Meet The Hallford Team
Licensed to originate in Oklahoma and Florida, The Hallford Team is here to walk you through the mortgage process from start to close. We offer a variety of mortgage options, home loan programs, and competitive pricing from a wide range of national investors. With in-house processing, underwriting, and funding, Cornerstone is 100% committed to on-time closings and satisfying home-financing experiences.
We look forward to serving you!
Simply Remarkable Financing
Since 1988, Cornerstone has made a positive difference in people's lives. Our staff of caring, seasoned mortgage professionals is passionate about helping people become homeowners.
Founded by Marc N. Laird and Judy Belanger in Houston, Texas, Cornerstone has steadily grown into one of the largest privately-held mortgage companies in the country.
Cornerstone by the Numbers
- More than 1,950 team members in 100+ branches throughout the United States
- Licensed to lend in 38 states and the District of Columbia
- #1 non-bank lender in Texas (Based on HMDA data for Cornerstone Home Lending and its affiliates)
- Cornerstone's CEO, Marc Laird received the Top Workplaces CEO Leadership Award in 2017, among Houston's largest companies
- Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces Winner - 2010-2020
Positive and purposeful, as Mortgage Advisor, Josh works closely with homebuyers throughout the home loan process. Making the process clear and transparent is his top priority, so borrowers can relax knowing they are well educated and always kept in the loop. Every step of the way, Josh is fervent in providing exceptional service and, for him, seeing smiling faces and happy families on closing day is what his job is all about.
Josh was born in Oklahoma and grew up in the Southern US. He earned his bachelor’s degree from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma and has called Tulsa home for the past 15 years. After working in commercial banking early in his career and then owning his own business, Josh made a move to the mortgage industry in 2015 in order to have a positive impact on the industry and his community. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family.
Jamie loves helping families see their dream of owning a home become a reality. As Mortgage Advisor, she enjoys working with homebuyers to ensure a smooth loan process, from the first steps to closing day. Admired for her positive and caring presence, Jamie is always willing to go the extra mile to support others and work together as a team. She believes it’s important that no one feels like just a number, so she is enthusiastic in fostering friendly relationships with clients and partners.
Jamie was born and raised in Sapulpa, Oklahoma and continues to call it home. She attended East Central University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education. In her free time, she can be found with her family bowling, swimming, playing pickleball, watching movies, and playing board games together. She also loves to bake and make gifts for others any chance she gets.
As Production Associate, Elena supports homebuyers as their loan moves through each step of the process. With keen attention to detail, she follows through on all elements needed to keep the loan on track. Approachable and friendly, Elena is dedicated to ensuring clients have a positive experience and reach the closing table stress-free.
Elena has worked in banking and finance for more than six years. She was compelled to join the mortgage industry for the opportunity to serve clients directly, build relationships, and make a positive difference in the lives of others. Originally from Naha, Okinawa, Elena has called Tulsa home for the past 20 years. Outside of work, her time is spent enjoying moments with friends and family.