Sarah Hikel has amassed considerable expertise and skill over her 20 years in the finance and mortgage lending industries. Sarah Hikel began her career as a Senior Branch Manager for Commercial Credit Corporation, Inc. after receiving her Bachelor of Business Administration from National University.
After five years of partnership with Commercial Credit Corporation, Sarah Hikel became Vice President of Lending and Collections with Riverside County Credit Union before transitioning to a role as Vice President of Business Control at Bank One Financial Services, Inc. Highlights of Sarah Hike’s time at Bank One Financial Services, Inc. include the training of more than 150 employees at centers in Chicago, Mt. Laurel, and New Jersey as well as her improvements to the Phoenix office.
In 1998, Sarah Hikel became Senior Vice President of Operations at DMR Financial Services, Inc. and quickly began implementing valuable change. Sarah Hikel increased productivity by expert wholesale channel management and designing process flows and the related operating system and software. Most recently, Sarah Hikel served as Chief Operations Officer at Mortgage Investment Lending Associates (MILA), Inc. in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, a wholesale mortgage fulfillment platform built on proprietary technologies.
Throughout her career, Sarah Hikel has demonstrated her aptitude for forging strong relationships. Sarah Hikel continues to evidence compelling empathy for others, and she is a Board Member at Meals on Wheels and Mid-City Concern in Washington. Organizations including the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Goodwill Industries also receive Sarah Hikel’s enthusiastic support.