Meet the Inland NW Team
Cornerstone is a full-service mortgage lender. 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.
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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.
Senior Loan Officer
Craig Ronning offers enhanced services and state-of-the-art technology unparalleled in the mortgage industry. With more than 18 years of experience in residential lending, Craig has served his clients as an appraiser, loan officer, branch manager and regional manager. It is this extensive knowledge of the industry that has helped Craig understand every aspect of the loan process, from prequalification to closing.
With access a wide array of investor sources, Craig offers a complete line of mortgage loan products and assures his clients that he'll work to meet their individual needs. Each and every client receives a smooth, seamless transaction with convenient prequalification; in-house processing, underwriting and closing; and instant accessibility to Craig and his team of dedicated professionals.
Craig has received many awards for his devotion to 100% customer satisfaction including: was recognized as a Top Producer with a major financial institution and received a Kittitas Country award for excellence in mortgage lending. Craig is an avid reader, and a devoted husband and father. He also enjoys playing the piano in his spare time.
At Cornerstone Home Lending Inc., you will discover an atmosphere of enthusiasm, a spirit of dedication and a great desire to build quality relationships. Experience the Cornerstone difference.
Kellen’s love of real estate and the homebuying process, paired with a desire to help others reach their goals, inspired him to become a Production Partner. Kellen guides homebuyers through the loan process with professionalism and care. From prequalification to closing, he is there for clients, to educate them on the right options to help meet their individual goals and be a resource to them each step of the way.
Detail-oriented and highly responsive, Kellen holds himself to a very high standard in delivering an exceptional experience for his clients. He wants his clients to know he truly cares for them and their transaction. Kellen has a can-do attitude, always thinking of how something can be done, not if it can be done. He is determined to help his borrowers reach their goal of homeownership.
Outside of work, Kellen spends time with his wife and their three young children. They love sports and being outside together and Kellen enjoys fly fishing and hunting in his free time. Born and raised in Leavenworth, Kellen now resides with his family in East Wenatchee.
Bob enjoys helping clients fulfill their long-term goals through responsible, sustainable homeownership. For Bob, mortgage is about people. His people-first platform looks like walking a client through each step of the process, breaking down the pros and cons of different loans and always keeping their interests close to heart. Bob knows that getting a home loan can seem overwhelming. That is why he strives to be a source of encouragement while upholding the values of a servant leader.
Before becoming a Mortgage Loan Advisor, he served in leadership and executive roles at Central Washington University in Ellensburg and has 18 years of higher education experience devoted to enriching the lives of others.
Bob has called Washington home for his entire life. Born and raised in Yakima, he has lived in Ellensburg since 2002. He and his wife, Kendra, have already achieved their dream of owning and managing investment properties in the community.
Bob holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Western University in Bellingham. Outside of work, Bob enjoys being outdoors. Boating, snowmobiling, skiing, snowboarding, and white-water rafting are among his favorite adventure activities. He also coaches youth and high school rugby. Bob’s most beloved pastime, however, is family time. He and his wife are proud parents of two daughters and two puppies.
As Production Associate, Keisha works with clients throughout the home loan process, guiding them through each step and ensuring steady communication. Detail-oriented and highly organized, she follows through on all elements needed for a successful closing. Keisha loves serving clients, whether first-time homebuyers, seasoned buyers, or homeowners looking to improve their financial well-being by refinancing. She strives to create a positive and uplifting atmosphere for those around her and can always make her team members laugh.
Outside of work, Keisha flips houses with her spouse. She also enjoys hiking with her three dogs, paddle boarding, and spending time with friends and family.