Jim entered the mortgage industry in Hawaii in 1997 and has performed many roles in that time. He has enjoyed the opportunities afforded to him which have allowed him to experience nearly every aspect of the industry. He began by learning ‘Secondary Marketing’ or how loans are traded, sold or held for investment by banks and lenders. He worked with brokers as a wholesale account executive to fund every type of residential financing imaginable. He has worked as a Loan Officer helping borrowers finance starter homes to dream estates. He also spent time developing and designing mortgage banking software, as well as providing consulting and training services for mortgage bankers throughout the country. Establishing HomeLoan Financial and Hawaii VA Loans as a premier mortgage provider in the islands was the ideal next step. With the partnership and vision of Gabe Amey, they are well on their way to creating a new style of lender; one which emphasizes education, communication and the use of technology to make the mortgage process simple and understandable for every homeowner. Jim enjoys playing basketball, softball, coaching various sports and spending time with his 3 kids. Interesting Fact About Jim: He was the starting pitcher in the 1989 Punahou State Championship Game in which they beat Gabe Amey's alma mater, St. Louis School.