Meet the TMS Team - Lisa Karcic

Sep 13 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Correspondent team -Lisa Karcic

Lisa Karcic is a Purchasing Coordinator who works in our Melville, NY office and has been a part of the team since March 2015. Prior to joining The Money Source, she played basketball in Europe for five years and she lived in seven different countries during that time.

Lisa grew up in New Hyde Park and moved to Westbury a year ago. She has two older siblings and will be an aunt in two weeks when her sister gives birth to her first child! She loves to travel to new places, go to the beach, or play briscol (an Italian card game) with her grandma.

The best part of her job is the people. She’s made some great friends while working at TMS and she really enjoys working with the family.

More facts about Lisa:

  • Favorite TV Show: Modern Family
  • Favorite Food: Buffalo chicken pizza from Umbertos
  • Dream of hers: Open up her own basketball training facility

Thanks to Lisa for sharing a little about herself!

Editor’s Fun Fact: Lisa is an Olympian! She has dual citizenship as a Croatian-American and represented Croatia in the London 2012 Olympics on the Women’s Basketball team!

Topics: Meet the Team, Melville NY, Correspondent team, Lisa Karcic

Meet the TMS Team - Joshua Cardoza

Aug 17 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Records Retention team - Joshua Cardoza.


Joshua is a Records Retention Specialist at The Money Source and has been a part of our team since August 2015. He graduated from SUNY Cortland with a degree in criminology and this is his first professional job and first job in the mortgage industry.

Joshua is from Medford, NY and works in the Melville office. In his spare time, he loves playing sports, going for hikes, going to the beach, and going fishing. He played rugby for two years while attending college, but during the last game of his senior year, he tore the ACL in his knee.

The best thing about working at TMS is that Joshua feels like the company cares about its employees. He appreciates the little things like lunch being provided every once in a while and being able to acknowledge his fellows employees through the YouEarnedIt system.

More facts about Joshua:

  • Favorite TV Show: His most favorite is Breaking Bad
  • Favorite Food: General Tso’s Chicken with fried rice
  • Dream of his: He’d like to get married and start a family

Thanks to Joshua for sharing a little about himself!

Topics: Records Retention Specialist, Meet the Team, Meet the TMS Team, Melville NY, Joshua Cardoza

Meet the TMS Team - Gloria Mascola

Aug 09 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Customer Service team - Gloria Mascola. 

Gloria Mascola is a Customer Care Manager at The Money Source and has been a part of the team since February 2016. For 20 years, she worked for Anthem Inc. as a Customer Service Representative and worked her way up to Call Center Manager. She was presented with the opportunity to join TMS and she’s been happy here ever since.

Gloria works in our Meriden, CT office and she loves to spend vacation in Narragansett, Rhode Island with her family every summer. She is also an avid volunteer of Relay for Life. Even though cancer hasn’t affected her personally, she has friends that have battled.

Gloria’s favorite part about working at TMS is the environment because it feels like she’s working with family. When she started she was welcomed with open arms and everyone was so nice. She loves that TMS really cares about its employees.

More facts about Gloria:

  • Dream of hers: To see her sons through college and make sure they have a bright future
  • Favorite food: Seafood, especially shrimp
  • Favorite TV Show: The Walking Dead, 48 HRS

Thanks to Gloria for sharing a little about herself!

Topics: People Matter, Meet the Team, The Money Source, Meet the TMS Team, Customer Service, Meriden, CT, Gloria Mascola

Meet the TMS Team - Doreen Perry

Jul 14 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Administration Team - Doreen Perry.

Doreen is an Executive Assistant/Administrator and has been a part of the team since January 2016. She works in our Meriden office and has been in the banking/mortgage industry for over 25 years. She also has experience working as a Product Analyst.

Doreen loves to spend her free time going to the beach, take weekend rides along the shore, and traveling. Her best trip was to South Africa in April of 2015.

The best thing about her job is that she gets to work with a wonderful group of people who work as a team in a fun, yet professional, atmosphere. The TMS staff has made her feel welcome since her first day.

More facts about Doreen:

  • Dream: To own a waterfront home on thebeach
  • Favorite food: Seafood is her favorite, but sheloves all food
  • Favorite TV Show: Dancing with the Stars &Life in Pieces

Thanks to Doreen for sharing a little bit about herself!

Topics: People Matter, Servicing, Meet the Team, Meet the TMS Team, Rock Solid Service, Doreen Perry, Meriden, CT

Meet the TMS Team - Oscar Sandoval

Jun 30 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Records Retention Team - Oscar Sandoval.

Oscar is a Records Retention Specialist and has been a part of the team since October 2015. This is his first job in the mortgage industry. Prior to working at TMS, he worked in technical support for a cable provider and before that he worked in a pet store grooming puppies!

Oscar was born in Los Angeles, CA and currently lives in Brentwood Long Island. He loves to travel to exotic countries, live the culture and eat all the food he can try! An interesting thing about Oscar is that he is a cancer suvivor!

The family-like atmosphere at TMS is his favorite thing about working here. He loves that he and his team are working together toward the same goals and that when they help each other, they are collectively more productive.

More facts about Oscar:

  • Favorite TV Show: How to Get Away with Murder
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Dream of his: He dabbles in acting and he would love to act in a feature length film!

