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Shelly Campbell

Loan Originator
Office (706) 860-4200
Mobile (706) 294-0074
Fax (706) 860-4205
NMLS # 1401450
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Shelly Waltz Campbell is a native of Columbia County and graduated from North Georgia College and State University in 2000 with a BBA in Marketing. She started her financial career with SunTrust Bank dealing with a variety of loan products. Shelly then became a licensed real estate agent with Blanchard and Calhoun and has held an active real estate license since 2004. She is very excited to be a part of Augusta Mortgage, where she can combine her banking knowledge and her real estate experience to provide excellent customer service to her buyers. Shelly is a member of the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors, the Augusta Board of Realtors, the Builders Association of Metro Augusta, the Sales and Marketing Council of Augusta. She is also a fundraising committee member for the local United Way and an active organizer for the annual Storybook Brunch for the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation. Shelly and her husband, Jim, have two wonderful children. They are active members of Kiokee Baptist Church. In her spare time, Shelly enjoys spending time with family, boating and traveling. Shelly can be reached any time by calling her cell phone at 706-294-0774, her office phone at 706-650-4200 or emailing her at scampbell@augustamortgage.com


Arlester (Les) Vernon, Jr

Loan Originator
Phone (706) 860-4200
Mobile (706) 877-0383
Fax (706) 860-4205
NMLS # 1579413
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Arlester (Les) Vernon Jr is a 28-year military service veteran who is honored to be able to continue serving families by helping them through one of the most seminal events of their lives.  Always focused on people, Les’ goal is to ensure a positive lending experience for all customers by providing the most competitive terms and the absolute best personal service available.  He understands the importance of listening to your desires, and providing sound professional recommendations to support your goals. He will guide you through the process with a cheerful attitude, complete with the integrity, patience, confidentiality, and the respect that every person deserves.  Les holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Southern University A&M College; he has also earned three Masters-level degrees, including a Master of Public Administration from Troy State University.  In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, golfing, hunting and spending time with family and friends.  If you have a question, “Ask the Colonel!”  You can reach Les at any time by cell phone 706-877-0383, the office 706-860-4200, or by email avernon@augustamortgage.com.  Also, you can check him out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/lesvernonmlo/.


Melissa Fulghum

Loan Originator
Phone (706) 860-4200
Mobile (706) 5646993
Fax (706) 860-4205
NMLS#209846
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Melissa Fulghum, a native of Augusta, has been in the mortgage banking industry since 2001. Melissa received her Associate’s Degree from Georgia Military College in the Science of Business Administration in 2001. She has been actively involved in the residential mortgage lending business for the past 14 years and is well versed in conventional conforming and non-conforming loan products as well as VA, FHA, USDA, Georgia Dream 1st Time Home buyer loan programs. She currently serves as the President of the Mortgage Bankers Association, Augusta chapter. She is also a member of the Augusta Board of Realtors, Builders Association of Metro Augusta, and the Sales and Marketing Council of Augusta. Melissa dedicates herself to her customers with the goal of achieving 100% customer satisfaction. Customer service is her top priority. For the most competitive rates and terms available and personalized expert service, call Melissa today. She welcomes the opportunity to be of service to you. Melissa can be reached at any time by calling her cell phone 706-564-6993, her office phone 706-860-4200 or by emailing her at mfulghum@augustamortgage.com.


Kevin McDougal

President
Phone (706) 860-4200
Mobile (706) 513-4682
Fax (706) 860-4205
NMLS#211889
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Kevin McDougal was born and raised in Florence, SC and has worked in the mortgage industry since 2001. He graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Corporate Finance in December of 2000. After graduating, Kevin worked and traveled through Australia for 6 months before beginning his career in the mortgage industry in Charlotte, NC. With his excellent customer service skills and hard work, Kevin excelled at every position he has held including post-closing, closing, underwriting and sales. Kevin moved to Augusta in January 2005 with his Augusta-native wife, Amelia McCutcheon, to expand his mortgage career. He joined Augusta Mortgage Company as a residential loan specialist where he was awarded the Gold Award by MBAG from 2009-2016. He is a member of the Augusta Board of Realtors, Builders Association of Metro Augusta and the Sales and Marketing Council of Augusta. Kevin previously served as the Governor for the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia. Kevin is an Eagle Scout and a member of the Executive Board of the Georgia-Carolina Council of Boy Scouts of America. He is an active member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Kevin and his wife are proud parents of two young boys. Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, hunting, fishing and boating. Kevin can be reached at anytime by calling his cell phone 706-513-4682, his office phone 706-860-4200 or by emailing him at kmcdougal@augustamortgage.com.


Jennifer Neal

Loan Officer
Phone (706) 860-4200
Mobile (706) 829-0233
Fax (706) 860-4205
NMLS#1136546
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Jennifer Neal joined Augusta Mortgage as a third-generation mortgage professional having 20 years experience in the mortgage industry. Jennifer’s career began in 1996 at a family-owned business in Augusta, where she worked as a mortgage loan processor. After many years in the business, Jennifer moved to California for a position which led to her obtaining a real estate & mortgage license, which then led to an operations management position where she supervised 30 employees. Currently, Jennifer is a Sr. licensed mortgage loan originator in both GA & SC offering VA, FHA, USDA, Conventional and Jumbo home purchase and refinance mortgage loans and special programs. You’ll start and finish strong at Augusta Mortgage Co. with all aspects of your mortgage loan being completed here, with our valued staff members only a phone call or short drive from home. You can Apply now for loan pre-approval online, contact Jennifer by email @ jneal@augustamortgage.com or reach her on her cell phone @ (706) 829-0233.


David Perry

Loan Officer
Phone (706) 860-4200
Mobile (706) 513-9199
Fax (706) 860-4205
NMLS#1859604
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David is the husband of Keller, and the daddy of Lillian and Layla. They live in Evans with their dog Max. David loves to help individuals and families achieve their goals of finding a place to call home in a way that benefits them long term. He graduated from Greenbrier High School and went on to earn a degree in Mass Communication from Toccoa Falls College in 2007. After working at a local radio station (WAFJ) for 12 years, he transitioned into a Mortgage Loan Originator position at Augusta Mortgage Company. David is ready to walk you through the mortgage process and position you for long term success