David Aikman, The Mortgage Pro with Embrace Home Loans
The Love Your Brand Series will be our way of spotlighting our clients and giving them an opportunity to tell their story a little bit. It’s a great way to learn, connect, and get inspired by the entrepreneurs and business owners that have already started their journey. We hope you enjoy the series!
David isn’t called The Mortgage Pro for no reason. He’s an outstanding loan officer with Embrace Home Loans that prides himself on going the extra mile for his clients. Everything from pizza nights and popcorn to landscaping can be expected to celebrate your closing when you work with David.
Question 1: Where did you grow up and what was it like living there?
Virginia Beach, VA- it was great in the summer with access to the beach anytime!.
Question 2:What was your favorite school subject or activity in your teen years?
I loved and still love surfing
Question 3: What were you like as a teenager?
Plead the 5th! I was a good kid for the most part.
Question 4: What was your first job and what did you do there?
I think it was a grocery store as a bagger
Question 5: What was your worst job and why?
I worked in the environmental services industry for 7 years- that was the worst because of the erratic hours and very tough working environment.
Question 6: What life event made you decide to start your own business?
When I left the field of management I decided to try my hand in sales which I was good at, however I picked an industry I did not like, so I made the switch into an industry that gives me purpose and allows me to contribute to something good for others.
Question 7: Tell us what your business is, what it does, etc.?
I am a residential mortgage lender. I specialize in providing Professional service, Reliable outcomes and guaranteed On-time closings. What separate’s me from other mortgage lenders is my unique service process.
Question 8: Why do you love your brand?
I give my clients a mortgage loan service experience they never forget. Along the way, I help them purchase a new home for the next chapters in their lives!
Question 9: What song or band are you obsessed with right now?
I have always loved Incubus. I am a drummer and guitarist and Incubus is instrumentally amazing!
Question 10: What show are you binge watching right now?
House of Cards
Question 11: What book are you reading or would you suggest?
I love listening to audio books and reading about Non-Verbal Communication.
Question 12: Pizza or Tacos?
Question 13: Saturdays or Sundays?
Question 14: Summer or winter?
Question 15: netflix or hulu?
Depending on what I am looking for…..mostly Netflix.