Dean Johnson is a name that resonates with respect and admiration in the mortgage industry. With over two decades of experience, he has established himself as an innovative leader in the field. Throughout his career, he has built a division that closed as high as $1.4 billion in volume in 2021.  

Dean’s success can be attributed to his dedication, leadership skills, and unwavering commitment to excellence. His ability to develop and maintain lifelong relationships has helped him become a trusted advisor to his clients and colleagues alike. He is highly respected for his professionalism, integrity, and passion for his work. 

Dean will serve on Direct Mortgage Loans’ Executive Leadership Team and will be responsible for projects relating to sales leadership and training; business development initiatives; branch architecture, strategy and coaching; community impact projects; recruiting and sourcing candidates; acting as a brand ambassador for the company; enhancing, building and maintaining opportunities for sales collaboration; and membership and contribution to the Executive Leadership Team of Direct Mortgage Loans. 

“DML has a great story to tell, and I want to be part of shaping the future versions of that story as well as helping tell it. Locally and regionally, we have a ton of opportunities available,” shared Dean. 

Co-Founder, and Chief Executive Officer Mike Naylor shares, “I trust Dean and his abilities implicitly and we are excited for the future this collaboration will bring to DML.” 

About Direct Mortgage Loans 

Direct Mortgage Loans (DML) is more than just a full-service lending company. Home is where memories are made and lives are transformed, and we are passionate about helping our clients turn their homeownership dreams and aspirations into reality.

Since 2007, DML has thrived under the leadership of its two partners, Michael Naylor and Ashley Mills. Our core principles are centered around personalized service, transparent communication, and ensuring a seamless mortgage experience from start to finish.

With licenses in 29 states, we have successfully funded over 15,000 loans totaling more than $4 billion in volume since 2012, impacting the lives of clients nationwide. We are committed to building meaningful relationships with our clients and partners and providing exceptional service and support every step of the way. DML understands that obtaining a mortgage can be overwhelming, so we strive to guide you through the process, answer your questions, and provide the personal attention you deserve.

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