Matt McDaniel

Producing Sales Manager NMLS 338093


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Matt McDaniel, Sr Loan Officer, with The McDaniel Mortgage Group of Gold Star Mortgage Finincial Group in Dallas Texas, is a top-producer awarded as a Five Star Mortgage Professional for multiple years and Top Producer in D Magazine.  He has also been featured in Housing Wire and Fortune Magazine.  Matt has been in the mortgage business since 2002 with vast experience in all forms of lending types, such as Conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA financing.

Potential VA home loan buyers can consider Matt a VA Loan Specialist who has assisted thousands of Veterans obtain their home loans with his guidance and attention to detail.  Throughout the last 15+ years, Matt closed a significant number of VA loans which placed him in the top 10 of VA home loan originators in the State of Texas.

Matt prides himself in his accommodating communication and superior customer service which is uncommon in the mortgage industry.  He is known as a driven and determined, hard-working professional.  Matt has a reputation of exemplary expertise for closing home loans efficiently.  Consider Matt and his team of top-tier mortgage professionals a model for dependable and knowledgeable service. Excellent customer service and punctual responsiveness have deemed Matt as the “go-to guy” for all forms of residential home originating.

Matt’s aim has always been to guide each individual through the Loan Process by formulating a plan tailored to fit each buyer’s individual goals in the home buying process leading to a smooth and stress-free closing.

Assisting clients and their families realize the dream of homeownership is his passion.  Matt and his team work with a wide variety of buyers. If you are a first-time homebuyer or looking to purchase your next investment property, Matt and his Team of Mortgage Professionals are available to guide you from start to finish.

Matt is a native Oklahoman and is licensed in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Florida.  Married since 2011, Matt and his wife, Jillian live in Dallas, Texas.   Matt is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, BBA In Finance. In his free time, Matt will be rooting for his Dallas Cowboys and Oklahoma Sooners; or playing the game he will never perfect on the golf course.

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Whitney Elliott

Director of Operations | NMLS 1046727

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Whitney was born in Texas and grew up in Lewisville. She has been with the McDaniel Mortgage since the beginning of her mortgage career, all 13 years. She works very hard and faces issues head-on to make sure files get closed and people get into homes. Whitney is a busy mom of a growing family and is expecting a new arrival at the end of summer.

Mandy Auger

Business Developement Manager

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Dallas has always been home to Mandy, and she has spent the last year in sales & marketing for the team. For the past 9 years, she has been a licensed realtor. Referring her clients to McDaniel Mortgage Group is nothing new, she’s been sending her clients to Matt since her very first transaction in 2013. When the team needed someone to come in and handle marketing and sales, she was excited to jump on board and do just that. She loves to keep the team polished and interact with current and potential clients. At the end of every workday, she most looks forward to spending time with her kids and being outside.

Jon Aspinwall

Loan Partner


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Jon was born locally here in Dallas Texas; After 7 years in Arkansas after high school, Jon made his way back home to us here in Dallas. Jon works at the front end of the loan process and is one of the first points of contact for our clients. Jon has a passion for helping people and is eager to help educate all our clients about the mortgage process. When he is not working, Jon identifies as a “basketball degenerate”. He’s an enormous Dallas Mavericks fan and does what he can to watch every game. Jon is a quick learner and is currently in the process of obtaining his mortgage origination license.