Thanks to Oscar for sharing a little about himself!

Topics: People Matter, Meet the Team, The Money Source, The Money Source Inc., Meet the TMS Team, Melville NY, Oscar Sandoval, Records Retention

Meet the TMS Team - Juan Marquez

Jun 24 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Loss Mitigation Team - Juan Marquez.

Juan is a Loss Mitigation Specialist and works in the Meriden, CT office. He's been a part of the team since December 2015. He's been in the mortgage industry for over 10 years and has experience in sales, servicing, and mortgage finance.

Juan's hobbies include reading, playing basketball, and watching standup comedy. He will do just about anything to make someone laugh (he even dressed up as a clown before)!

The best thing about his job is the opportunity to help someone every day in their most difficult times. His reward is to hear the sigh of relief when he can help them - there's nothing like it!

More facts about Juan:

  • Favorite TV Show: Gotham, 2 Broke Girls, Family Feud
  • Favorite Food: anything tasty - usually something that includes rice
  • Dream of his: write a book and have it published, travel the world and help people be a better version of themselves

Thanks to Juan for sharing a little about himself!

Topics: People Matter, CT, Meet the Team, Meriden, Meet the TMS Team, Rock Solid Service, loss mitigation, Juan Marquez

Meet The TMS Team - Cheryl Stepney

Jun 09 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Set-Up team - Cheryl Stepney.

Cheryl is a Loan Set-Up Team Lead at TMS and has been with the team since June 2012. This isn't her first job in the mortgage industry - she's been in the banking and mortgage industry for over 10 years.

Cheryl lives in Patchougue, NY with her husband and two children. Her older child will be a teenager in July! One of her favorite things to do during her free time is read. She especially likes the mystery and history genres.

The best part about working for The Money Source is all the wonderful people she has met and all the friends she has made while working here.

More fun facts about Cheryl:

  • Favorite Food: Shrimp and pizza
  • Favorite TV Show: The Strain
  • Biggest Dream: Buy a vacation home on a Caribbean island some day!

Thanks to Cheryl for sharing a little about herself!

Topics: People Matter, Meet the Team, The Money Source, Meet the TMS Team, Cheryl Stepney, loan setup

Meet the TMS Team - Rick Toma

May 26 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Compliance team - Rick Toma. 

Rick Toma is the Chief Compliance Officer at The Money Source and has been with the team since August 2015. Before joining TMS, he was the Deputy Director of the Office of Lender Activities and Program Compliance for FHA/HUD.

Rick was born and raised in Kansas, but now lives in Northwest New Jersey with his family. His older daughter is in her doctoral program at Quinnipiac University and his younger daughter is a sophomore in high school. His favorite thing to do is run crazy long distances!

The best part about working for The Money Source is the nickname his co-workers game him: The Tomanator!

Fun facts about Rick:

  • Favorite Food: Two plain cheeseburgers, large fries and a large Coke from McDonalds
  • Favorite TV Show: He likes to have all of the cable news shows on at once, so he can hear the same story told from different perspectives
  • Biggest Dream: To always be of service to others

Thanks to Rick for sharing a little about himself!

Topics: People Matter, Company Culture, Meet the Team, The Money Source, Meet Our TMS Team, Rock Solid Service, Rick Toma, compliance

Meet the TMS Team - Jamari Johnson

Apr 08 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Set-Up Team, Jamari Johnson. 

Jamari works in our Melville office and has been a part of the team since May 2015. This is his first job in the mortgage industry, and he is currently attending Old Westbury school for accounting. He loves working at TMS because of the wonderful people he gets to work with and that he gets to be himself.

Jamari is very orientated and he has family spread all throughout the country. He's lived in New York, Arizona, and Washington D.C. His hobbies include driving and taking road trips. 

More fun facts about Jamari:

  • Favorite Food: Buffalo wings
  • Favorite TV Show: The Office
  • Biggest Dream: He would want to own multiple income properties and flip houses!

Thanks to Jamari for sharing a little about himself!

Topics: Correspondent Loans, Meet the Team, The Money Source, Melville, New York, Meet the TMS Team, Set-Up, Jamari Johnson

Meet the TMS Team - Peter Rader

Mar 11 2016

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At The Money Source, our Team strives to provide Rock Solid Service every day. The people who make up our team are the key to our success. Meet one of the members who makes up our Portfolio team, Peter Rader.

Peter works in our Servicing office in Meriden, CT and has been a part of the team since June 2015. He broke into the mortgage industry in July 2003 as an Underwriter and held several positions throughout his career. 

Working at The Money Source is great for Peter because he likes providing solutions to those in need and being a part of a learning/teaching environment. 

His hobbies include golf, running, and basketball. During his free time, he also a youth athletic coach for baseball, basketball and soccer. 

More fun facts about Peter:

  • Favorite TV Show: Scandal
  • Favorite Food: Fresh Italian Antipasto
  • Dream of his: Attend the Masters at Augusta National

Thanks to Peter for sharing a little about himself. 

Topics: People Matter, Meet the Team, TMS Servicing, Loan Servicing, The Money Source, Meriden, Meet the TMS Team, Pink Unicorn, Peter Rader, Portfolio

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