Ashley Nikzad brings 13 years of experience in the mortgage industry to AdvantageFirst Lending. Ashley started in the business as an Account Manager for a Wholesale Lender and was then recruited by a local Mortgage and Real Estate Brokerage where she served as the Operations and Processing Manager for eight years. She then decided it was time to return to the Wholesale Lending side of the business as a Client Relationship Specialist for a National Wholesale Lender and quickly earned her role as CRS Manager and Closing Manager for the Wholesale and Correspondent Channels. Ashley has also gained a wealth of knowledge in her most recent role as the Loan Setup and Disclosure Team Manager before finding her new home with AFL. She prides herself in her excellent customer service and communication skills to guide her clients through the mortgage process and ensure the client experience is the best that it can be.
Ashley graduated from the University of Southern California on a full ride scholarship for Women’s Soccer with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Her new passion was found in the world of Triathlon and as a six-time Ironman. You can find Ashley swimming, biking and running throughout Orange County