Originating Branch Manager
Pauline Amstutz started in the Mortgage Business in 1996. She quickly realized that finance and client relations were a passion of hers, and in 2011, Golden Eagle Mortgage joined American Pacific Mortgage Corporation. Through hard work and dedication, she has served San Benito County and surrounding areas for over 20 years, building a strong company based on a strong work ethic and moral decision making. Pauline has received numerous awards, including Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016.
Ashley Amstutz graduated with her MBA from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management in 2012. With an emphasis in entrepreneurship and experience in consulting, she decided that Golden Eagle Mortgage was a perfect opportunity to grow with a company that had an outstanding reputation. Ashley had been selling real estate in the Los Angeles area for seven years so she was familiar with the environment and level of customer service needed to ensure success in this industry. Acting as a loan originator and processor for Pauline, Ashley is also in charge of the strategic expansion of Golden Eagle Mortgage. In her spare time, when she is not glued to her computer, Ashley enjoys traveling, dance and fine dining.
Amanda Donatoni is a Mortgage Consultant and Assistant Branch Manager at Golden Eagle Mortgage. She received her Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree from Santa Clara University where she discovered her passion for customer service, real estate financing, and traveling. If you have any questions regarding your qualifications to purchase a residential property, Amanda can be reached at (831)636-5363.
Lisa Casarez is a Mortgage Consultant at Golden Eagle Mortgage. She has over 20 years of experience in customer service with over 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry. Lisa has spent a majority of her time as a Senior Loan Processor. Prior to Golden Eagle Mortgage, she worked all aspects of residential lending from brokering to banking. Her experience has played a vital role in helping families address the detailed process of mortgage lending. Lisa is lifelong resident of San Benito County and she understands the true definition of what community means. Being in the residential mortgage business helps her fulfill her desire to offer a better tomorrow for new and existing client’s. It is her passion to help them make their dreams a reality! You can reach Lisa directly at 408-500-2838!
Colin is the latest addition to the Golden Eagle Mortgage team. Colin received his Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and his MBA from Liberty University in Virginia. Prior to joining Golden Eagle Mortgage, Colin worked as a program manager in the semiconductor industry and is a former Army officer. Colin is passionate about solving problems efficiently and accurately to create lasting value and build enduring relationships with clients. He enjoys spending his free time outdoors enjoying all California has to offer. Please feel free to contact him directly with any questions regarding a home purchase or refinance at (831)998-4860.
Lorrie has seven years of experience in public accounting, performing and managing a variety of audits; she subsequently spent time in corporate retail, planning inventory for one of the top beauty retailers in the country. Last year, Lorrie returned to Hollister to spend more time with her family which has been based in the area for over 25 years. Her constant drive and enthusiasm to deliver outstanding client service as well as her strong analytical background has brought her to Golden Eagle Mortgage to help those who dream of home ownership achieve their financial goals. Lorrie graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.
Amanda is a processor for all initial clients that are looking for Mortgage Lending or Refinance services. She graduated from UC Merced with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, with a minor in Sociology. Amanda’s dedication and persistence to help guide her clients from start to finish of their loan process, allows her to successfully gain trust and confidence for the completion of loans here at Golden Eagle Mortgage. During her off time, she enjoys spending time with her family (family is everything), socializing with friends (love) and anything that involves being outdoors (except golf).
Laura was born and raised in Hollister CA. She has over 9 years of experience in Customer Service and speaks Spanish fluently. She recently joined Golden Eagle Mortgage as a Loan Processor.
Her drive, passion and attention to detail make her a great asset to the team. Laura enjoys cooking, working out, reading and late night room service.
Assistant Loan Processor
Maira is the Assistant Loan Processor here at Golden Eagle Mortgage. Maira studied business administration and facilitates the internal workings of home financing. As the appraisal guru of the office, she is a dependable asset for the loan process and assists our loan officers and processors throughout the duration of the loan. She is an animal lover, enjoys getting crafty, and bakes blue ribbon worthy cheesecakes during her free time.
Client Services Manager
Yazmin is the first contact for all clients looking for Mortgage Lending or Refinance services. Spending the last 5 years working in Special Education, she brings a great passion to her work with a broad set of skills. Yazmin places a strong emphasis on helping people, and making the home loan process as smooth and stress free as possible. She enjoys spending time with her family, being in the outdoors, baking sweet treats, and practicing her hand lettering & doodling skills.