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About Clay

Clay Schoengarth, Loan Officer at Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. was born and raised in Washington. He spent 34 years on the west side of the mountains and decided to move to Wenatchee in 2007. Clay began his career in the mortgage industry as a processor in the mid-1990’s with a passion for real estate combined with a desire to help people achieve their homeownership dreams. Since then Clay has worked in various positions in the industry such as funder, closer, and shipper. He even owned his own mortgage company and acted as CEO. Over the last 17 years Clay has won many customer service and production awards including a CEO Award in 2004 from a large Washington-based lender.

Clay is an experienced and knowledgeable mortgage professional who operates with the highest level of integrity and honesty. His no-nonsense style and willingness to get the job done earn him the trust of his clients and separate him from others in the industry.

When he’s not at work, Clay enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters Taylor and Dina. They love being outdoors – riding mountain bikes and snowmobiles or boating.

To learn how Clay Schoengarth can help simplify your mortgage transaction, contact him at


About Windy

Windy Strauss offers 29 years of experience in the mortgage business, including 12+ years as an Underwriter and Underwriting Department Manager. Over the past 9 years, she has devoted her expertise to being a Loan Officer and helping families achieve the American Dream of owning their own home. She has received several President’s Club awards from previous employers over the years for high production volume.

In 2014, Windy pursued an opportunity to work in and be part of the amazing community of Wenatchee. She relocated from Seattle, and quickly built strong relationships with many clients that have turned into lasting friendships. She works with a high level of integrity and honesty and will look for the right option available for her clients, even if that means referring them to another lender.

Windy enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading, and traveling in her spare time with her husband and son.