige is a Production Partner at RMG and has been with our company since September 2020.

Paige grew up in Southern Pines, NC and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Global Studies from UNC Chapel Hill in 2014. After graduation, Paige moved to Bend, Oregon with her husband where she worked for Habitat for Humanity for three years as the Sales and Marketing manager for the Habitat ReStore. Paige then found a passion for small business and consumer lending as a Financial Service Representative for First Interstate Bank. She and her husband returned home to NC in August of 2020 for her husband to attend graduate school and we are so glad they did. We are thrilled to have Paige join our team. Her banking and customer service experience have been a tremendous asset. Paige enjoys exploring hiking trails, listening to live music, and spending quality time with her friends and family.

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Virginia Jernigan
Loan Partner Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Virginia is an Administrative Assistant with RMG and has been with our company since September 2020. Virginia grew up in Clayton, North Carolina and attended East Carolina University where she earned a bachelors in Exercise Physiology in 2018. Virginia has 13 years of competitive cheerleading experience and was a collegiate cheerleader for East Carolina University all 4 years! After college, Virginia jumped straight into the fitness industry and worked as an Exercise Physiologist and Group Fitness Instructor. Her mother has worked in the mortgage industry ever since she can remember which sparked an interest in her to make a career change. She currently lives in Raleigh with her boyfriend and in her spare time enjoys being outside with her puppy and will never turn down a trip to the coast! Virginia is outgoing, full of energy and hardworking. She is an amazing asset to our team!

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Aly Perkins
Partner Relations Coordinator Raleigh Mortgage Group

Aly is a Partners Relations Coordinator and has been with RMG since March 2021. She graduated from NC Dental University and immediately began working chairside in the dental field. Her inspiration to switch over to the mortgage industry was her grandfather, who was the head of an architectural firm. When you mix her love for residential architecture and design with her passion for helping people, she found herself a perfect fit in the mortgage industry!

Aly was born in Syracuse, NY but moved to Raleigh, North Carolina at the ripe age of 3 years old. She recently relocated to Durham, North Carolina and is loving getting to know a new area that feels familiar all at the same time. In her spare time, you can find her at various golf courses all around the world perusing both her love for golf and travel.

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Kendra Ingersoll
Loan Partner Raleigh Mortgage Group

Kendra grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina and attended East Carolina University where she earned her bachelor’s in business administration in 2019. Right out of college Kendra joined the business world with SECU and developed an interest in mortgages after buying her first home! She currently lives in Raleigh with her boyfriend and two cats. In her spare time Kendra enjoys baking, cooking, kayaking, and reading a good mystery book.

Kendra is a Loan Partner with RMG and has been with our company since April 2021. With her wonderful personality and exceptional hospitality with her clients, Kendra is a great asset to our team!

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Dylan Blakeley
Administrative Assistant Raleigh Mortgage Group

Dylan is an Administrative Assistant and has been with RMG since February 2021.  Dylan grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  He graduated from Wake Tech with an associate degree in Business Administration and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies at ASU.  Dylan has worked in several different industries before coming to us, most recently in IT.  He has an extensive background in sales and customer service.

Dylan moved to Raleigh in 2015 after living in Colorado and Northern California.  He settled in Wake Forest, North Carolina, where he still lives.  After playing baseball in college, Dylan now coaches a showcase baseball team based out of Clayton.  When he is not coaching, Dylan also enjoys spending time with his friends and family.  He also likes to travel and go to the beach when he finds the time!