Meet The 2 Mortgage Guys:

The 2 Mortgage Guys are Steve DeLon and Ryan Minick. We’ve been helping clients with their home financing for over a decade!  We started out at GMAC Mortgage in the early 2000’s and have never looked back.  If you’re looking for a mortgage professional that knows the business and delivers a “down to earth” experience then look no further than The 2 Mortgage Guys!


Steve DeLon – Branch Manager

 (Steve DeLon – NMLS#202876) Steve is a native of Kokomo, In and currently resides in Kokomo.  Steve has been in the mortgage industry since 2000.  He teamed up with Ryan Minick in 2006 to form “The 2 Mortgage Guys”.  Steve’s passion about his profession allows him to strive to be the best in his field.  Steve keeps his clients best interest in mind.  Steve enjoys working in his yard and riding his Harley .

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Ryan Minick – Branch Manager / AVP

 (Ryan Minick – NMLS#203249) Ryan grew up in the small community of Peru, IN and now resides in Kokomo with his family. Ryan has been helping first time home buyers with their financing since 2003 and started the business at GMAC Mortgage. When Ryan’s not working you can find him playing racquetball, riding his bike, hanging out with his two young boys or enjoying a cold beer with his wife and friends.



Our Incredibly Talented Team:

We can’t do it all so we rely on our amazing team to help us provide a “That was easy” experience for our clients. Although they may be behind the scenes, you’ll get to know them all as they help you through the ever changing mortgage approval process. Yes, they are certainly better looking than us too!  

Carrie Hair – Office Manager / Client Care Specialist

Carrie has been married to her husband Keith, a police officer for the City of Kokomo, for nineteen years. Their two very active daughters keep them busy! Carrie is a lifelong resident of Miami County and is the proud daughter of a United States Air Force Veteran. Carrie looks forward to serving your needs at LeaderOne Mortgage!

Angie Kellar – Loan Processor

Angie specializes in processing our government loans for our bank and credit union partnerships. Angie was born and raised in Grant County before moving to Kokomo and has lived here since 1995.  She is a single mother raising a beautiful thirteen year daughter. In her spare time she loves going to craft fairs and working out during Boot Camp! 

Amber Powell – Loan Processor

Amber married her high school sweetheart Todd and they are blessed with a rambunctious toddler named Raelynn. During her free time she likes spending time with her family outdoors.  Camping, cookouts and bonfires are just a few of her favorite things.  Amber loves her community and looks forward to working with you throughout the loan process.  

Kelly Hodges – Production Partner

Kelly is a lifelong Kokomo resident and has spent the last several years as a server, developing a strong customer service background. Kelly is extremely passionate about films and the process that goes into making them. She likes to spend her spare time editing short videos or making movies with her friends. She also enjoys being active outside, painting furniture, going for long drives, and traveling the world. 


Makinsey Fields – Production Partner

Makinsey (Kinsey) has been working in the customer service business since she was 15. Kinsey enjoys hanging out with her friends and family in her free time. She enjoys being outdoors, whether it’s relaxing by the fire or going to a baseball game. Although her and her husband do not have children, she does have a four-pound Yorkie named Bugz that she loves more than life. 

Our Company:

Our journey began in Kansas in 1992 as a local mortgage lender with a staff of one. LeaderOne founder and CEO A.W. Pickel gathered the best mortgage professionals across the country to cultivate the company into a full service mortgage banking operation. LeaderOne Financial is experiencing explosive growth of 1882% over the last three years in mortgage markets across the country, creating a stronger base to serve existing and future loan offices.

Our highly qualified staff is currently originating nearly a billion annually and servicing over $600 million in conventional and government loans. We pride ourselves on hiring and cultivating the best professionals in the mortgage industry. Our corporate office is located in Overland Park Kansas.




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The renowned monthly publication INC. Magazine recently named LeaderOne Financial as one of the 500 fastest growing private companies. LeaderOne Financial has earned the position of 149 on the 2011 Inc. 500, Inc.’s annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. We are extremely proud of this prestigious achievement. We thank Inc. Magazine for recognizing our dedication to hard work that has gone into building a better LeaderOne Financial. We also achieved the Top 25 Tech Savvy Lender award for 2011, so you can trust that we keep our systems timely and up-to-date.





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So, what are you waiting for?

Whether you’re buying a home now, thinking about buying one later or refinancing your current mortgage, we can help!