Episode 8 | A Conversation With Jen Conley, Operator of Hometown Lenders

In this episode of The Good Stuff podcast, host Andy Tomlinson interviews Jen Conley, Vice President of Branch Operations at Hometown Lenders, Inc. Jen talks about the new move of the Hometown Lenders office and Mission Firefly.

Episode Highlights:

  • Jen gives us some background insight on Hometown Lenders, Inc. (1:57)
  • How long has Jen been in the mortgage business? (2:46)
  • Jen shares how she got the idea to build an office in Chillicothe. (7:19)
  • Jen shares what Mission Firefly is all about. (11:38)
  • Jen mentions where she thinks a lot of nonprofits organizations fail. (14:52)
  • Jen shares how the pandemic has affected the village. (15:19)
  • What new things are on the horizon at Hometown Lenders? (17:31)
  • Jen explains why it’s important for them to set people up for success. (18:20)
  • Jen mentions that she just finished reading the book called, Winning, by Tim S. Grover. (22:32)
  • Jen mentions her podcast show called, Small Town Real Talk. (28:18)

Key Quotes:

  • “I’m hoping once we get that established and up and going, we’ve brought a few on that’s going to open up more opportunities for local jobs for us. So, I like to have all the ops under my roof.” – Jen Conley
  • “It’s been really, really important to me to make sure that we’re setting people up for success. Because, there’s always a way to do it right.” – Jen Conley
  • “No matter what is going on, you have to be the sunshine. And so, I’ve tried to always do it. I always do it well, but I try to be positive and be that ray of sunshine because they’re not getting that anywhere else.” – Jen Conley

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